Ekaterina Varnava, Comedy Woman
Ekaterina Varnava is a Russian actress, choreographer and Comedy Woman participant. Previously, she was KVN participant and played for such teams as Sbornaya Malikh Narodov (Team of Minorities) and Svoi Sekreti (Our Secrets).
Ekaterina was born on December 9, 1984 in Moscow in a family of a military man and a therapist. Katya has two older brothers, Igor and Alexei. Soon after her birth the family moved to Wunsdorf, the GDR. Katya returned to Russia only at the age of seven. Ekaterina was engaged in ballroom dancing since early childhood. Almost every summer the girl spent in the summer camp Geologist, where she performed as a dancer a lot. Parents wanted their daughter to become a great dancer, but due to an injury the girl had to quit the sport at the age of 14. It was very difficult for her. Ekaterina still feels uncomfortable when she sees her former dance partners at Russian and international championships.
Varnava graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys.
She was the presenter of the program Vne Igry (Offside) together with Alexander Masliakov Jr. and Maria Kravchenko.
The beautiful girl became popular as a participant of the female comic show Comedy Woman. She performs as sex-icon of the show and also is responsible for arrangement of dances. Participants of the show are trying to break the stereotype that women have no or limited sense of humor.
On August 27, 2012 she became a TV host of the program NTV morning. Ekaterina is also a presenter of the TV show Battle of Choirs on Russia 1 channel.
In 2014, Varnava replaced Olga Freimuth and became a presenter of the Ukrainian television project Who’s Top.
Ekaterina played in such films as Happy Together (2012), 8 First Dates (2012), Young Grandpa (2014).
Her photos could be seen on pages of men’s magazine Maxim (April, 2010) and in November 2012 Ekaterina appeared on the cover of XXL magazine.
In the autumn of 2013 Varnava took part in advertising campaigns for on-line shoe store Sapato.ru.
Ekaterina had a love affair with a married man, but realized that such a relationship was not for her. Now she has a boyfriend.