Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova, born January 6, 1986, popularly known as Irina Shayk, is a popular Russian model, actress, and internet personality. She was born and raised in Russia and ventured into modeling after her mother registered her at a beauty school.
|Full Name:||Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova|
|Date of Birth:||January 6, 1986|
|Place of Birth:||Yemanzhelinsk, USSR|
|State of Origin:||Yemanzhelinsk, USSR|
|Occupation:||Model & Actress|
|Net Worth:||$25 million|
|Boyfriend:||Bradley Cooper (Ex)|
Early Life and Education
Irina Shayk was born in Yemanzhelinsk, USSR, to coal miner Valery Shaykhlislamov and his kindergarten music teacher wife Olga.
Tatiana is the name of her elder sister. At the age of six, she began piano lessons. She began taking music lessons when she was nine years old and continued for seven years.
Irina Shayk used to play the piano and sing in the choir while he was a student at the music school.
When Shayk was 14 years old, her father passed away, and her mother had to start working two jobs to make ends meet.
Shayk began studying marketing after high school, but she soon left to enroll with her sister in a local beauty school.
She was approached to take part in a beauty contest when a local modeling agency executive saw her at the school.
Irina Shayk won the competition and was crowned “Miss Chelyabinsk 2004.”
Irina Shayk, who was raised in rural Russia, entered the modeling industry when her mother sent her to a beauty school.
She relocated to Paris and started her modeling career after earning the title of “Miss Chelyabinsk 2004.”
She could hardly speak English at the time, so she struggled to fit in, making her first experience overseas less than pleasant.
Shayk gained acclaim for her appearance in the 2007 “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” after putting in a lot of effort. She also became the model for the lingerie line “Intimissimi” in the same year.
In 2011, Shayk became the first Russian model to appear on the Sports Illustrated cover.
She has done modeling work for well-known companies like Victoria’s Secret, Lacoste, Beach Bunny swimwear, and Guess. She is well known as the ex-girlfriend of football player Cristiano Ronaldo.
Irina Shayk is well-known and stunning, and she enjoys a lot of popularity on social media sites.
She was listed at number 8 on the list of celebrities with the most social media followers by the well-known beauty website “Models.com.”
Irina Shayk Net Worth
Irina Shayk is a famous Russian model with a net worth of $25 million.
In 2010, Irina Shayk began dating Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal. The couple, however, called it quits in 2015.
She started dating actor Bradley Cooper after her breakup with Ronaldo, and they moved in together in New York City’s West Village.
Bradley and Irina’s first child’s impending birth was made public on November 30, 2016. Lea De Seine was born to them on March 21, 2017.
Irina Shayk later broke up with Bradley Cooper and they went separate ways.
Irina Shayk and her sister Tatiana assisted with the renovation of a pediatric unit at a nearby hospital and also organizes fundraising efforts on behalf of a Russian nonprofit that treats sick children.
Shayk is the recognized representative of the “Pomogi” charity in Russia and also has a connection with a maternity facility in Yemanzhelinsk.
- Instagram: @irinashayk