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Regina Spektor is a singer and songwriter. She is with Anti-folk and Indie pop.

Relationship Facts of Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor is married to Jack Dishel.
She is mother of One.
Regina Spektor is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Does Regina have kids?

Regina Spektor is married to Jack Dishel. Regina’s husband, Jack is also a singer and songwriter by profession. The couple married in 2011.

Together, they welcomed their first child on the 1st of 2014. She broke the news to her fans and listener through her Facebook post. They named their son, Lil.

Who is Regina Spektor?

Russian Regina Spektor is a New York Music Awards-winning singer and songwriter. Spektor is renowned as a singer of Anti-folk and Indie pop.

Last, in 2020, she released the single, One Little Soldier.

Regina Spektor- Birth Age, Family

Regina Spektor was born Regina Ilyinichna Spektor on the 8th of February 1980 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

Her father, Ilya Spektor is a photographer and her mother, Bella Spektor is a music professor by profession.

He has a brother, Boruch. Boruch is also a musician. They are of Jewish-Russian ancestry.

Early Life

As a child, the singer was very much interested in music and started playing the piano. At the age of nine and year, they emigrated to Austria during the perestroika period. Leaving her homeland and piano was full of pain for her and the family.

Then the family moved to Italy and the United States as refugees. Later, they settled in the Bronx with the help of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.

Regina Spektor’s Education

After that, she graduated from SAR Academy in Riverdale. Later, she joined Frisch School in Paramus, New Jersey. However, she was transferred from the school to Fair Lawn High School where she finished the rest of high school.

She also took classical piano training from the Manhattan School of Music. In 2001, she graduated from Purchase College with Honors in Music.

Regina Spektor- Professional Career

– In her starting days, she used to perform for the local colleges. Also, she released her debut album, 11:11. During their time, she used recorded her performance and sell the CDs.

In 2003, she joined the musical tour of The Strokes. Along with the band, she recorded the song, Modern Girls & Old Fashion Men. 

– In 2006, she released the album, Begin to Hope which debuted on the Billboard 200. The album’s single Fidelity peaked at 20 on the billboard and also received a Gold certification by RIAA.

– After that, she started to give back-to-back hit albums. Some of her albums along with the year and the billboard ranking are-

Year Album Billboard ranking 
2009Far 3
2011What We Saw from the Cheap Seats3
2016Remember Us to Life23

Apart from her own albums, she also features in the album of singers and bands including Ben Folds and Gogol Bordello.

– Besides the album, she also provides soundtracks for movies and TV Series. Last, in 2020, she contributed to the soundtrack for the Netflix TV series, Sex Education.

Regina Spektor- Awards, Nomination

  • 2020- Guild of Music Supervisors Award for One Little Soldier.
  • 2014- Grammy Awards for Best Song Written for Visual Media.
  • 2011- New York Music Awards for Best Female Rock Vocalist.
  • 2008- Nominated for Best Alternative Video for the singles, Better.

Regina Spektor- Net Worth, Salary

Active in the music industry for about two-decade, she has made a hasty net worth of $12 million. As a singer, her earnings are in the range of $21k to $208k.

Apart from that, she earns through her albums. 50,000 copies of her 3rd album Far were sold in just a week.

Also, As a songwriter, her average earnings are $47k or above. Besides this, she also earns through her musical tour.

Spektor’s Height

She a blue-eyed brunette. Her height is 5 feet and 3 inches.

Regina’s Controversy

To date, the singer has managed to remain out of any sort of controversy that creates a buzz in the media.

Regina Spektor- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

She has 1.5 million on Facebook, 153.4k on Twitter, and 180k on Instagram.

On Twitter, she is following the personalities like Mia Michaels, Beth Behrs, and Paul McCartney.

She also has a self-titled YouTube channel with 354k subscribers and 138k views.


  • Her brother’s Nickname is Bear.
  • Last, in July 2012, she visited her hometown during her 6th album launch.
  • She used to be a vegetarian.

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