Andrey Malakhov

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Andrey Malakhov
Andrey Malakhov, 2013
Born Andrey Nikolayevich Malakhov
(1972-01-11) January 11, 1972 (age 45)
Apatity, Russian SFSR
Nationality Russian
Alma mater University of Michigan

Andrey Nikolayevich Malakhov (Russian: Андре́й Никола́евич Мала́хов; born 11 January 1972)[1] is a Russian television personality, TV-presenter on the Channel One.


Born January 11, 1972 in Apatity (Murmansk Oblast), Malakhov studied violin at music school. In 1995 he graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University, before studying for one and a half years at the University of Michigan. During these studies Malakhov worked on the newspaper Moskovskiye Novosti and broadcast the show "Стиль" (Style) on Radio Maximum.

Publishes a magazine and website of the same name StarHit.[2]

In 1998 Malakhov entered the faculty of law of the Russian Humanitarian State University and since graduating has worked there, teaching the basics of journalism.



  • 1992 - worked at the show The Sunday With Sergey Alekseev
  • 1995 - editor of the international informational programm Morning and the presenter of the show Style
  • 1996-2001 - the show Good Morning on the Channel One
  • 2001-2004 - the show The Big Washing on this channel
  • 2004-2007 - the music show Golden Grammophone
  • since 2005 - talk show Five Evenings
  • April–May, 2006 - the show about medicine Malakhov+Malakhov (together with his namesake MD Andrey Malakhov)
  • 2005-2007 - broadcast (Golden Grammophone) on the Russkoe Radio
  • 2008 - TV-show TV-star - Superstar on the Ukrainian TV.
  • 2008 - the show Two Stars, together with Masha Rasputina
  • 2010-2011 - the show Lie Detector
  • 2012 - the Saturday talk show Tonight




In May 2009, Malakhov presented the semifinals of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with the Russian model Natalia Vodianova.[4]

Let Them Talk[edit]

Malakhov has hosted the talk show Let Them Talk since July 2001.

Personal life[edit]

In June 2011, Malakhov married Natalia Shkuleva (born 31 May 1980), a publisher of magazine Elle by Hearst Shkulev Digital (Russian edition).[5] They married in Palace of Versailles.[6]

See also[edit]


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Serbia Jovana Janković and Željko Joksimović
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(Semi-finals, with Natalia Vodianova)
Succeeded by
Norway Nadia Hasnaoui, Haddy Jatou N'jie
and Erik Solbakken