Roman Nikolaevich Markin was born in 1974 in the city of Znamenka (Ukraine). At the age of two, he moved with his parents to the city of Polyarny (Murmansk region). He studied in Veliky Ustyug (Vologda region).
Roman is a creative person and a versatile personality. He had to work as a mukosei and hairdresser, a high-altitude roofer and an auto mechanic, a specialist in interior decoration and a portrait photographer. He is fond of drawing, reading, playing the piano, saxophone, violin, balalaika and guitar.
Roman met his future wife Svetlana in the North. They got married on November 23, 2001. Svetlana was educated as a choreographer, make-up artist, baker, cook. The eldest daughter Marina is a future veterinarian, she loves animals and is fond of horseback riding. The 16-year-old youngest daughter Violetta has been studying letters and numbers from the Bible since she was 1.5 years old, since the whole family is deeply religious. Svetlana and Roman began studying the Bible in 2002 and later became Jehovah's Witnesses.
The friendly Markin family is fond of skating and skiing, swimming, intellectual and board games, singing, dancing, and communicating with fellow believers.