Born in Moscow. Between the ages of 9 and 13, was a child actor at the Taganka Theater. In 1992-1995, studied at cinematography school. In 1996, was accepted to the Shchukin Theater School, but in 1997 came for audition to the Russian Theater Academy, where Pyotr Fomenko was assembling a new course, and was accepted. After graduating in 2001, was accepted to Fomenko Workshop Theater’s company.