Evgenia Citkowitz is known as Julian Sands’ widow. She is an American who known for her career as a playwright, author, and journalist who has written a play, a collection of short stories, and a novel. She is also the daughter of Lady Caroline Blackwood, a writer, and heiress to the Guinness beer fortune, and the wife of Julian Sands, an actor who disappeared in 2023.
Evgenia Citkowitz Wikipedia
Evgenia was born Eugenia Citkowitz in 1964 in New York. She is the youngest of two daughters born to Israel Citkowitz, an American pianist, composer, and piano teacher, and Lady Caroline Blackwood, an English novelist. Her parents divorced in 1972, but her father remained close to her and her sister until his death. She also has four half-siblings from her mother’s previous and subsequent marriages.
Her stepfather was Robert Lowell, an American poet. Citkowitz grew up in London, England, where she attended boarding school in Devon and later St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith. She graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English Literature. She also spent some time in the United States to study.
Evgenia Citkowitz Career
Citkowitz began her career as a journalist, writing for various British publications such as the London Magazine and the Sunday Times. In 2007 she made her debut as a playwright with Ether Dome, which premiered at the Manhattan Theater Club and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The plot is based on real events from the 18th century involving the revelation of ether as a form of treatment that numbs the senses.
In 2010 she published her first book, Ether, which consists of seven short stories and one novella. The book was acclaimed by critics and readers alike and was voted a New York Times Editors’ Choice and The New Yorker’s Book Club. The stories deal with themes of loss, identity, memory, and betrayal.
In 2018, she published her first novel, The Shades, a psychological thriller about a family coming to terms with the death of their teenage daughter in a car accident. The novel received positive reviews for its gripping plot, complex characters, and elegant prose. The novel also explores themes of grief, guilt, isolation, and deception.
Evgenia Citkowitz biography
|Age (as of 2023)
|Place of birth
|New York, United States
|Playwright, author, journalist
|University of Oxford
|in feet inches – 5 feet 6 inches – in centimeters – 168 cm
|in kilograms – 57kg – in pounds – 125 pounds
Evgenia Citkowitz Family
|Lady Caroline Blackwood
|Who was Evgenia Citkowitz’s husband?
|Julian Sands (M 1990–2023)
|Imogen Morley Sands, Natalya Morley Sands
Citkowitz married Julian Sands, an English actor, in 1990. They have two daughters named Imogen Morley Sands and Natalya Morley Sands. Sands is known for his roles in films such as A Room With a View (1985), Warlock (1989), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), and The Girl With a Dragon Tattoo (2011). He has also appeared on television shows such as Smallville (2009–2010), Dexter (2011), and Gotham (2017).
The mysterious death of her husband
However, in January 2023, Sands went missing while flying his helicopter over the Pacific. He was on his way to a film festival in Hawaii when he lost contact with air traffic control. A search operation was launched to find him, but no trace of him or his helicopter was found.
On June 24, a group of people walking stumbled over a human body at the spot where Sands was last seen. Just days later, on June 27, it was confirmed that the uncovered body belonged to Sands. His death shocked his fans and colleagues, who expressed their condolences and prayers for his family.
Evgenia Citkowitz net worth
She is the beneficiary of a large inheritance from the Guinness brewing family, estimated to be worth more than £850 million ($1.2 billion). Eve inherited part of the fortune from her mother, one of the grandchildren of Arthur Guinness, the founder of the brewery. She also owns shares in Diageo, the company that makes Guinness, worth around £200m ($280m).
Citkowitz’s net worth isn’t known exactly, but it’s believed to be in the millions. She makes money from both her writing career and her investments. She lives in a Georgian country house called Hamdean in Oxfordshire, England, which she bought with Sands in 1996 for £1 million ($1.4 million). The property has eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, a swimming pool, a library, and a tennis court.