Birth Name: Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova
Place of Birth: Yemanzhelinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Date of Birth: January 6, 1986
Ethnicity: Russian, Tatar
Irina Shayk is a Russian model and actress. She is known for her appearances in many Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues.
Her father’s background is Russian Tatar and her mother’s background is ethnic Russian.
Irina’s paternal grandmother’s name is Galiya Gaynislamovna Shaykhlislamova.
Irina’s maternal grandmother’s name is Nina Fedorovna Korenkova (the daughter of Fedor Korenkov).
Sources: NY Post article that mentions Irina’s background – http://www.nypost.com
Article about Irina’s paternal grandmother, Galiya Gaynislamovna Shaykhlislamova – http://www.dailymail.co.uk
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