Yury Dud Biography

Yury Dud is a Russian Journalist. He is well known for his interviews with famous personalities from Russia and other states which are uploaded on his YouTube Channel. In 2021 he was seen in the NMDNI TV series. Till now he has received 1.58 billion views on his YouTube Channel. In 2017 he was honored with Laureate of Redkollegia’s prize in October and Won GQ Russia Person of the Year.

Early Life

Yury Dud was born on 11th October 1986 in Potsdam, East Germany. The information about his parents and siblings has been kept private and away from the limelight. His nationality is Ukraine and has been living in Russia since he was 4 years old. At a young age, he decided to pursue his career in sports. Yury has completed his high school education at a local school in Moscow. The details about his name of the school have been kept private and he showed interest in writing articles relating to sports. For his further studies, he went to Moscow State University. In 2008 he graduated and received a degree in journalism.

Yury Dud Career

Yury used to work as a freelance journalist for Izvestia and later when he was 16 he was promoted to staff journalist. In 2007 he worked for a sports magazine named PROsport and then in a television service named NTV Plus. He hosted a TV show named Headbutt at Russia-1 from 2011-13. Later in 2015, he started another show titled as KultTura on Match TV. Along with hosting shows, he worked as an editor in chief of Sports.ru for 7 years. In 2018 he was promoted as Deputy Director-General.

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In 2017 he launched his own YouTube Channel where he interviewed many musicians, politicians, journalists, film directors, and business people. He has uploaded a lot of content on his social media about travel and politics. The same year he was seen in a TV series documentary named Vdud and starred as a guest in Evening Urgent.

Social Media

Yury is very active on various social media platforms. He uses social media platforms to express his views on current affairs and pictures of his trip and interviews. In November 2011 he joined Twitter and has earned 908.3 thousand followers. On his Instagram account, he has earned 4.8 million followers and 49 following. While on his YouTube channel he has 9.85 million subscribers and receives more than a million views on every video.

Yury Dud Biography

Real Name Yury Aleksandrovich Dud
Birth Date 11 October 1986
Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
Birth Place Potsdam, Germany
Nationality Russian
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 68 kg  –  in Pounds –  149 lbs
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim




College Moscow State University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Olga Dud
Children Two (Alena & Danil)
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Personal Life

Yury is married to his wife named Olga Dud. They got married at a private ceremony and the details about the same have been kept low-key. Later they were blessed with two children named Alena and Danil.


Due to the war between Russia and Ukraine in 2022. He released his opinion about the same and mentioned how he did not choose this government and condemned the actions of Russia. Along with that he also mentioned he grew up in Russia, Russia is his homeland and he wears the tricolor on his forearm with tenderness and love. But Ukraine, the homeland of relatives and friends’ homes expresses maximum support these days. Like many public of Ukraine, he is also looking for world peace and does not support the idea of war. As a journalist, he openly shared his view about the current crisis with his followers.

Yury Dud Net Worth

Yury Dud has earned a lot in his career as a journalist. He has also interviewed famous personalities and traveled a lot. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $1.5 million. Previously he has worked with publications and must have earned from the same.


  • His parents were forced to move to the Russian Federation in the early 1990s.
  • He suffered from bronchial asthma and was not able to pursue a career in sports.
  • He has a tattoo on his right hand which is about his son.
  • At school age, he wrote articles for several publications like Izvestia and Today.
  • In 2018 he was seen narrating in Russia Not Today TV series.
  • He was seen in InterNYET: A History of the Russian Internet in 2019.
  • In 2016 he won the GQ Russia Person of the Year award with Yevgeny Savin in the face from the TV category.

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