Ibolya Oláh (born 31 January 1978 in NyÃregyháza, Hungary) is a Hungarian singer. She was the runner-up of the first series of Hungarian Pop Idol, Megasztár.
The former Andrássy mansion in Tiszadob; now houses the orphanage Oláh grew up in
Oláh is of Romani ancestry. She was born in NyÃregyháza and grew up in an orphanage in Tiszadob where she studied vegetable gardening. She briefly attended a music school in Budapest but did not finish it, she learned to sing and to play the guitar mostly by herself. After a few unsuccessful entries at talent contests she entered the talent show Megasztár (in its first season during 2003/04) and came second after Vera TÃ³th. Her debut album, released in 2004, reached #1 on the Hungarian album chart and stayed on the chart for 41 weeks. Her second album, released in the following year, was #2 and her third album #4.
Her main influences are Linda Perry, Alanis Morissette, Pink, IldikÃ³ Keresztes, Guns N' Roses, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Queen.
In November 2011 she came out as a lesbian. Fanart Banner