April 16, 1978 |
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR
|Years active||Since 1999|
Ivan also judged KVN games several times.
In 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014 Ivan Urgant was awarded TEFI.
In 2012 Ivan released his first solo album called "Estrada" under the name Grisha Urgant.
Ivan Urgant with Alexander Tsekalo owns a restaurant "The Сад" (Russian: Сад - Garden) in Moscow.
He is known for hosting various TV shows, including:
- Petersburg Courier (Petersburg - Channel 5, 1999)
- Big Movie (MTV Russia, 2001)
- Cheerful Morning (MTV Russia, 2001–2002)
- Total Show (MTV Russia, 2002)
- Expresso (MTV Russia, 2002–2004)
- People's Artist (RTR, 2003–2004)
- Pyramid (RTR, 2004)
- Great Première (Channel One, 2005)
- Spring with Ivan Urgant (Channel One, 2006)
- Gusto (Channel One; 2006 - present)
- Circus With Stars (Channel One, 2007)
- Stenka na stenku (Showdown) (Channel One, 2007–2008)
- Big Difference (Channel One, 2008–2012)
- Circus (Channel One, 2008)
- Single storey America (Channel One, 2008)
- Prozhektorperiskhilton (Channel One, 2008–2012)
- Tour de France (Channel One, 2011)
- Evening Urgant (Channel One; 2012 - present)
- Their Italia (Channel One; 2012)
- The German puzzle (Channel One; 2013)
- Hobbies: amateur photographer, multi-instrumentalist
- Height: 1.95 m