Elena Aleksandrova is a Russian journalist, who became famous thanks to her constant participation in the intellectual game “What? Where? When?". Elena has been playing in the club of experts since 2003, more than once bringing victory to her team.
Elena Alexandrova was born in 1975. Her place of birth is not known exactly, but it is assumed that it is Moscow or St. Petersburg. Elena also has a sister who later emigrated to the United States and currently lives in San Francisco. After graduating from school, the girl became a student at the largest university in the country - Moscow State University. Lomonosov with a degree in Sociology of Mass Communications.
Alexandrova successfully graduated from the university and began to build a career working as a public relations specialist in large Moscow firms. She is also interested in journalism, publishes in various publications, which is still one of the types of her income. In 2003, an erudite woman was invited to take part in a club of experts and star in a number of issues of the intellectual TV game “What? Where? When?". She agreed and became a member of Maxim Potashev's team.
Participation in “What? Where? When?"
At first, Elena Alexandrova did not always manage to lead the team to victory. Soon she decided to join another team, already a purely women's club under the leadership of Valentina Golubeva, but later she returned to Potashev's team. A series of unfortunate defeats made Elena think again about changing the team, and she joined the elite club under the direction of Andrei Kozlov. This decision turned out to be successful, and Alexandrova finally managed to reveal herself in all her glory.
At the gambling table with Elena sat a lot of famous participants, including Mikhail Moon, Igor Kondratyuk, Elena Orlova and others. Gradually Aleksandrova became one of the permanent residents of “What? Where? When?" and winners of many awards. In 2016, she headed her own team, which included the best players of the previous series and the owners of the main prize of the show - "Crystal Owl".
Personal life and further career
Elena Aleksandrova is not only a regular player in What? Where? When?”, But also an active popularizer of the game. She is a frequent visitor to various educational institutions, where she organizes intellectual competitions among the younger generation. Also, special quizzes edited by Alexandrova were published in the publication "Science and Life". Such work really does not go in vain: more than one generation of TV viewers continues to follow with interest the new episodes of the TV game.
In the 2000s, Elena Alexandrova got married. Her husband was a colleague on the gambling table and multiple owner of the "Crystal Owl" Maxim Potashev. In fact, it was he who became the one who developed Elena's playing skills and helped to become a part of the show. In 2005, twins Roman and Andrei were born in the family. Subsequently, Elena and Maxim constantly appeared at the gambling table as a married couple and were inseparable.