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Taras Kulakov (born: March 11, 1987 (1987-03-11) [age 32]), better known online as CrazyRussianHacker, is a Ukrainian-born Russian-American YouTube personality best known for his life hacks, DIY, (Do It Yourself) scientific experiments, testing videos and his motto "Safety is number one priority." As of May 2019, his YouTube channel has over 11.1 million subscribers and 2.6 billion video views, and is the 337th most subscribed channel on YouTube . He has an estimated net worth of around $7 million as of 2018.


Kulakov is a moderately active Youtuber, releasing a few videos per week. As of 2018 he has over 10 million subscribers for his CrazyRussianHacker channel. He also has a second YouTube account called "Taras Kul" which is still active today. His videos range from life hacks to chemiluminescence in action, testing gadgets,, life hack videos and proving other life hacks wrong. He is known for his sense of humor and Russian accent.


He created his first channel, "origami786", on October 14, 2009 for origami tutorial videos. Later, he renamed this channel to "Taras Kul", which he uses as a second channel, which has over 3 million subscribers. His second attempt at Youtube fame came with "SlomoLaboratory" later renamed Slow Mo Lab, alongside his brother Dima. His popularity sky rocketed with his third channel CrazyRussianHacker in 2012. He has released more than 1000 videos on his main channel and continues to maintain the Taras Kul and Slow Mo Lab channels with additional content

In late 2017 he created a third channel simply named Taras, where he makes videos about magazine reloaders and special ammuntion for rifles. As of October 1st, 2017 he has only released 4 videos on that channel.

Early Life

Kulakov was born in the Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine). His mother was Russian, and his father was Ukrainian. He has been a swimmer since 1996 and joined the Ukrainian Olympic team as a professional swimmer.

In 2006, with his family he moved to Asheville, North Carolina, where he worked at Walmart until 2012 while developing his early YouTube channels. He Currently lives in Waynesville, North Carolina.

In a Q&A video, he clarified that the last place he lived before moving to the United States was the city of Donetsk, Ukraine. However, he grew up speaking Russian and therefore considers himself Russian.

He has two brothers and three sisters as stated in his September, 2016 Q&A video. He also claims to have a half brother and a half sister as well.


  • BOOM!
  • Check this out.
  • This is Amazing.
  • Thumbs up for me.
  • Pretty cool, huh?
  • WOW!
  • WOOH
  • How cool is that.
  • crazy huh??
  • I don't say boom enough.'
  • Saftey is number one priority.
  • And then we add the mayonaise.


  • He is associated with RomanAtwood.
  • He is an animal lover. 
  • He has 2 dogs named Luke and Hugo, an unnamed puppy, a bird named Gamma and a Iguana named Abby.
  • He has appeared on a music video where he is the Pizza Delivery Guy dancing with drunk pizza mascot people.
  • He is in an animated Yo Mama video (Associated with Yo Mama) as himself "In Soviet Russia" jokes.
  • He was born in Ukraine to a Russian mother and an Ukrainian father, and moved to America as a refugee, as he states in his latest Q&A.
  • He's 6'7".


On April 17, 2016, a youtuber with over 700,000 subscribers named Thunderf00t uploaded a video claiming CrazyRussianHacker plagiarised ideas from other creators and that he abuses DMCA. This resulted in alot of people getting angry at CrazyRussianHacker and sharing their experiences about him striking and de-monetizing their videos. The video has since hit over 500,000 views. As of 2018 the controversy is no longer relevant. 

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