Young and beautiful Russian actress Maria Berseneva (maiden name is Shipova) was born on May 30, 1981 in Moscow. Her father was a sport coach, judge of international class, a black belt karate holder. No wonder Maria was trained karate. Her mother was a skating coach and a teacher of physical education in the institute. In 2002 Maria graduated from Moscow Theatrical Institute. For several years the beautiful actress worked for the professional model agencies, participated in fashion shows and commercials. Fashion business gave more money than acting career, at first the actress was given only episodic roles.
The first important role was in the TV series “Daughters-Mothers”. Then she played in “Peter the Excellent”, “And still I love Him”, “Champion”. “Margosha” is another famous TV series where Mariya played one of the main characters – Margo Rebrova.
Maria’s first husband was a businessman Guram Kofenlu, 13 years older than her. Guram and Maria got married on August 14, 2002. Maria gave birth to their son Nikita, and when the child was half a year Guram and Maria got divorced. Maria has known her second husband – kick boxer Nikolay Bersenev since their school years. On December 21, 2007 she married Nikolay (before the official registration they had lived almost five years in a civil marriage). Nikolay and Maria Bersenevs divorced on January 9, 2010.