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Alexandra Nikolaenko, Contemporary Cinderella

Alexandra Nikolaenko

Alexandra Nikolaenko, Contemporary Cinderella

Do not believe those who say that miracles do not happen today. They do! But you need to work hard.
Alexandra Nikolaenko – Contemporary Cinderella
Alexandra is the embodiment of the American dream, and Slavic too. Successful, rich, beautiful. Someone certainly says that you just need a good marriage… but! Before you find a decent husband, you need to achieve something yourself.
An ordinary girl from an ordinary family, blessed with an unusual, fragile appearance, charm, tenacity and a will of iron, became the titular beauty, collected of about ten different titles and crowns.
Her fate is like a fairy tale, the real Cinderella story. But her prince is 36 years older than she. However, he is fabulously rich.

Alexandra Nikolaenko was born on July 3, 1981 in Budapest (Hungary) into a military family. As a child she dreamed of becoming a tiger tamer.
Alexandra Nikolaenko n the kindergarden
In 1996 the girl entered Savrox Models school.
Alexandra has won the most prestigious beauty contests and she is the owner of various titles: “First Vice – Miss Tourism Planet – 2000”, “Miss Tourism Europe – 2000”, “Miss Ukraine – South – 2001”, “Miss Odessa – 2001”, “Miss Student – 2001”, “Miss American Dream – 2001”, “Miss Ukraine – 2001”, “Best Model 2001”, “Miss Tourism World – 2002”.
At the competition “Miss World” in South Africa in 2001 she became one of the ten most beautiful girls in the world.
In the final of “Miss Universe 2004” in Ecuador Alexandra represented Ukraine.
Aleksandra Nikolaenko
She is a Goodwill Ambassador and President of the Women And Children Assistance Foundation, actively participates in social activities and humanitarian actions.
Alexandra was on the covers of popular publications such as FHM, Welcome to Ukraine, Only, Female Magazine, XXL, International Tourism and many others.
In 2002, she starred in the New Year TV musical “Cinderella”, in 2003 she played in the television series “I Love You”, and also starred in a New Year project “The Snow Queen”.
In 2004, Nikolaenko graduated from Odessa National Academy of Law. Also graduated from the Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies.

She married American billionaire Phil Raffin, a business partner of Donald Trump and one of the richest Americans.
On March 21, 2010 Alexandra gave birth to an heir – Richard William Ruffin. Their baby girl Malena Kay was born on February 19, 2012.
Alexandra Nikolaenko and Phil Ruffin

Alexandra prefers simple food, loves juices, fruits and vegetables, tries not to drink alcohol, loves to sleep.
Her passion is cars! She prefers “Maserati” and “Maybach”.
Sasha loves Paris and always wants to go back there again and again.
Recipe for a good mood from Alexandra is simple – positive thoughts and proper breathing. Breathe correctly and you will always be healthy and happy.

Alexandra Nikolaenko, Contemporary Cinderella