|Born||February 14, 1974|
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
|Genres||Stand-up, Sketch comedy|
Garik Yurievich Martirosyan (Russian: Гарик Юрьевич Мартиросян, Armenian: Գարիկ Մարտիրոսյան; born February 13, 1974) is a Russia-based Armenian entertainer, comedian, TV host, actor and singer. He is the co-producer and host of the Comedy Club Russia which airs on Russian TV channel TNT. He was also one of 4 hosts of Prozhektorperiskhilton broadcast on Channel One.
Garik Martirosyan was born on February 14, 1974, in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union. In 2002, he graduated from Yerevan State Medical University with a degree in neurology. He worked three years in a psychological hospital. From 1993 to 2002, he was a member (captain from 1997) of the New Armenians team of the Russian TV show KVN. In 2003, with the help of fellow New Armenians Artur Janibekyan and Artash Sarksyan, he founded Comedy Club. Together with Larisa Dolina, he won the Two Stars TV show. He hosted the first two seasons of Minute of Fame, the Russian version of America's Got Talent on Channel One. He and his wife Zhanna Levina met in Sochi and have a daughter named Jasmine, who was born in 2004, and son Daniel, born in 2009.
In March 2007, his brother Levon Martirosyan announced that Garik intends to participate in the pre-election campaign of the United Liberal-National Party of Armenia. The idea to establish the party belonged to Garik.
- Comedy Club (2005–present)
- Nasha Russia (2006–2011)
- Minute of Fame (2007–present)
- Prozhektorperiskhilton (2008–present)
- Main Stage (2015)
- 168 Hours Weakly online: The place of meeting – Comedy Club Archived May 3, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- (in Russian) Гарик Мартиросян: возьму в плен артистку!
- Famous Armenian showman Garik Martirosyan takes part in the pre-election campaign of United Liberal-National Party[permanent dead link]
- (in Russian) Regnum.ru: В парламенте Армении может стать веселее: ведущий Comedy Club Гарик Мартиросян метит в депутаты