Irina ValeryevnaShaykhlislamova, identified as Irina Shayk, is a well-known Russian model who grabbed the attention of people all over the world with her stunning looks. Born on 6th January 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Soviet Union, Irina Shayk’s father (Valery Shaykhlislamova) is a coal miner, and mother (Olga) is a music teacher in a kindergarten and has one sister called Tatiana Petenkova. Irina Shayk studied marketing and later with her interest in modeling. However, modeling was not the planned career for Irina Shayk, but she was noticed by a local modelingagent who encouraged her to participate in the “Miss Chelyabinsk 2004” beauty contest.
Since then, Irina earned good popularity in the modeling world, and in the year 2007, she was announced as the face of Intimissimi. With her great looks and stunning personality Irina was ranked first in the list of “50 hottest Russian Women”. With so much success in her modeling life, Irina enjoyed working with numerous opportunities coming her way. This beautiful young lady has won the “Best International Model of 2010” by Glamour, Spain. As per various online resources, she is the first Russian woman to appear on the cover. Her acting debut was in the year 2014 alongside Dwayne Johnson as Megara in the film Hercules.