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Ruja Ignatova Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ruja Ignatova Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth May 30, 1980
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Hazel

Ruja Ignatova is a Bulgarian entrepreneur who is known for founding the Ponzi scheme called OneCoin who was charged for fraud in 2012, and as of January 2022, she had still been on the run from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Born Name

Ружа Игнатова (In English Ruja Ignatova)

Nick Name

Ruja

Ruja Ignatova as seen in a picture that was taken on April 7, 2015
Ruja Ignatova as seen in a picture that was taken on April 7, 2015 (OneCoin Official / Flickr / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Sofia, Bulgaria

Nationality

Bulgarian

 

Education

Ruja graduated with a PhD in European private law from the University of Constance in 2005, with the dissertation Art. 5 Nr. 1 EuGVO – Chancen und Perspektiven der Reform des Gerichtsstands am Erfüllungsort.

Occupation

Fraudster, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Plamen Ignatov (Businessman)
  • Siblings – Konstantin Ignatov (Brother)

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Note: Ruja is married to a man who works as a lawyer in Frankfurt, with whom she has a daughter, who was born in 2016.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Almond-shaped eyes

Ruja Ignatova Facts

  1. Ignatova was only 10 years old when she relocated to Germany with her family.
  2. She spent part of her childhood in Schramberg in the state of Baden-Württemberg.
  3. Ruja graduated with a law degree in Art. 5 Nr. 1 EuGVO – Chancen und Perspektiven der Reform des Gerichtsstands am Erfüllungsort; that mostly discusses lex causae in conflict of laws.
  4. According to sources, Ruja had worked for McKinsey & Company in the past.
  5. Ruja was convicted of fraud in Germany in 2012, in connection with her father Plamen Ignatov. Later, in 2013, Ruja was involved in a multi-level marketing scam called BigCoin. Then, she went on to found the Ponzi scheme called OneCoin in 2014, with her brother Konstantin Ignatov who pleaded guilty in 2019, for his involvement in the scheme. However, Ruja went into hiding in 2017, from law enforcement, which includes the FBI.
  6. The Times called her scheme called “one of the biggest scams in history.”

Featured Image By OneCoin Official / Flickr / CC BY-SA 4.0

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