Victor Nizovtsev was born on August 29, 1965 in a region known as Ulan-Ude, next to Lake Baical in Russia. His family moved to the Republic of Moldava when Victor was young. He grew up in the town of Hincesti, 30 miles southeast of Chisinau. His university plans were interrupted when he left for a mandatory two-year stint in the army where his talents were used to pro-military billboards. In 1993 Victor finished his degree as a decorative painter. Victor presently resides in the United States.