Official biography of Volodymyr Zelensky

Author : News Agency

Source : 112 Ukraine

An article that was published at President of Ukraine official website
10:37, 22 May 2019

Presidential Administration press office

Zelensky Volodymyr Oleksandrovych was born on January 25, 1978 in the city of Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk region.

Citizen of Ukraine. He lives in Ukraine, in particular during the last ten years before election day.

He has a higher education. In 1995-2000 He graduated from the Kyiv National Economic University with a degree in law, qualified as a lawyer.

1997-2003 - Actor, screenwriter, artistic director of the Kvartal 95 Club.

2003-2011 - Artistic Director in Kvartal 95 Studio.

2011-2012 - General producer of Inter TV channel.

2013-2019 - Artistic director in Kvartal 95 Studio LLC.

Founder of the NGO League of Laughter Youth Center. Did not occupy the elected positions.

In the creative asset has 10 full-length feature films. Winner of more than 30 awards of the National Television Prize of Ukraine "Teleriumph". He is also the owner of awards and winner of many international film, television festivals and media forums.

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He played a major role in the TV series "Servant of the People", which won the WorldFest Remi Award  (USA, 2016) and made it to the top four finalists in the comedy films category at the Seoul International Drama Awards (South Korea).

"The Servant of the People" was awarded the Intermedia Globe SILVER award in the "Entertainment TV Series" category at the World Media Film Festival in Hamburg (Germany).

From the very beginning of the hostilities in Donbas together with Kvartal 95 studio helped the army. The actors provided the fighters with equipment, attended front lines and various military units with concerts.

Non-fractional MP.

Married. His wife - Olena Volodymyrivn Zelenska. He has a daughter, Olexandra, and a son, Kiril.

Resides at: 04211, Kyiv, 6b Heroes of Stalingrad ave, Bldg. 1, apt. 31.

No criminal records, including not removed in the manner prescribed by law.

April 21, 2019 was elected president of Ukraine, receiving the support of 73.22% of voters.

May 20, took the oath before the people of Ukraine as the head of state.

Read the original article at President of Ukraine official website.

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