|Occupation Singer, actress|
Years active 1971—present
Children Anthony Rodd
|Website Irina Ponarovskaya|
Ex-spouse Gregory Kleymits
Name Irina Ponarovskaya
|Full Name Irina Vitalyevna Ponarovskaya|
Born March 12, 1953 (age 62) (1953-03-12) Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Parents Vitaliy Borisovich Ponarovsky, Nina Nikolayevna Arnoldi
Music group Poyushchiye Gitary (1971 – 1976)
Similar People Albert Asadullin, Yuri Antonov, Alexander Rosenbaum
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Irina Ponarovskaya was born on March 12, 1953 in Leningrad in a family of musicians. Father – Vitaliy Borisovich Ponarovsky, mother – German Russian Nina Nikolayevna Arnoldi. At the age of six, she started playing on the piano. She graduated from music school at the conservatory, where she studied how to play on a harp and on a piano. Since she was 15 years old she had been studied singing from a well known teacher Lina Borisovna Arkhangelskaya. In September 1971 she entered the Leningrad conservatory. Between 1971 and 1976 she sang as a soloist in the bang "Singing guitars". In 1974 she performed the role of Eurydice in the first Soviet rock opera film "Orpheus and Eurydice". In 1976 she moved to Moscow, where she two years was a soloist of a jazz orchestra of Oleg Lundstrem. Since 1976, she has been filmed in some movies. In 1978, she delivered the final examinations at the conservatory and received a pianist's diploma.
In 80-x she had been filmed and appeared in various musical TV programs, in particular "Song of the Year", "Morning mail", "Little Blue Light", "Around the laughter", and every year on the Russian police day (November 10). Co-hosted child TV show "Alarm clock". In 1988, in the central hall of the Kremlin "Russia", she held her first solo concert in Moscow under the name "All at first".
In 1990, she released her first major album "That's the way my life goes", and in February 1993, she had her first videoclip shot which was for the song "That's the way my life goes". In the early 1990s, she performed in a duet with Bogdan Titomir. In the mid 1990s, she was a co-host of a TV program about fitness "Fitness class of Irina Ponarovskaya", for which she developed her own method of gymnastics and nutrition. In 1997, she held another solo concert named "The woman is always right" in the central hall of the Kremlin "Russia". In the same year, she released her second major album with the same name.
In the 2000s (decade), Ponarovskaya unsuccessfully attempted to try herself in the business.
On October 17, 1984, Irina gave birth for her son Anthony whose father is her second husband.
Several previously adopted an African American girl Antonika.