Yakov Smirnoff

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Yakov Smirnoff (Comedian ) was born in Odessa, Ukraine on a Wednesday, January 24, 1951 🎈. Yakov Smirnoff is 72 years old. He is a Aquarius ♒ and was born in the Year of the Rabbit 🐇.

Russian dialect comic who was a popular performing act in the 1980s. He used his comic persona of a naive immigrant from the Soviet Union to both mock life under Communism and satirize American consumerism.

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FULL NAME: Yakov Naumovich Pokhis
BIRTH DATE: January 24, 1951
BIRTHPLACE: Odessa, Ukraine
AGE: 72 years old
ZODIAC: Aquarius


Yakov Smirnoff is a Comedian. Yakov was born in the 1950s, in the middle of the Baby Boomers Generation generation. Baby Boomers are individuals born between 1946 and 1964, during the post World War II baby boom. This generation is known for Rock and Roll, Woodstock, Elvis, the Beatles, miniskirts, and Barbies. Baby boomers have experienced some of the most important historical events, including the JFK Assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War.

He had two children with his wife Linda before they divorced in 1999. He became an American citizen in 1986. Find out who is Yakov Smirnoff dating right now.

While living in Ukraine, he was employed as an art teacher in Odessa. When he and his parents moved to New York City in 1977 he worked as a busboy and bartender at Grossingers Hotel in the Catskill Mountains.

DID YOU KNOW He is a professor at Missouri State University, teaching The Business of Laughter.

FACT He emigrated to America from the USSR; Sophie Tucker was another Ukraine-born comedienne.

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Currently, Yakov Smirnoff is 72 years old. His next birthday is away. Yakov will celebrate his 73rd birthday on a Wednesday, January 24th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on January 24, 1951. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


Yakov Smirnoff’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. People born between the dates of January 20th to February 18th belong to the eleventh sign in the zodiac, Aquarius. Aquarius are known for being self-reliant, clever, and optimistic. Sagittarius is the most compatible sign for Aquarius.

Famous Aquarius celebrities are Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, The Weeknd, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Shakira, Jennifer Aniston, Charles Darwin, Justin Timberlake, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, and Galileo Galilei. Aquarius ruling planet is Uranus. Astrologically, Uranus represents technology, rebellion, and innovation.

Yakov Smirnoff was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Rabbit symbolizes elegance and beauty in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are intuitive, even-tempered, gentle, faithful, compassionate, and clever. They can also sometimes be pessimistic, insecure, vain, overly cautious, and finicky.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Yakov Smirnoff is a 72 years old Comedian, born in January, in the Year of the Rabbit (1951), and is a Aquarius. His life path number is 5. Yakov’s birthstone is Garnet, and his birth flower is Carnation.


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