Born October 18, 1959 in g. Kerch Crimea region of the Ukrainian SSR.
In 1982 he graduated from the University of Friendship of Peoples. Patrice Lumumba. He has three degrees: "teacher of Russian as a foreign language, a translator from Spanish and a translator from the Portuguese language."
. From 1982 to 1984 he worked as a translator at GKES in the People's Republic of Angola.
. From 1984 to 1985 he served in the army.
. From 1985 to 1991 - the editor of External Relations, a leading commentator on news program "120 Minutes" CT, National Correspondent for television news service "(TSN).
. From 1991 to 1992 - political commentator VGTRK
. A leading program "Vesti".
. From 1992 to 1993 - leading the evening program "News" ITA RGTRK Ostankino.
. In 1993 - 1994 - Director of Information Service Joint Stock Company "Moscow Independent Broadcasting Corporation (MNVK).
. Since 1993 - Moscow correspondent and commentator for the Spanish TV News Service CNN.
. In January 1994 he conducted a TV channel "Russia" program "Details".
. From 1995 to 1996 - Member of the Editorial Board of the channel REN TV.
. From 3 April to September 1995 led to the I channel of information and analytical program "Versions"
. From October to December 1995 program "Versions" was on the TV channel NTV.
. Since March 1996 - author and host of talk show "character" on REN TV.
. Since October 1996 - first deputy chief producer of information programs ORTV, author and presenter of "Time".
. From 14 May to 10 December 1998 - the main producer of information programs ORTV.
. From 30 August to December 1998 - leading the program "Time"
. Since December 1998 - Director-producer of analytical programs of JSC "ORT".
. From January to March 1999 - writer and presenter of "Time".
. On September 5, 1999 - author and presenter of weekly political show "The program Sergei Dorenko
. In September 1999, Dorenko
, referring to the magazine "cult of personality", reported that personal fortune S
. M. Luzhkov is about $ 300 - 400 million. Mayor of Moscow filed a lawsuit on protection of honor, dignity and business reputation against Dorenko
. Moral damage was estimated at 5 million. rubles. December 3, 1999 Ostankinsky Intermunicipal Court of Moscow satisfied the claim of the mayor of Moscow to the ORT and Sergei Dorenko
. It made the decision to recognize untrue information spread in the author's program of Sergei Dorenko
. The court ordered the ORT and C. Dorenko
make good the S. M. Luzhkov moral damages amounting to 50 thousand. and 100 thousand. rubles, respectively. ORT C. Dorenko
must also refute the widespread of information "in a period not more than a week."
. In November 1999 he was appointed Deputy General Director of JSC "ORT".
. Hobbies - a car, motorbike, travel, computer, walking the dog, rock music 1960 - 70-ies., Carpentry.
. Speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
. Daughters Catherine and Daria. August 5, 1999 a son Prokhor.
- Letter "ungrateful viewer" to the newspaper "Aviatrek", б? 1from October 28, 1999. "The field of battle, or that I wanted to" kill "Dorenko.
- "That, . that Dorenko said about Luzhkov, . required to verify the police ", . "The journalist Sergei Dorenko can be: arrested, . if the investigation proves, . that he has slandered Yuri Luzhkov and his family: ",
. Materials "Russian News Bureau, 1998, according to RIA-Novosti.