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Full Name Elena Kountoura
Date of Birth November 2, 1962
Age 61 years, 4 months, 14 days
Birthplace Athens
Birth City Attica
Country Greece
Horoscope Scorpio

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Elena Kountoura Biography

Elena Kountoura is one of the most popular and richest Member Of The European Parliament who was born on November 2, 1962 in Athens, Attica, Greece.

Elena Kountoura (Greek: Έλενα Κουντουρά , also romanized as Elena Koundoura; born 2 November 1962), is a Greek politician, Member of the European Parliament, ex-Minister of Tourism (resigned on May 3, 2019 in order to participate in the European Parliament’s elections) in the Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras, and Member of Parliament for Athens A, for the Independent Greeks, and earlier for New Democracy. Before her entrance into politics, she was an international model, director of a women’s magazine and a track-and-field athlete.

From childhood she was engaged in athletics. Her father enrolled her in the National Gymnastic Academy of Greece at the age of twelve as a high-jumper in training. She is a graduate of the National Gymnastic Academy and of the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education (TEFAA) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She was a top athlete on the Greek National Track and Field Team, and won the high jump and the 100 metre dash at the 1978 Panhellenic Women’s Track & Field Championship.

From 1984 to 1997 she had an international career as a model, and in 1990 she was chosen by CNN as one of the ten most beautiful models in the world. She collaborated for many years with Serge Lutens, a well-known French photographer, designer and producer in the world of fashion, while also having the good fortune to collaborate with the Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido, and is the model most recognized as spokesperson for that brand, and whose face was published in international campaigns.

NameElena Kountoura
First NameElena
Last NameKountoura
OccupationMember Of The European Parliament
BirthdayNovember 2
Birth Year1962
Place of BirthAthens
Home TownAttica
Birth CountryGreece
Birth SignScorpio
Full/Birth Name
ParentsAlexandros Kountouras
SiblingsNikos Kountouras
SpouseSarantis Papachristopoulos
Children(s)Alexandros Papachristopoulos, Marios Papachristopoulos

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In the dual elections of May and June 2012, she was elected member of parliament for Athens A with Independent Greeks, while as of 2014 she assumed the office of Secretary of the Parliamentary Committee for Cinema.

Elena Kountoura Net Worth

Elena Kountoura is one of the richest Member Of The European Parliament from Greece. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Elena Kountoura's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeMember Of The European Parliament
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

On 14 January 2019, she was expelled from Independent Greeks due to her continuing support for the Tsipras government following the Prespa agreement, which sparked the party’s withdrawal from the governing coalition. She was then elected to the European Parliament on the Syriza ticket at the 2019 election.

Elena Kountoura's Height & Physical Stats

Elena Kountoura height 5 ft 10 in Elena weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height5 ft 10 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

In 1997 she returned to Greece, and from 2004 she was director of a women’s magazine. In the 2004 elections, she was elected member of parliament for Athens A for New Democracy. In 2007 and 2009 she was runner-up, even though in 2007 she gathered more votes than in 2004. In November 2011, Elena returned to parliament when Dimitris Avramopoulos vacated his parliamentary seat to become a minister in the government of Lucas Papademos. In February 2012, she voted against the “Memorandum 2” and party leader Antonis Samaras struck her from the party list of New Democracy.

Who is Elena Kountoura Dating?

According to our records, Elena Kountoura married to Sarantis Papachristopoulos. As of February 1, 2024, Elena Kountoura’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Elena Ranked on the list of most popular Member Of The European Parliament. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Greece. Elena Kountoura celebrates birthday on November 2 of every year.

Key Events

  1. Elena Kountoura (Greek: Έλενα Κουντουρά, also romanized as Elena Koundoura; born 2 November 1962), is a Greek politician, Member of the European Parliament, ex-Minister of Tourism (resigned on 3 May 2019 in order to participate in the European Parliament's elections) in the Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras, and Member of Parliament for Athens A, for the Independent Greeks, and earlier for New Democracy..

  2. She was a top athlete on the Greek National Track and Field Team, and won the high jump and the 100 metre dash at the 1978 Panhellenic Women's Track & Field Championship..

  3. From 1984 to 1997 she had an international career as a model, and in 1990 she was chosen by CNN as one of the ten most beautiful models in the world..

  4. In 1997 she returned to Greece, and from 2004 she was director of a women's magazine..

  5. In the 2004 elections, she was elected member of parliament for Athens A for New Democracy..

  6. In 2007 and 2009 she was runner-up, even though in 2007 she gathered more votes than in 2004..

  7. In November 2011, Elena returned to parliament when Dimitris Avramopoulos vacated his parliamentary seat to become a minister in the government of Lucas Papademos..

  8. In February 2012, she voted against the "Memorandum 2" and party leader Antonis Samaras struck her from the party list of New Democracy..

  9. In the dual elections of May and June 2012, she was elected member of parliament for Athens A with Independent Greeks, while as of 2014 she assumed the office of Secretary of the Parliamentary Committee for Cinema..

  10. On 14 January 2019, she was expelled from Independent Greeks due to her continuing support for the Tsipras government following the Prespa agreement, which sparked the party's withdrawal from the governing coalition..

  11. She was then elected to the European Parliament on the Syriza ticket at the 2019 election. .