Country of Birth: Russia
Birth Year: 1982
Natalia Vodianova was born on February 28, 1982 in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) in a family where she had more than younger sisters – Oksana and Christina. Due to the hardship she worked with for 11 years. In the middle school studied. With 15 years of age was enrolled in a local modeling agency, where she was advised to learn English. At 17 Vodianova went to Paris at the invitation of the agency Viva Model Management.
Worked on the podium for the Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Calvin Klein, Valentino and many other fashion houses. Appeared on the covers of the most famous fashion magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, ELLE. Was the “face” of cosmetics brand L’Oreal Paris, also participated in the campaigns of such brands as Louis Vuitton, David Yurman, Marc Jacobs, Miss Sixty, Pepe Jeans, Diane von F? Rstenberg, Chanel, Gucci. Filmed for the calendar Pirelli.
The dominance of Russian fashion models on the catwalks of the world since the late 90’s. has been called “the era of the three V» – from the initial letters of the names of the most successful and popular – Natalia Vodianova, Anna Vyalitsynoy and Eugenia Volodina.
In 2003 became the official “face and body” of Calvin Klein.
In 2007, after the birth of his son Victor decided to leave her modeling career and devote themselves to family and charitable foundation. Natalie, as well as some world ekssupermodeli, nevertheless agrees to go on the catwalk, or take part in a photo shoot for a bigger fee.
Male – British aristocrat, artist, Justin Trevor Berkeley Portman, a younger brother of Lord (10 th Viscount Portman). Three children. Sons, Lucas, Alexander (b. 2001), Victor (b. 2007) and daughter Neva (b. 2006).