Verka Serduchka

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Andriy Danylko
Background information
Birth nameAndriy Mykhailovych Danylko
Also known asVerka Serduchka
Born (1973-10-02) 2 October 1973 (age 50)
Poltava, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
GenresComedy, parody, pop, pop-folk, folk rock
Occupation(s)Comedian, singer, actor
Years active1998–present
LabelsCD Land, mamamusic

Andriy Mykhailovych Danylko (Ukrainian: Андрі́й Миха́йлович Дани́лко; Russian: Андрей Миха́йлович Дани́лко, romanized: Andrey Mikhaylovich Danilko; born 2 October 1973), better known for his drag stage name Verka Serduchka (Ukrainian: Вєрка Сердючка; Russian: Верка Сердючка), is a Ukrainian comedian, actor and pop and dance singer.

Danylko represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and finished in second place.[1]

Interesting Facts[change | change source]

In November 2022, Andriy Danylko put up for auction at Sotheby's the previously purchased Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 1974, which belonged to Freddie Mercury. On November 5, 2022, the car was sold at an auction for 250,000 pounds (11 million hryvnias). All 100% of the proceeds were directed by Andriy Danylko to the construction of a new modern center for the rehabilitation and prosthetics of Ukrainians injured in the war in the Lviv region.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Raeside, Julia (May 10, 2011). "Six to watch: memorable Eurovision moments". The Guardian. London.
  2. "Андрій Данилко продає Rolls-Royce Фредді Мерк'юрі на аукціоні: кошти віддасть для будівництва реабілітаційного центру". (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2023-05-10.

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