Irina Shayk during Hercules Photocall in London
Irina Shayk is a Russian model with an estimated net worth of $4 million. She is 5’10″ and weighs 130 pounds. Irina Shaykhlislamova was born on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia. After high school, Shayk went on to study marketing at the university. She grew bored of the lessons and left to attend beauty school with her older sister.
While attending beauty school she was noticed by a local model scout who was enamored by Shayk’s beauty. The scout urged her to participate in the Miss Chelyabinsk 2004 pageant. Shayk won the competition.
In 2007 Irina Shayk replaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the face of Intimissimi; she remained the face of the brand for three years. In 2010 Intimissimi made her their official brand ambassador.
Irina Shayk appeared in the annuals Sports Illustrates Swimsuit Issue in 2007 and has appeared in every annual edition since then; in 2011 the made it onto the cover of the swimsuit issue.
In 2011 Hungarian magazine Periodika voted Shayk as the “Sexiest Woman in the World.”
In 2012 Irina Shayk appeared on many magazine covers including Esquire UK, Glamour Russia, GQ Germany, Marie Claire (Ukraine, Spain, and Russia), Harper’s Bazaar (Arabia & Ukraine), and on 14 Cosmopolitan spring covers worldwide.
In 2014 Irina Shayk will make her acting debut as the wife of Hercules in the film Hercules: The Thracian Wars.
Since May 2010 it has been reported that Shayk is dating footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The two allegedly met through their Armani Exchange campaigns.