Irina Shayk became the first Russian model to appear on the cover page of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. Widely regarded as an industry icon, Irina Shayk is the face of many international brands. Also a well-known philanthropist in Russia, Irina raises money for a charity organization called Pomogi, which helps sick children.
Anna Chapman is a Russian intelligence agent, media personality, and model. In 2010, she was arrested in US as part of the Illegals Program spy ring. She was later deported to Russia as part of a prisoner swap. Since her return, she has hosted TV shows, worked as a catwalk model, and served as the head of a youth council.
Anne Vyalitsyna is a Russian-American model renowned for her consecutive appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue from 2005 to 2014. Apart from appearing in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Vyalitsyna has also appeared on the covers of popular magazines, such as Glamour, Elle, and Vogue. She has also walked the runway for brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Prada.
Anastasia Kvitko is a Russian model and entrepreneur. Often referred to as the Russian Kim Kardashian, Kvitko is best known for her curvaceous figure. Although she was initially rejected by several modeling agencies due to her voluptuous figure, Anastasia Kvitko went on establish herself as a glamour model.
Olga Khokhlova was a Ukrainian ballet dancer. She also served as one of Pablo Picasso's early artistic muses before marrying him in 1918. Olga met Picasso at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris where the latter had designed the set and costumes for a ballet titled Parade, in which Olga performed. She left her ballet group after meeting Pablo Picasso.
10 Irina Baeva
17 Natasha Poly
21 Olga Buzova
23 Tania Russof
29 Natalie Burn
30 Alina Sanko
35 Nikita Gross
37 Alesia Raut
40 Nastya Sten
Anastasia Bezrukova is a Russian model and actress who began her career as a child. At the tender age of ten, she became one of the most sought-after child models in Europe. Besides modeling for brands like Benetton, Pinko, Moschino, and Incanto, she has also been featured on the cover of Vogue Bambini. She started acting in 2016.
Once an in-house model for Christian Dior, Svetlana Lloyd later gained fame for flaunting Saint Laurent's Trapeze dress. Though trained as a ballet dancer initially, Lloyd was spotted by Dior when she went to the fashion house to apply for a receptionist’s job. Her towering height helped her bag regular projects.