Irina Shayk

Birth Day January 6th, 1986
Birth Place Yemanzhelinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Age 38 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricon

Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova, popularly known as Irina Shayk is a popular Russian model. Shayk rose to prominence as she became the first Russian model featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (2011). As a model, she has modeled for several brands and companies. She has covered numerous popular magazines and has walked numerous runways. She established herself as one of the top models in the world. She later garnered widespread attention after she dated one of the world's best footballers, Cristiano Ronaldo and American actor Bradley Cooper. 

She has over 13.5 million followers on her Instagram @irinashayk.

What is Irina Shayk Famous For?

  • First Russian model featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (2011).
  • Dated Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from 2010 to 2015. 
  • Dated American actor Bradley Cooper.

Irina Shayk Parents

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Where was Irina Shayk Born?

Irina Shayk was born on 6 January 1986. Her birth name is Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova. Her birth place is in Yemanzhelinsk, Russian SFSR in Soviet Union or simply Russia. She holds Russian nationality. She was born to a father, Volga Tatar, and a mother, Olga. She has a sister named Tatiana Petenkova. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Shayk started playing piano at the age of 6. She had enrolled in a music school at the age of 9. She studied music for 7 years. Her father died when she was 14. Her mother worked several jobs to provide for the family.

Following her high school education, she studied marketing. However, she quit college to enter a beauty school. A local modeling agency noticed Shayk and was urged to participate in the "Miss Chelyabinsk 2004" beauty contest. Shayk emerged as the winner of the beauty contest. She then moved to Paris to pursue a modeling career. She later relocated to New York City to pursue a modeling career. 

Irina Shayk Daughter

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Modeling Career Timeline

  • Shayk's modeling career started in 2007 when she replaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the face of Intimissimi. 
  • She signed with IMG Models in May 2009.
  • She became the official ambassador of Intimissimi in 2010. 
  • She appeared on the cover of several magazines including Ocean Drive and GQ.
  • She debuted in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2007. 
  • She was featured on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue from 2007 to 2015. 
  • She was featured on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover for the first time in 2011. She became the first Russian to appear on the cover.
  • She modeled the Armani Exchange spring/summer 2010 campaign. 
  • She later transitioned from swimwear to high fashion from Spain's Harper's Bazaar.
  • She appeared on the cover of the November 2010 issue of Elle. 
  • She posed nude for GQ Spain for the 2010 December Issue. She claimed she had not stripped for the photoshoot and the magazine had digitally altered the images. 
  • She became the face of swim label Luli Fama's 2011 advertising campaign and look book. 
  • she was featured on several magazines in 2011 such as GQ Mexico, Cosmopolitan Spain, Tatler Russia, Twelv, Glamour Spain, and Amica Italy among others.
  • She has worked for several brands like Replay, Rampage, and XTI among others. 
  • She covered L'express Styles, Harper's Bazaar Arabia and Ukraine, Esquire UK, Marie Claire Ukraine, Spain and Russia, GQ Germany, Glamour Russia, Twelve, Vogue Spain in 2012.  
  • She also appeared on 14 Cosmopolitan spring covers worldwide in 2012. 
  • she campaigned for Morellato, Blanco, and Agua Bendita in 2012.
  • She presented the fourth season of Top Model Po-Russki in November 2012. 
  • She covered Vs, Harper's Bazaar US, CR fashion book issue 3, and Allure Russia among others.
  • she landed her first Vogue cover in 2013 where she cover-modeled Vogue Spain. 
  • She was the placard bearer for the Russian team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
  • She became the new L'Oreal Paris International Spokesperson in 2015.
  • After she transitioned into high fashion works, she walked for several runways including  Miu Miu, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, Moschino, Burberry, Versace, Givenchy, Diane Von Furstenberg, Giles Deacon, Philipp Plein, and Mango among others.
  • She became the new face of Jean Paul Gaultier's "Scandal" fragrance in 2019.
  • She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Burberry, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Givenchy, Missoni, La Perla, Roberto Cavalli, Dsquared2, La Senza, La Clover, Vigoss, Replay, Bally, Morellato, Bebe, Lord & Taylor, Lacoste, Armani Exchange, Guess, Blumarine, Ellen Tracy, The Kooples, Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria's Secret, and Avon among others. 
  • She walked for the last Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Show in 2020.
  • She currently ranks 14th in the "Top 20 Sexiest Models" list on
  • She is the face of the brand La Clover and Avon super drama mascara.
  • She is represented by The Lions in New York, Los Angeles, Elite Model Management in Paris and Barcelona, Select Model Management in London, and Modelwerk in Hamburg.

Acting career

  • She was featured in Kanye West's "Power" music video in 2010.
  • She provided the voice in the racing video game, Need for Speed: The Run in 2011.
  • She was featured in the music video of "Yo Tambien" by Romeo Santos ft. Marc Anthony in 2014. 
  • Shayk made her film debut in the 2014 3D action-adventure film, Hercules. She played Megara in the film.
  • She appeared in a guest role in sketch comedy tv series by Amy Schumer in 2016. 


  • 2010 Glamour Spain Awards - Best International Model of 2010.
  • 2011 Marie Claire Prix de la Moda Awards - Marie Claire's Model of The Year.
  • 2014 9th Glamour Women of the Year Awards - Women of the Year.

Irina Shayk Dating

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Who is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Who is Irina Shayk Dating?

Irina Shayk is unmarried. She dated Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from 2010 to early 2015. They had first met on a Georgio Armani photoshoot. Following her split with Ronaldo, she started dating American actor Bradley Cooper. Shayk gave birth to her first child, a daughter with Cooper on 21 March 2017. Their daughter was named Lea De Seine. The couple split in June 2019. 

She has also reportedly dated Brazilian model Arthur Sales, Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho Gaucho, and American drummer Rob Bourdon.

Irina Shayk Boyfriend

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Who is Bradley Cooper?

How Tall is Irina Shayk?

Irina Shayk stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. She has a body weight of 121 lbs i.e. 55 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 35-23-35 inches. She has green eyes and her hair color is dark brown. 

She wears a shoe size of 7 (US) and a dress size of 4 (US). 

What is Irina Shayk Net Worth?

Irina Shayk is one of the popular models in the world. She is the first Russian to cover the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her major income comes from her modeling career. She has modeled for numerous brands and companies across the globe. She has walked on numerous runways as well. She is one of the high profile models in the world. Her net worth is estimated at $20 million.

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