Ivi Adamou is a Greek Cypriot singer. She was born and raised in Ayia Napa, Cyprus and currently lives in Athens, Greece. She has been studying sociology at the Panteion University since 2012. Adamou rose to recognition in Greece and Cyprus following her participation in the second season of the Greek version of The X Factor, where she was under the mentorship of Giorgos Theofanous. In 2010 right after her elimination from The X Factor, Adamou secured a recording contract with Sony Music Greece.
Ivi Adamou was born onNovember 1993 in Ayia Napa, Famagusta, to a Greek Cypriot father and a Bulgarian mother. She is one of the three children of her family she has two sisters, one older and one younger. At the age of 9, she got on the stage for first time and participated in a music competition where she competed with the song Kaka Paidia by Anna Vissi and managed to win the competition. Since that competition, she started music theory, vocal lessons, and piano which allowed her to acquire the suitable skills to win prizes in several local song competitions.