tATu, Julia Volkova Biography
Yuliya Olegovna Volkova (Юлия Олеговна Волкова) (usually known as Julia Volkova) is a member of the two-girl group t.A.T.u.. They are notorious for shocking the public and trying to break taboos by performing on stage in only their underwear. She was born on February 20, 1985. Soon she is going to star in the movie T.A.T.U. Paragate.
Volkova is the only child of Oleg Viktorovich Volkov and Larissa Viktorovna Volkova. In February 2003, Volkova was reported to have had an abortion after being spotted at an abortion clinic in Moscow. It was later confirmed by Volkova in the 2003 documentary series “Anatomy of t.A.T.u.” In May 2004, Volkova announced that she was pregnant by her then long-time boyfriend Pavel Sidorov, which caused some controversy due to Sidorov already having a wife and a daughter. Daughter Viktoria Pavlovna Volkova was born on 23 September 2004, in Moscow. She does not keep in contact with Sidorov.
After Volkova and Sidorov parted, rumors circulated that Yulia was going to marry ex-Smash!! member Vlad Topalov and was dating the Russian rapper Timati.
Volkova is currently[when?] in a long term relationship with businessman Parviz Yasinov. The press reported that the two got married and she converted to Islam for him, but she denies this. It was reported and confirmed that Volkova was pregnant with her second child, her first with Yasinov, around June 2007. Volkova gave birth to a baby boy named Samir on 27 December 2007, in Moscow. The couple have stated that they want to get married in the future. In 2010, Volkova confirmed that she and Yasinov had broken up, but denied claims that she had been separated from her son.
On 5 June 2008, t.A.T.u. cancelled a concert scheduled for 19 June due to Volkova falling ill. The official site didn’t give exact details of her illness. It has been speculated by the media that she either was diagnosed with postpartum depression or had plastic surgery to enhance her lips, but nothing was ever confirmed. On 19 June, a blog entry was posted by Lena saying that “Yulia’s better” and shortly after Volkova appeared to be resuming normal activities.
In 2009, it was told that they will take part in solo careers until they comeback together for another studio album in the future. It was reported that Volkova had a duet song with American/Italian Pop singer Lady Gaga called “Lets Just Disappear” as it leaked online. By Music, there are reportably two versions, A more Electronic Dance version and a more Synthpop sounding. It was reported it will be for Yulia’s solo album coming in the future.
Many Russian websites started claiming Yulia had left t.A.T.u. to go solo in March 2009. The group’s blog rejected the claims that Yulia had quit but stated that both girls would be doing separate solo projects from now on and t.A.T.u was no longer a full time job. However, in early January, the duo released a video in which they said they were still together and were planning more songs in 2010.Related Information: