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Ksenia Kahnovich, Russian fashion model

Ksenia Kahnovich

Ksenia Kahnovich, Russian fashion model


Ksenia Kahnovich was born on January 29, 1987 in Vladivostok, USSR. When the girl was 5 years old, her family moved to Togliatti (Samara region). She was an active child and was engaged in dancing and athletics. At school the girl participated in amateur competitions and various events. She liked being in the spotlight.
Pretty girl is a Russian fashion model, who won the first season of the reality television show You Are a Supermodel (Russian version of America’s Next Top Model created by Tyra Banks).
For two months the girls took part in the reality show. The hosts of the program were Alexander Tsekalo, Fyodor and Svetlana Bondarchuk. After each episode one of the participants left the project. Prominent personalities Sergei Zverev, Alexander Vasilyev and Tatyana Mikhalkova, Irina Ponarovskaya were members of the jury.
17-year-old Ksenia won the show in 2004. The first prize was the contract with modeling agency NEXT. When her victory was officially announced, Kahnovich had already moved to Paris as she received a more lucrative offer from IMG Models.

Since then she has walked for many famous brands including Versace, Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Dolce and Gabbana in New York, Paris, and Milan. Also she has walked in Haute Couture shows for Elie Saab, Dior, and Lacroix.
By the way, the awesome girl took part in advertisements for DOHC, Gucci, and Richmond. Her photos were on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Madame Figaro, Harper’s Bazaar, and Amica. In addition, she appeared in an editorial for French Vogue and French Marie Claire.
To tell the truth, Ksenia won three awards in the competition Cosmopolitan Covergirl 2003.
You know, the model loves to read. Her favorite authors are Edgar Allan Poe and Anton Chekhov.
On August 1, 2014 Ksenia married a professional photographer from Finland. The wedding took place in Togliatti. Only close friends and relatives were invited to the celebration.
Her official site: kseniakahnovich.ru

Ksenia Kahnovich, Russian fashion model