Born in 1972, in Kharkov, Sergiy Kochetov is the representative of the Kharkiv school of photography, he is the son of Viktor Kochetov.

He studied at the Kharkov Institute of Civil Engineering, which he dropped out of, like his father, after his second year and, imitating his father, became a photo reporter. He works for his father Viktor and has been assisting him in his creative process since childhood.