Garik Martirosyan, Armenian man on Russian TV
Garik Martirosyan is Armenian and Russian showman, comedian and TV presenter, co-producer, art director and resident of the TV show Comedy Club (TNT), creative producer of the program Show News, producer of television projects – Our Russia, Laughter without rules. He was a host of the TV project Minute of Fame on the First Channel (1st and 2nd season). He was one of the hosts of the TV show Prozhektorperiskhilton.
Garik was born on February 14, 1974 in Yerevan. To tell the truth, he was born on February 13 but his parents asked to correct the date of birth, in their opinion 13 is an unlucky number. So Garik celebrates his birthday twice.
Despite the exclusion from music school for his bad behavior, Garik learned to play the piano, guitar, drums, and he was able to write music. After school, he continued his education at Yerevan State Medical University. He worked as a doctor for only three years.
In 2006 Garik became the winner of the TV project Two Stars, where he performed a duet with Russian singer Larisa Dolina.
In December 2007 he took part in the recording of Pavel Volya’s music album Respect and Uvazhuha.
In 2007 Garik was awarded Comedy of the Year and Man of the Year awards.
Garik starred in Our Yard 3 – cameo (2005), Our Russia (Nasha Russia, 2008), Uni – cameo (2009), Our Russia. Eggs of Destiny (2010).
His hobby is football. Garik is a fan of Moscow Locomotive.
Garik met his wife Zhanna Levina in Sochi in 1997. They have daughter Jasmine (born on August 20, 2004) and son Daniel (born on October 27, 2009).