Natalia Vodianova

by Pandemonia on May 28, 2014

Natalia Vodianova at the 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Mortons,

Birth Name: Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova

Place of Birth: Gorky, Soviet Union (now Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)

Date of Birth: 28 February, 1982

Ethnicity: Russian, 1/4 Mordvin (either Moksha or Erzya)

Natalia Vodianova is a Russian model, philanthropist, and actress.

Natalia is the daughter of Natalia Victorovna Gromova and Mikhail Vodianov.

Natalia has five children, two with her partner, French fashion CEO Antoine Arnault; and three with her former husband, British property heir, artist, and chess organizer Justin Portman.

Natalia’s maternal grandparents were Victor Filippovich Gromov (the son of Filip Gromov) and Larisa Gavrilovna. Larisa was of Mordvin ancestry (either of Moksha or Erzya background).

Source: Natalia mentions her grandmother’s Mordvin background – http://www.youtube.com

Photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

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ann May 30, 2014 at 8:15 am

Her father was Mikhail Vodianov. Her mother was Natalia Victorovna Gromova. Her maternal grandparents were Victor Filippovich Gromov and Larisa Gavrilovna Gromova.
Natalia stated that her paternal grandmother was of Mordvin ancestry. (Russian http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8reAdQbNEms). Mordvins divided into Moksha and Erzya. I don’t know what exactly was her grandmother.

follers May 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

Thank you.

BTW, do you know anything about the ancestry/ancestors’ names of Anton Yelchin? (anything more than what’s already on his page).

ann May 30, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Оnly thing what i found, perhaps Anton’s maternal grandparents were Grigory Korin and Sonya

follers May 30, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Do you mean this man, or a different Grigory Korin?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6896411551/

ann May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm

I think different because there is no information that the poet Grigory Korin and Anton is relatives. Can I help you more?:)

follers May 30, 2014 at 3:48 pm

Mila Kunis? She said two of her grandparents were named Boris and Rosa.

Thank you.

follers May 28, 2014 at 12:22 pm

This page was tagged with Erzya. I don’t know if there’s any evidence for that?

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