|Taras Kulakov Quick Info
|6 ft 7 in
|Date of Birth
|March 11, 1987
Taras Kulakov is a Ukrainian YouTuber better known by his online persona CrazyRussianHacker. His popular content on the platform, accentuated by his sense of humor and a Russian accent, includes videos on life hacks, scientific experiments, and product testing, which have earned him more than 11 million subscribers making him a part of the top 500 channels on YouTube.
Taras Vladimirovich Kulakov
Ukraine (erstwhile Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union)
Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, United States
Taras is a high school graduate.
- Siblings – Dima Kulakov (Brother). He has 1 other brother and 3 sisters.
- Others – He also has a half-brother and a half-sister.
He self-manages his YouTube channel.
6 ft 7 in or 200.5 cm
92 kg or 203 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Taras has dated –
- Katherine Kulakova (2013-Present) – Taras married his long-term partner Katherine Kulakova in 2018.
- Claire Drake – TikTok star Claire Drake claimed in TikTok video of her’s that she was the girlfriend of Taras in the past. However, her statement seems to be false.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Russian descent on his mother’s side and Ukrainian descent on his father’s side.
- Sports a rugged beard
- Thick Russian accent
- Has a mole under his lips and one on his forehead
- Affable smile
Taras Kulakov Favorite Things
- Subject In School – Geography
- Video Games – Counterstrike, League of Legends
- TV Channel – Discovery Channel
- Sports – American Football, Swimming
- American Football Team – Carolina Panthers
- Sportsperson – Cam Newton
Taras Kulakov Facts
- Although Taras was born and raised in what is geographically a part of present-day Ukraine, he considers himself a Russian as he grew up speaking the language as the place where he lived was part of the erstwhile USSR.
- He is a talented swimmer and trained in the discipline from the age of 9. He had even attempted to join the Ukranian national team as a professional swimmer.
- In 2006, he moved with his family from Donetsk, Ukraine to Asheville, North Carolina. He used to work at a Walmart store until 2012.
- Taras is an animal lover, a beekeeper, and has several cows on his farm. He also keeps numerous pets including Siberian Huskies named Luke and Hugo, an Alaskan Malamute named Gus, a Dalmatian puppy named George, Nigerian dwarf goats named Jeff and Joe, a white umbrella cockatoo named Gamma, and a blue iguana named Elvis.
- His catchphrase ‘Safety is number one priority’ is often used in the opening and closing of his videos.
- Taras has 2 other YouTube channels – Taras Kul which focuses on reviews, unboxing, and vlogs and has garnered more than 4 million subscribers; and Kul Farm which is dedicated to videos on his pets and farm animals and has more than 400k subscribers.
- His first YouTube channel was initially named origami768 and was created for origami tutorial videos. The name later got changed to Taras Kul. His 2nd channel, in collaboration with his brother Dima, was his first attempt at creating content around scientific experiments and was originally titled SlomoLaboratory, then changed to Slow Mo Lab. The channel has more than 600k subscribers.
- Taras eventually found fame with his 3rd YouTube channel, CrazyRussianHacker, which was started in 2012. In 2014, he began working on another channel that was dedicated to gun videos. However, due to the new YouTube community guidelines in 2017, he was forced to delete all such content. He then rebranded his channel as Kul Farm and began posting content around his passion for pets and farming.
- In July 2018, he began working on a TV show called The Laboratory With CRH which was aired on the TBD Network.
Featured Image by Taras Kulakov / Instagram