There are three artists who have performed under the name Karina. 1) Karina Pasian (born July 18, 1991) is an American singer and pianist. She is currently signed to Def Jam. Karina is of Dominican and American descent. Pasian first began taking piano lessons at the age of three from her babysitter, and began classical piano training while in kindergarten. She began working with a vocal coach when she was eight. She learned how to sing in seven different languages (English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, French, Armenian, and Arabic), and is fluent in two (English and Spanish).