Urgant in Tbilisi
April 16, 1978 |
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR
|Alma mater||Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy|
|Years active||Since 1999|
Ivan Andreevich Urgant (Russian: Ива́н Андре́евич У́ргант), (born 16 April 1978) is a Russian television personality, presenter, actor and musician. Since 2012, he has hosted Evening Urgant, Russia's first Western-style late-night talk show.
In 2007, 2009, 2010 (2), 2011, 2014 and 2015 Ivan Urgant was awarded TEFI.
Ivan also judged KVN games several times.
Urgant has hosted 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 (Russia-1, 2003–2004)
- Pyramid (Russia-1, 2004)
- Great Premiere (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)
- The Magic World of Walt Disney (Channel One, 2008–2011)
- Big Difference (Channel One, 2008–2012)
- Circus (Channel One, 2008)
- One-Storied 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)
- England in general and particular (Channel One; 2014)
- Jewish Happiness (Channel One; 2016)
Ivan Urgant plays the guitar, piano and drums. In the late 90's he acted under the pseudonym Vnuk (Russian: Внук - Grandson). In 2011 Ivan resumed singing career, acts under the pseudonym Grisha Urgant.
- 1998 — "Star"
- 2012 — "Estrada"
- "THE HOSTS OF MOSCOW 2009!". Eurovision.tv. 2009-05-07.