7. Inna Fisun –
Inna was born in 1994 in Kharkiv, the former capital of Ukraine. Describing childhood, she tells she was never bored alone and always found what to do. In school, Inna liked literature and physics. She also learned to play piano. It’s still her source of inspiration. In her teen age, Inna was a student at Kharkiv Law University, studying history and English language.
Inna’s modeling career began like in films of unexpected endings. She was noticed by a photographer, who helped Inna to get a contract with a modeling agency. Inna is also a blogger.
8. Alina Baikova –
Alina was born in 1989 in Kropyvnytskyi. After finishing school, the family couldn’t pay for higher education. That’s why Alina began working as a waitress. This job somehow pushed her to a modeling career. Alina recalls a moment she got a new uniform, and the manager told her she should try modeling. A random girl said the same at a nightclub. And Alina decided to follow this assumption.
Alina reached to become a successful model. Besides working with famous brands, she was a “flower sponsor” of the amfAR reception at the Cannes Film Festival. Alina also helps an orphanage in her hometown.
9. Anastasia Masiutkina –
Anastasia was born in 1986 in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in the translation of English and French languages in Kyiv Linguistic University. After graduation, Anastasia lived in Paris, working in a modeling agency. She also worked as a journalist. In 2014, Anastasia launched her lifestyle blog that was the first to get accreditation for attending designers’ shows during the most famous fashion weeks.
Nowadays, Anastasia works on the collaboration of business and blogging her dating app dating. Also, she is still a prominent expert in fashion writing for Ukrainian and international media. Anastasia doesn’t forget about modeling, making videos on Instagram.
10. Darya Verbova –
Darya was born in 1983 in a Ukrainian family that moved to Canada when she was 3 years old. They still follow Ukrainian traditions and support initiatives to promote the motherland in Canada.
Darya wasn’t into modeling up to 13 y.o. A mother of her classmate who owned an agency noticed her. Soon Darya won a local modeling contest. Later, she got a contract with a reputable agency, and her career started a rapid growth. Darya’s portfolio includes work with Prada, Yves Saint-Laurent, Vogue, ELLE, and other brands. She was named the #1 model by different magazines. Darya is considered one of the top paid models of the world.
11. Ganna Bohdan –
Ganna was born in 1993 in Kyiv. Her elder sister working as a model didn’t inspire Ganna to choose this profession. She preferred sports: figure skating and ballet. Once Ganna got an invitation for a photo shoot, and it changed her opinion on modeling. Still, Ganna chose to obtain a bachelor’s degree.
Now Ganna lives in Los-Angeles doing both modeling and acting. Her portfolio includes work with Farrell Williams, Lonely Island, Kanye West, and Yeezy. Ganna has a passion for fashion photography and illustration.
12. Aliona Ruban –
Aliona was born in 1995 in Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk region. Aliona has never known the father. Unfortunately, she lost her mother at 9 y.o. Aliona was brought up by a grandmother who taught her to be strong. Aliona’s character helped her to stand bullying from peers in school and build a career in modeling.
While studying linguistics in university, Aliona worked as a model in her home country and abroad. Friends convinced her to send an application to Ukraine’s Next Top-Model show. Viewers liked this honest and brave girl. After the show, Aliona continued her modeling career in Dubai.