Irina Shayk Biography
Birthday: January 6, 1986 (Capricorn)
Born In: Yemanzhelinsk, Russia
Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova, popularly known as Irina Shayk, is a famous Russian model and actress. Raised in rural Russia, Irina Shayk got into the modeling world after her mother took her to a beauty school. After winning the title of ‘Miss Chelyabinsk 2004,’ she moved to Paris and began her modeling career. Her first experience abroad was not so pleasant due to the fact that she could barely speak English at the time and thus struggled to fit in. After doing a lot of hard work, Shayk appeared in the 2007 ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’ and received rave reviews. The same year, she also became the face of ‘Intimissimi’ lingerie. Shayk became the first Russian model to grace the cover of ‘Sports Illustrated’ in 2011. She has done modeling for ‘Victoria's Secret’ and other famous brands like ‘Lacoste,’‘Beach Bunny’ swimwear, and ‘Guess.’ She is also known as footballer Cristiano Ronaldo’s ex-girlfriend. Beautiful and well-known, Irina Shayk is quite popular on social media platforms. The famous beauty website ‘Models.com’ ranked her at number 8 in the list of stars with highest social media followers.