Irina Shayk is known as a Russian model. She is most famous for being the ex-wife of the successful actor, Bradley Cooper.
Irina Valerevna Shaykhlislamova was born on January 6, 1986, in Russia. Her father Volga Tatar Valery Shaykhlislamov worked as a coal excavator and her mother worked as a kindergarten music educator. Shayk started playing piano at age six. At the point when she was nine, she tried studying at a music school and was there for quite a while. Shayk's father passed away from pneumonia when she was 14 years old.
Irina Shayk started her career as a model at a very young age. She participated in the "Miss Chelyabinsk 2004" beauty challenge and won the contest with flying colors. In 2007, she displaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the leading face of Intimissimi. That same year, she appeared in the yearly Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In the wake of being the popular image of Intimissimi for quite a while, Shayk was made the official agent for the brand in 2010. Her other modeling contracts included Beach Bunny Swimwear and Guess spring/summer 2009. Irina modeled for the Armani Exchange spring/summer 2010 campaign. She was the cover spread model for the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She was named "The Sexiest Girl Of The World" by the perusers of DT magazine in 2011. Irina was furthermore situated #10 in the 2011 FHM summary of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". In 2014, she was recorded on Maxim's "Hot 100" list. She made her acting introduction as Megara alongside Dwayne Johnson in the 2014 film Hercules.
She and her sister, Tatiana Shaykhlislamova remade a children's ward of a local therapeutic facility, and now Shayk gathers pledges and donations to help a Russian charity called Pomogi.
In 2009, she was Irina was romantically connected to American musician Rob Bourdon. She then began a five-year relationship with Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Irina and Ronaldo started dating each other in 2010 but their relationship completed in 2015 when too many problems in their relationship led to a tipping point.
Shayk then got engaged to actor Bradley Cooper. In November 2015, Cooper moved into her apartment which is located in New York's West Village. The couple gave birth to a young lady named Lea de Seine Shayk Cooper on March 21, 2017. In June 2019, Irina and Cooper declared that they had split and their marriage was over.
Last Modified: Aug 4, 2020