Famous Ukrainian - Ukrainian Celebrities
Ukrainians are known to be amongst the world’s most beautiful people and thus it’s no surprise that some of the most gorgeous ladies in the international show biz like Mila Kunis, Milla Jovovich, and Olga Kurylenko have Ukrainian roots. But it’s not just beauty that makes Ukrainians unique—the nation is also the motherland of several prominent figures in science, technology, literature, performance arts, politics, astronomy, music, and mathematics. Ukraine is the land of multi-faceted and versatile people! Take for example, Nikolai Ivanovich Kibalchich, a Russian revolutionary of Ukrainian origin who was also a pioneering rocket scientist. Another such multi-talented personality was Stepan Tymoshenko known as the father of modern Ukrainian engineering mechanics. Ukrainians are also famous for their contribution to the world of mathematics, music, and literature. In the recent years, people of Ukrainian origin have stormed yet another field with their unique combination of beauty and brains—the entertainment industry. Pop musicians and dancing stars like Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky, and Vasyl Verkhovynets are making the world sing and dance to their tunes! Indeed, hasn’t Ukraine produced some of the most amazing international personalities? This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Ukrainians.
Find out more about the greatest Ukrainians, including Mila Kunis, Vasyl Lomachenko, Wladimir Klitschko, Leon Trotsky and Olga Kurylenko.
The Most Famous Ukrainian
|Max Polyakov||June 30, 1977||Ukrainian||Max Polyakov is an international businessman, scientist and philanthropist|
|Richard Sandrak||April 15, 1992||Ukrainian||Richard Sandrak, better known as Little Hercules, is a martial artist, bodybuilder and actor|
|Leon Trotsky||November 7, 1879||Russian, Ukrainian||Leon Trotsky was a Russian politician, a Marxist revolutionary and the founder and the first leader of the Red Army|
|Vasyl Lomachenko||February 17, 1988||Ukrainian||Vasyl Lomachenko is a Ukrainian professional boxer who is the current WBA (Super) and 'The Ring' lightweight champion|
|Sergey Bubka||December 4, 1963||Ukrainian||Sergey Bubka is a former Ukrainian pole vaulter and the first one to clear 6.0 meter mark|
|Olga Kurylenko||November 14, 1979||French, Ukrainian||Olga Kurylenko is a French model and actress, best known for portraying sensual characters in James Bond films|
|Wladimir Klitschko||March 25, 1976||Ukrainian||Wladimir Klitschko is a renowned heavyweight professional boxer from Ukraine|
|Anatoly Onoprienko||July 25, 1959||Ukrainian||Anatoly Yuriyovych Onoprienko also known by nicknames ‘Citizen O,’ ‘The Terminator,’ and ‘The Beast of Ukraine’ was a Ukrainian serial killer.|
|Denis Stoff||May 4, 1992||Ukrainian||Denis Alexandrovich Shaforostov, better known by his stage name Denis Stoff, is a Ukrainian musician|
|Leonid Brezhnev||December 19, 1906||Russian, Ukrainian||Leonid Brezhnev was a leader of the Soviet Union|