Irina Shayk - Updated Jun 2024

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Yemanzhelinsk, Russia
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Yemanzhelinsk, Russia

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk is a popular Russian model and television personality. Irina Shayk received international attention when she appeared as the first Russian model on the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Early Life and Childhood

Irina Shayk was born on January 6, 1986, in the city of Yemanzhelinsk, Russia. Her age is 37 years as of 2023 and her full name is Irina Valerevna Shaykhlislamova.

Similarly, she is Russian by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, her zodiac sign is Capricorn which belongs to the element of Earth, according to astrologers.

She was born to a coal miner Valery Shaykhlislamova (father) and a housewife Olga Shaykhlislamova (mother). Likewise, her sister’s name is Tatiana Petenkova.


In terms of her educational background, there is no information available on the web regarding her schools, colleges, and academics. She might have done her schooling at a community school in Yemanzhelinsk. Later, she might have skipped college as she started to pursue her professional career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, Irina Shayk started her modeling career after high school when she was noticed by a person from a local modeling agency. She was encouraged to enter the “Miss Chelyabinsk 2004” beauty contest, which she won.

Later, she replaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the face of Intimissimi in 2007 and debuted in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. After three years as the face of Intimissimi, she was named the brand’s official ambassador in 2010.

Beach Bunny Swimwear and Guess for the spring/summer 2009 season were among her other modeling campaigns. Other clients include Victoria’s Secret, Paciotti, Cesare, and Morellato. Also, she signed with IMG Models in May 2009. She was also the face of Armani Exchange’s spring/summer 2010 campaign.

Furthermore, she also appeared in Kanye West’s “Power,” which was directed by Marco Brambilla. Similarly, she was also featured on the covers of Ocean Drive and GQ South Africa in August. Besides that, she was named the “50 Hottest Russian Women” by Complex magazine.

In addition, she was also named “Best International Model of 2010” by Glamour Spain. In 2011, she appeared on the covers of Tatler Russia, Cosmopolitan Spain, GQ Mexico, Glamour Spain, and Amica Italy.

Similarly, in 2012, she appeared on the covers of Esquire UK, Marie Claire Ukraine, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, and Ukraine, as well as 14 Cosmopolitan Spring, covers around the world.

She also covered Vs. magazine with Anne V in February 2013. Besides that, she made her acting debut in the 2014 film Hercules as Megara, alongside Dwayne Johnson. She was also named the new L’Oreal Paris International Spokesperson in October 2015.

Irina Shayk

Caption: Irina Shayk giving a pose. Source: British Vogue

More about her career

Moreover, Irina Shayk also walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2016 while 6 months pregnant with her daughter Lea de Seine Shayk Cooper. She even walked in Jean Paul Gaultier’s final fashion show in 2020.

Recently, in 2022, she opposed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and stated her intention to donate to UNICEF and the Red Cross to support their humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, and has asked her followers to do the same.

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as Anine Bing, Vogue, L’Oreal Paris, and many more which have contributed to her net worth.

In addition, she has walked the runways for Valentino, Versace, Mugler, Bottega Veneta, and Burberry. Similarly, she has also appeared in campaigns for Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Max Mara, and Armani.

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Caption: Irina Shayk endorsing a brand. Source: Pinterest

Awards and Nomination

Irina Shayk has won some awards in her career. She won the Glamour Spain Awards for Best International Model of 2010 category, the Marie Claire Prix de la Moda Awards in 2011, and the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in 2014.

However, her best form has yet to be acknowledged by her audience and she still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that her talent will earn her several awards in the future.

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Caption: Irina Shayk getting an award. Source: Hawt Celebs

Irina Shayk – Net Worth 2023

Irina Shayk has an estimated net worth of around $25 million and her annual salary is $1 million. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her modeling profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

She has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Irina may be single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, it is seen that she is quite happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who she might be dating, but she has never disclosed any information about this.

However, in the past, she dated Linkin Park drummer Rob Bourdon from 2007 to 2009. Similarly, she dated Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009 but ended their relationship in January 2015. Likewise, she dated American actor Bradley Cooper.

They together have one daughter Lea De Seine who was born in Los Angeles on March 21, 2017. Later, they split up in June 2019.


Irina is being accused of using the anti-Ukrainian “Z” symbol in an Instagram post and many are seeing it as support for Russia’s war effort in Ukraine. However, she always tries to avoid the media and tries to avoid engaging in situations that can damage her reputation.

Irina Shayk – Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 63kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 33-27-33 inches and has beautiful green eyes and dark brown hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8.5(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

Social Media

Irina Shayk is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photo shoots with her friends.

She has 20.6M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @irinashayk. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @theirishayk with 624.7k followers. Her Facebook account is @IrinaShayk and she has 7.2M followers.