There are many reasons people enjoy reading female biographies. Firstly, women are renowned for their beauty and charm, so their eyes will always be on someone if they can’t win by force of arms. Secondly, it’s good to learn about people so you can become familiar with their likes and habits before you meet them in real life.
There are very few things more attractive than a woman with intelligence and charm, and that’s what you’ll find in these women. They’re all incredible people! Reading their biographies might give you an idea of who you want to become. This might be the site to take you closer to that person.
This post lists 45 of the hottest women from Russia, you may not know them by name, but their beauty speaks for itself. They’ve all had the misfortune of becoming famous for what they look like, but in reality, they’re all very pretty people.
Table of Contents
- 1. Anna Kournikova
- 2. Natalia Vodianova
- 3. Maria Sharapova
- 4. Alina Kabaeva
- 5. Glukoza
- 6. Alla Borisovna Pugacheva
- 7. Victoria Bonya
- 8. Maria Kirilenko
- 9. Anna Semenovich
- 10. Nyusha
- 11. Kristina Orbakaite
- 12. Dana Borisova
- 13. Alsou
- 14. Kseniya Sobchak
- 15. Anfisa Chekhova
- 16. Lera Kudryavtseva
- 17. Zoya Berber
- 18. Kseniya Borodina
- 19. Tamara Gverdtsiteli
- 20. Alina Artz
- 21. Elena Zakharova
- 22. Elizaveta Boyarskaya
- 23. Alena Sviridova
- 24. Tatyana Arno
- 25. Daria Strokous
- 26. Galinka Mirgaeva
- 27. Anastasia Kvitko
- 28. Irina Shayk
- 29. Yulia Volkova
- 30. Natalia Sokolova
- 31. Yanina Studilina
- 32. Natasha Poly
- 33. Natasha Galkina
- 34. Svetlana Bilyalova
- 35. Natalia Pereverzeva
- 36. Ksenia Sukhinova
- 37. Irina Antonenko
- 38. Natalie Glebova
- 39. Yekaterina Guseva
- 40. Kristina Asmus
- 41. Xenia Tchoumitcheva
- 42. Marina Abrosimova (MakSim)
- 43. Victoria Lopyreva
- 44. Yuliya Snigir
- 45. Tatiana Kotova
1. Anna Kournikova
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova was born in 1981. She is a Russian-American tennis player and model, and she was the number one female tennis player in the world in 2001. Kournikova moved from Russia to the USA at seven, and her parents were both professional ballroom dancers for many years.
Even though she didn’t take up tennis until she was fourteen, Kournikova still leads her career in prize money earnings at over $20 million. She has won the Australian Open eight times, Wimbledon five times, and the French Open twice, among many other titles throughout Europe.
2. Natalia Vodianova
Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova, born in 1982, is a Russian model and philanthropist. Vodianova worked as a Russian fashion model from the ages of 16 to 22, and she’s been on the covers of magazines such as Sports Illustrated, Elle, GQ, and Cosmopolitan. She’s already been dubbed “The Face of the 00s” and “Model of the Decade” by Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
In 2006, Vodianova launched her clothing line named Supermarket. In 2007, she founded the Naked Heart Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless children. In 2010, she was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.
3. Maria Sharapova
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova, born in 1987, is a former Russian world No. 1 tennis player. She’s been ranked number one in the world in singles on five separate occasions. She’s also a former Olympic medalist and has won a silver medal for Russia at the 2005 Summer Olympics, making her one of the most successful Russian tennis players in history. Sharapova has won many awards in her career, including five Grand Slam titles and 35 singles titles in her career.
4. Alina Kabaeva
Alina Maratovna Kabaeva was born in 1983. She is a retired Russian individual rhythmic gymnast and a model. Alina won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She also won three medals during her time with the national team, which was based in Russia. Kabaeva announced that she would retire from gymnastics in 2010 but failed to follow through on her words. But she has stayed involved in Russian politics since then, and she plans to represent Russia at the Summer Olympics in 2016.
Natalya Ilinichna Ionova, or Glukoza, was born in 1986. She is a Russian singer. Glukoza has a husky voice, and she has amassed a large fan base online for her music. Glukoza’s career started in 2009 with her video for “Vsya moya lyubov” (The Whole of My Love). It was at this time that she started building up her huge following. Since then, she has released six albums and performed; she has gained popularity. She has gained popularity with many other Russian artists’ tracks.
6. Alla Borisovna Pugacheva
Alla Borisovna Pugacheva was born in 1949 and is a Soviet and Russian theater singer. In 1965, she was invited to join the UPI band, which later became known as Nautilus Pompilius. Alla Pugacheva won many prestigious music awards, such as the “Ovation” Award and the Golden Gramophone Award. She is a member of the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors and People’s Artists of Russia. You may want to listen to her music on spotify.
7. Victoria Bonya
Victoria Bonya was born in 1979. She is a TV host, interviewer, and model. She is an actress and dancer who was crowned Miss Russia in 1999. Bonya has modeled for many magazines, including FHM. Her first interview was with the famous singer Michael Jackson, and her first acting role was in the film “Postman’s Widow,” which ended up being a box-office hit. She also starred in the Russian version of the popular television show “Survivor.” Although her career is mainly based on her charm and smile, she has also dabbled in singing, writing screenplays, and even hockey.
8. Maria Kirilenko
Maria Yuryevna was born in 1987 and is a Russian professional tennis player. She has won seven singles titles on the WTA Tour. In 2017, Kirilenko won her first WTA title at Charleston, where she beat world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the final. She also won the tournament in 2006, 2007, and 2009. Kirilenko has reached over twenty finals on all surfaces at Grand Slams, winning three of them.
9. Anna Semenovich
Anna Grigorievna Semenovich, born in 1980, is a Russian singer, actress, model, and former competitive ice dancer. Her parents were both professional ballroom dancers, and she is a two-time World Ice Dancing champion and won the European title. She is most famous for her role as Evolet in the popular computer game Diablo, and she has also worked as a model for many Russian fashion magazines. Semenovich has been on many TV shows like Maxim’s Hot Stars, Hello Dolly, and others. She also had her own TV show on Russian television called Bar-B-Que. Check out Anna Semenovich YouTube channel to listen to her music.
Anna Vladimirovna “Nyusha” Shurochkina was born in 1990 and is a Russian singer and songwriter. After competing in Junior Eurovision Song Contests, Nyusha became an underground musician. Her first album was released in 2003, and she won the Russian music award “Antique” for Best New Female Singer that same year. To find out more about Nyusha, you may want to take time to listen to her music on the Nyusha Youtube Channel and on her facebook.
11. Kristina Orbakaite
Kristina Edmundovna Orbakaitе was born in 1971; she is a Russian-Lithuanian singer and actress. She represented Lithuania in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 6th place. She has also released several albums, including “Klingai” (“I’m Glad”) in 2000, but her most successful was “Saulės devyneriškis” (“The Fifth Child”) in 2005. She also starred in the movie “Lietuvos geležinkeliai” (“Lithuanian Roses”), which was released in 2010 by director Pranas Kulbis.
12. Dana Borisova
Dana Borisova was born 1976. She is an MC. In the late 1990s, Borisova was active hip-hop and house music singer and dancer. She is a member of the music group “Ivanushki International” and is one of Russia’s leading looping artists. Her talent has additionally brought her to the big stage; she was on the Russian version of “Dancing with the Stars.” In addition, she has had a few movies and some very popular commercials that you might remember, like for Nike or Visa.
Russian singer Alsou was born in 1983. She is best known for her participation in the group ‘Belokamennaya Familia’ in the 1990s; she has also been a member of Masha’s Ark and Nautilus Pompilius. Also was the winner of the Miss Russia beauty pageant in 2006 and 2007, she has acted in several movies and television shows.
14. Kseniya Sobchak
Ksenia Anatolyevna Sobchak was born in 1981). She is a Russian public figure, TV anchor, journalist, and actress. She was the eldest daughter of Anatoly Sobchak, a prominent Russian politician and former Mayor of Saint Petersburg. Sobchak is an MTV Russia anchor and used to present the Russian version of the “Top Model.” Starting her show “Life Of The Party” in 2006, viewed for free on the internet. She has also been featured in several magazines. Although she has no formal modeling experience, her beautiful face and figure have not gone unnoticed. Her work on television shows has made a huge difference to her popularity, and she’s become a sports reporter for the Russian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” in 2008.
15. Anfisa Chekhova
Anfisa Alexandrovna Chekhova was born in 1977. She is Russian tele- and radio-presenter, singer, actress. She gained popularity in the music industry in the early 90s when she was in her teens. Her first single, “Nas Ne Dogonyat,” sold more than a million copies and gained a host of awards. She had several hits, which included “Ya Boitsya” and “Ya Libya.”
16. Lera Kudryavtseva
Valeria Lvovna Kudryavtseva, born in 1971), is a Kazakhstani-born Russian television presenter, actress, singer, and dancer. She became known as a host of the popular TV show “Dom-2” (House-2) since the year 2000 and has also starred in several films and music videos. She is also a judge for “The Voice: Kids” on Russian television.
17. Zoya Berber
Zoya Berber is a Russian actor. She was born in 1987. Berber studied acting from a young age and, by the time she reached her teenage years, she had already been involved in several films. In 2007 Berber won the Russian Guild of Film Critics Award for “Best Actress.” In 2008 she began to take on Broadway roles as well as playing parts in Hollywood films. She made her first English-speaking film appearance in the 2010 blockbuster “The Expendables,” alongside Jason Statham and Mickey Rourke.
18. Kseniya Borodina
Kseniya Kimovna Borodina was born in 1983, is a Russian television presenter and actress. Borodina’s career began when she became a contestant on the reality TV show “Stars of Russia,” She was the runner-up. She is the current presenter on the main judging panel judging new programs on Channel One Russia. Borodina has also had her show, “The x-factor,” where she was the host.
19. Tamara Gverdtsiteli
Tamara Gverdtsiteli, born in 1962 in Tbilisi, is a Georgian, Soviet, Russian, and Israeli singer, actress, and public figure. Gverdtsiteli is a Merited Artist of Georgia, Russia, and Israel. In addition, she has been named as a People’s Artist of Georgia. Tamara Gverdtsiteli is a graduate of the Tbilisi Theatrical Institute. In 1980, she became one of the most recognized faces in the USSR, especially after her performance in Moscow’s “Little Blue Light” Theatre.
20. Alina Artz
Alina Vladimirovna Artts was born in 1986. She is a singer, television presenter, actress, and writer. Her most recent hit song is “Nebo,” which means “Sky.” Alina has written many other songs, made three albums, and shot to fame by starring in Slava’s Show’s Russian television show. This show is based on the American television show, The Voice. Alina also appeared in a commercial for a Russian bank. Alina’s success has been a result of her singing, looks, and style. She is now planning to tour with her band around Russia and the former Soviet Union.
21. Elena Zakharova
Elena Zakharova was born in 1975. She is a Russian theater and film actress. She has received the title of People’s Artist of Russia and was named “the most beautiful woman in Russia” by readers of “Russian Playboy.” She is also a model, and she starred in the 1996 Russian film and “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. She was also the lead actress in the 1998 Russian film “Genghis Khan” with Ciro Guerra. However, her acting career took off after winning a Golden Globe award for her performance in the 2001 feature film “The Idiot.”
22. Elizaveta Boyarskaya
Elizaveta Boyarskaya, born in 1985 in Leningrad, is a Russian theater and film actress. Her first role was in the 2006 TV series “Fidel,” She also appeared in the 2007 movie “The Duelist.” She won many awards in 2006, including the Cannes Film Festival award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She has gained popularity with her latest role as Svetlana in Chicago Mafia 2, an upcoming movie yet to be released.
23. Alena Sviridova
Alena Sviridova was born in 1962. She is a singer with a very significant, expressive voice. Her hit You are my Angel was #1 in the Russian charts for fourteen weeks. She is married to fellow singer Alexander Bashtakov, and they have two children (Alexandr and Alena).
24. Tatyana Arno
Tatyana Arno was born in 1981; She is a Television presenter, journalist, and former Russian beauty queen. She has crowned Miss Russia in 2000 and represented Russia at the 2000 Miss Universe competition and the 2001 Miss World competition. She won both competitions and was named one of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People of the year in 2000. She has also appeared on numerous occasions shows such as “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” and “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno
25. Daria Strokous
Daria Vladimirovna Strokous was born in 1990; she is a Russian fashion model, film actress, and photographer. She was discovered at the age of 15 and now works as a professional model for Victoria’s Secret. She is known as one of the most beautiful women in Russia and all across Europe. She is a tall, slim, and tan woman featured in many magazines and on many sites.
Galinka Mirgaeva was born in 1987. She is a model from Russia, and she was very successful in her youth. She has been a model since the age of 16, and she’s won many beauty contests, including Miss Russia 2006. Mirage was also a member of the Russian national gymnastics team from 2002 until 2006, but her career was derailed when she suffered a knee injury during a training session.
27. Anastasia Kvitko
Anastasia Kvitko was born in 1994, and she is a Russian model and actress. She is also a glamour model, and her career has taken off since being on the cover of Playboy’s Russian edition. Kvitko first shot to fame after appearing at the Miss Universe 2010 pageant as a supporting actress. She has worked as a professional model for five years, and she was also named one of Russian top ten models at the start of 2011 by Fashion Editor’s Choice International magazine.
28. Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk was born in 1986 in one of the most beautiful places on earth – St. Petersburg, Russia. Many of her ancestors had ties to the old aristocracy of Russia; she was brought up with a chauffeur and personal trainer and her maid. As a teenager, she too entered modeling pages in magazines like Elite Models, Elle, and Glamour, among others. Very soon on, she appeared on the covers of magazines like Maxim and Sports Illustrated.
29. Yulia Volkova
Yulia Volkova was born in 1985, and she is a Russian pop singer, television presenter, and model. Volkova became famous in 2003 when she won the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. Her song ‘Northern Girl’ came fifth in the competition, but Volkova soon started getting offers to perform professionally in Russia. She later collaborated with Russian rapper Timati to create the hit song ‘All Because of You.’ Yulia was married to musician Maxim Fadeev from 2010 until 2014.
30. Natalia Sokolova
Natalia Sokolova was born in 1976. She is a Russian model and actress, and she is very well-known for her work as a VJ. Sokolova was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and she also grew up there. She worked as a model for seventeen years before trying out acting. She appeared on the crime drama series ‘Night Watch’ for four episodes in 2006, but her first leading role came with ‘Love’s Cruel Melody’ in 2006.
31. Yanina Studilina
Yanina Studilina was born in 1985 in Omsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. She is a Russian model, actress, and singer. Studia made her film debut in 2003 when she played the role of Masha in “The Crew.” She was also a ballerina for the Russian Ballet Company of Siberia. Studia made her first TV appearance in 2004 when she was cast to play the role of Maya in “Young Doctors.” In 2006 she made a cameo appearance as a woman who fell from a window in the Russian spy drama “The Chameleon.” She also appeared as a model on TV shows such as “Cosmopolitan” and “Corazón de…”. Studia has been named one of the world’s leading models, and she has been featured on various magazine covers.
32. Natasha Poly
Natasha Poly was born in Russia in 1985. She is a model and actress. She was awarded the title Miss Russia in 2004; she later won the title of Miss International 2005, which was held in Vietnam. Natasha Poly has appeared in many magazines, including Vogue Italia, French Elle, and Maxim. She was also featured in the music video for the international hit song I Can’t Make You Love Me by The Bird and the Bee, backed by Damon Albarn.
33. Natasha Galkina
Natasha Galkina, born in 1985 in Rostov, Russia, is a Russian-American fashion model. Galkina started her career at sixteen when a model scout discovered her in Moscow. She has since traveled the world, modeling for many prestigious fashion brands, including Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, and Ralph Lauren. She has also graced the cover of countless magazines.
34. Svetlana Bilyalova
Svetlana Bilyalova was born in 1992 in Moscow, Russia. She is a fitness model and social media star. Svetlana has over two million followers on Instagram, and she posts pictures of her posing in bikinis.
35. Natalia Pereverzeva
Natalia Vladimirovna Pereverzevawas born in 1988, Kursk. She is a Russian model. She is most popular for her looks and often appears on the cover pages of Russian magazines. She started modeling at the tender age of 15, and she has appeared in several magazines, including Saturn Magazine.
36. Ksenia Sukhinova
Ksenia Sukhinova was born in 1987. She is a Russian model, television host, and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2008. She was also a contestant in the Miss Universe 2008 competition, in which she finished in 5th place. Since then, she has been one of the few Russian beauty queens offered a modeling contract. She has gone on to become one of the most famous models in Russia.
37. Irina Antonenko
Irina Antonenko was born in 1991. She is a Russian actress, model. She holds the title of Miss Russia 2010. Antonenko has appeared in numerous television commercials, including Pepsi, Sony Ericsson, L’Oreal, BlackBerry, Pantene shampoo, and others. She is considered one of Russia’s most promising young actresses. Antonenko has also acted in movies.
38. Natalie Glebova
Natalie Glebova was born in 1982; she is a Russian-Canadian television host, author, dancer, model; and She is a beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2005. Natalie started training at eight years old; she achieved a championship in her class, aged 11. At the age of fifteen, she began modeling for calendars and calendars of men’s magazines. She also started working on television. She was discovered while working on the Canadian reality show “Disaster Date.” That was when she came to prominence.
39. Yekaterina Guseva
Yekaterina Konstantinovna Guseva born in 1976. She is a Russian film, theater, TV actress, and Singer. She has acted in more than twenty films, but her greatest success came in the film “Stalker.” She starred alongside Keanu Reeves and Bruno Ganz, who was known as The Stalkers. Guseva’s career started when she was a teenager at Odessa Theatre. She later moved to Moscow, where she played the mother in “Granatyushchiy,” an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s story. This brought her wide recognition.
40. Kristina Asmus
Kristina Igorevna Asmus was born in 1988). She is a Russian theater and film actress, singer, and model. She is also known as Kristina Asmus-Jorgensen. Her bust measurements are 34C, her waist size is 30 inches, and her height is 5’6.” Kristina Asmus has starred in films like (The Rock (1996), “Swimming Pool (2005)”,”(2005)”,”(2006)”,”(2008)”,”(2009)” with hunk Dolph Lundgren
41. Xenia Tchoumitcheva
Xenia Tchoumitcheva, born in 1987 in Magnitogorsk, Russia), is a Russian-Swiss model, actress, and fashion designer. In 2008, Tchoumitcheva was named Miss Switzerland 2008 and represented her country in the Miss Universe pageant. Since then, she has run for a seat in Parliament twice and successfully launched a jewelry collection. She is still active in the modeling industry today.
42. Marina Abrosimova (MakSim)
Marina Sergeyevna Maksimova was born in 1983. She is better known under her stage name Maksim. She is a famous Russian model and singer. She’s currently living in Los Angeles, where she started her career at the age of sixteen. Her birthday is on August 1, 1984, which means she should be getting older these days! If you’re wondering why she only has 42 jobs, you might have to ask yourself if jobs are what girls are meant to have or if they should be allowed to be their person.
43. Victoria Lopyreva
Victoria Lopyreva was born in 1983; she is a Russian television presenter, actress, model. Lopyreva was not a successful model, but her beauty helped her land a job in a modeling agency. She has won many beauty pageant titles in Russia and Europe, most recently the Miss Russia beauty pageant, which she won in 2003.
44. Yuliya Snigir
Yuliya Viktorovna Snigir born in 1983. She is a Russian actress and model. In 1995 she started modeling for TV and extensively shot with Maxim. In 2003, Snigir won the Miss Maxim contest in Moscow. In 2002, she became a finalist in the Miss Russia contest. She was subsequently invited to participate in the 2003 Miss Universe contest in Panama City but didn’t place in the top ten.
45. Tatiana Kotova
Tatiana Nikolaevna Kotova was born in 1985. She is a Russian singer, actress, and television personality. Tatiana is the winner of Miss Russia, and she was the first runner-up of Miss World 2005. Tatiana performed with the Russian rock band “Aerials.” Her debut album “Bordello” was released in 2007, and her latest album “Tatianna” was released in 2013. She produced her first stage musical theatre show debuting on May 12, 2014, as a lead performer in a musical called ‘Showgirl’ at the Kirov Theatre. She was named best actress at the Russian Oscars.