Everything You Need to Know About Bradley Cooper's Girlfriend, Russian Supermodel Irina Shayk
Here are 5 things to know about Bradley Cooper's longtime girlfriend.
We’ve seen her effortlessly grace many red carpets with Bradley Cooper recently.
And after the unbelievable performance of “Shallow” by Cooper and Lady Gaga last night – everyone seems to be talking about Irina Shayk.
The Russian supermodel and Cooper’s longtime girlfriend was the first to stand to applaud the A Star Is Born pair after the performance, and was photographed giving Gaga a warm embrace with Shayk’s face showing nothing but pure pride.
Shayk and Cooper have been known to have a notoriously private relationship, after they first started dating in the spring of 2015 and welcomed daughter Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper together in March 2017.
“I think it’s all about personal choice,” she told Glamour UK in her new cover story. “Because my work requires me to be out there, I just decided my personal life will be quiet. That’s why it’s called personal, because it’s something for you and your family, and I feel happy with it.”
However, there’s much more to learn about the 33-year-old supermodel. Here’s everything you need to know:
1. Shayk is the first Russian star to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated
After first making her debut as a model in 2007, Shayk was chosen to be the face of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, making her the first Russian to do so. In addition to her solo cover, she’s a 10-time SI Swimsuit model.
2. She gives back to the community
In an interview with Vogue last year, the model revealed that if she “gave up modeling tomorrow” she would focus on her family and charity projects.
“I’m involved with several – from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to the Russian charity Pomogi,” she explained. “It’s an important part of life to give something to the world, not only to take.”
3. She has a famous ex
Prior to meeting Cooper, Shayk also had a very private relationship with Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo for five years. The pair split in January 2015.
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4. Shayk is close friends with Chrissy Teigen
After starring in their first SI Swimsuit Issue together, the duo remained close friends over the years.
Last year, Shayk gifted Teigen’s daughter, Luna, a hot pink mini Mercedes convertible for her second birthday.
5. You may have seen her in this music video
Shayk can be seen sitting in front of West with wings of flame outstretched behind her.