Mother is a pediatrician, father is a surgeon, sister is a translator. Honored Artist of the Republic of Mordovia (2014). Upon graduation, he entered the Saransk School of Culture, but dreamed of Moscow. In the Theater School named after Shchukin entered with a fourth attempt. In 1998 he graduated from the Shchukin Theater School (course E. Knyazev). Played in the Gogol Theater, Theater of A. Dzhigarkhanyan (2001-2009). In 2009, after his debut on the stage of the Moscow Art Theater. Anton Chekhov, was admitted to the troupe of the Art Theater.