The Woman Called Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna

The Woman Called Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna

Who is Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna?

Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna Yanukovych, née Nastenko is popularly known as the ex-wife of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and former First Lady of Ukraine.

The Woman Called Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna

Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna at an event with her ex-husband, former Ukranian President, Viktor Yanukovych

Mini Bio on Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna

Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna was noted to have been born in Yenakiieve, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine SSR on 9 October 1949. She graduated from the Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. She worked at Yenakiyeve Iron and Steel Works, in the design and appraisal bureau. She was a specialist of the Enakievmetalurgbud Trust.

Lyudmyla married Viktor Yanukovych in 1971. In February 2017, Yanukovych stated that after 45 years of marriage he had divorced Lyudmyla. With her ex-husband, Lyudmila Yanukovych had two sons, Oleksandr and Viktor, and three grandsons Viktor, Oleksandr and Iliya. From 2006 to 2014, the younger Viktor was a member of the Parliament of Ukraine; he died in 2015.

Ukrayinska Pravda claims that during Yanukovych presidency his wife Lyudmyla lived separately in Donetsk. After the start of the war in Donbas she reportedly moved to Crimea.


Lyudmyla Oleksandrivna Yanukovych has an estimated net worth of $130 million. She earned this from her numerous career choices and also, as the former first lady of Ukraine.