Irina Shabayeva

Irina Shabayeva

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Place of Birth: Republic of Georgia

Ethnicity: Georgian-Ashkenazi Jewish

Irina Shabayeva is a Georgian fashion designer and philanthropist. She won season six of Project Runway.

She was born in Georgia, USSR, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2003, and then studied fur design in Denmark. She credits her heritage for a lot of her success in life.



Curious about ethnicity

1 Response

  1. Affellay says:

    Her surname is not Georgian as hell. So why the hell in this world her ethnicity is defined as Georgian? Just take a look at this page where it says bout the origin of the surname:

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