Sexy Greek Goddesses
Meet the revered Greek Goddesses of the modern day. Hot Greek stars who have created their own myths.
Anna is first on the list as her nickname is ... Goddess! (Thea in Greek)
Born in 1957 or 1958 (reports vary) in Larnaca, Cyprus, Anna Vissi moved to Greece with her family while still a child when her mother saw her musical potential, deciding there would be more opportunities there.
She was right, and Anna became a huge star, diva, Greek Goddess.
She married rock composer Nikos Karvelas in 1983 and he helped her on the road to mega fame, starting with her change of image from that of a fresh-faced 'good girl' to a sexy modern pop star.
She later divorced Karvelas and for the past couple of years has lived with male model Kostas Fragolias, eighteen years her junior.
Despina Vandi was born in 1969 to Greek parents in Stuttgart, Germany, and they moved back to Greece when Despoina was 6 years old.
Despina began her steps to stardom over a decade ago with the release of her debut album in 1994. Her talent and striking voice soon ensured that she emerged as a pop idol and she had a string of huge hits.
Despina also has a hot stage presence and is one of Greece's most popular stars.
Katy recorded her first single at 11 years of age with her sister Liana, under the name the Garbi Sisters. The sisters made their first appearance in a nightclub when Katy was 15 and Liana 13 years old. In 1987 she released her first solo album and hasn’t looked back.
In 1997 she married pop idol Dionisis Schinas
Adored by the Greek population, sweet and sexy Katy has a loyal following.
Helena (Elena) Paparizou is yet another Greek star who was born abroad. She was born in 1982 in Gothenburg, Sweden to Greek parents. They moved back to Greece when Helena was a small child but returned to Sweden after two years.
In 1999 she had a hit single and album in Greece as one half of a duo in the band Antique, with her childhood friend Nikos Paniotidis, and they went on to record two more albums with much success.
In 2003 she decided to go solo and in 2004 she was working as a warm up / support singer for the legendery singer Antonis Remos in a top Athenian nightclub.
In 2005 she represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest and came in first place singing "My Number One".
Helena is a sassy young entertainer.
Helena Paparizou - Live Eurovision No1
Anna Vissi Live
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