Tatiana Kotova is the third Russian to participate in both Miss Universe and Miss World after Anna Malova and Svetlana Goreva.
From March 2008 to April 2010 she was a soloist of the pop-band Nu Virgos, replacing Vera Brezhneva. Tatiana Kotova was born on September 3, 1985 in Sholokhovsky (Rostov region) in a small close-knit family. Tatiana Kotova took part in her first beauty contest "Miss Autumn 98" at school and won the title "Miss Charm".
In 2006 she won the title of Miss Russia and had the opportunity to represent Russia in the contests Miss World 2007 and Miss Universe 2007 .
In December 2006, Tatiana Kotova won "Miss Russia 2006" title (with 53% viewers' votes).
In 2007, she represented Russia in international competitions "Miss Universe" and "Miss World". March 17, 2008 Tatiana Kotova became a participant of the famous pop group «Nu Virgos» («VIA Gra» in Russian spelling).
Her father, Nicholay Kotov, worked as a miner, trucker, and later engaged in business activity. During studying at the Faculty of Economics of the SFU (Southern Federal University), Tatiana was invited to a training course «Professional model» in agency «Image Elite».
A few months later, Tatiana Kotova received an offer to take part in the competition "Best Model of the South of Russia". Then there were many beauty contests and victories in her career.
It’s true that to make a wish come true one has to dream about it and believe this is going to happen.