Irina Shayk for Madeleine 2013 Spring Summer Outfits
Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova (born 6 January 1986), known popularly as Irina Shayk and sometimes credited as Irina Sheik , is a Russian model and actress known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue between 2007 and 2015. She was the cover model for the 2011 issue. Shayk was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia to Volga Tatar Valery Shaykhlislamov, a coal miner, and his Russian wife Olga, a kindergarten music teacher. She has said that she inherited her looks from her father and that people often think she is South American: “My father was dark skinned, because he was Tatar, sometimes Tatars can look Brazilian… I get my light eyes from my mother.”She has one sibling, a sister named Tatiana.