Anastasia Volochkova

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Birthday
20, 1976
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian prima ballerina, most recognized for her work as a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

Before Fame

When she was five, her mother took her to a performance of The Nutcracker; after she left the theatre, she claimed to tell her mother that she could not imagine doing anything else with her life besides dance.

Trivia

She was mired in controversy after the Boshoi Ballet fired her for allegedly gaining too much weight.

Family Life

Her daughter, Ariadna, was born in 2005.

Associated With

She and Galina Ulanova are two of the most famous ballet dancers in Russia.