Untold Facts About Ilya Sapritsky, Courtney Hansen’s First-Husband

By CannonPublished on: November 30, 2023 Updated on: November 30, 2023
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Ilya Sapritsky is a businessman and the Vice-President of Sequoia Laboratories LLC. However, Sapritsky is more popular as the former husband of TV personality, Courtney Hansen. Nevertheless, the former flames have already divorced now.

Well, know about Ilya’s life after his divorce from his first wife Hansen. Is Sapritsky remarried to anyone?

Ilya Sapritsky’s Date of Birth and Parents

He was born in late 1981, in New York and is now 42 years old. Talking about his parents, Ilya is the son of Victor Sapritsky (father). His father still lives in Moscow, Russia.

Sapritsky and his father Victor.
Sapritsky and his dad Victor together.

He also has a sister named Marina.

Nationality and Ethnicity

He belongs to a mixed ethnic background and has dual nationality, Russian and American.

Ilya Sapritsky and Courtney Hansen’s Marriage

Sapritsky became famous after his marriage to veteran TV personality Courtney Hansen. His former wife Hansen is a TV host and syndicated columnist, popular for hosting NBC Sports, CBS Sports TV series PowerNation, and more. Moving into their marriage, the two got married in 2009, in an outdoor wedding ceremony attended by their family members and friends.

Although they have chosen to keep their love life to themselves, it is reported Ilya met his first wife Courtney a few years before their wedding. However, any other information regarding their marriage has never come out.

One of their rare public appearances was at the grand opening party of Fig & Olive Melrose Place in West Hollywood, California, in March 2011.

Courtney and Ilya married for two years
Ilya and his first wife Courtney at the grand opening party of Fig & Olive Melrose Place.

After that, they never made another.

Ilya and Courtney’s Divorce

After being in a marital relationship for nearly three years, Ilya and his ex-wife Courtney decided to part ways. In Feb 2012, they officially got separated and it was Hansen who filed for divorce from Sapritsky in L.A. County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.

At the time of their divorce, the Spike TV star stated, “Marriage is extremely sacred to me, and I took honoring those vows very seriously.”

She further added,

“Unfortunately, it has become necessary for me to move on. Thank you for respecting our privacy during this time.”

Do They Have Any Children?

Sapritsky and Hansen who married briefly from 2009 to 2012 didn’t share any kids together. But, after their divorce, Courtney welcomed her first child, a daughter Holland Marysia Walker Hartington on 5th July 2014 with her current husband Jay Hartington.

The TV host and her long-time partner Jay got hitched on 20th July 2018. Their wedding ceremony took place at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo in Taormina, Italy.

Is Ilya Sapritsky Also Remarried?

Like Courtney, Ilya is also remarried to his new wife Elena Sapritsky (Алена Саприцкая). The couple exchanged their vows in July 2018. It was Sapritsky who first announced his marriage to Elena on Facebook on 28th July. Similarly, a few days after their nuptial, his second wife also took to Facebook to share the big news.

Sapritsky and his 2nd wife.
Sapritsky and his 2nd wife Elena are married since 2018.

They have been leading a blissful marriage ever since. Talking more about his new spouse, Elana now works at Unipharm, Inc., the same organization her husband has also been working for years. Coming from Nizhni Novgorod, Russia, Elena graduated from the Moscow Institute of Television and Radio Broadcasting.

Courtney Hansen’s Ex-Husband Ilya Sapritsky Is a Businessman

Sapritsky is a businessperson who has been in the pharmaceutical industry for several decades. He is also the owner of Global Brands Enterprise. Further, Ilya is a director of business development at Unipharm Inc., in New York City. He has been with the company since Sep 1999.


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Not only that but the former celebrity spouse is also the Vice-President of Sequoia Laboratories LLC since May 2013. In addition, Sapritsky worked as a research scientist at the National Physical Laboratory from Jun 2003 to Jun 2004.

What is Ilya’s Net Worth?

As of 2023, Ilya has an estimated net worth of $11 million. He mostly makes money from his pharmaceutical business. Further, his multiple high-profile job titles in various organizations also serve as a significant source of income.

He now lives in his mansion, located in New York with his second better half Elena.

Social Media Handles

Ilya Sapritsky is active on both Instagram and Facebook. He often shares his family pictures with his parents and wife on his social media profiles.