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A famous Russian model and actress Irina Shayk was raised in rural Russia. Though her first experience in the modeling world was not so pleasant due to the language barrier, she didn’t give up and worked hard to earn worldwide recognition. She was born Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova on January 6, 1986.
She moved to Paris to pursue a career in modeling, after winning the title of ‘Miss Chelyabinsk 2004’. She has appeared on the covers of various magazines and has done modeling for many famous brands. Apart from modeling, she is also associated with various charitable organizations for charitable activities and fundraising.
Height / Weight / Age
Irina Shayk weighs 55 kg and 121 lbs in pounds. She has a towering height of 178 cm or in feet inches 5’10”. She has brown hair color and hazel green eye color with gray contrast. Her figure measurement is 35-23-35 approximately. She turned 37 years old. She is adored for her exotic look and full lips.
Irina Shayk’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million approximately. She owns a luxury Condo Apartment in New York City.
Education / Family
Irina Shayk was born to Olga, who was a kindergarten music teacher, and Valery Shaykhlislamov, who works as a coal miner in Yemanzhelinsk, USSR. As a child, she was interested in music and used to play the piano and also sang in the choir.
She has an elder named Tatiana Shaykhlislamova. After her father’s death, her mother had to do two jobs to make both ends meet. She studied marketing but dropped out and was enrolled in a local beauty school.
|Real Name||Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova|
|Birth Place||Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova|
|Date Of Birth||January 6, 1986|
|Height||In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|Weight||In kilograms – 55 kg
In pounds – 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Hazel green with grey contrast|
|Profession||Actress, Russian model|
|Religion||Russian Orthodox, Muslim roots, Christian|
|Home Town||Yemanzhelinsk, USSR|
|Debut||Film – Hercules (2014)
TV – Ready to wear – Autumn/winter (2005)
|Fathers Name||Valery Shayk (coal miner)
|Mothers Name||Olga Shayk
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2007, she became the face of ‘Intimissimi’ and also did photoshoots for the ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’. She signed modeling contracts with renowned brands like Lacoste, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Morellato, Cesare Paciotti, and many more.
In 2011, she became the face of Luli Fama’s advertising campaign. In the same year, she was featured on the covers of magazines like Cosmopolitan Spain, Elle Spain, Amica Italy, and Tatler Russia.
She also did an editorial for the ‘Vanity Fair Italy’. In 2012, she modeled at New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. In 2014, she was starred in the film ‘Hercules’ and made her film debut. She was named as the ‘Best International Model of 2010’ by Glamour Spain.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
In 2016, she got married to the famous actor Bradley Cooper and has a daughter named Lea De Seine.
|Boyfriends||Cristiano Ronaldo (2010)
Bradley Cooper (2015)
|children||Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper (daughter)|
Here is the list of Irina’s favourite things.
|Favourite Film||Match Point (2005), The Game (1997)|
|Favourite Food||Japanese food, Pelmeni|
|Favourite Books||Crime and punishment|
Some Interesting Facts About Irina Shayk
- Irina Shayk does smoke and consumes alcohol.
- Her real name is Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova and in Russian, it is written as Ирина Валерьевна Шайхлисламова.
- At the age of 6, she started playing piano and was enrolled in a music school which she attended for seven years.
- When she was 14, her dad passed away due to pneumonia. There were only two income sources to accommodate the family.
- Her real break came when she became the primary model for undergarments producer Intimissimi replacing Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros.
- She has appeared in global magazines such as Annabelle and Paris Capital.
- In 2009, she signed a contract with IMG which is a displaying organization.
- She is hosting Russia’s Next Top Model since the show started.
- She has done campaigns with Armani Exchange, Guesses, and Victoria’s Secret.
- Her hobbies are writing funny poetry, shopping, reading, exercise, and spending time with friends.
- Her naked Vogue cover with Ronaldo caused a major controversy over the internet.
- Her ethnicity is Russian and Tatar.
- In 2011, the readers of DT magazine voted her as the ‘Sexiest Girl of the World’.
- Bradley Cooper’s birthday is a day before her.
- In 2004, she has won the Miss Chelyabinsk competition.
- The first time she modeled for the fashion show was in 2016, at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
- The ‘Pomogi’ charity in Russia, appointed Irina as its official ambassador.