Valery Leontiev receives the 'Order of Friendship' from Russian president Vladimir Putin
|Birth name||Valery Yakovlevich Leontiev|
(Валерий Яковлевич Леонтьев)
|Born||March 19, 1949|
|Origin||Ust-Usa, Soviet Union (now Russia)|
|Years active||1972 - present|
Valery Yakovlevich Leontiev (Russian: Валерий Яковлевич Леонтьев; born 19 March 1949 in Ust-Usa, Soviet Union) is a well-known Russian and formerly Soviet singer and actor.
Valery Leontiev began his career in Soviet times, and actively continues to this day. He has recorded more than 30 albums.