Svetlana Maslyakova is a talented, strong-willed, wise and incredibly sensitive woman. She masterfully combines the roles of a successful director, a loving mother and an agreeable wife. Although Svetlana does not often appear on television screens, like her famous husband, her role in the development of KVN cannot be underestimated.
Svetlana was born in very difficult times. In 1947, the country was just gathering strength to recover from the war. The girl's childhood was difficult, there was not enough. But even then her character began to become. She did not throw tantrums to her parents because of the gifts she had not received, she was an agreeable child.
Svetlana grew up a kind, attentive and sympathetic girl. Despite the apparent softness, a steel rod was hidden inside it. Therefore, she knew how to manage time correctly, set big goals for herself and methodically achieve them.
After leaving school, the girl entered the All-Union University. I had to study in absentia to be able to work. In the 60s, Svetlana began working in the editorial office of the Central Television. There she gained enough experience to take the position of assistant director of a new KVN project.
A young charming girl attracted the attention of Alexander Maslyakov. Svetlana immediately fell in love with a beautiful and promising presenter. His career was just beginning to gain momentum, when, for unknown reasons, they decided to close the TV show. This fact was reflected in the physical and psychological state of Alexander.
In 1972, Svetlana Maslyakova began working as a director. Due to the peculiarity of her profession, she constantly remained behind the scenes, so the audience did not even realize that such a responsible job completely rests on the shoulders of a fragile young girl. She devoted twenty years of her career to directing.
In 1986, thanks to the work and efforts of Svetlana Maslyakova, the KVN project was restored on the air. It was she who was able to convince the leadership that the TV show is necessary for the viewers. This strong-willed and purposeful woman has always supported her husband in all his endeavors. She persuaded him not to quit KVN, but to pursue a leading career. Svetlana helped to achieve cherished goals and find herself not only for her husband, but also for her beloved son.
Today, KVN is considered one of the most successful and large-scale projects on Russian television. Svetlana, one might say, is his second person after Alexander Maslyakov. She selects participants and is responsible for all matters related to filming.
In 1971, Alexander and Svetlana formalized their relationship. Nine years later, they had a son. Svetlana is a sensitive and understanding mother. Alexander Maslyakov Jr. practically grew up in a film studio. He successfully graduated from MGIMO and began to build a career in television, like his parents. The young man is proud that he was able to continue the family business.
In 2006, Svetlana became a grandmother. The daughter-in-law gave the Maslyakovs-senior couple a granddaughter Taisia.