Maksim Vitorgan is the TV personality husband of Russian socialite, journalist and actress turned politician, Ksenia Sobchak.
Maksim’s wife recently announced her decision to run in the 2018 Russian Presidential election.
Born, Ksenia Anatolyevna Sobchak on November 5, 1981 – she has enjoyed a celebrity status for years, often described as the Russian Paris Hilton.
Her father, the late Anatoly Sobchak, was Mayor of St Petersburg in the 1990s and Vladimir Putin worked for him before he became president in 2000.
Ksenia has been a regular face on media, appearing in a number of glamour magazines. Described as a reality star, she has become known for hosting Dom-2. She was also a news anchor for the Dozhd network. Around the time she turned 30, she decided to shift her focus and began anti-Putin and decided to host political talk shows.
The 36-year-old has been married since 2013. Following numerous relationships with Russian Oligarchs she settled down with actor, Maksim Vitorgan. Meet him below.
#1 He is the son of another actor.
Vitorgan was born on 10 September 1972 in Moscow. His full name is Maksim Emmanuilovich Vitorgan. He is the son of Russian film and theater actor, Emmanuil Vitorgan and his second wife, Alla Batler. His father has appeared in over a hundred films.
#2 He followed into his father’s footsteps
Maksim Vitorgan graduated from GITIS (the State Institute of cinematography) and is also a Film and theater actor as well as a TV producer and presenter. According to his IMDb page, Maksim’s work includes roles in the films Election Day (2007), Möbius (2013) and What Men Talk About (2010). For full list of his credits go here.
#3 He has been married before
Maksim was previously married to Victoria Weerbeg, is not exactly clear why and when they split. He then married second wife, Natalia (a marketing manager) in 2008 but the union didn’t last long. He and Ksenia Sobchak tied the knot on February 1, 2013 –after a few months of dating.
#4 He is the father of three children
Maksim Vitorgan is the father of two children form his first marriage. He is often pictured with 16-year-old daughter Pauline Vitorgan and 12-year-old son, Daniel Vitorgan on social media. Most recently he welcomed third child, a son with Ksenia in November of 2016.
#5 He is involved in charity work
The 45-year-old actor is a supporter of The charitable foundation “Bureau of Good Deeds” –which cares for children who have been left without parental care.
Find Maksim Vitorgan on Instagram here.