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Alina Ibragimova


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Full NameAlina Ibragimova
First NameAlina
Last NameIbragimova
ProfessionRussian-British violinist
Birth CityPolevskoy
Birth CountryRussia
Father NameRinat Ibragimova
Father ProfessionRussian classical double bass player
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTom Service
Date of BirthSeptember 28,1985
Age38 years
Married DateMarch,2015

Alina Ibragimova is a well-known Russian-British violinist

She is also the winner of the London Symphony Orchestra Music Scholarship in 2002.

Married Life

Alina is a married woman. She is the wife of Tom Service. Their wedding took place in the year 2015 in March.

Meet Alina Ibragimova’s Husband

Tom Service is a British writer, music journalist, and television and radio presenter

He was born on March 8, 1976, in Glasgow, Scotland. 

He has been writing on The Guardian regularly since 1999 and is also presenting on BBC Radio 3 since 2001. He is also a Professor of Music at Gresham College. 

Alina Ibragimova Husband Tom Service
Alina Ibragimova Husband Tom Service Source: BBC

How They Met

Alina and Tom first met while Tom was interviewing Alina for The Guardian in the year 2012. 

At that time, Tom was writing at The Guardian and Alina was establishing her career as a violinist. Alina was gaining popularity, and Tom decided to write about her so he asked to take her interview which Alina agreed. 

After the interview was over, they have a mutual liking for each other. 

Their affair started, and they began to meet each other for romantic dates and started spending time together. 

Soon they became girlfriend and boyfriend. 

As both of their professions required lots of time and traveling which meant more time apart from each other, they did not give up on each other and continued supporting one another. 

They were so into each other that they got engaged, and shortly after they got engaged, they tied the knot. 

They took vows and became husband and wife in the presence of their close family and friends.

Their wedding took place in London. Alina looked gorgeous wearing white gown layered in a draped tulle and Tom full Scottish kilted regalia. 

Here is a picture of Aline with her spouse from their wedding ceremony.

Alina Ibragimova Wedding Picture With Husband
Alina Ibragimova Wedding Picture With Husband Source: The Violin Channel

There has been no news about the couple having any children

As they both are very private people, they like to be in the news only for their professional work rather than their personal life.

The couple has been happily married for four years now as of 2019.

Net Worth

The details about Alina’s net worth is not known and is under review. She has earned her income by being a violinist.

She started playing the violin at a very young age of 4 or 5

She had played violin with different orchestras and also worked with conductors such as Sir Charles Mackerras, Valery Gergiev, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Paavo Järvi, Richard Hickox and Osmo Vänskä.

She had also directed a period-instrument orchestra, The Academy of Ancient Music, for the very first time in the year 2012. 

She is very passionate about playing the violin that she even said that playing the violin for her is like breathing oxygen.

There is various kind of violin available in the world which is played in a different era. Below is the list of the world’s most expensive violin.

The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivarius11 million euro
The ‘Molitor’ Stradivarius2.5 million euro
The ‘Hammer’ Stradivarius2.5 million euro
The ‘Solomon, ex-Lambert’ Stradivarius2 million euro
The ‘Baron von der Leyen’ Stradivarius2 million euro

The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivarius is the most expensive violin in the world, and it was sold for £84,000 at Sotheby’s in 1971 at an auction. Again in the year 2011, the violin was put up for auction and was sold for 9.8 million pounds or more than 11 million euros.


Alina lives happily with her husband on Greenwich, London. She likes to spend most of her time with her husband. 

She enjoys traveling as her work also demand to travel for her perform shows in various part of the world.

 The details about their possession, such as their cars, property, house etc. are not available. Both of them also do not use social media and keep their lives very private away from public eyes.


  1. She was born in the year 1985. She celebrates her birthday on 28th September, which makes her 34 years of age as of 2019.
  2. She was born in Polevskoy, Russia, and her father is Rinat Ibragimova, who a Russian classical double bass player is well known as the principal bass of the London Symphony Orchestra.
  3. Although Alina was born in Russia, her nationality is British. When she was ten years, her family moved to London when her dad took the role of principal double bass of the London Symphony Orchestra.

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Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Tue Dec 10 2019 By paper-boat

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