Irina Shayk Biography – Irina Shayk Wiki
Irina Shayk real name Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova, is a Russian supermodel. She was born on 6 January 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
Irina began playing piano aged six. Aged nine she enrolled in a music school since her mother wanted her to study music and studied music for seven years playing the piano and singing in the choir. After high school, she studied marketing but failed and entered a beauty school. While at the beauty school, an agent of a local modeling agency noticed her and urged her to participate in the “Miss Chelyabinsk 2004” beauty contest and she won.
Irina received international recognition in 2007 when she became the exclusive contracted face of Intimissimi lingerie and made her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was also the 1st Russian model that graced the cover in 2011.
She has graced the covers of top magazines including Vogue, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and many others. Irina has been lensed by some of the worlds top photographers such as Mario Testino, Bruce Weber, Mario Sorrenti, Paolo Roversi, Giampaolo Sgura, Ellen Von Unwerth and Mariano Vivanco.
In 2014 Irina made her big screen debut as Megara, the wife of Hercules, in the Hollywood movie ‘Hercules: The Thracian Wars” directed by Brett Rather.
Irina has received many international awards: Best International Model 2010 by Glamour Spain, Marie Claire Prix de la Moda Awards 2011, GQ Mexico Woman of the Year 2011, Glamour Russia Model of the Year 2012, Russian Heritage Festival award 2012 by Michael Bloomberg, Glamour Russia Woman of the Year 2014 .
Irina is currently working with Russian charity organization Pomogi helping children and families in need, in her homeland. She is the official ambassador for Pomogi charity in Russia.
Irina Shayk Age
She was born on 6 January 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
Irina Shayk Family
She was born to a Volga Tatar father, Valery Shaykhlislamov, a coal miner, and a Russian mother, Olga, a kindergarten music teacher.
Her father died of complications of pneumonia when she was 14, leaving her family with little money and forcing her mother to work two jobs to provide for the family.
Irina Shayk Sister
She has one sibling, an older sister named Tatiana.
Irina Shayk Boyfriend
Shayk has been in a relationship with American actor Bradley Cooper since early 2015. She was previously in a five-year relationship with Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, from 2010 to January 2015.
Irina Shayk Child
Shayk and actor Bradley Cooper welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lea on 21 March 2017 in Los Angeles.
Irina Shayk Husband
She is not married.
Irina Shayk Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Irina Shayk Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Irina Shayk Height and Weight
She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs 54 kg (119 pounds).
Irina Shayk Measurements
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) Bust: 34” / 86 Waist: 24” – 61 Hips: 35” – 89 Shoe: 6 – 39.
Irina Shayk Nationality
She is of Russian nationality.
Irina Shayk Religion
She is a Muslim. Her surname literally means “Islamic scholar” (Shaykh al-Islam).
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Irina Shayk Movies List
She made her acting debut in the 2014 film Hercules as Megara.
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