Birth Name: Viktor Nikolayevich Belan
Place of Birth: Ust-Dzheguta, Karachay-Cherkess AO, Russian SFSR, USSR (now Russia)
Date of Birth: 24 December, 1981
Ethnicity: Karachay, Russian, Tatar
Dima Bilan is a Russian actor, singer, songwriter, and historian. He won the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, and also competed in 2006. He is nicknamed “Russia’s Iglesias.”
He is the son of Nina Dmitrievna and Nikolai Mikhailovich Belan. His father was from Kabardino-Balkaria. His mother was from Tatarstan. His family briefly lived in Tatarstan, before moving to Maysky, Kabardino-Balkaria.
Dima’s paternal grandfather is named Mikhail Belan.
Dima’s maternal grandfather is named Dmitri.