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• Valery Leontyev 69

Valery Leontiev easily deceive time. Hard to believe that just a year later he exchange the eighth decade. The famous singer and songwriter was born March 19, 1949, and although the chances to become a reindeer herder, he had much more in spite of everything, he became the star of the show business.

The singer spoke ironically about his age: "This year, I performed a very interesting number of years - the number of-shifter. It amuses me a lot, because it is associated with the posture of the Kama Sutra. "

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Valery Leontiev was born in a family of reindeer herder in the village of Ust-Usa in the Republic of Komi. In childhood, Valery was the creative nature - sang in the school choir, was engaged in the drama circle, was fond of drawing and dancing.

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Leontiev in his youth

Before the hobby became a profession, Leontiev changed a lot of lessons from tesemschika-smazochnika on flax spinning factory to laborer in a brick factory.

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the early '70s, Valery Leontiev worked as a laboratory assistant at the Research Institute of Foundations and Underground Structures, and April 9, 1972 in the Palace of culture of miners and builders Vorkuta held his first solo concert. In the same year he won the regional competition in Syktyvkar "Song-72", after which they were even competitions and solo in the Philharmonic.

In 1979, Valery Leontiev, having finished his studies at the Leningrad Institute of Culture, began the hard way to the big stage, which has been very successful: the victory in the competitions, broadcasts on television, working with well-known composers (Raimonds Pauls, Alexander Pakhmutova, Igor Krutoy), after which singer received national recognition.

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Pop singer Valery Leontyev. 1982

In 1981 Leontiev concerts in Moscow imposed a ban - the administration of venues did not suit his extravagant appearance. A year later, Leontiev removed a tumor in his throat, so that was even a question of whether he can continue to sing.

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Valery Leontiev in 80th

In 1983, the television program "Song of the Year" was first performed song by Valery Leontiev "hang-gliding", which later became the Soviet disco hit.

Valery Leontiev himself initially unenthusiastic attitude to this replenishment repertoire. In his view, the music was not for voice. But, as time has shown, in his rendition of the song gained huge popularity and has become a hallmark of the singer for decades.

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, Valery Leontiev, Igor Nikolaev without a mustache. 1985

The singer also starred in the movie, and not only in cameo roles. In the mid 80's director Nikolai Mashchenko wants to shoot a feature film about Jesus Christ. Many of them even laughed like a man, directed the film "How the Steel Was Tempered", he decided to take up Jesus. And he was interested in the process is the trial of Christ - the film was to be called "Jesus Christ. Court". The project was never realized. And one of the reasons, they say, was a rejection of the role of successfully passed tests Valery Leontiev.

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In the 80s the singer has successfully passed trials on the role of Jesus, but refused to shoot

The beginning of perestroika allowed the artist to preserve their unique image and become even more successful: began touring abroad, official recognition, awards and titles.

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Valery Leontiev, 1987 Besides shocking appearance Leontiev hit and colorful concert show. In this unusual costumes and dance numbers created Leontyev himself.

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Valery Leontiev, December 12, 1993

During his musical career as the singer has recorded over 30 albums, many of which have sold millions of copies. Valery Leontiev singer wore the title, 11 consecutive years, from 1980 to 1991, and in 1996 and 1997; He was the undisputed contender for the nomination for 21 years. Both of these records are still not beaten by anyone. He is a five-time Russian National Prize "Ovation" and eight times winner of the "Soundtrack" award.

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Valery Leontiev and the top model Christy Turlington, Leningrad, 1990

Despite rumors of numerous novels, in his personal life Leontiev constant: his future wife Lyudmila Isakovich Leontiev met in 1972.

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Valery Leontiev and his wife Lyudmila Isakovich in 80th

Children together at Valery and Lyudmila no, but the press has repeatedly attributed his children "on the side". Singer in response to this, joked: "Sons I have more than that of Lieutenant Schmidt".

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Valery Leontiev and his wife have been together for 45 years

It is not known when Valery Leontiev first lay down on the operating table, to change the appearance. Presumably, it was in the 90s, when the country began to actively develop the industry of plastic surgery. If you look closely at the photos taken during this period, you will notice changes in the upper part of the face. Most likely, the artist made a circular blepharoplasty eyelids.

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Valery Leontiev then and now

It is clear that her appearance he devotes a lot of time and effort. He prefers to rejuvenate the clinic, located in Miami, which is visited and other Russian stars, such as Lyme Vajkule.

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In the 2000s, Leontiev did not just hit the media lens, hitting their crazy fashion images.

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The singer Valery Leontyev performs at a concert dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the State Kremlin Palace. 2011

One of his important achievements, in addition to songs, Leontiev believes sports figure. It really looks much younger than his years, and often acknowledged in an interview that doctors who examined him, said that he had the body of 45-year-old man.

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Actor exercise regularly and do not drink alcohol

Leontyev himself claims that his youthful appearance is not so much the merit of Plastic Surgeons, as his incredible demands on himself and self-discipline.

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Valery Leontiev several hours spent in the gym and on the treadmill. And then sent to a rehearsal or a concert - and there, too, is laid out to the maximum.

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Valery Leontiev at a music festival, "Cubana" in the village Veselovka Krasnodar Territory, 2014

Actor very mobile and for the performance loses weight by an average of 1, 5-2 kg: he runs, jumps, dances, runs around the room.

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The singer impresses with its hard work and a good shape and at the same time to leave the scene categorically not going to, as has been said many times.