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Markus Riva (Miķelis Ļaksa) was born on 2 October, 1986 in Talsi, Latvia. Discover Markus Riva's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 37 years old?

Popular As Miķelis Ļaksa
Occupation Singer
Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 2 October, 1986
Birthday 2 October
Birthplace Talsi, Latvia
Nationality Latvia

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In 2020, he returned for a seventh consecutive year with the song "Impossible", co written by Aminata. Although his song was shortlisted and he was invited to audition in front of the selection panel, he was not selected to participate in the finals.


In 2019, he participated in Supernova with his song "You Make Me So Crazy". Having qualified from the semi-final, he placed second out of 8 entries, behind the eventual winner Carousel's song That Night. Along with his 2015 attempt, this is Riva's most successful entry so far.


In 2018, Riva entered again with the song "This Time". Originally, he was said to have failed to qualify from his semi-final, however due to technical errors in the voting he would have qualified over Ritvars' song "Who's Counting", so both songs were sent through to the final. In the final, Riva placed fifth out of eight entries.


Riva worked at Capital FM as a DJ, and has composed music for various television shows. He has competed repeatedly in Latvia's national selection for the entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest. Since 2017, Riva hosts the TV3 show X Faktors, Latvia's version of The X Factor.

In 2017, Riva sent his song "Dynamite", however he failed to qualify from Heat 2, finishing in sixth place.


In 2016, Riva entered with his song "I Can", and came third in the final, however since he was in neither the top two in the jury voting or the televote, he did not reach the superfinal.


In 2015, Markus released his first single in Russian titled "Taty", the video for the single was made by director Alan Badoev. The English version of the single is called "Take Me Down" and was one of the finalist songs for the Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2015, he returned with his song "Take Me Down", which went on to place second in the final, behind the eventual winner Aminata's song Love Injected. This has been Riva's most successful entry so far, along with 2019.


Markus Riva is well known for his attempts to represent Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest. He has entered the national selection for the past seven years in a row, from 2014 to 2020.

In 2014, Riva entered the Latvian selection with his song "Lights On", which came eleventh in the final of the selection.


Miķelis Ļaksa (born 2 October 1986), known professionally as Markus Riva, is a Latvian singer and producer. He has released several albums, including the debut album Ticu (2009).