Andrey Malakhov – famous TV presenter
Andrey Malakhov is a TV journalist, showman, TV presenter, editor-in-chief of the magazine StarHit.
The boy was born on January 11, 1972 in Apatity, Murmansk Region. His father was a geophysicist and studied minerals of the Kola Peninsula and his mother worked in kindergarten. You know, Andrey is the only child in the family.
In his school years Malakhov learned to play the violin.
“I immediately realized that I wouldn’t become a real violinist. I didn’t like to play. And then I was chosen as a host of musical evenings. I was happy”.
After school Andrey went to Moscow. He knew that a public person just needed to be at the epicenter of social life.
In the capital, Andrey entered the Moscow State University, the Faculty of Journalism and graduated from it in 1995. Also Malakhov studied at the University of Michigan in America for a year and a half.
He was the author and presenter of the program Style on the Maximum radio station. In 1998 he entered the Faculty of Law of the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH).
In 2001, talk show Big Wash appeared on the First Channel. Overnight Malakhov became the most successful television presenter.
Now he is a presenter of the popular talk show Let Them Talk. He was called “the face of the First Channel” by mass media.
In 2008 Andrey participated in the second season of the TV project Two Stars paired with singer Masha Rasputina.
Later he made the New Year program with the People’s Artist of the USSR Lyudmila Zykina.
In 2009, Malakhov was a co-host of the semifinal of Eurovision in Moscow together with the model Natalia Vodianova, as well as he was a co-host of the opening ceremony of the Eurovision paired with the singer Alsou.
From 24 July 2010 to 19 March 2011 Andrey was the presenter of the TV program Lie Detector.
On September 1, 2012 he became a presenter of the program Tonight.
By the way, Andrey starred in the films and TV series: Zero Mile (2007), Indigo (2007), Happy Together (2007), Father’s Daughters (2009), One for all (2010), Exchange marriage (2011).
Also he starred in music videos for Anna Sedokova’s song Get Used and Natasha Koroleva’s song Purple Paradise.
Besides, Malakhov wrote two books: My Favorite Blonde (a novel on modern television and customs in the Ostankino) in 2006 and My Second Half (novel-guide to success) in 2009.
What is more, Malakhov collects Christmas post stamps. There are about 300 stamps in his collection.
You know, he donated a lot of money to build a church in his hometown.
On April 8, 2012 Malakhov became a godfather of Alla-Victoria, Filipp Kirkorov’s daughter.
In Moscow Malakhov fell in love with the Swedish opera singer Lisa. They were together for seven years. Lisa was 13 years older than Malakhov and continually insisted that they should move to Stockholm. But Malakhov dreamed of a career in his native country. So Lisa left Andrey and went home. After a while she committed suicide by jumping out of the window.
In the mid-2000s popular TV presenter dated businesswoman Marina Kuzmina, who was much older. In total, their relationship lasted for about two years.
Malakhov and Russian actress Elena Korikova’s love affair was short lived. Then Margarita Buriak replaced Korikova.
In spring 2009, Anna Sedokova and Andrey became the most popular star couple. They participated together in the TV shows and even starred in a music video.
Later, in June 2011, Andrey married Natalia Shkuleva (born on May 31, 1980, daughter of the president of the publishing house HFS – Hachette Filipacchi Shkulev). Their wedding ceremony was held at the Palace of Versailles in Paris.
Natalia gave birth to their son on November 15, 2017.
His official site: andrey-malahov.ru