Vitas is a singer, composer, actor, fashion designer and songwriter in Russia. He is widely known for his unique ‘head voice’. Vitas is blessed with ‘five-octave’ vocal range. He can use the whistle register on a regular basis. His wide range of musical style includes elements of classical, jazz, techno, folk music and dance. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Vitas in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Vitaliy Vladasovich Grachov was born on 19th February 1979 in Daugavpils, Latvian SSR, and the Soviet Union. His father’s name is Vladas Grachyov. His mother’s name is Lilia Grachyova. Vitas pursued his education in Odessa. He had a keen interest in music from an early age. Vitas learned to play accordion from his grandfather.
Vitas got married to Svetlana Grachyova in 2006. The duo welcomed their daughter Alla Grachyova in 2008. Their son Maxim Grachyov was born in 2015. Vitas does not share about his personal life too much. Many media houses want to know about his own life, but he has repeatedly denied giving them interviews about his own life. In 2010, Vitas sang ‘Lullaby’ at a concert for his daughter Alla.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Vitas started his musical journey in December 2000. He had risen to fame in Russia with his song ‘Opera #2’. This remarkable song was highly acclaimed because of Vitas’ energetic and breathtaking high pitched vocals. His first concert ‘Opera #…’ was organized at a concert hall named ‘Russia’ in Moscow in 2001. His debut album ‘Philosophy of Miracle’ was released in 2001.
In 2003, Vitas got an invitation from ‘Caruso’ composer Lucio Dalla to perform the song together in the ‘State Kremlin Palace.’ In the memory of his loving mother, Vitas released two albums ‘Mama’ and ‘The Songs of My Mother’ in 2003. Vitas has also acted in a TV series ‘Beloved Scoundrel’ and ‘Crazy Day.’ Vitas gained popularity in China when he performed ‘Opera #2’ and ‘The Star’ at a grand event held in Beijing in 2006.
His album ‘A Kiss As Long As Eternity’ was released in 2004. More than 2 million copies of this album were sold in less than half a year. Vitas released more than 16 albums such as ‘Smile,’ ‘Return Home,’ ‘Crane’s Crying: Return Home 2’, ‘Romances,’ ‘Mother and Son’, etc. He is acknowledged as Russia’s most creative live performer. In 2011, Vitas was ‘MTV Asia’s Best Foreign Performer.’
Net Worth & Earnings
Vitas has an estimated net worth of $23 million. He has made this fortune from his singing career. Vitas has starred in few TV series too. He was starred in a Chinese movie ‘Mulan.’ He has performed several music tours. Vitas is into fashion designing also. He designs his stage costumes. Vitas is drawing the handsome amount of money out of these sources.
Vitas is undoubtedly a multi-talented personality. ‘Opera #2’ and ‘7th Element’ are his most famous songs. Vitas is the youngest artist ever to perform solo at the Kremlin. He has recorded numerous songs till date, and surely he has a bright future ahead.