Who knew this boy from Russia would marry a Hollywood actress? Being raised on opposite ends of the world, it certainly wasn't something that either Candace or I had imagined, but having strong work ethics and family values in common was a combination that naturally clicked.
We met in 1994 at a charity hockey game in Los Angeles. This introduction sparked a short romance that led to an engagement less than a year after meeting. Fast forward to the present where we have three great kids: Natasha, Lev, and Maksim.
Being with my family is the most important thing in my life. Who needs anything more when you have faith, family, friends, food and great wine?