Vitas is a Ukrainian born musician who has found international success in Asia and Russia. To learn a few fun facts about Vitas’ personal life as well as some facts about his wife Svetlana, simply continue reading to discover everything that you need to know about Vitas.
Everything that you need to know about Vitas and his wife Svetlana:
Vitas’ music mixes a variety of musical genres:
Instead of being influenced by a single music genre, Vitas is known for mixing multiple music genres. Such as opera and pop. Vitas has also released tracks which have been partly inspired by country music, folk music, electronic music, classic music and jazz. So if you enjoy a wide variety of musical genres there’s a high chance that you’ll fall in love with Vitas’ music.
He is known for his falsetto voice:
Vitas most distinguishing characteristic is his falsetto voice, which allow him to hit extremely high notes, without losing control of his voice.
Vitas sings primarily in Russian:
The vast majority of Vitas’ tracks are performed in Russian, which is his native language. As Russian is the official language in Ukraine, where Vitas was born and raised.
Vitas has toured around Asia where he has built a following:
After appearing on a Russian reality show in 2005, Vitas attracted a cult following in Asia. As a result of his success in Asia Vitas decide to tour
Vitas married his wife Svetlana in 2006:
Vitas managed to keep her personal life out of the media and many of his fans were surprised when he announced that he had married his girlfriend Svetlana Grachyova in 2006. The happy couple now share two children together, a daughter and a son.
Vitas had dedicated performances to his children:
From time to time Vitas has been known to dedicate live performances to his daughter and son. As an example in 2010 Vitas dedicated the song “Lullaby” to his daughter during a concert in Saint Petersburg.
Vitas revealed on a talkshow that a man had come forth claiming to be Vitas’ biological father:
In 2007 a stranger told Vitas that he was his biological father. As Vitas’ family had their doubts about the mysterious stranger’s motivations, they decided to connive the man to go through a DNA test. The results of the DNA test showed that the man was not Vitas’ biological father and may have pretended to be Vitas’ biological father in order to gain fame.
Vitas was once arrested for hitting a cyclist with his car:
Vitas was arrested in 2013 for accidentally hitting a cyclist with his car. Unfortunately for Vitas numerous Russian news shows decided to report on the accident after a police office at the scene shared Vitas’ drivers licence with reporters. Perhaps in exchange for money. Due to the negative press coverage about Vitas’ accident, he was forced to cancel his remaining concerts in China that year.
Whether you’re a new fan of Vitas or have been following his career for over a decade, hopefully you’ve learned a few new facts about one of Ukraine’s most successful modern artists, Vitaly Vitas.