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Victoria Lopyreva – Miss Russia – 2003

Victoria Lopyreva

Victoria Lopyreva – Miss Russia – 2003

Victoria Lopyreva is one of the most famous models in modern Russian history. She is Miss Russia 2003 and popular TV presenter, ambassador of the World Cup 2018.
Victoria was born on July 26, 1983 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Her father is a famous artist and her mother worked as a journalist and was a famous model in her youth. Since childhood, the girl loved to read books, and created her own little masterpieces, taking paints from her father’s workshop.
Beautiful Victoria started her professional activity as a model at the age of 5. Little girl was photographed to advertise children’s clothes and toys in different magazines. At the age of 16 she won the contest The Model of Don, where her mother had brought her photos.
In different years the girl was awarded many titles – Rostov Beauty, Face of the Year, Miss Donbass, Furor of the Year, as well as she was a finalist of Elite Model Look and Super model of the World.

As a result, Victoria took part in the beauty pageant Miss Russia 2003. Her rivals were many bright girls, but jury chose Lopyreva.
“I should say that the contests made me better and stronger, — says Victoria. When there are 50-80 very beautiful girls around you and each of them is a real competitor, I try to muster all my strength. The winner is not the most beautiful one, since beauty is something subjective. The beauty needs character, ability to set a goal and achieve it”.
So, Victoria became really famous and celebrated. Her photos began to appear in the top magazines of the country, and the beauty became a frequent guest of various Russian talk shows.
Pride of Rostov-on-Don appeared in such magazines as Cosmopolitan and Maxim, was a director of the Miss Russia pageant. There are some nice scenes of her crawling through the mud at the reality show which is called Last Hero (Russian version of the Survivor).
Moreover, Victoria was invited to the live program of the international beauty contest Miss Europe as a co-presenter. For the first time in the history of the contest, a Russian woman was invited as a co-presenter. The languages of the contest were English and French.
In addition, Victoria was a participant of different TV-shows such as To the Barrier, Let them Speak, The Cleverest, Who wants to be a millionaire?.
The beautiful girl is a president of charity foundation Wiping Bounds, helping talented children of all nations, who suffered in armed conflict, lost parents. Since 2004 she takes active part in the work of Steppe Wildlife association and the Center of European Steppes rare animals. Also, she is a member of the WWF, the owner of the Title Guardian of The Earth.

Personal life
For a long time, Victoria was in a romantic relationship with the famous singer Vlad Topalov (ex-member of the band Smash).
Vyacheslav Manucharov and Lopyreva had a love affair.
Russian hockey player Alexander Ovechkin and Victoria were together in 2008.
Pretty Victoria was Timati’s girlfriend or maybe not.
At the end of 2012, striker of FC Dynamo Moscow Fedor Smolov became her new boyfriend. Their wedding was a secret and took place in the Maldives in December 2013. However, the couple broke up.
It was reported about the wedding of Victoria and Nikolai Baskov in July 2017.
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Victoria Lopyreva – Miss Russia – 2003