Born September 10, 1958 in g. Kaliningrad, Moscow region.
. In 1976 - Handyman Plant "Salyut" in Moscow.
. In 1981 he graduated from the Department of Theater Studies GITIS.
. From 1981 to 1983 he served in the army.
. From 1983 to 1985 he worked in the magazine "theatrical life."
. From 1986 to 1988 - in various positions in the magazine Ogonyok
. His works were published in the newspaper "Soviet Russia" journal "Our Heritage".
From August 1990 to March 1992 - Head of the department of literature and arts "Nezavisimaya Gazeta". Since that time working on television.
. Since March 1992 - on Rossiyskom TV, where he became the author and moderator VGTRK "Moment of Truth".
. The culmination of issues of "The Moment of Truth" was an interview Karaulov with her childhood friend, businessman Dmitry Jakubowski, who accused the vice-president of Russia Alexander Rutskoi and several senior government officials of corruption.
. August 3, 1993, in the next release "The Moment of Truth", the guard in conversation with the editor of the newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets, Pavel Gusev, stated that "the pilot Rutskoi, raising his hand up, surrendered to the Mujahideen"
. A. Rutskoi require management VGTRK and personally Andrei Karaulov pay 200 million for defamation. rubles. In September 1993, Sverdlovsk People's Court of Moscow satisfied the claim of Alexander Rutskoi on protection of honor and dignity, and compensation for moral damages and ordered to pay 1 million Karaulova. rubles.
. In 1992 created the Department of Theater Studies in Rossii'skom gosudarstvennom Humanities University (RGGU), where he taught until 1995.
. In 1996 - 97, the elections head of administration of the Amur region, was one of the image-makers Yuri Lyashko.
. Since December 1997 - author of "Around the Kremlin" on the TV channel REN TV.
. From January 1998 - author and host of a weekly journalistic program "Russian Century" on NTV channel.
. Since 1999 - author and host of talk show "The Moment of Truth" on TNT.
. Winner of the television prize TEFI "(1995).
. Author of the book "Around the Kremlin."
. Author of monographs Theater, 80 th "," Oleg Borisov, "" Simplified theater.
. Speaks German.
. Has a son.