Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk is a stunning Russian model best known for appearing in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue every year since 2007. This sizzling swimsuit seductress has been dating sexy soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo since 2010. In 2011, Irina was unveiled as the 2011 SI Swimsuit Issue cover model - a highly coveted position.

About Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk (sometimes credited as Irina Sheik, born Irina Shaykhlislamova on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia) is a Russian model known for her 2007 through 2012 appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was the cover model for the 2011 issue. Shayk was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia, to ethnic Tatar father and Russian mother. She says she inherited her unusual looks from her father and she has said that people often think she is South American. a__My father was dark skinned, because he was Tatar, sometimes Tatars can look Brazilian, she says I get my light eyes from my mother.

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