Yakov Smirnoff has been one of the most amazing actors and his amazing work in TV shows and movies has won millions of hearts all over the world. He was born in a place called Odessa which lies in Ukraine and this makes his nationality Ukrainian and ethnicity white. He was born in the year 1951 on 24th of January and this makes his age 64 at this time. At this age he has already been a legendary actor and his contributions will never be forgotten. His personal quotes are very inspiring and a lot can be learned from them. He has been a very successful comedian as well and he can make anyone laugh out loud with his immense comic skills and great timings. He went to the University of Pennsylvania for his degree. He has been a wonderful comedian and his subject for standup comedy is Russian-American culture and race relations. He also mastered some topics such as immigration and communism to make audiences laugh out loud. He looks like a tall man but his exact height is not available.
He has been very successful in his career and it has given him great earnings and a resounding net worth. He is living a financially sound life because of it. According to some sources he has a net worth of 20 million dollars and this proves his success. A lot of information on him and his interesting biography can be grabbed from wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. It does not seem like he is much involved in social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter and does not like to upload his posts and pictures in those sites to share them. He has been very motivated in his career and to make the scenes look real he has given many shirtless scenes in movies and TV shows.
His personal life has had ups and downs but he has remained calm and collected to come out of the difficult times. He married Linda Dreeszen in the year 1989 and started to live happily as husband and wife. Sadly their relationship could not last forever and some problems broke it. The couple ended their relationship in the year 2001 and went through the process of divorce. He is not gay as he was married before. He has a total of two children and their names are Natasha Pokhis and Alexander Pokhis. It does not seem like he is having any affair right now or dating anyone and does not have a girlfriend too. He has one official website too which can be reached to know more about him.
He has been simply outstanding with his work in TV shows and movies and this has given him so much more in his life. His hard work and dedication has leaded him to the peak of success and it is all his hard work and dedication that is responsible. He started with a role in movie called Moscow on the Hudson and this gave him the head start. Other movies and TV shows to his credits are What a Country!, The Money Pit, Buckaroo Banzai, The Tonight Show and Brewster’s Millions.