Sports Illustrated cover model who has covered international magazines like Annabelle and Paris Capital.
She has worked as the host of Russia's Next Top Model since the show's inception.
She starred in the music video for Kanye West's song "Power."
She was not as interested in marketing as she expected to be while studying it, so she pursued modeling instead.
She dated soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in 2010 after the two met through a campaign for Armani Exchange. Then in 2015, she began dating actor Bradley Cooper.
Born NameIrina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova
Nick NameIrina, Irina Sheik
EducationAfter completing her high school, she enrolled herself to study marketing. But, she was soon bored of it and entered into a local beauty school with her older sister, where she was discovered by a local modeling agency.
OccupationFashion / Runway Model
- Father – Valery Shaykhlislamova (was coal miner)
- Mother – Olga Shaykhlislamova (was Pianist and music teacher in kindergarten)
- Sibling – Tatiana (Older Sister)
ManagerShayk’s talent agencies are –,Women Management – New York,Models 1,Modelwerk,1st Option Model Management,3D Model Agency – Cape Town,Women Management – Milan,Michele Pommier Management,Grace Models,Elite Model Management – Israel,Elite Model Management – Barcelona,IMG Models – Paris,Elite Model Management – Los Angeles,Elite Model Management – Stockholm,D Models – Athens,Joy Model Management – Sao Paulo,She is also signed with Brown Talent PR.
Race / EthnicityMultiracial.,His father is Tatar (Turkic people) and mother is Russian.
Distinctive FeaturesUnusual looks, which she received from her dad who was dark skinned.
Brand EndorsementsIrina had the walked the ramp and advertised for major brands like Agua Bendita, Alessandro Angelozzi, Armani Exchange, Avon ‘Super Drama’ mascara, Beach Bunny, Blanco Suiteblanco, De Grisogono, El Corte Inglés, Germaine de Capuccini, Guess, Intimissimi, John John Denim, La Clover, La Senza lingerie, Lacoste, Luli Fama, Madeleine, Martini, Morellato, Oceano by La Perla, Ory, Paciotti 4US, Rampage, Replay, Triumph, Xti.,
Best Known ForHer 2007 through 2012 appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and was the cover model for the 2011 issue.
First FilmIrina first appeared in action fantasy adventure film Hercules for her role as Megara in 2014.
First TV ShowShe appeared in a fashion show Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2005 where she walked the runway for Kristina Ti. It was her debut television appearance.
- Favorite Director – Woody Allen
- Favorite Movie – Match Point (2005), The Game (1997)
- Favorite Writer – Haruki Murakami, Fyodor Dostoevsky
- Source – Modelina.com
Facts about Irina Shayk
- Irina considers that she has got her unusual looks from her
- People thinks that Shayk is from South America because her father sometimes looks like
- Her light eyes are due to her
- When she was 14, her father died of complications if
- Due to her mother’s interest, she had learnt and started playing piano while she was
- Jessica White is her
- In 2011, she was named the sexiest woman of the world by Hungarian magazine
- Shayk has also been featured on #10 by models.com list of “Top 20 Sexiest
- She also does charity work for a maternity hospital in her
- Irina Shayk is the offcial ambassador of Pomogi (means Help Me) charity in