Kristina Edmundovna Orbakaitе (Russian: Кристина Эдмундовна Орбакайте, Lithuanian: Kristina Orbakaitė, born 25 May 1971, Šventoji, Lithuania) better known as Kristina Orbakaite is a Russian singer and actress. Her parents are Russian pop star Alla Pugacheva and Lithuanian circus performer Mykolas Orbakas.
Kristina was born in Moscow and spent much of her childhood in the Lithuanian town Šventoji. At the age of 7 she debuted in the Soviet children TV-program "Veseliye Notki" (Happy Music) with the song "Solnishko Smeetsa". In 1982 she sang the song "Pust' Govoryat" in the popular Tv-program "Utrenyaya Pochta". However, she did not become popular until 1983, when she filmed the movie "Chuchelo" (Scarecrow) where she played a girl who was different from everyone else.
She made her singing debut in 1992 with the song "Pogovorim" (Let's Talk). After two years, she released her first album "Vernost'". Kristina was awarded a "World Music Award" in 2002 for the "Best Selling Russian Artist", and "MuzTV Music Award" in 2005 and 2006 for the "Best Female singer" in Russia. She is currently married to a Russian businessman named Mikhail Zemtsov and has two sons: Nikita born in 1991, and Denny