Romanian Female Sportspersons

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Nadia Comaneci
(Romanian Retired Gymnast and a Five-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
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Birthdate: November 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Onești, Romania

Nadia Comaneci is a Romanian former gymnast. One of the best-known gymnasts in the world, Comaneci has five Olympic gold medals under her belt. Credited with popularizing gymnastics around the world, Nadia Comaneci was honored by the Laureus World Sports Academy by including her in their Athletes of the 20th Century list in 2000.

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Simona Halep
(Romanian Professional and Former World No.1 Tennis Player )
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Birthdate: September 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Constanta, Romania

Simona Halep is a Romanian tennis player. With 22 WTA singles titles and two Grand Slam singles titles under her belt, Simona Halep is one of the most successful Romanian female tennis players of all time. She is also widely considered one of the WTA Tour's best returners of the current generation.

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Márta Károlyi
(Gymnastics coach)
Márta Károlyi
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Birthdate: August 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania

Márta Károlyi is a Hungarian-born Romanian-American gymnastics coach. She was the former national team coordinator for USA Gymnastics. Her husband, Bela, is also a prominent gymnastics coach, and between them, the couple has trained nine Olympic champions, fifteen world champions, sixteen European medalists, and many US national champions. She retired from coaching in 2016. 

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Aurelia Dobre
(Artistic gymnast)
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Birthdate: November 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Aurelia Dobre is a Romanian former artistic gymnast who won three gold medals at the 24th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in 1987. In the same World Championships, she won two bronze medals. In 1988, she helped her team win the silver medal at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, she was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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Sorana Cirstea
(Romanian Professional Tennis Player)
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Birthdate: April 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Sorana Cirstea is a Romanian tennis player who reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 French Open, which remains her best Grand Slam singles result so far. An aggressive baseliner, Cirstea has also represented her country at important tournaments like the Olympics and the Fed Cup.

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Simona Amânar
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast Who Won Three Olympic Gold Medals)
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Birthdate: October 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Constanța, Romania

Simona Amânar is a Romanian retired artistic gymnast. A ten-time World Championship, 12-time European Championship, and seven-time Olympic medalist, Amânar also helped her country win four successive world team titles between 1994 and 1999. In 2007, Simona Amânar was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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Lavinia Milosovici
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast and 2-Time Olympic Champion)
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Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugoj, Romania
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Daniela Silivaș
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Birthdate: May 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Deva, Romania

Daniela Silivaș is a Romanian former artistic gymnast. She is best known for winning six medals (three gold, two silver, and one bronze) at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. She also earned six individual World Championships titles in her five-year tenure as a Romanian senior national team member. She became a coach after retiring in 1991. 

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Ecaterina Szabo
(Romanian Former Artistic Gymnast)
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Birthdate: January 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zagon, Romania

Ecaterina Szabo is a Romanian former artistic gymnast who won four gold medals and a silver medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. She also represented her country at the World Championships and European Championships, winning 10 medals and five medals respectively. In 2000, Ecaterina Szabo was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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Cătălina Ponor
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast and 3-Time Olympic Gold Medal Champion)
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Birthdate: August 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constanța, Romania
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Gina Gogean
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast Who Won Two Olympic Silver Medals)
Gina Gogean
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Birthdate: September 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Campuri, Romania

Gina Gogean is a former artistic gymnast best known for winning silver medals at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. She also won three bronze medals at the 1996 Games. A nine-time world champion and five-time European champion, Gogean has been a regular gymnastics judge since 2001. In 2013, she was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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Mariana Simionescu
(Former Romanian Professional Tennis Player Who Attained a Career-High Singles Ranking of World No. 36)
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Birthdate: November 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Targu Neamt, Romania
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Larisa Iordache
(Retired Romanian Artistic Gymnast Regarded as 'The New Nadia' and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
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Birthdate: June 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
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Mihaela Buzarnescu
(Romanian Tennis Star and 3-Time WTA Tour Winner)
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Birthdate: May 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
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Cristina Neagu
(Romanian Handball Player Who Plays as a Left Back)
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Birthdate: August 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Cristina Neagu is a Romanian handball player who plays for the Romanian women's national team. She was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the 2010 European Championship and the 2015 World Championship. Considered the greatest player of all time, Cristina Neagu is the only female handball player to win four World Player of the Year awards.

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Ana Bogdan
(Romanian Tennis Player)
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Birthdate: November 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sinaia, Romania

Ana Bogdan is a Romanian tennis player who competes in Grand Slam events. Although she is yet to win a Grand Slam, Bogdan has won 14 singles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit so far. Ana Bogdan has also represented her country in important tournaments like the Billie Jean King Cup.

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Irina-Camelia Begu
(Romanian Professional Tennis Player)
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Birthdate: August 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Irina-Camelia Begu is a Romanian tennis player who has represented her country at important tournaments like the Fed Cup and Olympic Games. She also competes in Grand Slam events, reaching the semifinals of the 2018 Australian Open and the 2021 French Open in women's doubles events.

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Andreea Răducan
(Retired Romanian Gymnast and Olympic Gold Winner)
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Birthdate: September 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bârlad, Romania
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Virginia Ruzici
(Romanian Retired Tennis Player)
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Birthdate: January 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Câmpia Turzii, Romania

Virginia Ruzici is a Romanian retired tennis player best known for winning the French Open singles title in 1978. In the same year, she also won the French Open doubles title along with Mima Jaušovec. Virginia Ruzici also represented her country in important tournaments like the Fed Cup. 

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Bernadette Szocs
(Romanian Table Tennis Player)
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Birthdate: March 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Mureș, Romania
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Sandra Izbașa
(Romanian Former Artistic Gymnast)
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Birthdate: June 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Sandra Izbașa is a Romanian former artistic gymnast who won a gold medal at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. She also won seven gold medals at the European Championships during her illustrious career. Sandra Izbașa's best result at the World Championships came at the 2006 Championships where she won the silver medal in the Balance Beam event.

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Gabriela Szabo
(Retired Romanian Runner, Who Is an Olympic Gold Medalist and a 3-Time World Champion)
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Birthdate: November 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bistriţa, Romania
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Ana Maria Popescu
(Romanian Epée Fencer)
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Birthdate: November 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Ana Maria Popescu is a Romanian fencer best known for winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. She has also won a silver medal each at the 2008 and 2020 Olympics. A two-time world champion and seven-time European champion, Ana Maria Popescu is much-respected in the world of fencing.

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Alina Popa
(Romanian-born American Bodybuilder)
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Birthdate: October 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brăila, Romania
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Jaqueline Cristian
(Romanian Tennis Player)
Jaqueline Cristian
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Birthdate: June 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Jaqueline Cristian is a Romanian tennis player who has won 10 singles titles and 10 doubles titles on the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour so far. Jaqueline Cristian has also represented her country in important tournaments like the Fed Cup.

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Corina Ungureanu
(Romanian Artistic Gymnast)
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Birthdate: August 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ploieşti, Romania

Corina Ungureanu is a Romanian artistic gymnast best known for winning two gold medals at the 1998 European Championships in St Petersburg. She is also a two-time world champion, winning the gold medals at the 1997 and 1999 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Corina Ungureanu is also famous for posing nude for the Playboy magazine.

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Teodora Ungureanu
(Romanian Retired Artistic Gymnast Who Won Two 'Olympic' Silver Medals)
Teodora Ungureanu
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Birthdate: November 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Resita, Romania

Teodora Ungureanu is a Romanian retired gymnast best known for winning two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics. She also won a silver medal at the 1978 World Championships. After retiring from gymnastics, Teodora Ungureanu had a successful career as a coach. Ungureanu was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2001.

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Emilia Eberle
(Retired Romanian Gymnast)
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Birthdate: March 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Arad, Romania

Emilia Eberle is a Romanian former gymnast best known for winning two silver medals at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. A two-time world champion, Emilia Eberle also won three silver medals at the 1979 European Championships.

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Iolanda Balas
(Romanian Athlete Who Specialized in High Jump)
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Birthdate: December 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Timişoara, Romania
Died: March 11, 2016

Iolanda Balas was a Romanian athlete who specialized in high jump. She is best known for winning a gold medal at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games; she was the first woman from Romania to win an Olympic gold. A two-time European champion and former world record holder, Balas is counted among the greatest high jumpers of the 20th century.

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Mihaela Cambei
(Romanian Weightlifter)
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Birthdate: November 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Romania

Mihaela Cambei is a Romanian weightlifter who won the bronze medal in the 49 kg category at the 2021 European Championships in Moscow. Cambei is also known for winning three gold medals at the European Youth Championships.

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Diana Bulimar
(Romanian Artistic Gymnast and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
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Birthdate: August 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Timișoara, Romania
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Maria Olaru
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
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Birthdate: June 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fălticeni, Romania
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Andreea Munteanu
(Romanian Two-Time European Artistic Gymnast Champion )
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Birthdate: May 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bustuchin, Romania
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Loredana Toma
(Romanian Weightlifter, World Champion and 3-Time European Champion)
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Birthdate: May 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
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Roxana Mărăcineanu
(French Swimming World Champion, Olympic Silver Medalist and Former Sports Minister)
Roxana Mărăcineanu
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Birthdate: May 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
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Elisabeta Lipă
(Romanian Rower, Former World Champion and Record Eight-Times Olympic Gold Medalist)
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Birthdate: October 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Siret, Suceava County, Romania
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Alexandra Agiurgiuculese
(Romanian-born Italian Rhythmic Gymnast)
Alexandra Agiurgiuculese
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Birthdate: January 15, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
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Ana Bărbosu
(Romanian Artistic Gymnast)
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Birthdate: July 26, 2006
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Focșani, Romania
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Ana Porgras
(Former Romanian Artistic Gymnast and Gold Medalist at the 2010 World Championships)
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Birthdate: December 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Galați, Romania
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Crina Pintea
(Handball player)
Crina Pintea
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Birthdate: April 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Podu Turcului, Romania
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Alexandra Marinescu
(Romanian Former Artistic Gymnast and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
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Birthdate: March 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
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Steliana Nistor
(Romanian Retired Artistic Gymnast and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
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Birthdate: September 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sibiu, Romania
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Elizabeta Samara
(Romanian Table Tennis Player and Multiple Medal Winning European Champion)
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Birthdate: April 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Constanța, Romania
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Monica Csengeri
(Romanian Weightlifter and Former European Champion, Who Was Banned for Doping)
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Birthdate: December 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Romania
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Monica Roșu
(Romanian Former Artistic Gymnast and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist (Team and Vault))
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Birthdate: May 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bacău, Romania
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Raluca Șerban
(Romanian-Cypriot Professional Tennis Player)
Raluca Șerban
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Birthdate: June 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Constanța, Romania
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Claudia Presăcan
(Romanian Artistic Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist)
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Birthdate: December 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sibiu, Romania
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Cristina Iovu
(Azerbaijani-Romanian Weightlifter Who Is From Competing Till 2026 for Blood Substitution)
Cristina Iovu
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Birthdate: November 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chișinău, Moldova
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Lavinia Agache
(Retired Romanian Artistic Gymnast and Olympics Gold Medalist)
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Birthdate: February 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caiuti, Romania
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Denisa Dedu
(Handball player)
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Birthdate: September 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brașov, Romania