Irina Shayk is a relatively popular model and actress, who has recently become the subject of conversations owing to speculation about her connection with famous rapper Kanye West.
The rumored relationship with the rapper has sparked particular interest in miss Shayk and everything there is to know about the gorgeous model.
West, who is currently estranged from his wife and mother of his children, Kim Kardashian, has kept a low profile since the news of his divorce went viral.
It’s unclear if the rapper is moving on, or simply passing time. Either way, fans are here for all the juice.
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Who Is Irina Shayk?
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Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova was born on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk Russian SFSR (Soviet Union.)
The 35-year-old Russian model and actress is professionally called Irina Shayk for short.
She kicked off her modeling career in 2004 when she participated in the Miss Chelyabinsk beauty contest, after which she emerged as the contest’s winner.
The model 5 ft 10 inches tall model has incredible physical features that include brown hair and green eyes, which makes her one of the most beautiful models in the world.
What Is Irina Shayk Known For?
Shayk attained international fame after she was featured on the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, becoming the first Russian to be displayed on the cover of the magazine. Over the years, she has also been referred to as an ‘industry icon.’
She has since appeared on the covers of famous magazines like Elle Spain, Cosmopolitan Spain, Tatler Russia, Esquire, The Sunday Time Style, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, and so on.
She has also walked the runway for fashion designers like Marc Jacobs, Giles Deacon, and Moschino.
In 2011, she was voted the “Sexiest Woman” in the world in a poll taken by the readers of DT Magazine.
She is also widely known for walking the “Victoria’s Secret” runway while she was pregnant with her and former boyfriend Bradley Cooper‘s baby.
Relationship With Bradley Cooper
Shayk began a romantic relationship with Cooper in 2015 and together, the have a child together named Lea De Seine.
The pair dated for four years before their public breakup in 2019, which came shortly after Cooper’s hit movie “A Star is Born” with superstar Lady Gaga.
It was rumored that Cooper’s relationship with Gaga was the primary reason for the breakup with Shayk, but that speculation turned out to be completely unfounded.
Although fans wanted to see the couple back together, sadly, that did not happen.
Rumored Romance With Kanye West
Shayk and Kanye West were recently captured on camera taking a walk together in Paris. The rapper celebrated his 44th birthday with a trip to the lovely city, with the model.
In the pictures obtained by the Daily Mail, the duo can be seen taking a walk together in a grassy field, while taking up residence at the Villa La Coste.
A source revealed to “People” that West had seeking an audience with the Russian model before he invited her to celebrate his birthday with him, which she happily agreed to.
According to the source, “She seems smitten he invited her to France and she happily accepted. They are not officially dating but there is an interest from both sides.”