Yevgeny Prigozhin: Wiki, Bio, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Age, Wife & more (2023)

Yevgeny Prigozhin biography

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Who is Yevgeny Prigozhin?

Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin is a Russian tycoon, mercenary commander, and the suspected leader of an attempted coup against Russian President Vladimir Putin in June 2023. Prigozhin frequently goes by the moniker “Putin’s chef” since he owns eateries and catering businesses that work for the Kremlin.
On June 1, 1961, Violetta Prigozhina gave birth to Prigozhin, who was reared in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) in the Soviet Union. His mother worked at a nearby hospital to support him and his ailing grandma when his father passed away too young. Both his biological father and stepfather were Jewish.

Wikipedia Profile

Full NameYevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin
Known AsPrigozhin
Date of Birth June 1, 1961
Age62 years (As of 2023)
Birth PlaceLeningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
ProfessionRussian Oligarch, Mercenary Chief & a Former Close Confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin
NationalityRussian
ReligionJew
EthnicityRussian White
Current LocationRussia
Yevgeny Prigozhin Wikipedia

Ethnicity

What is the Ethnicity of Yevgeny Prigozhin? His ethnicity is Russian White.

Biography

What is the age of Yevgeny Prigozhin? His current age is 62 years (As of 2023).

Educational Career

SchoolLocal High School
Alma MaterWill update
Highest QualificationGraduate
Yevgeny Prigozhin Educational Career

More About Yevgeny Prigozhin

Prigozhin frequently goes by the moniker “Putin’s chef” since he owns eateries and catering businesses that work for the Kremlin. Formerly imprisoned in the Soviet Union, Prigozhin now oversees a network of powerful businesses, including the Wagner Group, a mercenary firm funded by the Russian government, and three organisations suspected of interfering with the 2016 and 2018 US elections. In 2022, Bellingcat, The Insider, and Der Spiegel conducted an investigation into Prigozhin’s operations and found that they “are tightly integrated with Russia’s Defence Ministry and its intelligence arm, the GRU.”

On September 26, 2022, after years of denial, he acknowledged that he founded Wagner. He claimed to have started it in May 2014 in order to aid Russian military fighting in the Donbass. This revelation was made in response to a widely shared film in which Prigozhin was shown infiltrating a Mari El jail and enticing convicts by offering them freedom if they cooperated with the Wagner Group for six months. Additionally, Prigozhin had long denied any involvement in Russian electoral meddling. However, he acknowledged his involvement in such activities in November 2022 and declared they would continue. He claimed to be the creator and longtime manager of the Internet Research Agency, a Russian business charged with conducting internet propaganda operations, in February 2023.

In the US, Prigozhin, his businesses, and connections are subject to criminal and economic penalties, and he continues to be a designated person in the UK. A reward of up to $250,000 is being offered by the FBI for information that results in Prigozhin’s capture. In connection with his funding of Wagner Group’s actions in Libya, Prigozhin was subject to penalties from the European Union (EU) in October 2020. The EU put fresh restrictions on him in April 2022 as a result of his participation in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

On June 23, 2023, Prigozhin declared war on the Russian military hierarchy and announced the entry of his forces into the country. He first took Rostov-on-Don before advancing on Moscow. According to Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, Prigozhin would travel to Belarus as part of the negotiated resolution to his PMC’s uprising. A criminal complaint was filed against him but was later dismissed.

Height & Weight

ParameterMeasure
Height5 feet 8 inches (approx)
Weight75 kg (approx)
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBlack
Yevgeny Prigozhin Physical Appearance

What is the height of Yevgeny Prigozhin? He has an attractive physique and a lovely appearance and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx) and a weight of 75 kg (approx).

Net Worth

What is the Net Worth of Yevgeny Prigozhin? His net worth is 5-7 M USD as of 2023.

Family, Marital Status, Wife

Marital StatusMarried
WifeLyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina
Father / Mother Will Update
Children3 children
Yevgeny Prigozhin Family

Social Media

The social media links to his accounts in Twitter, Facebook, YouTube & Instagram are given below:

Likes & Dislikes

Favourite ActorThomas Jeffrey Hanks
Favourite ActressSandra Annette Bullock
Favourite FoodRussian Cuisine
Favourite Place France
Favourite ColorBlue
Yevgeny Prigozhin Likes & Dislikes

FAQ

What was Yevgeny Prigozhin convicted of?

18-year-old Prigozhin was caught stealing in November 1979 and received a suspended sentence. He was discovered stealing again two years later, in 1981, and was sentenced to twelve years in jail for robbery, fraud, and recruiting minors to commit crimes.

Who is the religion of Yevgeny Prigozhin?

Yevgeny Prigozhin is of Jewish descent.

Who is the wife of Yevgeny Prigozhin?

Prigozhin is married to Lyubov Valentinovna Prigozhina, a pharmacist and businesswoman.


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