Blogger Elena Blinovskaya is accused of tax evasion in the amount of more than 918 million rubles. We collected the main facts about the “queen of marathons” and the most famous information gypsy in Runet. Nadezhda Bechetnikova Nadezhda Bechetnikova star editor Tags: Elena Blinovskaya Popular bloggers Millions for marathons: who is Elena Blinovskaya - what is known and what was wrong Social network
Elena was born in the village of Oparino, Kirov Region, in 1981 in the family of an accountant and a driver. She has a younger brother Alexander. As a child, she moved to Yaroslavl with her family. There, the father of the family founded his own veterinary business, in which Elena also began working as an accountant. Prior to that, she graduated from the Yaroslavl State University. Demidov and received a degree in economics.
Social network In 2007, Elena marries aspiring entrepreneur Alexei Blinovsky, who helps her open her first business, a wedding salon in Yaroslavl. The couple has four children: three sons and a daughter. Blinovskaya's husband is actively engaged in business, and in various fields. According to some reports, he is related to 16 companies. Among them are a jewelry company, a mining company, a restaurant, a company selling fabrics and accessories, and many others.
Before becoming the "queen of marathons", Blinovskaya managed to try on another crown - at a beauty contest. In 2016, she shared the victory at Mrs. Russia - International 2016 with a contestant from the Rostov region.
The real glory of Blinovskaya was brought by the so-called marathons of desires, which Elena began working on back in 2015. Fascinated by the topic of personal growth trainings, Blinovskaya first held marathons for her friends, but, feeling that the topic was in demand, she began to expand her audience.
As part of the course, Blinovskaya taught how to make wishes correctly so that they come true. The cost of participation was on average from 3 to 10 thousand rubles, but a VIP package could cost a million.
In 2018, Blinovskaya registered the phrase "Marathon of Desires" as a trademark. And in 2020, a film of the same name was released with Aglaya Tarasova, dedicated to Blinovskaya's course, in which the blogger herself starred.
Blinovskaya invariably answered direct questions about her condition, but did not hide her wealth. The blogger arranged noisy and expensive holidays that invariably attracted attention. The most resonant was the celebration of Elena's 40th birthday in Altai. The blogger invited the top celebrities to entertain herself and guests. The party was hosted by Ksenia Sobchak and Ivan Urgant, Philip Kirkorov, Svetlana Loboda, the Beasts group and other stars performed on stage. According to media reports, more than 120 million rubles were spent on organizing the holiday.
Once on her birthday, she published her card number on social networks so that fans could congratulate her. In two hours, subscribers sent her 2.5 million rubles.
Forbes magazine in 2020 estimated Blinovskaya's revenue at 330 million rubles. In 2022, the blogger's income in the media has already been estimated at 4 billion rubles.
Problems with law
On April 27, 2023, it became known that Blinovskaya was detained while trying to cross the border between Russia and Belarus. Elena was charged with non-payment of taxes in the amount of more than 918 million, as well as money laundering. A criminal case has been initiated against Blinovskaya. Her husband is still a witness in the case, and the house has already been searched. Shortly before that, the participants in her training also began to massively complain to the Prosecutor General's Office, accusing Blinovskaya of fraud.
During a search in a country mansion near Blinovskaya, luxury cars were found, including Lamborghini Urus, Range Rover, Maybach. At the same time, most of the property is recorded in the name of Elena's husband. It also includes a 58-meter apartment in Moscow for 60 million and a plot of land of 50 hectares in Simferopol.