from Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum webpage
2000, JD in Law, Kyiv National Economic University. 1997-2003, Actor, Screenwriter, Creative Director, stand-up comedy contest team Quarter-95. 2003-11, Artistic Director, Studio Kvartal-95. 2011-12, General Producer, TV Channel Inter. 2013-19, Artistic Director, Studio Kvartal-95. Founder, NGO The League of Laughter Youth Center. Has held no elected posts. Movie career includes 10 feature films, over 30 accolades of the Ukrainian National TV Awards Teletriumph and multiple prizes of the international movie and television festivals and media forums. Played the lead role in “The Servant of the People” TV series that won the WorldFest Remi Award (USA, 2016) and made the comedy film finalist short-list of the Seoul International Drama Awards (South Korea). “The Servant of the People” also won the Intermedia Globe SILVER award in the Entertainment TV Show category at the WorldMediaFestival in Hamburg (Germany). From the very beginning of hostilities in Donbass, together with the Studio Kvartal-95 colleagues, assisted the army by sending money and equipment, and visited the frontline and military units with concerts. Political independent. On 21 April 2019, won the regular election with 73.22% of the vote and on 20 May 2019, was sworn-in as the President of Ukraine.
That alleged 73% of the vote invites a “really?” response. —Eds