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Date of Birth 23 May 1977Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Birth NameIlia Alexandrovich Kulik
Nickname Iliushka
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ilia Kulik was born on May 23, 1977 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR as Ilia Alexandrovich Kulik. He is an actor, known for Michelle Kwan: Princess on Ice (2001), Ice Wars 9 (2002) and Bank of America Celebration of Gold (2001). He has been married to Ekaterina Gordeeva since June 10, 2002. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Ekaterina Gordeeva (10 June 2002 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (2)

Known as "The Leonardo DiCaprio of Figure Skating"
Known for his yellow giraffe shirt that he wore during the 1998 Winter Oympics in Nagano, Japan. Also for his "apple" (red) cheeks

Trivia (11)

Gold Medal, 1998 Olympics in Figure Skating
Lived in San Fernando Valley, California.
Gold medals include World Juniors Champion (1995), European Champion (1995), Russian National Champion (1997, 1998), Grand Prix Final (formerly known as Champions Series Final) (1998), Winter Olympics (1998).
First figure skater ever to win the Olympic Gold Medal with a quadruple jump (1998).
Began skating at age 6.
First child with Ekaterina Gordeeva, daughter Elizaveta Ilinichna, born in Los Angeles. [June 2001]
One of the only two male figure skaters to have won a gold medal in their first attempt at the Olympics (first was 1948's Dick Button).
As of 2007, living with his family in Connecticut, USA.
Step-father of Daria Grinkova (Ekatarina's daughter with 'Sergei Grinkov').
Father of Elizaveta Kulik.
Special Guest for Stars on Ice, Performing in Prince Ice World (Japan), Coaching in Switzerland and Vancouver [2007]

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