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Doni
Дони Векилов
Background
Birth name Dobrin Dimitrov Vekilov
Native name Добрин Димитров Векилов
Born (1967-05-07) 7, 1967 (age 52)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation Singer, composer, actor
Years active 1989–present
Associated acts Atlas, Medikus, Neti, Doni i Momchil, Fondaciqta
Website www.donineti.com


Dobrin Dimitrov Vekilov (born May 7, 1967) (Bulgarian Cyrillic: Добрин Димитров Векилов), best known by his stage name Doni (Bulgarian Cyrillic: Дони), is a Bulgarian pop singer, composer and actor.

Biography

Prior to turning to singing, Doni was educated as a pharmacist. He began studying music in 1988 and started his professional music career in the 1990s as a member of the bands "Atlas" and "Medikus". Doni subsequently formed one of the most successful musical duos in Bulgaria with Momchil Kolev or simply Momchil.

Vekilov has worked together in a musical capacity with and is married to Antoaneta Dobreva, better known by her stage name Neti, and they have a daughter.

In his career so far, Vekilov has made 500 songs, composing more than 250 of them, while the number of those for which he has been the text writer exceeds 300. Doni is vegetarian. Doni is tibetan buddhist. He has from time to time been active in Bulgarian politics.

Awards

Award Result
Best Band/Duet Nominated
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