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.
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.