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Taras Kulakov


Taras Kulakov is a famous internet personality of Crazy Russian Hacker. Taras Kulakov has a YouTube channel where he posts DIY, science, and slow-motion experiments, as well as life hack videos.

Early Life

Taras Kulakov’s age is 36 years old as of 2024. He was born to a Ukrainian mother and a Russian father on March 11, 1987, in his birthplace, Ukraine formerly known as the Ukrainian SSR.

Later he moved to Asheville, North Carolina. Therefore, he has not disclosed their names yet. Additionally, he has two brothers and three sisters. One of his brothers is Dima Kulakov.

He also claims to have a half-brother and a half-sister as well in one of his Q&A YouTube videos.

He was raised speaking Russian and therefore considers himself Russian. Likewise, he holds Russian citizenship but his ethnic background remains unknown.


Moving toward his educational background, he has not disclosed it but might have completed his University.

Since 1996 he has been a swimmer and attended the Ukrainian Olympic team as a professional swimmer. He worked at Walmart until 2012 while creating his early YouTube channels.

Social Media

Being a social media star, Taras Kulakov is highly active on media sites, especially on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram, but less active on Twitter.

He has gained many fan followers on social media handles. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @crazyrussianhacker with more than 572k followers.

She has gained around 8.3k followers on her Twitter account and more than 7.4 million followers on her Facebook account.

In addition, he also runs three YouTube channels under the name CrazyRussianHacker, Taras Kul, and Kul Farm.

He has amassed over 11.4 million subscribers on his CrazyRussianHacker YouTube channel, about 3.67 million subscribers on his Taras Kul channel, and more than 363k subscribers on his Kul Farm channel.

Further, he has also provided his email ID [email protected] for any business inquiries.

Taras Kulakov – Net Worth 2024

Speaking about his earnings, Taras Kulakov is a famous YouTube sensation who has earned a decent sum of money through his work on numerous YouTube channels.

Looking at his YouTube statistics, he has uploaded over 1,483 videos which all together add up to more than 2.7 billion views now.

The Youtuber creates 17 new videos every month on average which has earned $2.4 million.

In addition, he has further two YouTube channels where he has earned $1 million combined. Therefore, his estimated net worth is around $10 million altogether through his further additional work as well.

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Caption: Taras Kulakov taking a selfie with his car (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Talking about Kulakov’s professional life, he launched his first channel by the name ‘origami768’ in 2009 where he started posting origami tutorial videos on it.

Soon, he renamed the channel ‘Taras Kul’, which became quite popular, and has gained more than 3.7 million subscribers right now.

Usually, the posts videos related to reviews, unboxing, beekeeping, vlogs, simple science, and many more.

One of his notable videos on this channel is “Testing US Cold Weather MRE (Meal Ready to Eat)” posted in July of 2018 which has got 2.9 million views till now.

Some of his other notable videos on this channel are “Skittles Vending Machine,” “What is JawSaw Chain Saw?,” “$600 Survival Multi Tool,” and “Tasting 2018 German MRE (Meal Ready to Eat),” and many more.

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Caption: Taras Kulakov was captured along with his wife during a YouTube video shoot (Source; YouTube)

Another channel

Likewise, Taras Kulakov has created his second Youtube channel ‘Slow Mo Lab’ formerly known as ‘SlomoLaboratory’ alongside his brother Dima. However, he has not been associated with that channel anymore.

Moreover, he skyrocketed his popularity with the third channel ‘CrazyRussianHacker’ launched on May 18, 2012. On this channel, he posts hacks, science experiments, DIY and testing videos, and demonstrations.

One of his most popular videos on this channel is “How to Open a Can without Can Opener – Zombie Survival Tips #20” with more than 50 million views posted on May 31, 2013.

Some of the popular videos on the Slow Mo Lab channel are “6 Multi Tool Lighter Gadgets Put to the Test,” “10 Kitchen Gadgets Put to the Test,” “DIY Rocket Stove Out of Cans,”

and “Russian Cosmonaut Food Taste Test,” “8 Microwave Experiments – Compilation,” and many more.

In April of 2014, he started another YouTube channel named Kul Farm where he posted gun videos.

However, he forcefully deleted the gun content from the channel with the new YouTube community guidelines starting in mid-2017.

Then, he renamed this channel “Taras – Kul Farm” and posted videos with his pets and farm animals as he loves animals.

Furthermore, he illustrated the unique properties of ferrofluid by mixing it with oil-infused nano-scale iron oxide particles in one of the experiments on his CrazyRussianHacker channel.

This video even highlighted the magnetic fields generated by the neodymium magnet. In addition, he is in a television program called The Laboratory With CRH which aired on TBD.

His “The Laboratory With CRH” first aired on July 18, 2018. Many of his videos show product demonstrations under the auspices of scientific experimentation.

Likewise, he is living a good lifestyle with his good fortune.

Relationship Status

The 33-year-old Taras Kulakov is a straight and married man. He got married and exchanged vows with Katie Katherine in October 2018. Currently, he is living with his wife Katherine, daughter, and pets.

He has two Siberian Huskies named Luke and Hugo.

Likewise, he has an Alaskan Malamute named Gus, a Dalmatian puppy named George, two Nigerian dwarf goats named Jeff and Joe, a white umbrella cockatoo named Gamma, and a blue iguana named Albus.

He is even a beekeeper and has cows as well. The couple welcomed a baby girl, Alice, into the world on December 25, 2019.

His wife posted a picture of him and baby Alice captioning “I always said that baby would come on New Year but Baby Alice chose Christmas Day instead.

Is it possible to love your baby too much? I never want to put her down and I just want to kiss her all day.

He held her and kissed her today and I got so jealous.” They are living a happy and blissful life together.

Furthermore, he is not linked with any controversial acts currently and has been successful in maintaining a clean profile.

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Caption: Taras Kulakov was captured with his baby girl sleeping on his lap cutely (Source: Instagram)

Taras Kulakov – Body Measurements

Taras Kulakov is handsome. Taras Kulakov stands a tall height of 6 feet 8 inches and has a perfect body weight.  Moreover, he is bald currently but has black hair with a pair of brown eyes.

Apart from that, there is no information regarding his body weight and other body measurements.