Russian beauties are known for being luxurious and modest. Women from Russia happen to be like good wine. They are known for being elegant and slim, while their appearance suggests that they take care for themselves quite well. Unlike women from other parts of the world, women in Russia avoid wearing makeup the older they get, flaunting their natural beauty instead. The top 10 beautiful Russian women for 2016 below are also of various ages but the thing they share in common is their pristine beauty.
10. Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk or Sheik is both an actress and a model. Apart from appearing in the 2007 and 2014 Swimsuit Issues of Sports Illustrated, she also graced the cover of the magazine’s 2011 issue. Irina also starred in the 2014 Hercules alongside Dwayne Johnson in the role of Megara. Models.com has also ranked her number 10 in a list of the top 20 sexiest models.
Glukoza is a pop singer whose real name is Natalia Ilinichna Ionova. She had an interest in chess and ballet back when she was little. She even starred in a few films as a child actress. However, her music career kick started in 2002. By 2003, she has already released several albums and music videos, and within the next 3 years, she ended up giving more than 500 concerts.
8. Yelena Zakharova
While Yelena Zakharova is not a professional ballerina, her mother used to train her in classic ballet. Apart from dreaming of becoming a model, she was also particularly fond of foreign languages, literature and the Russian language back when she was in school. She joined the Moon Theater soon after she graduated from college and then in 2005, she starred in the reality show, “Empire.”
7. Valeria Kudryavtseva
Valeria or Lera Kudryavtseva is a Russian actress who has been starring in films dating back to 2003. Most recently she starred in a 2012 Russian film titled “Iskateli priklyucheniy.” After divorcing her previous two husbands, Valeria eventually married Igor Makarov and she already had a child with her first husband. She had apparently had two other children with her first husband, which were both miscarriages.
6. Anfisa Chekhova
Anfisa Chekhova is a 38-year-old actress who was born in Moscow, USSR. Her real name is actually Aleksandra Aleksandrovna. She is best known for starring in two different films back in 2008, namely “Gitler kaput!” and “Kaleidoscope.” Recently in June 2015, she married Guram Bablishvili, with whom she was in a relationship with for 6 years, and she has a child with him as well.
5. Elizaveta Golovanova
Elizaveta Golovanova was Miss Russia 2012, which is a testament of her exceptional beauty. She grew up in secluded and small Russian city of Smolensk. Elizaveta is apparently fond of cooking, pilates and traveling, while she absolutely loves playing the piano. In fact, she even holds her Piano Class degree and has also studied Law. She also dreams of becoming a television host someday.
4. Zoya Berber
Zoya Berber is a Russian actress best known for starring in the role of Lera Oborina in the television series “Realnie Patsani (Real Guys).” Back during childhood, Zoya dreamed of doing some kind of a work that is typically exclusive to men, such as becoming a mechanic. Michael Jackson is Zoya’s idol and she loves dancing. Maxim magazine has also listed her amongst 2011’s 100 Sexiest Women.
3. Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is the number 4th female professional tennis player in the world. Maria has been playing tennis from an early age and by the time she turned 14, she had become a professional tennis player. Back in 2004, Maria defeated Serena Williams in order to win that year’s Wimbledon, and she has even won the Australian Open and U.S. Open as well.
Nyusha is a pop and R’n’B singer from Russia whose real name is Anna Vladimirovna Shurochkina. Apart from creating her own musical and vocal arrangements, she also composes the music and writes the lyrics of her songs in both English and Russian. Nyusha belongs to a family of musicians and she has been signed to Gala Records ever since 2010.
1. Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova is a 20-year-old Russian actress who was only 10 years old when she moved to the United States with the dream of becoming a professional tennis player, which she managed to achieve. Apart from advancing to the Wimbledon semifinals back in 1997, she has also won two Grand Slam doubles titles. It is unfortunate that she has not managed to win a WTA title, but that does not affect her beauty.
Conclusion: Regardless of their age or profession, the above beautiful Russian women are definitely like fine wine and a sight to behold.