Celia (born Cristina Ioana Socolan on October 14, 1984) is a Romanian singer-songwriter. She began her career in 2005 as a member of the band Elegance. Her first album, Cine te iubește (Who loves you), published with the collaboration of Casian Dion (aka Issa), is characterized by a dance sound. During the summer of the same year she decided to begin a solo career. Biography, Celia was born in Deva (Hunedoara), Romania in 1984. She began her career in 2005 being a member of the band Elegance. In 2007 she had a relationship with Costi Ioniţă, the producer of her first album. The two broke up after a few months and she met Askim Kemal, a Turkish businessman. They started dating in 2008 and they planned to get married in October 2010, but they ended their relationship in that year. After a short reapproaching they definitely broke up in 2010 because, as Celia explained, her engaged wanted her to end up her music career after the marriage.