Alem Kent Biography

Alem kent or Elina Alem Kent is a video, audio producer, and reporter for the Kyiv Independent, an English-language news site in Ukraine. As being a blacklisted journalist, she has had to leave Kyiv for her own safety. Now she producing a very different podcast, “Media in Progress” for the Kyiv Independent.

Early Life

Alem Kent was born in the 1990s and she is probably living in her late 20s. Her Mother’s name has not been shared; her younger sister’s name is Georgiy Kent who is 22 years old and lived in Kyiv for 5 years. Alem kent did his schooling at Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and has an International Relations degree from Boston University. She did some courses regarding International/ Global studies from Paris.

Alem Kent Career

When she was doing her International Relations degree studies at Boston University one of her family friends, who’s a prominent journalist from Ukraine, asked her to try this field. And then she made a podcast, which was the reason why she got hired at the Kyiv Independent Post. Elina-Alem Kent is a producer of her Kyiv Post documentary “Crimean Solidarity: The fight for freedom in Russian-occupied Crimea”.  From the year 2011- to 2014, She Taught food runner, Cook, Arts and crafts, Table setter to students. She was working as a speech president at that time. In 2014 only, she volunteered at the elephant preservation camp in Chang Mai, Thailand. In 2015, she worked as a volunteer only and later worked as a music director, in Boston from 2016 to 2019. Though she taught some children also in Ukraine regarding global and environmental awareness in 2017.

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In 2018, she worked with Refugees welcome! Intern team. She worked as an assistant to the executive director in Boston only. From 2018- to 2019, she worked as a director of the vagina monologues and Yoni ki Baat in the greater Boston area. Then in 2019, she worked with the program and events intern team in the Washington DC metro area. After that, in 2019 only she shifted to Ukraine and started writing some articles for magazines and managed her social media accounts only. And then only she starts working as a freelancer and started her podcast, which is very famous work done by her. In 2020, she produced some documentaries and some posts also regarding Ukraine only. Now these days, she is a producer and posting her weekly “media in progress” podcast.

Alem Kent Biography

Real Name Elina-Alem Kent
Birth Date 1990s
Age (as of 2022) 25-30s
Birth Place Kyiv, Ukraine
Nationality Ukrainian
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim


Brother Georgiy Kent


School Pardee School of Global Studies
College Boston University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Boyfriend None
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Personal Life

There is no specific information about her personal life on the internet. Alen Kent has one linked account, where she is always very active for her followers. She has 533 followers there and also owns a Twitter account also to update her followers. She is having 475 followers there. According to sources, she had one Facebook and one Instagram account also, but not sure about that.

Alem Kent Net Worth

She is a journalist and producing her own podcast. She must be earning from that only. There is no exact net worth of her mentioned on the internet.


  • Her mother is a Crimean Tatar.
  • In a very famous and recent interview, she talked about Why is independent journalism so important in Ukraine.
  • She used to live in Ukraine during her childhood school holidays.
  • Kent loves Ukrainian culture. Once she met a person in the eastern region who creates pop-up art galleries. She wrote about that person, and someone from the German embassy read that and went there to meet that person to support him.
  • Elina knows 4 languages – English, French, Russian and Ukrainian.
  • She is a Silver medalist for the National post-secondary Russian essay contest.
  • Alem also got a Varsity award as speech captain on the speech and debate team.

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