Evgeniy Chernyak

Evgeny Chernyak is a businessman, listed on Forbes TOP-100, head of the supervisory board of the holding Global Spirits, owner of the brand Khortytsia (one of the TOP-3 most selling vodkas in the world according to Drinks International Millionaire's club 2020).

Evgeniy Chernyak
Born (1969-04-12) April 12, 1969 (age 52)
Alma materZaporizhzhia Technical University, Zaporizhzhia National University
Years active1993 - Present Day
Net worthUS$800 million (May 2021)
ChildrenAlexander (1993), Ivan (2000), Evgeniy (2006)


Chernyak was born April 12, 1969 in Zaporizhzhia.

In 1986 finished school No. 8. After graduating high school he served in the Soviet Army in the Odessa Military District from 1987 to 1989.

In 1995 he received the first degree in the Zaporizhzhia Technical University, "Machinery and smelter technology" specialization.

Third degree - in Zaporizhzhia National University in "Finance".

In 1998, he started his career in the Trade House “Megalopolis" at the position of General Director.

In 2002 he was elected as permanent head of the founding board of TH “Megalopolis".

Since 2010 - Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the holding Global Spirits.

In the early 2010s, the businessman moved to the United States (first to Miami, later to New York) and is actively involved in business development in North America with his new vodka brand KHOR.[1] Evgeny Chernyak explained his desire to develop business in the American market by more stable markets, higher margins and fair rules.

In 2018, Evgeny Chernyak started his own YouTube channel about the Big Money business, for which he interviews famous businessmen and media personalities of the post-Soviet countries. As of the beginning of 2021, Yevgeny Chernyak’s channel has about 650 thousand subscribers. He has already gone offline with the paid lectures of the same name held in the cities of Ukraine, and also published 2 books.

The founder of the charity fund "Patriot Zaporizhzhia".

He is one of the five largest benefactors of Ukraine as the Founder and President of the Foundation "Patriot Zaporizhzhia".[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

He has three sons and one daughter. Chernyak is a citizen of Ukraine. He has never been a member of any political party.


As of 2020, Evgeny Chernyak is listed in the TOP-20 of Forbes Ukraine[2] ($ 470 million), Forbes estimated only the Ukrainian share of the Global Spirits holding, which is 25% of all the company's assets.


  1. ^ "Khor Vodka | Premium Vodka". khor.com. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  2. ^ "Forbes Украина назвал 100 богатейших украинцев. Их состояние превышает $31 млрд". LIGA (in Russian). 2020-05-28. Retrieved 2021-01-26.

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