Helena Paparizou has juicy features and is living her best life. She is a Greek-Swedish singer, songwriter and television personality. Her career in the Swedish entertainment industry began as a member of the laïko (Greek folk music) and Eurodance duo Antique, who participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 and afterwards became popular.
After the disbandment she pursued a solo career and signed a contract with Sony Music. Subsequently she released the chart-topping debut single “Anapandites Kliseis” and album Protereotita (2004), with emphasis on laïko, pop, and dance sounds, but at first had modest sales.
Due to her amazing performances she got the opportunity to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “My Number One”, which she won. This win created history as she became the first Greek to win the contest. This proved to be a breakthrough for her and totally transformed her career.
Her popularity catapulted so much that her album got certified double platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry of Greece. All her subsequent albums after the win Iparhi Logos (2006), The Game of Love (2006) and Vrisko To Logo Na Zo (2008) all peaked at number one in Greece and reached platinum sales.
The beauty’s popularity transformed her into a teen idol, particularly among young girls. This popularity got her many lucrative brand deals and made her an ambassador for brands like Nokia and lvi.
On the small screen she became a judge on Dancing on Ice (2011) and a contestant on Let’s Dance (2012). Earlier she was involved in a twelve year relationship with Swedish-born Greek Toni Mavridis. At present she is married to civil engineer Andreas Kapsalis.