He was active in supporting the Orange Revolution. In the early parliamentary elections on September 30, 2007 he appeared as an independent candidate on the Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc's list (as nr 15). In the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) he was a member of the parliamentary committee for freedom of speech questions. In early September 2008 he renounced his seat in the Verkhovna Rada due to the political situation.[
He graduated school №4 in L'vov with in-depth study of English with a silver medal.
1991-1996 - studied at the Physics Department of Lviv University (specialization - a theoretical physicist.) The second higher education - international economy.
1996 - enrolled in the graduate department of theoretical physics at the same university. Thesis - "Supersymmetry of electrons in a magnetic field"
- Albums: "Там де нас нема" (1998), "Янанебібув" (2000), "Модель" (2001), "Суперсиметрія" (2003), "Тvій формат" (2003), "Gloria" (2005), "1221" (, 2006), "Міра" (2007). Singles: "Будинок зі скла" (1996), "Холодно" (2002), "911 (Тихий океан)" (2004), "Дякую" (2004), "Веселі часи" (2006), "Dolce Vita" (2010). The only solo album "Вночі" appeared in 1998.
- For several years the magazine "Reporter" enrolls S. Vakarchuk in one hundred most influential people of Ukraine - as the frontman of the most popular rock groups, and citizens with an active lifestyle.
Writers: Yukio Mishima, Haruki Murakami, Ivan Franko, Nikolai Gogol, Anton Chekhov, Lina Kostenko
Music & Bands: rock music
Wife: Lala Fonareva
brother: Oleg Vakarchuk
father: Ivan Vakarchuk
mother: Svetlana Vakarchuk
1994The frontman of the band "Okean Elzy", perhaps the most popular band in Ukraine, well known outside the country (even in Russia, in spite of the Ukrainian-lyrics).