Ksenia Sobchak and her love stories
Ksenia Sobchak is a Russian TV and radio host, actress and socialite. She is best known for her stint as a presenter of the reality show Dom-2 (TNT), Blonde in Chocolate (Muz-TV), The Last Hero (Channel One). The girl has played more than a dozen roles in films and television series and is an author of five books.
Perhaps, she is one of the most talked about people in Russia.
Ksenia was born on November 5, 1981 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) into a family of a lawyer, Anatoly Sobchak, who was the first democratically-elected mayor of St. Petersburg from 1991 to 1996, and a historian, Lyudmila Narusova.
As a child, Ksenia studied ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre and painting at the Hermitage.
In 2000, Sobchak moved to Moscow, where she studied at MGIMO. She speaks English, French and Spanish.
From 2011 to 2012 Sobchak was a host of the TV show Russian Next Top Model, but later was replaced by model Irina Shayk.
On May 28, 2012 Ksenia became an editor-in-chief of the women’s magazine SNC (formerly known as Sex and the City).
Sobchak is one of the Top 100 most influential women in Russia.
Ksenia and her love stories
In 1999, Sobchak met Vyacheslav Leibman, chairman of an energy company. Now a businessman lives in Montenegro. They met at one of the St. Petersburg nightclubs. But the couple parted because Sobchak suspected that her boyfriend had an affair with ballerina Anastasia Volochkova.
In 2001, the girl had a bright romance with Umar Dzhabrailov, hotelier and politician. They say it was just PR.
In the summer of 2005 Ksenia was going to marry an American businessman, Alexander Shusterovich. However, a few days before the ceremony, Sobchak called off the wedding.
Ksenia and Dmitry Savitsky, CEO of Silver Rain radio station, lived together for about three years. It was one of her longest affairs. In 2009 they parted.
In the same year in France she had a holiday romance with Oleg Malis, vice-president of Alfa Telecom and co-owner of Euroset. The affair was short-lived, but bright.
In 2010 Ksenia and Eugene Papunaishvili got acquainted while filming the TV show Dancing With The Stars. For about six months they lived together in Ksenia’s apartment.
Ksenia and Sergei Kapkov, head of the Department of Culture of Moscow and former State Duma deputy, were together for about a year.
In 2012 Sobchak had a love affair with Ilya Yashin. They met at the meeting on Bolotnaya Square and were fascinated by each other.
Nobody could believe that eternal bride Ksenia Sobchak married Maxim Vitorgan. Their wedding took place on February 1, 2013. For Maxim this marriage is the third. He is a father of two children. Now Ksenia is pregnant.