( CNN) Ukrainians were voting Sunday in the second round of presidential elections.

Zelensky's entry in the presidential race came as a astonish, given that he is perhaps best known for his role in the Ukrainian comedy series “Servant of the People” as an out-of-luck schoolteacher who abruptly becomes chairperson of Ukraine.

Despite his bid being initially dismissed as a protest referendum and a joke, art may become reality after the 41 -year-old challenger found subsistence from an electorate tired of corruption and oligarchy.