Katerina Reigeluth is of Russian and Pontic Greek origin. She is fluent in Russian, Greek and English as well as Pontiakonlalian, a vanishing Indo-European language (Greek dialect) actively spoken today only by a few hundred thousand people. She was born in the southwestern part of Russia, but grew up on the most enchanted island in the Mediterranean; Cyprus, a.k.a. the birthplace of the Ancient Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite. She has a BA in Business Management from the University of Sunderland and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Walden University. She works as a Compliance Officer at a financial firm in Connecticut, USA, where she currently lives with her husband and daughter.