Irina Shayk – Russian supermodel
Irina Shayk is a Russian supermodel. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Irina Shayhlislamova was born on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk region, Russia. Her father Valery was a miner, but died of a lung disease. Her mother Olga, a music teacher, had to work hard. Irina has elder sister Tatiana.
Immediately after school Irina moved to Chelyabinsk and entered the college, where she studied marketing. There the girl was noticed and got a job in a modeling agency Svetlana.
Her modeling career began with a victory in the Supermodel 2004 beauty contest in Chelyabinsk. Model agency director Gia Dzhikidze, who also discovered Natalia Vodianova, Eugene Volodina, Polina Kuklina, Olga Sherer and other successful models, noticed Irina and invited her to become a professional model. Since 2005, Shayk began working as a model in Europe and then in the United States.
In 2007 she became the face of Intimissimi brand and represented it until 2009. Since 2010 she is a brand ambassador.
The model worked for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition with famous photographers Pamela Hanson, Steve Erle, Riccardo Tinelli, Rennio Maifredi and Raphael Mazucco. In 2011, Irina became the first Russian model on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
Shayk appeared on the covers of the most famous magazines, including Numéro 2016, GQ Spain, Glamour Spain, Elle Spain, GQ South Africa in July 2010, Ocean Drive July-August 2010, Woman 2005 and Woman Spain in June 2009, Paris Capitale July 2008, Jalouse February Russia 2006, Annabelle May 2005, Bolero June 2005.
Irina was the face of Armani Exchange brand (2010), Guess (2008-2009), Intimissimi (2007-2009), Beach Bunny (2009), Lacoste (2007), La Perla (2007), Givenchy Jeans (2016).
In the list of the sexiest models in the world (models.com) Irina Shayk is on the 14th place.
In the computer game Need for Speed: The Run Irina plays Mila Belova.
Irina participated in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi.
Irina starred in Hercules (2014) and Inside Amy Schumer (2016).
Since 2010 to 2015 Irina was in a relationship with footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
In April 2015 she began dating American actor and film producer Bradley Cooper. They are expecting their first child.