Quick Facts of Oksana Petrovna Grigorieva

  • Full NameOksana Petrovna Grigorieva
  • Date of Birth23 February, 1970
  • NicknameOksana
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceSaransk, Mordovian Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic, RSFSR, USSR
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Pianist
  • Nationality Russian
  • Active Year1989-Present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • Spouse Igor Baranov (M. 1989–1989), Nicholas Rowland (M. 1992–1994); Mel Gibson (2007–2010), Timothy Dalton (1995–2003)
  • Height5feet 8inches (1.73 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim`
  • EducationKazan Conservatory
  • ChildrenAlexander Dalton (born on August 7, 1997); Lucia Gibson (born on October 30, 2009)
  • Horoscope Pisces
Oksana Grigorieva

Oksana Grigorieva is a Russian singer-songwriter and pianist who became popular for her appearance on the Josh Groban’s album, Awake. Moreover, she first gained international prominence with her song, Un día llegará in 2006. Also, Oksana’s first album, Beautiful Heartache took her popularity to a higher level, as it garnered commercial success and critical acclaim for her.

Oksana has maintained an impressive net worth and earns a lucrative amount of earnings from her profession. Besides, she unintentionally made headlines in 2010 due to her highly-publicized falling out with her ex-boyfriend, actor, and director, Mel Gibson and Timothy Dalton. Let’s take a glimpse of Oksana Grigorieva’s career as well as her personal life.

Who is Oksana Petrovna Chernuha? Her Bio & Wiki

Oksana Grigorieva is one of the famous musicians in the music industry. Moreover, her music album, Beautiful Heartache was released in 2009 which was directed by, Mel Gibson. Later, she went on to release acclaimed albums of her own, like 2009‘s Beautiful Heartache.

Oksana was born as Oksana Petrovna Chernuha on 23rd February 1970 on Saransk, Mordovian ASSR, RSFSR, USSR (now Mordovia, Russia). Moreover, Oksana’s nationality is Russian and her ethnicity is Caucasian-White. She was raised by her mother, Lyudmila Grigorieva-Chenukha who is a retired music teacher from Russia and her father, Petr Chernukha.

Furthermore, Oksana grew up in Ukraine and Russia, and during the 1980s, she studied piano at a local school of music and also attended the Kazan conservatory in Russia. However, she didn’t graduate from the conservatory and abruptly ended her studies after 3 years. Later, she moved to England where she continued studying piano at the Royal College of Music and Trinity College in London.

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Inside of Oksana Grigorieva’s Career

Talking about Oksana Grigorieva’s profession, Oksana gained attention as a songwriter in 2006, after the song that she wrote, Un día llegará (Translated from Spanish: A Day Will Come), and also became popular on the Josh Groban‘s album, Awake. In 2009, Oksana’s music album, Beautiful Heartache was produced by Mel Gibson. Moreover, the album included 11 tracks and a cover of the Russian song, Dark Eyes.

Furthermore, Oksana wrote all the songs, except the song, Say My Name, which was co-written with Gibson. Moreover, the album was a great hit, and the songs including Evening with Daddy, and What Kind Of Love Is This became very popular as well. Gibson also gave her a cameo role in some hospital scenes in Edge of Darkness in 2010. Later in December 2012, it was disclosed that Oksana was taking a detour into hip hop and dance music, scheduled for release in 2013.

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How much is Oksana Grigorieva’s Earnings & Net Worth?

Oksana Grigorieva has maintained a lucrative amount of net worth as of 2019. However, the actual amount hasn’t disclosed yet. But, we can assume that she has collected a net worth in six-figures from her profession. Moreover, she earns an average salary of a Russian musician which is $39950. 

Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson’s Divorce and Alimony

Oksana Grigorieva’s ex-husband, Mel Gibson, has for the 2nd time in many years made an extremely costly error. This one will cost Oksana for $500,000, which seems pretty bad, but not nearly as bad as the $14.25 Million she lost the 1st time around. Prior to the tape going public, the couple reportedly reached a settlement which determined that Gibson would pay her $15 Million to keep quiet.

Furthermore, the court ruled that Gibson would pay Oksana a $750,000 settlement in $3 Million installments, but she would have to keep quiet about the alleged abuse. He paid his first installment of $250,000. But now, Oksana has increased from Gibson, who is now paying just under $30k a month for child support instead of around $20k, as reported by TMZ.

It's settled: Mel Gibson has agreed to up his child support for ex Oksana Grigorieva to just under $30,000 per month, as long as she moves out of his Sherman Oaks home
It’s settled: Mel Gibson has agreed to up his child support for ex Oksana Grigorieva to just under $30,000 per month, as long as she moves out of his Sherman Oaks home

However, the increase comes with the stipulation that the Oksana must move out of Mel’s $2.4 Million rental home in Sherman Oaks, California. Reportedly, she was asking for $100k a month as they fought over child support for six-year-old daughter, Lucia. Moreover, she again spoke about Gibson on The Howard Stern show in 2013, after which The Californian Court of Appeal is understood to have denied her the remaining $500,000 that already reduced $750,000 as alimony.

In 2014, Oksana had filed for bankruptcy, claiming she was exceeding $400,000 in debt and only had $10 cash to her name, after which Gibson had agreed to allow her to live in a house he was paying for in LA until their daughter, Lucia turns 18.

Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson’s Sherman Oaks House

Oksana Grigorieva’s ex-husband, Mel Gibson listed his property for $2.1 Million. Despite initially putting it on the market in August for $2.575 Million. Previously, he bought the house through a blind trust for $2.4 Million back in 2009. The house is for their daughter, Lucia. However, a change in their custody agreement saw the mother and daughter move out.

And it's sold! Mel Gibson finally sold the home loved in by his ex Oksana Grigorieva but ended up in the red selling the Sherman Oaks home for $2.1 million despite initially putting it on the market in August for $2.575 million
And it’s sold! Mel Gibson finally sold the home loved in by his ex Oksana Grigorieva but ended up in the red selling the Sherman Oaks home for $2.1 million despite initially putting it on the market in August for $2.575 million

Furthermore, the house which was originally constructed back in 2006 and the classic Prairie School style favored by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The house based on 3500 square feet, which consists of four bedrooms and three and a half baths. Moreover, the house also has amenities including a custom dressing room and a library.

Oksana Grigorieva accused actor Timothy Dalton

Oksana Grigorieva accused Timothy Dalton, a British actor for same abusive conduct she is now alleging against Mel Gibson. Moreover, she complained to Gibson and later to her lawyers that she was the victim of Dalton’s “rages”.  We’re also stated Oksana complained to Mel and her lawyers that Dalton had allegedly abused her physically.

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Who is Oksana Grigorieva’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Coming up to Oksana Grigorieva’s personal life, Oksana is now 49 years old divorced woman. Previously, she tied the knot Russian lawyer, Igor Baranov who shared her desire to live in the West in 1989. Unfortunately, their marriage lasted for just 3 months. After the divorce, she dated British actor, Nicholas Rowland, who was 19 years older to her in 1992. After 2 years, they separated in 1994 because of some irreconcilable differences.

Oksana Grigorieva Leans on Her Ex Timothy Dalton for Support
Oksana Grigorieva Leans on Her Ex Timothy Dalton for Support

In 1995, Oksana started dating Timothy Dalton, also a Brittish actor. The couple first met when she served as a translator for the filmmaker, Nikita Mikhalkov. Dalton was in his 50s and invited Oksana to live together at his homes in Chiswick, London, and in West Hollywood. Moreover, they had a son, Alexander (born on August 7, 1997). Later, they broke up in 2003.

Furthermore, Oksana also had a relationship with actor/director, Mel Gibson. He also invited her to move into his Malibu home in 2007. Moreover, Oksana moved with her son, Alexander into a home in Sherman Oaks. The house purchased for her by Mel Gibson’s company, where their daughter, Lucia (born on October 30, 2009) in 2009. Since the baby was born early, Oksana’s mother, Ludmila came from Russia to look after the baby.

Mel Gibson and oksana grigorieva
Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva

Besides, Oksana hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her career and personal life. Hence, she is living a happy life with her children and busy working while focusing on her career. Hopefully, we assume that she is now very and careful to hold a stick and we pray for her to stay live longer.