Dima Bilan

Birth Name: Viktor Nikolaevich Belan

Place of Birth: Ust-Dzheguta, Karachay–Cherkessia, Russian SFSR (present-day Russia)

Date of Birth: December 24, 1981

Ethnicity: Karachay, Russian

Dima Bilan is a Russian actor, singer-songwriter, and historian. He won the Eurovision Song Contest 2008. He is the son of Nina Dmitrievna and Nikolai Mikhailovich Belan.

Dima’s paternal grandfather is named Mikhail Belan.

Dima’s maternal grandfather is named Dmitri.

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    If I remember correctly Dima stated he is Adyghe (Kabardian, Cherkess, Circassian, whatever), not Turkic. It’s buried somewhere in his instagram. If someone is willing to go digg it up, they can.

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