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Mikhail Galustyan – Russian comedian

Mikhail Galustyan

Mikhail Galustyan – Russian comedian

Mikhail Galustyan is one of the most famous Russian comedians and TV presenters, writer, producer and actor.
His real name is Nshan Galustyan.
Mikhail was born on October 25, 1979 in Sochi, USSR in the family of a cook and a nurse. He has a brother David, who is seven years younger.
Mikhail has always been a creative person. In kindergarten the future humorist participated in all matinees, he sang, danced and recited poems. He learned to play the piano at a music school, was engaged in a puppet theater and judo. His first role was at school, the boy played Winnie-the-Pooh.
In 1996, Galustyan left the school and enrolled in medical school. After graduation, he continued his studies at the Sochi State University for Tourism and Recreation.

Galustyan with his parents

Galustyan with his parents

The boy with good sense of humor took part in KVN. In 1998 his KVN team participated in the Voronezh League “Start” and after the victory “Burnt by the Sun” was invited to Moscow. During that time, Mikhail was expelled from the institute.
In 2002, he became KVN team “Burnt by the Sun” captain and in 2003 they became the champions of the season. “Burnt by the Sun” won three KVN Summer Cups (in 2004, 2005 and 2009).
Galustyan took part in the TV show “Ice Age” paired with Maria Petrova and Elena Berezhnaya.
In 2006, Mikhail Galustyan and Sergei Svetlakov launched their own humorous show “Our Russia” on TNT. Mikhail immediately became popular throughout Russia.
In 2011, Galustyan entered the Moscow State Law Academy.
In 2012, Mikhail founded his own production company “NG Production”, where he is a creative producer.
Galustyan starred only in comedies. He is very funny on the screen, but in life he is completely different – serious and thoughtful. He dreams to play a role in a serious tragedy.

In 2003, Mikhail met his future wife, Victoria, and on July 7, 2007 they got married. On August 25, 2010 their daughter Estella was born. In March 2012 Victoria gave birth to their second daughter.

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Mikhail and his wife Victoria

Selected filmography
2008 – Best Film
2008 – Hitler Kaput
2009 – The Best Movie 2 as Catherine II
2010 – Our Russia. Eggs of Destiny
2011 – 2012 – Zaitsev +1 (TV series)
2011 – Pregnant
2012 – Tot escho Karloson
2012 – Ticket to Vegas
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