She has the looks of a model with her beautiful dark brown locks and light olive complexion, contrasted by her ocean colored eyes, and tall, lean figure. She is talented when it comes to her singing, and has the fun and charisma to captivate a crowd. Her name is Antonia Iacobescu.
Antonia Iacobescu is a pop star in Romania and is well known among the European pop scene. Antonia was born in Burachest, Romania on April 12, 1989. When Antonia was 5 years old she and her family moved to the U.S. to Salt Lake City, Utah. Antonia’s parents moved from Romania to Utah to be part of the Mormon Church. Then when the Romanian beauty was just 12 years old her and her family packed up and moved again, this time to Las Vegas, Nevada. During her time in Las Vegas, as well as in Romania, Antonia tried her hand in modeling but found it to be stressful and was not her passion. She decided to really pursue a singing career.
At 18 after Antonia Iacobescu graduated high school she moved back to Romania, her native country. She launched her singing career there. Antonia’s musical sound is influenced by R&B, soul, club rhythms, and pop. Her collaboration with producer Tom Boxer is what really set her career in motion. According to Wikipedia she met him through her fitness trainer that heard her singing and knew Tom Boxer. Shortly after that Antonia and Tom Boxer teamed up and created hits such as “Morena”, “Roses on Fire”, and “Shake it Mamma”. Antonia was on her way to becoming a huge star.
Antonia Iacobescu’s career was briefly put on pause when she discovered that she was pregnant and was going to be a mom. Instead of letting this dissuade her from giving up on her career Antonia pressed on and gave birth at 20 years old to a baby girl named Maya Rosaria Casstellano. She also married her daughters father Vincenzo Castellano.
With Antonia becoming a mother and wife many questioned as to whether she would be able to continue with her singing career. Even Tom Boxer revealed in an interview that it was a disturbance to her career, yet applauded her for choosing to have a family. Antonia’s fans adored her as they saw her handle both family and career at such a young age and being new to the music industry.
In 2013 Antonia Iacobescu released four singles; one of them was the hit “Marabu” which has received over 9 million views on YouTube. Most recently she released “Hurricane” towards the end of the year. Antonia released her first album in 2013.
Her main goals are to become an international superstar, give to the poor, and build a house for her parents. Hopefully Antonia makes it over here in the U.S. She definitely has all the components to make it. Did you know who Antonia Iacobescu was before this article? Let us know what your favorite Antonia song is in the comments below!