Oksana Grigorieva

Pianist and Singer-songwriter
Born Feb 25, 1970

Oksana Petrovna Grigorieva is a Russian pianist and singer-songwriter. She was born in Saransk, Mordovia, USSR, and raised in Ukraine and Russia. She studied music in Moscow and completed conservatoire studies in Kazan, before moving to London. After studying music at the Royal Academy of Music, she moved to the United States, with periods spent living in New York and Los Angeles, California. She taught music in the U.S. , and patented a technique of teaching musical notation to children.… Read More

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1970 Birth Grigorieva was born Oksana Chernukha in Saransk, Moldovia in 1970. … Read More


1989 19 Years Old Grigorieva was married in 1989 for three months to Russian lawyer Igor Baranov. In 1992, she married British artist Nicholas Rowland. … Read More


2006 36 Years Old Grigorieva gained attention as a songwriter in 2006, after the song that she wrote, "Un día llegará" (Translated from Spanish: A Day Will Come), became popular on the Josh Groban album, Awake. … Read More
…  In 2009, Grigorieva's music album Beautiful Heartache was released; the actor and director Mel Gibson, with whom she was romantically involved and had a child, served as executive producer. … Read More


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In June 2010, Grigorieva obtained a restraining order against Gibson, stating he had physically assaulted her. … Read More
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In May 2011, Oksana Grigorieva dropped claims of domestic abuse against Mel Gibson. … Read More
2013 43 Years Old In 2013, Grigorieva sued her attorneys, accusing them of advising her to sign a bad agreement, including one with Gibson that states that if she takes legal action against him, her previous settlement will be compromised.
2014 44 Years Old In 2014 it was reported that Oksana lost half of her $750,000 award due to a conversation she had on the Howard Stern Radio Show where Mel Gibson was mentioned. … Read More
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