Irina Shayk is a professional Russian supermodel and actress who gained international fame when she appeared as the first Russian model in The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011.

She also became the face of Vogue magazine, BurBerryGuess, Victoria’s Secret catalog, Lacoste, Moschino, Versace, Armani Exchange, etc., and was ranked as “the Top 50 hottest Russian Model” by Complex Magazine.

Similarly, her acting credits include the movie Hercules with former Wrestler and actor Dywane Johnson and the TV series Inside Amy Schumer.

Along with her successful career, the model cum actress Shayk grabbed the limelight following her high-profile relationships. From former Real Madrid player and Portuguese National Football team captain Cristiano Ronaldo, actor Bradley Copper to rapper Kanye West, her dating life has always managed to make headlines.

Bio| Childhood, Parents, Age, Height

Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova was born on January 6th of 1986, in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia, to Valery Shaykhlislamova and Olga Shaykhlislamova. Her father was a coal miner, and her mother was a kindergarten music teacher.

The model grew up in Russia with her only sister Tatania Petenkova. She is aunt to Tatania’s three children- one of them is named after her.

Although not having a blood relationship with Mert Alas, Irina shares a deep brother-sister relationship with him. The duo often shares pictures, which clearly show the love and bond between them.

In one of her recent posts, she shared their picture on the occasion of Alas’ birthday with the caption:

 “when u find your Twin in another body. My hilarious, genius Turkish brother @mertalas.. all these amazing memories with u!❤️✨”

Irina Shayk with Mert Alas
Source: Instagram: @irinaShyak

The supermodel started playing piano at the age of six. Then, she enrolled in music school at age nine and spent seven years learning music and singing in choir.

After high school, the star model joined Marketing; however, she was not satisfied with her career choice. Later on, she joined beauty school with her older sister. Her modeling profession officially started after participating and winning ‘Miss Chelyabinsk 2004’.

Age And Height

The 34-year-old model’s height is 1.78 m or 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 55 kg (121 lbs). The beautiful model has a perfect body with 34-24-36 measurements.

Career Highlights

Victoria’s Secret model Irina Shayk started her career in 2007 when she appeared in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2007. In the same year, she replaced Ana Berros as the face of Intimissimi. She appeared in the yearly edition until 2015.

Additionally, Shayk modeled for Armaniexchange in Spring/Summer edition in 2010. She has also appeared in Kanye West’s Power, Directed by Marco Brambilla. The supermodel was on the cover of Ocean Drive and GQ South Africa for the August issue. The 35-year-old model is listed as the “50 hottest Russian Models” by Complex Magzine.

In 2010 ‘Glamour Spain’ awarded her the “Best International Model 2010”. Also, she appeared on Elle Spain’s cover in the same year.

Did you know? In one of the shoots with GQ Spain, she was accused of posing in nudes. Later on, The images were found to be altered.

Similarly, Victoria’s Secret model has been walking runways for brands like Miu Miu, Burberry, Givenchy, Philipp Plein, and many others. Throughout her career, Irina has appeared on the cover of 38 issues of “Vogue” magazine alone.

She worked on the advertising campaign for Burberry, Lacoste, Armani Exchange, Guess, Victoria’s Secret, and many more.

Also, Irina is an actress and made her debut in the movie Hercules as Megara. She co-starred with Dywane’ The Rock’ Johnson, which was quite a debut.

Is She Dating Kanye West? Previously Dated Christiano Ronaldo And Bradley Copper

The Russian supermodel first met the Portuguese footballer and Real Madrid Legend Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009. The duo soon started dating and became one of the most talked-about couples in the world.

Irina Shayk with Cristiano and Cristiano Jr at Fifa Balon Dor ceremony 2013

The actress joined him at the Fifa Balon Dor ceremony in 2013, the highest individual award for best football player of the year.

Though it seemed like the endgame for the duo, they end their relationship in 2015, the reason being Shayk’s unstable relationship with Ronaldo’s mother.

Irina Shayk with her ex-boyfriend Bradley Cooper, her daughter Lea De Seine

In 2015, Irina started dating the American actor Bradly Cooper. They welcomed a lovely daughter named Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper on 21 March 2017. Sadly, the couple separated in 2019 and now share mutual respect and raise their daughter together.

The supermodel Shayk was recently linked with Kanye West. As per the rumors, they spent quality time together at West’s holiday home in Chicago. The father of four recently separated from his wife, Kim Kardashian.

The duo, however, has not confirmed the rumors.

Net Worth | How Much Is Irina Shayk Worth? Charity?

Shayk’s net worth as of 2022 is $25 million. The supermodel has grossed over the multimillion making her successful career as a model-contracts with modeling companies, reputed brands, and campaigns. According to the sources, the mother of one earns a whopping $1.6 million annually.

The Victoria’s Secret model is into the real estate business and owns two apartments in Manhattan. The apartments cost about $2.65 million and 1.7 million in the real market. 

Irina Shayk’s Apartment at 150 Charles Street

The swimsuit model has also picked up an off-market $6 million pad at 150 Charles Street, near the West Village.

The model cum actress is the official ambassador for Pomogi in Russia, Food Bank for New York City, and the ASPCA. She also looks after the maternity hospital in her hometown of Yemanzhelinsk and raises money mainly to treat sick children.

Social Media Presence

Irina is very active on social media. She has massive followers on Instagram with 18.5 million, on Facebook with 6.7 Million, and on Twitter with 630 k followers, and is considered one of the biggest internet celebrities.

Her Instagram handle is @irinashyak, her Twitter handle is @theirishyak, and her Facebook handle is @IrinaShayk.

Did you know? Irina lost many Instagram followers after her statement, “If you know me as a girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo then You can unfollow me.” Obviously, the die-hard fans of the footballer were offended.

Also, read about American models Elijah Canlas, Byran Rumfallo, Christa Miller, MIke Vogel

Follow Americanstarbuzz for more updates.

Photo ofIrina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova
Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova
(Irina Shayk)
Job Title
Model, Super model, Actress