• Anna Kuzenkov (aka Anna Zak) is an internet personality, model and singer born in Sochi, Russia
• Migrated to Israel in 2010 and is currently attending her senior year at Mekif Hey High School
• Started career in 2014 on the reality show “The Boys and The Girls”, and launched her modelling career at 15
• Gained fame in second half of 2014 on the Musical.ly platform, with her looks and wittiness helping her build her fanbase across other platforms like TikTok and Instagram
• Net worth estimated at over $1 million in early 2020
Anna Kuzenkov, better known as Anna Zak, was born in Sochi, Russia, on 12 March 2001, her zodiac sign is Pisces, and she holds Israeli nationality, however, Israeli law doesn’t recognize an Israeli nationality but their people are rather registered as Jewish, Arab, Circassian, or Druze. She is an internet personality, model and a singer, best known for her popular TikTok account.
Early life and education
Anna spent the first nine years of her life in Sochi, raised by her parents Denis and Natalia Kuzenkov until in 2010 the family immigrated to Israel. Anna has an older sister, while her grandparents are also living with them.
They spent the next several years living in Ashdod (Israel), but then Denis and Natalia divorced, with Denis returning to Russia to work on the Sochi Olympics. Anna’s older sister joined the Israel Defence Forces as a soldier, while Anna is currently attending her senior year at Mekif Hey High School – her professors were amazed when they found out that she makes around NIS 10,000 ($3,000) per month thanks to her social media accounts.
Anna’s father is Jewish and her mother is not and although Anna was raised Jewish – she states that she isn’t following any religion.
Career as a TikTok influencer and other ventures
Anna launched her career in 2014 when she appeared in “The Boys and The Girls” Israeli kids reality show, and then launched her modelling career after a scout saw this performance. She signed her first contract when she was 15 in 2016, worth NIS 50,000 (around $15,000), and started modelling for Scoop Shoes; at the time in Israel that amount of money was considered to be a huge for someone her age. She went on to work for the Veet hair removal brand until in 2017 she was chosen as the head of the Now United project launched by Simon Fuller, a British entrepreneur, and often flies from Israel to Los Angeles and back, as required.
Anna is more popular for the career she has launched on the internet since she opened her Musical.ly account in the second half of 2014. She began uploading lip syncing videos, which is what the platform was mostly used for, and her looks and wittiness helped her build her fanbase. After realizing she was very good at singing and dancing, she began incorporating dance moves and real singing in her videos, and launched her account on the TikTok platform. By 2016, her fanbase on TikTok grew to nearly two million, and she was given the nickname ‘Queen of Lip Syncing Videos’. while she is currently followed by close to five million people.
She is an Instagram star as well, on which she’s gathered more than 1.2 million followers, and launched her YouTube channel on 15 August 2017, currently subscribed by over 170,000 people – Anna only uploads her music videos here.
Her singing career began on 23 August 2017, with the release of her debut song “Money Honey” which has been accessed more than 4.5 million times on YouTube, followed by “My Love”, while her third single was released on 27 March 2018 entitled “Bang Bang”. Thanks to these three songs, Anna became popular in Israel, and performed all around the country, and was invited to sing the soundtrack for the “To The Edge” Israeli movie in the summer of 2018.
Her fourth single entitled “Tik Tok” came out in April 2019, and “Call it Out” followed just two months later. Her mos recent song “Hola Mamacita” was released on 24 September 2019, and in the second half of 2019 she was cast to appear in the “Festigal” annual Israeli show.
Love life and boyfriend
Anna has talked about her boyfriend in some of the videos she uploaded onto her social media accounts, but has only disclosed that he is a Frenchman currently living in Lyon, and that his first name starts with ‘F’. She admitted in an interview with Wikipedia’s sponsor Adika in 2019 that the two were dating, but not seeing each other that often because of distance and work commitments.
Before that, in 2017 rumors began circulating the internet about the Tik Tok star being in a relationship with a boy who is attending the same high school as she – the two allegedly met in 2016 and started dating after nearly a year of being friends. Anna did not comment on the matter, and it was later stated by her fans that the two split sometime in December 2017.
Hobbies and other interests
Anna likes to travel and has spent more than a month living in several countries on different continents, such as in Lyon in France and Sochi in Russia, Israel in Western Asia, and Los Angeles, California in the USA.
She enjoys watching movies in her free time and her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Sandra Bullock, while some of her favorite movies are “Seven Pounds”, “The Pursuit of Happiness”, and “While You Were Sleeping”. She is a big lover of animals, and has a pet Chihuahua dog which is often featured in the pictures she uploads onto her Instagram account. She is physically very active as she has four to five training sessions at the gym each week, while she also enjoys running in a park and cycling.
Anna’s favorite season is summer as she likes lying on the beach and sun-baking, showing off her body. Her second favorite season is winter, spending it in the Alps skiing with her best friends.
Appearance and net worth
Anna is 18 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall, and weighs around 159lbs (72kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.