Karina Pasian

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 18, 1991

Ethnicity: Armenian, Dominican Republic

Karina Pasian is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Her father, Rafael Pasian, is a producer.

She has stated that her first language is Russian, and that she can sing in multiple languages, including Russian, Turkish, Arabic, English, Spanish, Italian, and French. She learned some of these languages while living in a multicultural neighborhood in New York.

Armenia was under Soviet rule until 1991, which is perhaps why Karina speaks Russian.

She is sometimes compared to Alicia Keys. who also has a mixed heritage, and because they both play the piano.

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Curious about ethnicity

15 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    her father, Rafael Pasian, is a producer

  2. I love you, Roger Scientist says:


  3. SayWhat?? says:

    I am Armenian and I think she obviously had more looks from her Dominican heritage!! Regardless, in the end she is beautiful and I am impressed with all the languages she knows!

  4. . says:

    Her mom is 100% dominican & her dad is dominican/armenian. Btw dominicans are/can be cosidered black due to the difference betweet ethnicity and nationality which is why she say she’s black

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