Yakov Smirnoff

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (1)

  • Yakov: Choosing a president is like choosing a babysitter on a Friday night and your two choices are Britney Spears and Michael Jackson. So, you stay home.

Trivia (7)

  • Yahov and his parents came to America in 1977 with less than $100 in his pocket.

  • Yahov comedy videos and CDs include Just off the Boat.

  • Yakov was a featured speaker during NASA's salute to astronaut and Senator, John Glenn; as well as performing at the Library of Congress for the inauguration of President George W. Bush.

  • Yahov has two children--Natasha and Alexander.

  • Before coming to the United States, Yahov was an art professor at Odessa Pedagogical University in Ukraine.

  • Yahov performs in Branson, Missouri.

  • Yakov became a U.S. citizen on July 4, 1986. When he became a citizen, he had a model of the Statue of Liberty in his hands.