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Rimma Zelenskaya

Yasmine Published On Mon May 18 2020   Modified On Mon May 18 2020
Rimma Zelenskaya

Facts of Rimma Zelenskaya

Full NameRimma Zelenskaya
First NameRimma
Last NameZelenskaya
ProfessionFormer Engineer
NationalityUkrainian
Birth CountryUkraine
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeVirgo
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseOlexander Zelensky
No Of Children1
Date of BirthSeptember 16,1950
Age70 years

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    Body and Relation Status of Rimma Zelenskaya

    What is Rimma Zelenskaya marital status ?Married
    How many children does Rimma Zelenskaya have ?1
    Who is Rimma Zelenskaya married with?Olexander Zelensky

    Who is Rimma Zelenskaya? 

    Rimma Zelenskaya is a 69-year-old Ukrainian national. Once a engineer, she is now a housewife.

    Rimma Zelenskaya with her son Volodymyr Zelensky.
    Photo Source: Volodymyr Zelensky Instagram

    Zelenskaya, however, is best known by the public as the mother of Volodymyr Zelensky, the current President of Ukraine.

    Rimma Zelenskaya Family: Husband, Children, and Grandkids

    Rimma Zelenskaya is happily married to Oleksandr Zelensky for more than four decades. Together, they are parents to Volodymyr Zelensky, who is currently forty-two years old.

    Rimma Zelenskaya son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren.
    Photo Source: Volodymyr Zelensky Instagram

    Through her son, she is the mother-in-law to Olena Zelenska (nee Kiyashko) and grandmother to Oleksandra Zelensky and Kyrylo Zelensky.

    Rimma Zelenskaya: Is She and Her Husband Jewish? 

    During the Presidential campaign of Volodymyr Zelensky, several media sites claimed that he is Jewish by heritage. It was a significant factor in the election as the majority of the population in Ukraine follows Orthodox Christianity.

    Rimma Zelenskaya and her husband Oleksandr Zelensky on their son's wedding.
    Photo Source: Gordonua.com

    Rumors started that Zelensky's father and mother are both Jewish, but he converted to Christianity. Furthermore, it was claimed that he had a baptism ceremony for his son Kyrylo in one of the oldest churches in Ukraine, but his parents did not attend.

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    Zelenskaya, knowing the sensitivity of the topic, has always resisted to talk about the issue. When his campaign advisor Dmitriy Razumkov was asked about Zelensky's heritage and religion; he refused to answer:

    I am not ready to answer any questions about his background. I am not his biographer,

    Nonetheless, Razumkov added that the ethnicity of the candidate does not matter in Ukraine. Also, Ukraine is a fairly tolerant nation where everyone is treated equally,

    Rimma Zelenskaya: Career and Net Worth 

    Rimma Zelenskaya is a retired engineer. She left her job when her health deteriorated after forty years of service. After retirement, she remained as a housewife and enjoyed the pension of 1600 hryvnia ($60).

    Rimma Zelenskaya's husband is a professor at a university.
    Photo Source: gordonua.com

    Similarly, her husband Oleksandr Zelensky worked as a specialist at mining and processing plant in Mongolia during the Soviet years. At present, he is the professor, who heads the Department of Cybernetics and Computer Engineering at the Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics.

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    Since Rimma and her husband were both professionals with a modest salary; thus, their net woth (*worth) is not substantially high. On the other hand, their son was a successful actor and producer before being the president. His net worth in 2017 was UAH 31.33 million ($1.16 million), and in 2018 it increased to UAH 37 million ($1.39 million).

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