Volodymyr Zelenskyy turns 45 today

12:30 | 25.01.2023
Today is the birthday of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, - he is turning 45, Report informs.
Volodymyr Oleksandrovich Zelenskyy was born on January 25, 1978 in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine.
He graduated from secondary school in 1995. Zelenskyy earned a law degree from the Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics, then a department of Kyiv National Economic University and now part of Kryvyi Rih National University, but never worked in the legal field.

In September 2003, he married Olena Zelenska, his friend from school. The couple had a daughter named Oleksandra on July 15, 2004, and a son named Kyrylo on January 21, 2013.

In addition to being a politician and president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was also known as a showman, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and artistic director.

He was elected the President of Ukraine on May 20, 2019. In 2015, Zelenskyy played the role of the President of Ukraine in the TV series "Servant of the People". He became famous in the country with this role. He came to power by founding a party with the same name. In the series, Zelenskyy played the role of a history teacher in his 30s who won the presidential election thanks to a popular video he shared.

Zelensky supported the Euromaidan movement in 2013-2014 and the Ukrainian army during the Donbas war.

Volodymyr Zelensky, 45, has been leading the fight against Russia's war of aggression since February 24, 2022, as the President of Ukraine and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.

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