Natalia Vodianova

First NameNatalia
Last NameVodianova
Hair ColorLight brown
Eye ColorBlue
Date of birth28 February, 1982
Place of birthNizhni Novgorod, Russia
Measurements(US) 34-24-34 / (EU) 86.5-61-86.5
Dress size(US) 4 / (EU) 34
Shoe size(US) 8 / (EU) 38.5 / (UK) 5.5

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Biography of Natalia Vodianova

Natalia Vodianova was born on 28 February 1982 in Gorki (now Nizhni Novgorod) in Russia. Gorki is the third largest city of Russia. She live with her mother and her two sisters in very unpleasant conditions. She was working very early in the fruit stall business of her mother. At the age of 15 she moved with her friend in an own appartment. They started their own fruit stall business to manage their lifes.

Vodianova enrolled in a modelling academy, before moving to her own appartment, where she learned etiquette and ladylike behaviour. She always went to casting opportunities, and once a scouting agent from Paris, told her she has a great future in Paris. All she need to do, is to learn in English in three months.

Natalia Vodianova did this, and was moving to Paris at the age of 17. Her first agency was Viva Models in Paris.

At the age of 19, she wasn't a topmodel, but still doing well in model business. She was falling in love with Justin Portman (a British real-estate heir), and gave birth to son Lucas before they married in St. Petersburg. After that her career looked not very bright, but these distractions didn't bothered her. She was walking on the runways for several fall collections. In the same year she headlined the Yves Saint Laurent Show. Natalia Vodianova posed for the 2002 Spring collection of Louis Vuitton, then for Gucci Fall 2002 and Calvin Klein Fall 2002. She was the most highly paid model for Calvin Klein in Calvin Klein's entire history. She got more than her predecessors Brooke Shields and Kate Moss.

That was the beginning of the "Supermodel" Natalia Vodianova. She was now the hot new face in Paris. Her nickname is Supernova. Natalia Vodianova is living with her children (Lucas, Neva and Victor) and her husband in New York. According to Forbes, Natalia is one of the highest paid models with a 5.5 millon dollars a year.

At the beginning of 2010 rumors said, that Natalia Vodianova left her husband and is now divorced.