Place of Birth. Education. Born in Leningrad in the family of theater and film actor, TV presenter Andrei Urgant and actress of the Comedy Theater Valeria Kiseleva. Grandson of actors Nina Urgant and Lev Milinder. Graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Theater Arts.
Career. In his student years, he worked as a bartender leading shows in nightclubs in St. Petersburg.
In 1999, he became the host of the Petersburg Courier project on Channel Five in St. Petersburg.
After moving to Moscow, he began to host the program "Cheerful Morning" on MTV Russia (2001-2002). Then there were the projects "People's Artist" (2003-2004) and "Pyramid" (2004) on the TV channel "Russia", "Big Premiere" on Channel One (2005).
Among the most popular programs with Ivan Urgant as the host are Smak, ProjectorParisHilton, Big Difference, Evening Urgant on Channel One.
He also frequently hosts award ceremonies.
Winner of the national television award TEFI (2007, 2009).
Actively acting in films.
Music. Seriously engaged in music. Plays guitar, piano, flute and drums.
Personal life. The first wife is Karina Urgant. For about 5 years he was in an unregistered marriage with Tatyana Gevorkyan, an MTV TV presenter. The second wife is Natalya Avtandilovna Kiknadze, with whom Urgant studied at the gymnasium at the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
Ivan Urgant has a stepson Niko (born 1997) and stepdaughter Eric (born 2000) - Kiknadze's children from his first marriage; daughter Nina (born 2008) and daughter Valeria (born 2015).
Hobby. The photo.