Volodymyr Zelensky, Age, Wife, Kids, Movies, Height, Parents and Net Worth

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Volodymyr Zelensky is a Ukrainian politician, actor, a comedian, and a producer who won the presidential election, 2019. However, he is the first president of Ukraine to be elected without any prior political experience. President Volodymyr is the sixth president of Ukraine and is currently in office.

Zelensky was born on January 25th, 1978, in Ukraine. He is in his mid-40s and grew up as a native Russian speaker in Kryvyi Rih, a major city in Central Ukraine. His father was a computer science professor, and his mother was an engineer.

After obtaining his degree from the Kyiv National Economic University. He pursued comedy and create the company Kvartal 95. This company produced TV shows, movies and cartoons with Servant of the People being their most successful production.

The show,  Servant of the People, has aired since 2015 to 2019 and it was hugely popular. Interestingly, In March 2018, a political party with the same name was created by employees of Kvartal 95.

In the New Year’s Eve address, Zelensky formally announced his candidacy in the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election and called on citizens to vote for him on New Year’s Day.

A man without any political experience, he has been supported by a large portion of the public and was already one of the front runners in the opinion polls. Zelenskyy won with 73.23%, defeating Poroshenko.

Zelensky promised that he would fight corruption, confront Ukraine’s oligarchs, and end the war in Donbass.

Volodymyr Zelensky Age

He was born Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy to Jewish parents on 25 January 1978 in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine. Currently he is 44 years old in 2022.

Volodymyr Zelensky Wife and Kids

Zelensky’s wife is Olena Kiyashko, whom he met in high school and married in September 2003. In addition, the couple has two kids: their first daughter Oleksandra was born on July 2004, while Kyrylo their son was born on January 2013.

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You can see Zelenskyy’s daughter in the 2014 movie 8 New Dates, but she is playing the role of her father’s daughter as Sasha. In 2016, she participated in a show called The Comedy, Comet Company Comedy’s Kids and won 50,000 hryvinia.

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 Education

At 16 years old, he passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language and received an education grant to receive a degree in Israel, but his father refused to allow him.

Although Zelensky graduated with a law degree from the Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics, then a department of Kyiv National Economic University, currently, Kryvyi Rih National University, he has never practiced law.

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Volodymyr Zelensky Height?

President Zelensky has an estimated height of 5’7″ tall

Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky has been the subject of a lot of buzz with his recent victory.

He is the youngest president in Ukraine history and has never held any political office before.

Volodymyr Zelensky Campaign Promises to Ukraine

During the last few hours of 2018, Zelensky made a declaration to run for office, but nobody knew what experience he had. In his 3 proposals, Zelensky vowed to fight corruption, confront Ukraine’s oligarchs and put an end to the bloodshed in Donbass.

Critics are now saying that Zelensky is not going to follow through on any of these promises. The Donetsk region of Donbass remains under a Russian siege and the country is at war.

Volodymr campaigned on being the antithesis to other presidential candidates and Ukrainians voted for him. However, he was installed as president on May 2nd, 2019, filling positions with friends, and trashing his own campaign promise.

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In addition, Zelenskyy promised to end Ukraine’s unending conflict with Russia as part of his presidential campaign, and has attempted to engage, in a dialogue with Vladimir Putin- which ended in futility.

Furthermore, Zelenskyy’s administration already had risen tensions with Russia in 2021 and it culminated in a full-scale Russian invasion into Ukraine.

The president originally said he didn’t want any trouble, but now he’s asking NATO for military support and guarantees to help withstand whatever is coming.

After the start of the invasion, Zelenskyy declared martial law across Ukraine and a general mobilization of the armed forces. His leadership during the crisis has won him widespread international admiration, and he has been described as a symbol of national defiance to Russian aggression.

 Parents

The Ukranian president is the son of Oleksandr Zelenskyy (father), a professor and computer scientist and the head of the Department of Cybernetics and Computing Hardware at the Kryvyi Rih State University of Economics and Technology, and his mother is, Rymma Zelenska, a retired engineer.

Volodymyr Zelensky, Net Worth

$ 1.5 million/37 million Ukrainian hryvnias

Volodymyr Zelensky is a Ukrainian politician, comedian and actor. He became president in 2019 after he won the presidential election against Petro Poroshenko with 73.3% of the votes.

He had been working as an actor and a comedian before his victory in the presidential election.

Celebrity Net Worth estimates the president’s net worth to be at $ 1.5 million. However, his financial disclosure from last reported assets worth 37 million Ukrainian hryvnias and a net worth at the time of $ 1.5 million

Volodymyr Zelensky, Twitter

Volodymyr Zelensky is a Ukrainian comedian and a political and current president. However, his twitter handle is https://twitter.com/ZelenskyyUa

He has more than 5.2 million followers on his twitter account.

Volodymyr Zelensky Movies

2009 Love in the Big City as Igor

2011 Office Romance. Our Time Anatoly Efremovich Novoseltsev

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2012 Love in the Big City 2 as Igor

”        Rzhevsky Versus Napoleon, Napoleon and 8 First Dates as Nikita Sokolov

In 2014, he acted in, Love in Vegas where he played the role of Igor Zelenskyy, later the same year, he played a voice over as Paddington Bear in Paddington a Ukrainian Dub

2015 8 New Dates Nikita Andreevich Sokolov

2016 Servant of the People 2 where he played the role as Vasyl Petrovych Holoborodko

2018 I, You, He, She Maksym Tkachenko

 Tv series and Shows

2006 Dancing with the Stars (Ukraine) as contestant

2008–2012 Svaty (“In-Laws”) as producer

2015–2019 Servant of the People Vasyl Petrovych Holoborodko

Volodymyr Zelensky Comedy

Volodymr became a member of his local KVN team when he was 17, and later joined the United Ukrainian team(“Zaporizhia-Kryvyi Rih-Transit”) that competed in Major League. Furthermore, in 1997, they won the competition.

In 1997, Zelensky created and headed the Kvartal 95 team, which later transformed into the comedy group Kvartal 95. From 1998 to 2003, the Kvartal 95 team played in the major league and in Ukrainian KVN. Also, members of the team spent a significant amount of time touring Moscow and even exploring post-Soviet countries.

In 2003, TV production company Kvartal 95 started working with Ukrainian channel 1+1, and in 2005 they made the move to Inter a Ukrainian channel.

In 2008, Zelensky was featured in the popular film Love in the Big City and its sequel. He has also acted in other movies like Office Romance and Our Time. Not to mention, the movie he acted in called Rzhevsky Versus Napoleon that came out in 2012 and The third season of Love in the Big City in 2014 among others.

In addition, Zelenskyy has served as a member of the Inter TV board and general producer from 2010-2012.