Yakov Smirnoff American comedian

Yakov Smirnoff is a 72 years old American comedian from Odessa. He was born on January 24, 1951 in Odessa as Yakov Naumovich Pokhis.



Yakov Naumovich Pokhis better known as Yakov Smirnoff is a Soviet-born American comedian actor and writer. After emigrating to the United States in 1977 Smirnoff began performing as a stand-up comic. He eventually gained fame and he reached his biggest successes in the mid-to-late 1980s when he also appeared in several films and television shows including his own 1986-87 sitcom What a Country!.
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His real name:
Birth name of Yakov Smirnoff is Yakov Naumovich Pokhis
Is Yakov Smirnoff still alive?

Yes, Yakov Smirnoff is still alive Last check: 2 years ago

Yakov Smirnoff net worth

He has a net worth of 20 million dollars.


Yakov Smirnoff Movies (8)

There are 8 movies of Yakov Smirnoff.

His first feature film was The Money Pit (1986, as Shatov). He was 35 when he starred in this movie. Since 1986, he has appeared in 8 feature films. The last one is Yakov Smirnoff: I Bet You Never Looked At It That Way! (1994). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

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Yakov Smirnoff movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Yakov Smirnoff TV Shows (5)

His first TV Show was Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983).

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He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania

What is Yakov's zodiac sign?

Yakov Smirnoff zodiac sign is aquarius.

When is Smirnoff's next birthday?

Yakov Smirnoff was born on the , which was a Wednesday. He will be turning 73 in only 355 days from today (03 February, 2023).

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