Russian girls are famous all over the world not just for their extra beauty but also for their wonderful eyes. Lots of faces you may recognize, even know their names but you may don’t know in which country they belong to? so we have compiled a list of Top 10 Russian Models & Beauties for 2011 who are famous in all over the world.
1) Irina Shayk (Irina Sheik)
Irina Shayk sometimes also credited as Irina Sheik born Irina Shaykhlislamova Russia. She is one of the top Russian Models and has appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for 2007 – 2011 continuously and got popularity over the web. She is the cover model of SI 2011 issue.
2) Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova (Maria Yuryevna Sharapova) is famous not just for a great tennis player including 3 Grand Slam Singles titles but also as an most wonderful beauty. In 2004 She has also won the year-end invitational WTA Tour Champions. In 2006 Sports Illustrated SI awarded her the title of most beautiful female athlete of the year. Maria was offered to become a model but she refused the offer as she didn’t want to give up sports.
3) Natasha Poly
Natalya Sergeyevna Polevshchikova generally shortened as Natasha Poly is an Russian Model who began modeling locally in 2000. Poly made her debut in 2004 walking for Emanuel Ungaro. Since that she has been regularly appearing in the fashion shows and today she is one of the most famous and successful models of the world.
4) Natalia Vodianova
Natalia Vodianova received an invitation from the Viva Model Management Agency offering her work in Paris when she was just 17 years old. Natalia now permanently resides in UK and is one of the richest people of UK. She has achieved considerable success as a runway, editorial and advertising campaign model. In 2007 she decided to leave the modeling for her children and personal life, but still she appeared on catwalks shows sometimes.
5) Sasha Pivovarova
Sasha Pivovarova is an Russian Model. Sasha is best known for her consecutive six season run with Prada. She is often called an “alien-looking” model because she has quite unusual appearance.
6) Tatiana Dyagileva
Tatiana Dyagileva got fame just at the age of 19. She too has unusual delicates features which gives her an elfin look. That is why she is most popular and every year she takes part in several prestigious shows.
7) Daria Verbova
At the age of 14 Daria went to the catwalk for first time and she got fame at the age of 20. Today Daria is counted among the top ten most highly paid models in Russia.
8) Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova is one of the youngest athlete who ever took part in the Olympics games. Just at the age of 15 Anna made her debut in Atlanta in 1996. Her Romance with Enrique Iglesias gave her extra popularity in the world.
9) Olga Sherer
Olga Sherer made her debut in a show of a Japanese designer Issey Miyake. Now she works with many other famous fashion designers.
10) Daria Strokous
Daria Strokous is not only a famous and successful model but an actress and photographer. Daria began her career in 2007 when she took part in Prada Show which was arranged at Milan. In 2008 she was included by V Magazine in her top ten list of models.