Volodymyr Zelensky was born on January 25, 1978, in the city of Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk region. He graduated from the Kyiv National Economic University with a degree in law and qualified as a lawyer. From 1997-2003 he was an actor, screenwriter, and artistic director of the Kvartal 95 Club. From 2003-2011 he was artistic director of Kvartal 95 Studios. From 2011-2012 he was general producer of Inter TV channel; and from 2013-2019 artistic director in Kvartal 95 Studio LLC. President Zelensky founded the NGO League of Laughter Youth Center. He has starred in 10 full-length feature films and won more than 30 awards of the National Television Prize of Ukraine "Teletriumph", as well as for many international film and television festivals and media fora. President Zelensky was the star of a popular TV series, ‘Servant of the People’. The political party named after the TV show was registered in March 2018 and Zelensky won the presidency on April 21st, 2019.