Irina Shayk is a Russian model and actress who received international recognition when she landed the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. ranks her as an Industry Icon. She was on the cover of Ocean Drive and GQ South Africa for the August issue. She ranked first in the 50 Hottest Russian Women list by Complex magazine. In 2016, she appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Birth Name

Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova


Irina, Irina Sheik


Runway Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Irina Shayk was born on the 6th January of 1986, in Yemanzhelinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.


She’s currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign





Russian Orthodox


After completing her high school, Shayk studied marketing but later instead chose to enter a beauty school with her older sister. While there, she was noticed by a person from a local modeling agency who was struck by her beauty.

Family Details

  • Father – Valery Shaykhlislamov (Former Coal Miner)
  • Mother – Olga Shaykhlislamova (Former Pianist and Music Teacher in Kindergarten)
  • Sibling – Tatiana (Older Sister)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Irina Shayk has dated –

  • Rob Bourdon (2007-2009) – An American drummer, Rob had a dating relationship with Shayk for almost 2 years. They started dating in 2007 before calling it quits in October 2009.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (2010-2015) – Ronaldo is a Portuguese soccer player who started dating in May 2010 with this swimsuit model. They met during the Armani Exchange campaigns. After dating for quite some time, the couple separated in January 2015.

  • Bradley Cooper (2015-2019) – Since April 2015, she is dating American actor Bradley Cooper. He is around 11 years her senior. On 21 March 2017, Shayk and Cooper’s daughter, Lea De Seine was born in Los Angeles. Shayk and Cooper split in June 2019.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-23-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Irina Shayk is probably known for her appearances on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue from 2007 to 2014. She landed on the cover of the issue in 2011.

Film Debut

Shayk made her acting debut as Megara alongside Dwayne Johnson in the 2014 film Hercules.

Television Debut

She 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.

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Burberry, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Versace, Alberta Ferretti, Givenchy, Missoni, La Perla, Roberto Cavalli, Dsquared2, La Senza, La Clover, Vigoss, Replay, Bally, Morellato, Bebe, Lord & Taylor, Lacoste, Armani Exchange, Guess, Blumarine, Ellen Tracy, The Kooples, Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria’s Secret and Avon. In October 2015, she became the new L’Oréal Paris International Spokesperson.

Awards & Nominations

2010Glamour Spain awardsBest International Model of 2010HerselfWon
2011Marie Claire Prix de la Moda AwardsMarie Claire’s Model of The YearWon
20149th Glamour Women of the Year AwardsWomen of The YearWon

Irina Shayk Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – Match Point (2005), The Game (1997)
  • Favorite Director – Woody Allen
  • Favorite Writer – Haruki Murakami, Fyodor Dostoevsky

Irina Shayk Net worth

Irina Shayk has a estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Irina Shayk

  • Shayk started playing piano at age six.
  • People think that Shayk is from South America because her father sometimes looks like Brazilian.
  • Her light eyes are due to her mother.
  • When she was 14, her father died of complications of pneumonia.
  • Jessica White is her friend.
  • In 2007, Shayk replaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the face of Intimissimi and in the same year debuted in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
  • In May 2009, she signed with modeling agency IMG.
  • In 2011, she was named the sexiest woman of the world by Hungarian magazine Periodika.
  • In 2011, she covered magazines such as Tatler Russia, Twelv, Cosmopolitan Spain, GQ Mexico, Glamour Spain, Amica Italy and appeared on the covered of Elle Spain, the special edition for Christmas.
  • Shayk has also been featured on #10 by list of Top 20 Sexiest Models.
  • In 2012, she covered Esquire UK, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and Ukraine, Marie Claire Ukraine, Spain and Russia, GQ Germany, Glamour Russia and appeared on 14 Cosmopolitan spring covers worldwide.
  • Irina Shayk is the official ambassador of Pomogi (means Help Me) charity in Russia.
  • She has a pet dog, named Caesare (after Julius Caesar) and it is of Labrador breed.
  • In February 2013, she covered Vs. magazine with Anne V and the same month she did an editorial for CR Fashion book issue 2 photographed by Bruce Weber and styled by Carine Roitfeld.
  •  In 2014, she was the placard bearer for the Russian team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
  • She walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 in a baby bump as she was pregnant with Bradley Cooper’s first child.
  • She made her debut at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2016 held in Paris, France.
  • Visit her official website @


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