19 Little-Known Details About The Woman Who Stole Bradley Cooper's Heart

Sorry ladies. We hate to say it but Bradley Cooper is not available. For those who don’t know who Bradley Cooper is, think back to the movie Hangover. Yes, he has been in a lot of other things, but playing Phil Wenneck in the movie Hangover was his breakthrough role back in 2009 that went on to make two more sequels, each one just as good as the last, if not funnier. He also voiced the loveable raccoon Rocket in Guardians of the Galaxy and played along side Lady Gaga in the 2018 film, A Star Is Born.

So, who is the lucky lady that stole his heart? She goes by Irina Shayk and she is a Russian supermodel that models.com has ranked number eight in the world for her social media following.  According to en.wikipedia.com, Irina first achiever international recognition in 2007 when she Intimissimi lingerie discovered her and made her the new face of the company. From there she has gone on to even be in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

Her greatest achievement so far though was in 2011 when she became the first Russian model to ever be on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Way to go! Bradley Cooper got a good one settling down with her. Or did he? There have been a lot of rumors lately saying there is trouble in paradise with the couple. Keep scrolling down to learn more about Irina, and if the couple are really headed to splits town.

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19 She Was In A Five Year Relationship Before Bradley

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Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper have been together since 2015, but before they were a couple, each had some pretty serious relationships with other people. According to eonline.com, Bradley Cooper had been dating 23-year-old model Suki Waterhouse for two years, while Irina Shayk had been in a five-year-long relationship with soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. Shortly after her five-year split with Cristiano, Irina dished to E! News on what she looks for in a man.

"What I'm looking for in a man is, I think I love honest men and I love a man who is loyal to women. I think this is the most important thing in a man."

Well it looks like she as quick to find a man like that because it wasn’t that long before her and Bradley were linked together.

18 She Knows How To Play The Piano

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A lot of people know Irina Shayk for her modeling career, what they don’t know though is that she has other talents besides modelling. According to en.wikipedia.org, Irina Shayk, born Irina Veleryevna Shaykhilslamova, was born in Yemanzhelinsk, USSR on January 6, 1986.

Irina’s mother worked as a kindergarten music teacher when she was a child. While growing up, she insisted that Irina study music, so at the age of six, Irina started to learn how to play the piano. By the age of nine, she was enrolled in music school and studied there for seven years. While there, she learned everything she could about playing the piano, and even sang in the choir.

Is there nothing this woman can’t do?

17 Her Life As A Teen


When Irina Shayk was 14-years-old, she lost her father. The death of her father was heartbreaking for the family and even harder on the mother who was left with no means of supporting her family. To provide for her family, her mother wound up having to take on two jobs.

Once out of high school, Irina decided to study marketing. Things did not work out well for her though and she wound up failing and dropping out. That is when she decided to go to beauty school instead with her older sister.

It was in beauty school that she was first noticed by a local modelling agency. The agency was enthralled by her beauty and urged her to compete in 2004 Miss Chelyabinsk pageant. She would go on to win that competition and that is when her career started to take off.

16 Her First Movie Was With The Rock

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As stated earlier, as a child Irina grew up attending music schools where she learned to sing and play the piano. After high school, she entered into beauty school where she was first noticed and urged to compete in a 2004 beauty pageant, which she would go on to win. After that, her career took off as a Russian model.

Modelling isn’t the only thing she has done in her life though, she has even dipped her toe in acting. There is only one film that Irina has ever done, and it was a big one. We all know that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is the biggest Hollywood Actor out there today. Well, according to en.wikipedia.org, Irina’s first and only film today was a part in the 2014 Hercules film as Magara, Hercules' love interest. Not only did she get a part in a big movie, but her first acting job was along side the one and only, The Rock.

15 She Wore Nothing But A Scarf To Promote Her Team


When it comes to sports, Irina Shayk will do anything to support her team. And we mean anything. According to hollywoodlife.com, over the summer Irina was spotted going fully naked with two friends, Natalia Vodianova and Natasha Poly, on Instagram. The only piece of clothing they wore was a tiny, and we do mean tiny, scarf that rocked her favorite soccer team’s logo.

In the picture that she posted on Instagram, Irina, along with her two friends, all the scarves wrapped around their necks, but they made sure to position them just right so that their chests were covered. We don’t think she could have made it clearer who she was rooting for in the World Cup, that’s for sure.

14 They Made Their Couple Debut On The Red Carpet

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When a celebrity wants to take their relationship to the next level, what better way to do it then to do it during a red-carpet event? Well, that’s exactly how Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper did it. According to eonline.com, the two had been pretty open about their relationship for a while. It was during a L’Oreal Red Obsession Party in Paris, though, that they finally made it public and stepped out on the red carpet as a couple.

The pair were all smiles as they posed for pictures. Bradley was wearing a very nice black and white suit that made him very dapper and handsome, while Irina was wearing an elegant, but glamorous, red gown that showed off her stunning legs.

13 She Walked The Runway While Pregnant

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There was no keeping her pregnancy a secret when Irina decided to walk the runway during a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris back in 2016. According to eonline.com, the 30-year-old Russian model decided to take to the runway in a couple different barely-there outfits, all while rocking a trench coat, or fridge robe.

She was spotted a few times backstage wearing a pink robe as a way to keep her growing baby bump hidden away from cameras. Sorry Irina, hate to say it, but the attempts to hide it didn’t work. According to an insider, at the time of the show, Irina was in her first trimester and excited to be a new mom. Neither of the happy couples’ reps ever responded when asked about the upcoming pregnancy.

12 She Had A Girl

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When it comes to their personal life, Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk know how to keep things away from the public eye. According to eonline.com, E! News didn’t learn that Irina had given birth to her daughter Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper until a month after the event when she was spotted walking about without a baby bump.

A source close to the couple told E! News that Irina is overjoyed and says motherhood feels natural to her. “She is such a loving and caring mom,” the source went on to say. “She is in bliss. Life is good. She can’t keep her eyes of her little girl.”

11 They Keep Their Family Life Away From The Cameras

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Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper are two celebrities who do not like their personal lives aired out for everyone to see. When it came to their daughter, the couple went a year without sharing any photos of their first child together. Irina’s Instagram didn’t even show signs that she was a mother, let alone that she even had a boyfriend.

Bradley even went MIA after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was released where he reprised his role as the adorable raccoon Rocket. A few years back on the Howard Stern show, Bradley was very adamant about how he doesn’t like to talk about certain things, especially the ins and out of his relationship. The way the media is nowadays, we can’t honestly blame them for wanting to keep their personal lives so hidden.

10 She Had A Gorgeous Baby Shower To Welcome Her Baby Girl

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As stated earlier, Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper welcome a baby girl back in 2017. They were very secretive about the whole thing though, not even reporting when they gave birth to her. Thanks to a source, E! News was able to get the scoop on the baby shower Irina had for her little bundle of joy.

According to eonline.com, the source told E! News that the baby shower took place in L.A. back in May 2017 and it was beautiful. Bradley was even there to help out and make sure everything went smoothly.

The source went on to say how the couple already knew the gender of their baby at the time, so they decorated accordingly and that the 31-year-old mother received lots of adorably baby gifts. Some gifts including designer outfits and even toys.

9 Her Dog Was Fathered By A Famous Labrador


Ever see the movie Marley and Me? For those who have, it is hard to forget the loveable Marley. Well, for those who haven’t seen the movie, Marley and Me is a com-dram that was released in 2008 about a untrainable little puppy who drives everyone crazy, and his family, who are played by the loveable Owen Wilson and Jennifer Anniston.

Well supposedly, the loveable Labrador puppy that played Marley had puppies and Irina Shayk has one of them. That’s right folks, her dog has a famous father and his name is Caesare, after the Roman politician and military general, Julius Caesar and he is beyond adorable.

8 Family Time Is So Important

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It is rare now days that one sees Bradley Cooper and Irina out and about, especially with their daughter Lea. For the past few months Bradley has been traveling the globe with his BFF Lady Gaga as they film their new movie, A Star Is Born.

According to popsugar.com, he took a break from his busy schedule recently though to take a casual stroll down the streets of Soho in NYC with his beautiful little girl and gorgeous girlfriend. Both Bradley and Irina were smiles as they casually pushed their daughter on the swing. They looked very happy to be out and about on such a nice day.

7 Time Together

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Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper have been going strong since 2015 and now even have a daughter together. That doesn’t stop them from getting away and taking romantic trips together though. According to popsugar.com, over the summer Irina and Bradley took a romantic getaway in Positano, Italy. It was on a beach that they were caught frolicking and even showing some heavy PDA.

Irina was caught showing off her awesome figure in a leopard bikini, while Bradley was shirtless and showing off every one of his chest muscles. The couple enjoyed themselves by taking a dip in the ocean, working on their tans, and just enjoying each other’s time together. Irina even got a back massage from her handsome man.

6 Private Life


As stated earlier, Bradley Cooper and his long-time girlfriend Irish Shayk were spotted taking a stroll with their daughter through the busy streets of New York City. Well according to justjared.com, the two were spotted on October 4 in the Big Apple sharing a casual stroll together. The two walked side by side with one another and looked completely in love.

This is a rare occasion for the two. It is rare that the two lovebirds are ever photographed together. In fact, the last photos paparazzi have of the couple were from their vacation back in August when they took a romantic getaway to Italy.


5 Spotted Wearing A Ring


Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have been going strong since 2015. Question on all fans minds now is, when is the wedding? Sadly, there has been no official announcement of an engagement. But, according to harpersbazaar.com, back in 2016 Irina was caught wearing a gorgeous emerald on her left hand.

The question on all our minds is, did they secretly get engaged? If so, they are not talking. The ring is very familiar though. For those who follow the royal family, it will probably be easy to recognize the ring. The large emerald is a traditional style, with a pear-shaped diamond halo that surrounds the emerald and a yellow gold set. It looks like a downtown version of the heirloom Prince William proposed to the Duchess of Cambridge with.

4 She Designed Her Own Handbag


Irina Shayk and bestie Stella Maxwell have recently been tasked with a new project. One that would add a new spot to their resume. According to elle.com, the two were recently the faces of the 2018 fall Koople campaign. While there, they were enlisted with a big task. The French brand asked them to create two new handbags that reflected their personal style.

Irina’s bag that she came up with had a Russian doll theme to it, dipped in different shades of red. Leopard and black with an array of finishes, including crocodile. As stated once earlier, is there anything this woman can’t do?

3 His Friendship With Lady Gaga


For a while now, Bradley Cooper has been working with Lady Gaga on a new movie called A Star Is Born. Four months before the release of the movie though, it seems as all he wants to do is hang out with her and not his wife.

According to radaronline.com, Irina understands they are BFFS and that with the premier coming up, they would want to be close, but she still finds the whole thing inappropriate when he is seeing her at odd hours. A source told Radar that she feels very threatened with the entire situation.

According to Irina, Bradley is constantly with her non-stop lately, including in the studio and her house at all times of the day.

A source close to Bradley told Radar that when it comes to his work, Bradley is a perfectionist and he still has some projects that he is trying to fix and make better and just wants Gaga’s help with it all.

2 Awkwardness During Wimbledon?


So, according to radaronline.com, Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper were recently seen at the Wimbledon and they were not happy. In fact, it looks like the pair were fighting.

Their trip looked like it was going good for a while there. They were smiling, laughing, and looked like they were enjoying themselves. They even got up to clap for Andy Murray over his Victoria against Milos Raonic. Then things changed.

It looked like Bradley said something to have upset Irina because her face went completely cold suddenly. Fans even caught Irina wiping away a tear.

1 Caught Off Guard?


A Star Is Born has finally been released and so far, it is a hit at the box office. According to pagesix.com, this does not mean Irina Shayk and her baby daddy Bradley Cooper are on cloud nine. In fact, at a low-key dinner date, the two were caught have major attitudes toward one another. “They were not looking happy,” a spy told us.

“The couple sat down. He was in a hoodie and she was fresh-faced — no makeup — and they barely spoke to each other at the start of the meal. Halfway through, she started looking off to the side and he was moody.”

Between this and the Wimbledon, could this mean trouble for the two? So far, no word has been put out there, guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

References: hollywoodlife.comeonline.com, wikipedia.org, popsugar.com, justjared.com, harpersbazaar.com, elle.com, radaronline.com, pagesix.com

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