Dancer whose dancehall and twerking videos have made her a star on social media, particularly Instagram, where her valeriyasteph account has amassed 150,000 followers.
She studied at Novosibirsk State University in Novosibirsk, Russia.
Her video set to Daddy Yankee's "Dura" has been viewed more than 4 million times on YouTube.
She was born in Russia. Her full last name is Stefanenko.