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Anne Vyalitsyna

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Anne Vyalitsyna

Anne Vyalitsyna is a famous Russian and American top model. In Europe, she is also known as Anne V. Blond beauty is one of the three V: Vodianova, Volodina and Vyalitsyna, Russian supermodels who conquered the international fashion industry.
Anna Vyalitsina was born on March 19, 1986 in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) into the family of doctors. Her father worked as a doctor in the football club, and her mother was a pediatrician. But even as a child she did not want to walk in the footsteps of her parents. Cute girl dreamed of becoming a model.
“I’ve wanted to be a model ever since I was little, playing with my Barbie doll,” she told. “It helped (for the catwalk) that I can dance, but everything is self-taught.”

At the age of 15, she began her modeling career after IMG Models noticed her in St. Petersburg in search of new faces for MTV’s Fashionably Loud Europe. Young beauty took part in a modeling contest and returned home with victory and popularity in the fashion world. Soon glossy magazines began to call Anna Russian Princess of the fashion world. She signed a contract with IMG Paris, and later with IMG New York.
And in early 2002, the Russian beauty signed a contract for advertising Chance Chanel. Anna was involved in advertising campaigns for Anna Molinari and Sportmax.
Moreover, in 2003 she became the main character of two glossy magazines The Face and Japanese Vogue. A year later, in 2004, Anna signed a contract with Escada Sport and in the same year appeared in Alanis Morissette’s music video Out Is Through.
Vyalitsina’s photos appeared in the most prestigious fashion magazines: Vogue, Elle, Muse, Sports Illustrated, V magazine, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar and iD.
In addition, Anna participated in advertising campaigns for Hugo Boss Orange, H&M, Desigual Gap, Esprit, Lindex, Gottex, DKNY, True Religion, Hugo Boss Green, Dylan George, Revlon, Abbot + Main, Pepe Jeans, Esprit and Louis Vuitton.
Besides, Anna took part in Achilles International, New York Marathon, to support people with disabilities in 2009.

Personal life
According to the statements of tabloids Anna had a love affair with the American actor Leonardo DiCaprio in 2009. However, she said that she had friendly relations with DiCaprio.
In 2010 she met Adam Levine (American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the front man and guitarist for the pop rock band Maroon 5) and the two started dating. But the couple broke up in April 2012. Also, Vyalitsina participated in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show with her boyfriend Adam Levine in 2011. By the way, she appeared in the music videos for Maroon 5’s songs Misery and Never Gonna Leave This Bed.
From early 2013 to February 2014, Vyalitsina dated Matt Harvey (American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets).
In 2015 Anna met Yahoo’s senior vice president Adam Kahan and on June 25, 2015 gave birth to their daughter.

Anne Vyalitsyna