Ekaterina Ryabova

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Ekaterina Ryabova
Katya Rybova at JESC 2011.jpg
Ekaterina Ryabova. JESC 2011
Background information
Birth nameEkaterina Dmitrievna Ryabova
Also known asKatya Ryabova
Born (1997-08-04) 4 August 1997 (age 21)
Shchyolkovo, Russia
GenresPop rock, teen pop, pop, dance-pop
Years active2007–present

Ekaterina Dmitrievna "Katya" Ryabova (Russian: Екатерина Дмитриевна "Катя" Рябова, born 4 August 1997) is a Russian singer. She is from Shchyolkovo, but now resides in Yubileyny.


She was selected to represent her country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with the song Malenkiy Prints (The Little Prince). At the contest on 21 November in Kiev, she tied for second place with Luara Hayrapetyan from Armenia.[1] In 2011 she became the first returning artist in Junior Eurovision history, representing her country with the song Kak Romeo i Dzhulyetta (Like Romeo and Juliet) and placing fourth.[2]

She got married to singer Alexander Laver on 4 May 2017. Later that year, they welcomed their son Alex.

Currently she is studying arts at MSU (Moscow State University)


  1. ^ "Dutch singer Ralf Mackenbach wins Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009". BSANNA. 23 November 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2010.
  2. ^ Jarmo (3 December 2011). "Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 Results". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 April 2012.

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