Elena Danilovna was born in the village of Numto in Beloyarsky District. She studied at Kazym secondary school and graduated from 8 grades. In 1997, she moved to the village of Varyegan. Elena Danilovna lives in the camp with her husband. Their main occupation is reindeer husbandry.
She knows many riddles, proverbs, sayings and knows the Nenets language of the Forest Nenets.