Representative of the famous Zapashny circus dynasty in the third generation (by blood in the fourth). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2012). General director of the Great Moscow State Circus on Vernadsky Avenue (since 2012).
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Edgard Zapashny is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.