Irina Shayk (real name Shaykhlislamova), sometimes credited as Irina Sheik, was born on Jan 6, 1986 in a small town called Emanzhelisk, it's in Ural. Irina Sheik is a fashion model that has worked for Victoria's Secret and other major brands.
While there are many perks to being a top name celebrity, the gig also comes with its fair share of drawbacks, and now Bradley Cooper is taking legal action against Oops magazine, a French gossip publication.
The “American Hustle” hunk is suing the tabloid for invasion of privacy, stemming from their coverage of his romantic relationship with Russian supermodel Irina Shayk. Oops also recently alleged that Leonardo DiCaprio had knocked up Rihanna.
These days she’s a household name, but Irina Shayk told Fashion magazine that she began life in virtual obscurity.
The 29-year-old supermodel explained, “Growing up I was born in the middle of nowhere, in a place called Yemanzhelinsk. My father was a coal miner, my mother a piano teacher. We had a garden because in Russia to survive you have to have a garden. We planted tomatoes, potatoes and cucumbers. I had to take care of it after school and help my mother.”
Bringing an end to her South of France getaway, Irina Shayk showed up at Nice Airport on Friday morning (May 22).
And despite partying into the wee hours at amfAR’s 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala last night (May 21), the Russian supermodel actually looked bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as she scampered past the paparazzi.
Every year, the Cannes Film Festival plays host to a massive fundraiser called the amfAR Cinema Against Aids Gala , and on Thursday (May 21) some of Hollywood’s brightest stars converged on the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc for another round of fun.
Earlier this year she ended her five-year relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk says the extended romance ended up taking its toll on her self-confidence.
While chatting with Spain’s Hola magazine, the Russian supermodel explained, “I thought I had once found the ideal man but it didn’t turn out that way. I think a woman feels ugly when she’s got the wrong man at her side. I’ve felt ugly and insecure.”