Doni (Bulgarian singer)

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.

Добрин Димитров Векилов
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Background information
Birth nameDobrin Dimitrov Vekilov
Born (1967-05-07) May 7, 1967 (age 52)
Sofia, Bulgaria
GenresPop, pop rock
Occupation(s)Singer, composer, actor
Years active1989–present
Associated actsAtlas, Medikus, Neti, Doni i Momchil, Fondaciqta


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".[1] 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.[2]

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.[3]

Doni is vegetarian.[2] Doni is tibetan buddhist.

He has from time to time been active in Bulgarian politics.[4]


  1. ^ "Добрин Векилов - Дони - aртист" (in Bulgarian). 26 March 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b blitz editors (29 March 2011). Нети роди след 11 години опити за зачеване, двойката чакаше момче, но се роди Лилия. (in Russian). Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Дони - Добрин Векилов" (in Bulgarian). 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  4. ^ Melteva, Bosilena (30 March 2004). ""Новото време" раздава лични карти вместо партийни книжки" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 15 September 2014.

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