Vicky Leandros Rank
About Vicky Leandros
Vicky Leandros began her journey to stardom in 1967 when she competed in the competition dubbed “Eurovision Song Contest”. Though she didn’t win the competition, she released a hit single titled "L'amour est bleu". She later represented Luxembourg in the 1972 edition of the competition, but this time she emerged as the winner. She has released a number of albums with the notable ones titled “Jetzt!” and “Möge der Himmel”.
Aside from music, Vicky is also known to be a politician and, until 2008, she served as the Deputy Mayor of the Greek town called Piraeus. She also served as the town councilor in 2006.
Outside the world of entertainment, she’s known as Vasiliki Papathanassiou, and she’s the daughter of the famous Greek singer called Leandros Papathanasiou.
In 1982, she got married to Greek businessman, Ivan Zissiadis, but divorced four years later. Their marriage produced a son called Leandros Zissiadis. She later married Enno von Ruffin in 1986 and together they have two children namely Alessandra von Ruffin and Maximiliane von Ruffin.
She has a tall list of awards which include Goldene Europa, and Internationaler Schlagerpreis. In 2011, she received a medal for the “Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg”.
Growing up, she undertook lessons in guitar, ballet, and music.
Vicky Leandros Rank
Vicky Leandros' Popularity
Vicky Leandros is a famous Greek singer and politician, who was born on August 23, 1949. As a person born on this date, Vicky Leandros is listed in our database as the 95th most popular celebrity for the day (August 23) and the 248th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on August 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Vicky Leandros is the 2771st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Vicky Leandros' birthday, Vicky Leandros is the 38th most famous Greek.
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