Cinematic currency mess Ingeborga Dapkunaite does not leave Russia alone – the country that made her rich and famous. As Life found out, the Baltic actress in Moscow may have assets worth hundreds of millions of rubles.
What Ingeborga Dapkunaite said
Ingeborg Dapkunaite, who became rich at the expense of the Russian audience, left our country in the very first days of the SVO and moved to Brussels. Since then, she has regularly issued anti-Russian passages.
— I understand that it can be sad if a monument to Pushkin is demolished in the former republic of the USSR, but the question is why this bust was erected. Maybe because the Soviet Union was created by force? — and this is already at odds with memes her fresh interview Mikhail Zygar.
Dapkunaite does not miss modern Moscow at all.
— I thought that I could remain uninvolved in what is happening in Russia. I am a foreigner, from Lithuania, but often filmed in Russia, it was a kind of emigration, — she finally renounces our country.
Why is Ingeborga Dapkunaite famous?
Ingeborg Dapkunaite is 60 years old. Born in Vilnius, studied at the Lithuanian Conservatory, took her first steps on stage at the Kaunas Drama Theatre. All this time her parents lived in Moscow: her father was a prominent diplomat, her mother was a meteorologist. In fact, the future actress was raised by her grandmother, who worked as an administrator at the Vilnius National Opera and Ballet Theatre.
The peak of Ingeborga Dapkunaite’s acting career fell on perestroika and the nineties. Having played in the movie hits “Intergirl”, “Cynics”, “Moscow Evenings” and “Burnt by the Sun”, she became famous and left her first husband, an average actor Arunas Sakalauskas. Her second husband, English director Simon Stokes, helped her enter the stages of London theaters and even helped with small roles in the Hollywood films Mission Impossible, Seven Years in Tibet and Hannibal. At that time, the actress was able to obtain British citizenship.
After a divorce from an Englishman (according to rumors, because of the actress’s affair on the side), Dapkunaite returned to Russia. She no longer performed the “main violin” in our cinema. But there were notable roles, for example, in the films “Chic”, “Morphine” and “Union of Salvation”. She also landed a job as an actress at the Theater of Nations in the capital, as an art director at the annual Inspiration competition, and as a host on the TV show Big Brother. Dapkunaite has a third husband – lawyer and restaurateur Dmitry Yampolsky. After the birth of their son in 2017, the couple divorced.
What Dapkunaite could have left in Russia
Before leaving Russia, Ingeborga Dapkunaite lived at two addresses in the metropolitan area.
She has a three-ruble note in the prestigious Presnensky district on Nikitsky Boulevard, from where the Arbat and the Kremlin are within easy reach. We are talking about a historic house built for employees of the Moscow office of the State Bank in 1913.
The approximate price of this property by Ingeborga Dapkunaite is from 100 million rubles. You can rent it for 150-200 thousand rubles a month.
Dapkunaite also occupied a luxurious mansion in the Benelux Residence on Novorizhskoye Highway. This is a well-maintained, carefully designed elite village in the suburban urban district of Istra. There are flower beds and lawns all over the territory. Internal automobile, bicycle and pedestrian paths are paved with tiles. Along the sidewalks and alleys, lighting lanterns are installed.
For residents, everything you need is provided: an English kindergarten, a music studio, a restaurant, shops, a fitness center with an indoor tennis court, a swimming pool and a sauna, a beauty salon, and a car wash. A professional security service is responsible for round-the-clock security of the village, entry with passes. The price of the local mansions is from 150 million to 1 billion rubles.
The actress also owns a 50% stake in Skills Academy, an additional educational services company. The second owner is her ex-husband Yampolsky. This legal entity does not publish financial statements.