When it comes to beautiful women, few are as beautiful as the women of Russia. Not only do they have great beauty, but they also have independence, sexiness, and spunky personalities – all things that men love. The women on this list are from all industries and careers, as well as from many different parts of Russia, but they all have one thing in common: they all have a beauty you will never forget.
1. Ksenia Sukhinova
Known as the Paris Hilton of Russia, Ksenia Sukhinova was named Miss Russia in 2007 and Miss World in 2008. She is a Russian TV host, model, beauty pageant contestant, and actress, and she has her own reality TV show called Dom-2. She is also politically involved and was a member of the Coordination Council of the Russian Opposition.
2. Irina Antonenko
An actress and model, Irina Antonenko won the title of Miss Russia in 2010. In 2010, she ranked in the top 15 in the Miss Universe contest. She is the daughter of two police officers and seems to be beautiful both inside and out. A true rare beauty, Igorevna Antonenko has gained roles in many Russian television shows and doesn’t show any signs of stopping anytime soon.
3. Anna Semenovich
Anna Grigorievna Semenovich is very famous in her native Russia, where she is a singer, model, and actress, as well as a former competitive ice dancer. She only stopped ice dancing because of an injury but since then, she has enjoyed a very good career as an actress and singer. She was also a soloist in a group called Blestyashie from 2003 to 2007. She is known to be both beautiful and smart.
4. Natalie Glebova
Natalie Glebova is a Russian-Canadian beauty whose career involves writer, dancer, TV host, model, and beauty pageant contestant. She has won the title of Miss Universe in the past and in 2005 was crowned Miss Universe Canada. She is a very versatile person with many career irons in the fire.
5. Alena Zavarzina
Alena Igorevna Zavarzina is beautiful but also a very talented sportsperson. She has participated numerous times in the Winter Olympics in sports that include parallel slaloms, parallel giant slaloms, and in snowboarding. In fact, she won a bronze medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics, as well as winning the 2011 World Champion competition in the parallel giant slalom and the 2016/17 World Cup season in the parallel giant crystal slalom globe.
6. Daria Strokous
With both charm and beauty, Daria Strokous is also a successful Russian photographer, model, and actress. She debuted as a Prada model in Milan in 2007 during Paris Fashion Week, and in 2008 she was named one of Russia’s top 10 models according to V magazine. Because of her success as a model, she has been a spokesperson and model for numerous products and companies, including Chanel, Dior, Prada, D&G, Louis Vuitton, and H&M, among others.
7. Ekaterina Guseva
Jekaterina Konstantinovna Guseva became famous in Russia in 2002 when she appeared on the television show called Brigada. She is an artist, actress, singer, and Russian theater star. Ms. Guseva is a very talented and beautiful young woman.
8. Kristina Asmus
Kristina Igorevna Asmus is a television and theater actress who is extremely popular, thanks to her role as Varya in a television series called Interns. She is not only gorgeous but athletic as well, even being a gymnast in the past. Furthermore, in 2010 Maxim magazine voted her Russia’s sexiest woman, so she is a very versatile young lady.
Anna Vladimirovna Shurochkina goes by the stage name Nyusha and is a Russian singer and songwriter. So far, she has had a total of eight number-one singles, which is a record. She was born in August of 1990 and is 5’ 6” tall. She has dark hair and a beautiful smile that everyone seems to notice.
10. Xenia Tchoumitcheva
Xenia Tchoumitcheva is a Russian model, actress, blogger, and businesswoman. Her professional name is Xenia Tchoumi. With drop-dead looks and a successful career in business, this woman seems to have it all because she has both brains and looks. She is smart as well, having earned a degree in Economics. She devotes herself to many important causes and stays up-to-date on current events.
11. Anna Kournikova
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a tennis player and American television host who is perhaps best known as Enrique Iglesius’ girlfriend. She began playing tennis when she was just 12 years old and today is one of the best female tennis players in Russia.
She has blond hair and a beautiful smile, and in addition to playing tennis, she has also been found in magazines, television series, and many movies. Anna currently lives in the United States with her two children, Lucy and Nicholas, having taken up residence in Miami, Florida. She also draws millions of visitors to her social media pages and gets searched for on sites such as Google all the time.
12. Marina Abrosimova (MakSim)
Marina Sergeevna Abrosimova is a Russian singer, songwriter, and music producer. Her stage name is MakSim, and she even sang the song “Doroga” for the Russian Walt Disney film known as The Book of the Masters in 2009. She also played Giselle in the Russian version of the movie Enchanted. Marina has beautiful red hair and very noticeable eyes, so she is both beautiful and talented.
13. Yanina Studilina
Yanina Sergeyevna Studilina is a Russian film star, model, and TV host. She has worked in numerous plays and movies, and she is always very fashionably dressed. With beautiful looks and a great sense of style, there is little wonder why Ms. Studilina is so popular not only in her native Russia but all over the world as well.
14. Valentina Zelyaeva
Valentina Zelyaeva is a beautiful Russian model who has graced the pages of Vogue magazine in the Spanish, Greek, Mexican, and Spanish editions. She was born in Moscow when it was still a part of the former Soviet Union.
She is also a very successful runway model who has modeled for brands that include Christian Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Valentino, and Dolce & Gabbana, to name a few. When you consider what she’s done and how beautiful she is, you’ll stop wondering why she is so popular.
15. Maria Kirilenko
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko-Stepanova was a Russian tennis player who won the 2002 U.S. Open Women’s Singles title. She also won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, defeating the very talented Anna-Lena Gronefeld in the China Opens. In 2008, Ms. Kirilenko was featured more than once in the British tabloid The Sun, where she was named the sexiest tennis player of all time. Smart and athletic, she is a very talented and popular young lady.
16. Victoria Lopyreva
Not only is Victoria Petrovna Lopyreva an actress, well-known blogger, model, and Russian TV host, but she is also the 2003 winner of the Miss Russia beauty pageant. She was the official ambassador of the FIFA World Cup in 2018, which was the last year it was held in Russia. Ms. Lopyreva is quite the celebrity in Russia, enjoying nearly four million followers on her Instagram page.
17. Lera Kudryavtseva
Born in Russia in 1971, Lera Kudryavtseva had her first child at the age of 18, Zhan Lenyk, and married Sergei Linyuk, a guitarist, in 1990. They divorced afterward and she married a man named Matvei Morozov in 2004.
18. Yuliya Snigir
Yuliya Snigir, formerly Siriskina, is a beautiful Russian model and actress. Well-educated, Ms. Snigir eventually moved to Moscow and attended the Moscow State Pedagogical University Faculty of Foreign Languages. So not only is she beautiful, she is smart as well.
After she began acting, her role in a Russian science-fiction blockbuster called The Inhabited Island in 2008 made her a household name. She went on to act in the sequel to the movie, Skirmish. Yuliya is also the brand ambassador for brands that include Mexx clothing, Mexx perfume, and L’Oreal in Russia.
19. Tatiana Kotova
Tatiana Nikolaevna Kotova is a very prominent singer, actress, and television star and was even a member of a successful band called VIA Gra. She won the Miss Russia contest in 2006 and was a soloist in the Ukranian female pop group known as Nu Virgos, or VIA Gra. She went to college and majored in economics and crisis management, and she has beautiful blond hair and an amazing smile to boot.
20. Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk won the Miss Chelyabinsk beauty contest in 2004 and soon afterwards began her modeling career. She is the only Russian model to grace the covers of the U.S.’s Sports Illustrated magazine and the Armani Exchange of Spring/Summer 2010.
She also participated in a video by Kanye West and is so popular that she has more than 13 million followers on her Instagram account. She has managed to land two very good-looking men: Ronaldo, considered the best football player in the world, and American actor Bradley Cooper. The site models.com even ranks her as an “industry icon.”
Image source: Irina Antonenko by Jenty