Ekaterina Leonova is a Russian dancer in the categories of standard and Latin American dances. She became known through her participation as a professional dancer in the German dance show Let’s Dance.
Ekaterina Leonova Personal Life
Ekaterina Leonova was born on 23 April 1987 in Volgograd, Russia. Her mother’s name is Vera. She has a sister named Maria.
Ekaterina is a very private person. So, keeps her personal life and family away from the limelight of the media.
She has been dancing since she was ten years old. One of her early successes was the title of South Russian Youth Champion.
After graduating from school, she trained as a dance teacher at the State Institute for Art and Culture in the city of Volgograd from 2003 to 2007, and from 2006 to 2008 she also did further socio-pedagogical training there. From 2004 to 2007 she danced with Vladimir Shelomitsky.
After being elected Miss Volgograd in 2008, she moved to Cologne in the same year, learning German. To enable her to live in Germany after completing her studies, the broadcaster RTL gave her a job in its online editorial office.
At the end of 2021, she switched to a Munich company where she works in event and social media marketing. She moved from Cologne to Munich.
Ekaterina Leonova Career
From 2008 to 2014 she danced with Paul Lorenz in the amateurs for Germany. In 2012, the dancing couple made their international breakthrough with the EU Cup and the World Cup.
In 2013 she started on the RTL show Let’s Dance as Paul Janke’s dance partner and reached third place with him. In 2014, she and her dance partner Patrice Bouédibéla were eliminated after the first round.
In 2015 she danced with Matthias Steiner and suffered a supination trauma in the finale. The couple took third place. In 2016, she and former beach volleyball player Julius Brink were eliminated after the tenth round. After that, she won three times in a row: in 2017 with Gil Ofarim, in 2018 with Ingolf Lück, and in 2019 with Pascal Hens.
Also in 2019, she took first place in a special competition for professional dancers with Massimo Sinató.
Ekaterina Leonova Net Worth
Ekaterina has a net worth of $450K. She earns by being a dancer. She takes part in different competitions.
Ekaterina Leonova Relationship
In the fall of 2022, she announced she had been in a relationship for several months with the German-Turkish entrepreneur and millionaire Hasan Kivran who was 56 years old at that time.
According to the article, there have always been arguments, the ex-couple has been in an on-off relationship since December. In January, the entrepreneur went on vacation alone, now everything is over with the two.
Ekaterina Leonova Education
In 2010, she began studying business administration at the University of Cologne (completed her Bachelor in 2014) and at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (completed her Master in 2018).
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Ekaterina Leonova Physical Stats
|5 feet 5 inch
Ekaterina Leonova Wiki/Bio
|Ekaterina “Ekat” Leonova
|Date Of Birth
|23 April 1987
|36 (as of 2023)
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