|Real Name/Full Name:||Vitaly Vladasovich Grachev|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 February 1979|
|Birth Place:||Daugavpils, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Svetlana Grankovskaya (m. 2006)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 2 (Alla Grachyova, Maksim Grachyova)|
|Is Vitas Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2020|
Vitas is a Russian singer and songwriter, whose names are Vitaly Vladasovich Grachev, and he is best known for his single “Opera #2” released in 2000. The singer who is also an actor is known for his remarkably unique head voice, which helps him perform his trademark “turkey call.” Vitas’ music video called The 7th Element went viral in 2015 across different social media platforms, and this accorded him worldwide recognition.
Maybe you know about Vitas very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Vistas’ short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Vitas was born on 19 February 1979, in Daugavpils, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union. He grew up in a city located in Southern Ukraine, known as Odesa. There are no details on his parents or siblings, but we know that his mother died in 2001. He had an interest in music when he was very young, and his grandfather was the one who taught him how to play the accordion.
Vitas went for his studies at an art school in Odessa, and as a teenager, he appeared in a various theatrical production. His love for music eventually landed him into music as his career.
Vitas is very secretive when it comes to his personal life, and most details on this are not available. He is married to Svetlana Grankovskaya, and he is a father to two children; a son and a daughter. Vitas and Svetlana met in 1999 at a night club in Odessa, and after dating for five years, they tied the knot in 2006. The couple’s children Maksim and Alla were born in 2014 and 2008, respectively.
In March 2007, Vitas appeared on the talk show “Let Them Talk,” where he confronted allegations of a man claiming to be his biological father. The allegations were proved to be wrong after the DNA results, which were negative.
Vitas was arrested on 10 May 2013 after hitting a cyclist with his car. He was fined and then released, but the incident was widely reported by different media houses. After the incident, Vitas’ concert that was to take place in China that year was canceled.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 February 1979, Vitas is 41 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2020. His height is 1.79m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.
Vitas’ recognition came in late 2000 with the song “Opera #2”. He had done the song in surprisingly high pitch, and energetic vocals and the song instantly became a hit. The video to the song was also widely viewed as he portrayed a lonely young man who had fish gills and lived in a bathtub with fish. He also played the accordion naked in the video.
The singer held his very first concert in February 2001, and it was dubbed “Opera #…”. The concert was held at Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia, and it was followed by his first tour called Philosophy of Miracle and ended in 2003.
Vitas released two albums in dedication to his mother, who passed away in 2001. The albums were titled Mama and The Songs of My Mother. In 2003 he had his second tour, The Song of My Mother, and from 2004 to 2006, the tour continued to the US, Germany, Israel, and Kazakhstan. His popularity in China began in 2006 after he was invited to The Year of Russia in China, where he performed Opera #2 and The Star.
As an actor, Vitas starred in the television series Beloved Scoundrel, and the comedy Crazy Day. In 2009 Vitas had a lead role in the Chinese film titled Mulan. He also recorded the music for its soundtrack. His other appearances were in One Night To Be Star and The Founding of a Party.
Awards & Achievements
From 2001 to 2003, Vitas was the winner of the Best Selling Single Russian Record Prize. His song Opera #2 was voted the song of the year for three years consecutively, and it also won the People Prize in 2001 and 2002 as well. In 2002 he received the Soloist of the Year Award, and his album Crane’s Crying was voted the Best Album in 2007.
Net Worth & Salary of Vitas in 2020
Vitas has been in the music industry since 2000, and in that time, he has managed to accumulate wealth valued at $20 million as of February 2020 with his music career being the primary source. He has also made a good income from his acting skills. Vitas also make good money from his YouTube channel, which currently has more than 51 million views.
Vitas is a singer who is famous for his unique falsetto and also his weird looks. He became famous after releasing his first single called Opera #2, and his fame spread very quickly across the globe. He has done duets with singers like Demis Roussos and Lucio Dalla, and he has also gone on tours in China, the US, Germany, Romania, and other parts of the world. The singer is also very famous on different social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Reddit.