Yevgeny Vaganovich PetrosyanWednesday, October 9, 2019
Yevgeny Vaganovich Petrosyan (Russian: Евге́ний Вага́нович Петрося́н, Armenian: Եվգենի Վահանի Պետրոսյան (Պետրոսյանց); born on 16 September 1945 in Baku, USSR) is a Soviet/Russian comedian of Armenian and Jewish descents.
He was named in 2005 among the most influential figures in contemporary Russia, in a survey conducted by independent polling agency The Levada Centre. Popular since the days of the USSR, Petrosyan was the host of TV variety show Crooked Mirror.
Yevgeny is married to actress and humorist Yelena Stepanenko (born 1953). Their engagement was in 1985. But Russian mass media announced on August 3, 2018 that Yevgeny and Yelena are getting divorced. They had made 1.5 billion rubles together while married. That money will now be divided among the two by the court of law.