The ex-wife of Basharov got married a second time. Prior to that, she avoided serious relationships for several years.
The now famous Russian actress Ekaterina Arkharova was born in Moscow. Her father was a church employee and her mother was a gemstone specialist. When Katya was just a baby, her parents divorced, and her mother married Emmanuel Vitorgan's cousin, Semyon Goldenberg. Therefore, famous Soviet actors were often in their house, and perhaps it was then that a craving for the acting profession appeared in her. As a child, the girl attended art and music schools, she was predicted a great future as an artist. To this day, drawing remains her favorite pastime. When Katya was a teenager, the family emigrated to Italy. It was quite difficult to start living in a foreign country at the age of 14, but Catherine quickly got used to it, learned the language. She graduated from the Roman classical lyceum, the diploma of which gave her the right to enter any faculty of the National University. Parents insisted on a career as a lawyer, but she chose the National School of Italian Cinematography.
It should be noted that for Italians, the blue-eyed blonde looks rather exotic, and therefore, on the one hand, she is immediately noticeable, and on the other, her acting role is limited. That is why in Italy she almost always got the role of girls from Eastern Europe. Already in her third year, she made her debut in the film "Youth at Night", where she played a Russian student working part-time in a nightclub.
She became truly famous after the movie "The Accidental Mom". In it, she played a girl from Albania who fell into sexual slavery. At the same time, her partner was Rafaella Carra. Apparently the presence of a star of this magnitude strongly influenced her, and Catherine did not pass the first tests. The director of the film decided that she was too constrained, besides, such a well-groomed girl was not associated with an Albanian refugee. However, she achieved a second audition, re-dressed, changed clothes and got the role. The film became so popular that it was later turned into a mini-series.
She then starred in many Italian films. At the same time, her partners were such stars as Ornella Muti, Keanu Reeves, Raul Bova, Terence Hill and other celebrities. It is noteworthy that in the first films she starred under the name of her biological father - Ekaterina Kopnina, but then took her mother's maiden name becoming Arkharova.
Homecoming and unsuccessful marriage
In 2004, she meets Dmitry Malikov, who takes her for an Italian and offers to star in his video. She arrives in Moscow and sees that Russia has changed a lot during the time she was not here. Ekaterina immediately concludes a contract with an acting agency and begins to actively act in films. First, she gets bit parts in the TV series "Kamenskaya", "Return of the Titanic". Investigator Tatyana Volkova in the series "Private detective" became her debut main role in Russia. Then she starred in the full-length film "The Maltese Cross", where she worked with Yuri Solomin, Alexander Inshakov. Alevtina Evdokimova. Also in her filmography are the series "The Odyssey of Detective Gurov", "Death Live", "Wanted", "Hotel" and others. At the same time, all the stunts in Arkharova's films were performed by herself.
Ten years after moving to Moscow, she meets Marat Basharov. By the way, for her it was the first marriage, before that there was no information at all about her men either in Russia or in Italy. They got married literally two months after they met, and divorced four months after the wedding.
At the same time, the divorce was widely covered in the press, since Basharov beat her to a coma. According to rumors, during the period of their married life, he gave her three concussions. Despite the fact that Basharov publicly apologized to her, she still did not forgive him.
“It’s a pity that on my way I met such a deceitful and cowardly person who is used to hiding behind someone else’s skirt and not being responsible for words and deeds. But, alas, love is evil”- later said Arkharova about Basharov.
Break and start again
After a divorce from Basharov, Catherine for some time did not meet with anyone at all, although many novels were attributed to her. Indeed, after the divorce, she appeared in public now with Alexei Vorobyov, then with Pavel Delong. It was also believed that she was having a serious affair with French businessman Asif.
In fact, it was a friendly relationship, the actress argued. And a truly serious romance she began in 2017 with the manager of a Moscow restaurant, Artem Ilyasov. In June 2018, he proposed to her, and they got married at the end of August. According to eyewitnesses, all the necessary traditions and rituals were observed at the wedding, because for her chosen one this is the first marriage. In the nearest plans of the actress - the development of a joint gastronomic business with her husband, the continuation of filming in Russian TV series. Ekaterina Arkharova proved with her experience that any adversity can be overcome and live on in joy and happiness.