Emin Agalarov - biography, personal life, news

Published At: 14 June 2020 , 04:03 PM

Career: singer, businessman

Date of Birth: December 12, 1979

Age: 40 years

Place of Birth: Baku, Azerbaijan SSR

Height: 180

Family status: divorced


Emin Agalarov is a Russian businessman and singer, an ethnic Azerbaijani. First Vice President of the Crocus Group, owner of restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues. He leads such projects as the TV channels "HEAT", "Your Home", Crocus TV, the radio "HEAT FM", Timeto Eat magazine. Together with Bahtiyar Aliyev ( Bahh Tee ) owns the music label Zhara Music.

Childhood and youth

Emin Arasoglu Agalarov, better known to fans as the singer Emin, was born in Baku in December 1979. According to the zodiac sign Sagittarius. His parents, mother Irina Gril and father Araz Agalarov studied in the same class. Their first love managed to grow into more; they got married in the last courses of institutes: she graduated from the pedagogical, and he graduated from the Polytechnic.

When the boy was four years old, the family moved to Moscow. As a child, Emin quickly made friends in a new place. He went to school, behaved like ordinary children until his father had a suspicion that his son was in a bad company.

His father, a well-known businessman Araz Agalarov, according to rumours, he had been in such a situation in his youth, so he decided to send the offspring to Switzerland. There, Agalarov Jr. studied until the age of 15, after which he continued his studies in the United States. His younger sister Sheila also educated in the USA, at Fashion Institute of Technology. Emin since 13 years old was an independent guy. His desire to become financially independent and to earn money himself helped to achieve success at an early age. The guy was always looking for cash, sorting through various options - from supermarkets to building his own business.

He worked as a seller in an electronics store and later worked in a shoe boutique in the same quality. Today, a man claims that this experience was beneficial to him in life.

Living in the States, Emin Agalarov created a website selling dolls and watches. In his youth, he did not even think that he would ever enter his father's business. Later, learn more about the parent's case, Emin Agalarov realized that he was interested in what he was doing. As a creative person, Agalarov combined a pragmatic, intellectual personality with a good sense of humour and a delicate taste.

After graduating from New York's Marymount Manhattan College, Emin Agalarov received a diploma in business finance. The young man understood that working in tandem with his father would be more productive than trading in Russian dolls in the USA, so he returned to Moscow. This is where the creative and commercial biography of Emin Agalarov began.

Personal life

Emin Agalarov owns several real estate properties in different countries of the world. This is a house in New Jersey, and a massive mansion on the Caspian coast, and a penthouse in a residential complex on Krasnaya Presnya. The singer has Russian citizenship.

Emin Agalarov's wedding coincided with the release of his first album in 2006. The singer's wife was the daughter of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev - Leyla Aliyev. Young people celebrated their wedding twice, in Moscow and Baku.

It knows that Emin Agalarov and Leyla Aliyeva began to meet after several traditions and customs. Before the direct proposal, the guy first asked permission from the bride's father to look after his daughter and only then asked her for her hand.

Music and business

Today, Emin Agalarov is the first vice president of the group of companies of the father of Crocus Group. Things are going well, but on this, Emin's potential was not exhausted at all. Back in America, he began to show interest in music.

Hard work, a strong character and the desire to succeed in the musical field allowed Agalarov to release his first album in 2006. The disc called Still was not the only one. Soon, Emin Agalarov's discography enriched with three more albums: Incredible, Obsession and Devotion.

In 2011, Emin initiated by David Lynch nominated for a Grammy Award as the opening of the year. Many fans of pop music noted the bewitching voice of the artist and the genuine passion in his performance.

In May 2012, the singer acted as a special guest at the Eurovision Song Contest. After the Thunder album was released in the same year, after which Agalarov invited to sing at a Jennifer Lopez concert in Baku. In the winter of 2013, Emin Agalarov presented fans with his debut Russian-language album, entitled "On the Edge", which included 14 new tracks. Also, the Russian singer and Italian tenor Alessandro Safina sang the famous composition of Muslim Magomayev "Blue Eternity" ("On the Sea, the Sea"). Fans know that the Soviet pop star is Agalarov's idol, but there is no kinship between them.

With the release of the new disc, the singer did not pull, and already at the beginning of 2014 he presented the album "Scrap." It included the song "Call me", which he performed in a duet with Ani Lorak. Some more songs performed by Emin with other stars hit the record: with Stas Mikhailov, he sang the song "Shores", with Grigory Leps - "Hello, Earth", with Soso Pavliashvili - "I repent".

Emin Agalarov now

The artist's creative life continues to develop. In 2019, Agalarov introduced a new lyric composition "My Girl" and the disc of the same name.

In 2020, the singer participated in a new collaboration, performing a new hit "Fireplace" in a duet with JONY. The artists managed to shoot a video for the song before the announcement of quarantine. About how coronavirus influenced Agalarov's business and his life, the man told Ivan Urgent on the TV show "Evening Urgant". At the end of March of the same year, the artist visited the studio of Regina Todorenko on her display for the YouTube channel.

Despite the difficulties, Emin continues to work on preparations for the anniversary heat festival "Heat", which he planned to hold in the summer in both regular and online formats. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, Agalarov performed the song of the same name in the Azerbaijani language.