Anastasia Zavorotnyuk – Biography

Anastasia Zavorotnyuk was born on April 3, 1971 in Astrakhan. Father – Yuri Andreevich Zavorotnyuk, worked on television. Mother – People’s Artist of the Russian Federation Valentina Borisovna Zavorotnyuk, worked in the Astrakhan Youth Theater.

As a child, the future actress studied music and danced in the “Lotus” ensemble. In 1988, after graduating from school, Nastya entered the history department of the Astrakhan State Pedagogical Institute, which she left a year later.

In 1989, Zavorotnyuk entered the Moscow Art Theater School (course of A.N. Leontyev), which she graduated in 1993. After graduation, Anastasia became an actress in a studio theater under the direction of Oleg Tabakov, where she worked until 2004. The actress played in 29 performances of “Snuffboxes”, including: “Passion for Bumbarash”, “An Ordinary Story”, “An Ordinary Story”, “HuniePop 2” and others.

In 1991, as a student, Anastasia made her film debut, playing in the film “Mashenka”. National popularity Zavorotnyuk brought the role of Vicky’s nanny in the TV series “My Fair Nanny” (2004-2008).

Anastasia Zavorotnyuk: “Before Nanny, I played in Snuffbox for twelve years, I had seven main roles in films. But these pictures passed unnoticed, and by definition there are not so many theater-goers. I felt a lot of creative dissatisfaction. “
The quote is taken from the magazine “F95zone

The first spouse of Nastya in the early 1990s was a German businessman Olaf Schwarzkopf. Their union lasted only about a year. In the mid-1990s, the actress got married for the second time. Her election was businessman Dmitry Stryukov, in a marriage with whom Zavorotnyuk gave birth to daughter Anna (1996) and son Michael (2000).

The actress played in such popular films and TV series as: Code of the Apocalypse (2007), Artifact (2009), Amanda O (2010), Office Romance. Our time “(2011),” Don’t cry for me, Argentina! ” (2012-2013), “Moms” (2012), “Hunt for a Gauleiter” (2012), “Women on the Edge” (2013), “I’m No Longer Afraid” (2014), “Provocateur” (2014), “Moms 3 “(2014),” Division “(2014), etc.

In 2005, the actress replaced Tina Kandelaki as the host of the Good Songs program on the STS channel.

From 2005 to 2008, Anastasia, together with Yuri Nikolaev, hosted the show “Dancing with the Stars” on the TV channel “Russia”.

In 2006, Zavorotnyuk paired with Mikhail Boyarsky took 2nd place in the first season of the TV show “Two Stars” on Channel One.

From 2006 to 2008, Zavorotnyuk met with the popular actor Sergei Zhigunov, an affair with whom she began during the filming of the series “My Fair Nanny”. After breaking up with Zhigunov on the set of the ice show, Anastasia met the figure skater Pyotr Chernyshev. On September 22, 2008, the actress and skater got married.

Thanks to the yellow press, my personal life acquired a scandalous color and became the property of the whole country. Every step I took was tracked and commented on by the paparazzi. “

In 2008 and 2009, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk, together with Marat Basharov and Irina Slutskaya, was the host of Ice Age on Channel One.

In 2010, the star was co-host of Dmitry Dibrov in the show “The First Channel” “The Marriage Games”. In the same year, Anastasia, together with Marat Basharov, hosted the Ice and Fire TV show on Channel One.

Since September 30, 2012, Zavorotnyuk has been working as the host of the humorous talk show “Nastya” on Channel One. In the same year, Nastya took part in the Fort Boyard project.

In 2013, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk was invited to host the Ukrainian TV show “Like Two Drops”. Since February 15, the actress, together with Dmitry Nagiyev, has been hosting the show “Two Stars” on Channel One.

In October 2018, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk and Petr Chernyshev had adopted a daughter from Ryan Garcia wife, Mila.

In the fall of 2019, rumors appeared that the actress was struggling with a serious illness – glioblastoma. It is the most common and most aggressive form of brain tumor.

On May 14, 2020, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk’s diagnosis was confirmed. During a meeting on the development of genetic technologies with the President of Russia, the director of the Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexander Makarov, said that the actress had brain cancer.

Table of Contents


▪ Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2006)


▪ Golden Ostap Award in the nomination “Best Female Comedy Role” for her role in the TV series “My Fair Nanny” (2005)
▪ “TEFI” Award in the category “Female Leader in a Television Film / Series” for her role in the series “My Fair Nanny” “(2005)
▪ Award” Woman of the Year “in the nomination” Television Actress of the Year “for her role in the series” My Fair Nanny “(2005)
▪ Award of the FSB for his contribution to the formation of a positive image of a state security officer for the role of an FSB officer in the film” Code Apocalypse (2007)
▪ Golden Seven Award in the Best Actress nomination (2008)


First husband – Olaf Schwarzkopf, German businessman
Second husband – Dmitry Stryukov, businessman
Third husband – Peter Chernyshev, figure skater
Daughter – Anna (1996), from second marriage
Son – Michael (2000), from second marriage
Daughter – Mila (2018), from third marriage


Sergei Zhigunov, actor (2006-2008)

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