Polina Glen is a Russian dancer and choreographer from St. Petersburg. She is said to in a relationship with Hollywood actor Johnny Depp, 30 years senior to her. She began as a beauty pageant winner, and eventually gained popularity after she participated in a Russian dance-based reality show. Polina later worked as a choreographer and owned a dance school in St. Petersburg. She is quite active on social media platforms. In her early twenties, Polina traveled across Europe, before moving to the US to further her dance career. Polina became a subject of news headlines after her affair with Johnny came out in public. The two have often been clicked together. Sources say that Johnny and Polina are planning to get married, but neither of the two has given any confirmation yet.
Childhood & Early Life
Polina was born on March 25, 1994, to Irina and Gennedy Glen. Irina is a Soviet Kazakhstan-born entrepreneur and a ‘St. Petersburg State Polytech University’ alumnus. Polina’s mother owns a Karelia-based willow herbal tea company, and is a qualified travel guide and translator.
Polina was interested in music and learned to play the violin. However, when she told her mother that she wanted to join a dance class, her mother refused to pay for the lessons. Nevertheless, Polina did manage to convince her mother and eventually made a career as a dancer.
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In 2012, Polina was crowned 'Miss Nebar,' a beauty pageant organized by a local bar 'Nebar,' in St. Petersburg. The following year, she participated in the local dance-based reality show 'GO GO Girls,' which was sponsored by promo-studio 'SubFighters SHOW.' Polina bagged the second position on the show.
Polina owned a dance school in St. Petersburg, 'L.I.P.S,' which she founded around 2015, but it shut down permanently in April 2016. Additionally, Polina gave dance lessons at 'Stadia Dance School' (now closed) and a master class at a dance studio 'BAZA' on April 13, 2019. The same year, Polina participated in a dance project called 'Playground LA,' and was mentored by the 'FIrst Step' famed choreographer Tevyn Cole.
Polina is quite active in the social media, and has over 151 thousand 'Instagram' followers. She owns a self-titled 'YouTube' channel that hosts her dance videos. However, the fan base of the channel is nowhere close to that of her 'Instagram' page.
Relationship with Johnny Depp
Polina first met the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor when she was in the US searching for better career options. They crossed each other at a party in Los Angeles. Polina reportedly had no idea of Johnny’s stardom. According to sources, it was Johnny who approached Polina to start a conversation. The two clicked almost immediately.
Johnny and Polina's relationship was a secret for some time. The media clicked them together when Polina and Johnny were on a Europe tour. In 2018, Polina was seen attending Johnny’s performance with the band 'Hollywood Vampires' in Moscow. They were also clicked together at a hotel in Belgrade, Serbia.
Some of Johnny’s close sources have revealed that Johnny was attracted to Polina because she was different from the Los Angeles crowd. The two travel a lot and often spend time at Johnny's Sunset Boulevard mansion. They enjoy watching Hollywood classics, and Polina loves listening to Johnny’s piano numbers. She often accompanies Johnny to his film locations.
A few of Polina’s friends have shared to media that Johnny has planned to meet Polina’s parents. They have also given a hint of their wedding plans. If that turns out to be true, it will not be the first time for Johnny to walk the aisle. The actor has married twice and has two children from a long-term relationship with a French model and actress Vanessa Paradis.