Inna Zobova

Inna Zobova

Infobox Model
name = Inna Zobova

caption = Inna Zobova - Festival de Cannes 2007
birthdate = birth date and age|1976|06|28
location = flagicon|Russia Khimki, Russia
yearsactive = 1997-Present
height = (179 cm)
measurements = (US) 33-24-35; (EU) 85-62-89 cm)
weight =
haircolor = Blonde
eyecolor = Blue
spouse = Bruno Aveillan (July 6, 2002 – "present")

Inna Zobova (born June 28, 1976 in Khimki, Russia) is a supermodel.


She was born with a hole in her heart, and at age six underwent surgery to correct it. Later on, she attended the University of Moscow and studied psychology and anthropology. She modeled on the side for extra money.

In 1994, she was crowned Miss Russia. She went on the compete in the Miss Universe pageant where she came in third in the National Costume competition. She would've also advanced to the semifinals if it wasn't for a noticeably low score in the preliminary Evening Gown competition that bumped her down to #12, just outside of the Top 10.

Modelling and fashion

Inna Zobova walked many shows for Ready-to-Wear and Haute Couture, combined during the New York, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks. She walked for Armani, Thierry Mugler, Valentino, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Balenciaga, Hanae Mori, Marc Jacobs, Nina Ricci, Hermes, Sonia Rykiel, Kenzo, Givenchy, Dries Van Noten, Vivienne Westwood, Christian Lacroix.

She has appeared in advertisements for Hermes, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Penny Black, Roberto Cavalli, Dana Buchman, Armani, Christian Dior, Comma, Laurel, M&F Girbaud, La City, l’Oréal, Guerlain, Marella, Malizia, Lancasterdn, Burberry, Lancôme, Zappa, Nivea, Galeries Lafayette, Piper Heidsieck.

Inna Zobova works with photographers like Michael Thompson, Raymond Depardon, Eric Traoré, Ellen von Unwerth, Mario Testino, Satoshi Saikusa, Paolo Roversi, Steve Hiett, Vincent Peters, François Nars, Raymond Meier, Luis Sanchez, Marc Hispard, Thomas Shenk, Michael Sanders.

She has been on the covers of most of the main fashion magazines around the globe like, "Allure", "Elle", "Harper's Bazaar", "Marie Claire", "Amica", "Femme", "Glamour", "l'Officiel" and international editions of "Vogue", as well as style and lifestyle publications like "i-D", "GQ", "Dutch".

She has also been featured in broader market publications such as "Paris Match", "Hello", "Gala", "Figaro", "Max", "Le Nouvel Obs".

In 2001, she ranked #51 in "GQ's" 200 Sexiest Women in the world and in 2002, she ranked #105 in The Glamour Girls Hot 500.

In August 2002, Inna was selected among over 600 models and became the new spokesmodel for Wonderbra. Her dynamic nature and her charismatic beauty convinced Playtex executives that she was the ideal person to promote the company's product line. Following in the footsteps of Adriana Karembeu (Sklenarikova) and Eva Herzigova, she is now a bona fide supermodel.

Since 2004, she's also the new face and of the international brand Sephora

In 2004, she received the "Top Model of the year" Award at the "Marie Claire Fashion award"

In 2005, she was in the top 20 of the most beautiful women of the world ("GQ")

Personal life

Inna is currently based in Paris, living with her husband, film director Bruno Aveillan. On February 2007, they welcomed a son in Neuilly. His name is Maceo.



* "Double Zero" (2004) Alexandrie
* "People" (2005) Tatiana

Notable TV guest appearances

* "On a tout essayé" (France2, 2005)
* "Tout le monde en parle" (France2, 2005)
* "Eurotrash" (Channel 4, 2005)
* "Tout le monde en parle" (France2, 2004)
* "20 heures pétantes" (Canal+, 2004)
* "Le grand Cabaret" (France2, 2003)
* "Porta a porta" (Rai, 2002)

TV documentary

* "Soda" (France 5, 2003)
* "C'est leur destin" (M6, 2002)

ee also

* Wonderbra Women


* Constance Vergara, « Moi, Inna… », article (portrait) in "Paris Match", 4 pages, August 22, 2002
* Constance Vergara, « Portraits past and present of Inna Zobova, the Russian beauty… », article (portrait) in "Hello", 6 pages, December 3, 2002
* Juliette Demey, « Inna Zobova, la Wonderwoman venue du froid », article (interview) in "Paris Match", 2 pages, August 31, 2003
* Marta Del Riego, « Inna Zobova Wonder Girl », article (portrait) in "Marie Claire", 5 pages, February 2004


* Thierry Mugler, « Fashion Fetish Fantasy», Ed. Thames and Hudson, Pictures 79, 81
* Topolino, « Make up games», Ed. Assouline, Pictures 15, 27, 69
* Capella, « Magic Time » "Au profit de l'association War child", Ed. Kalven, Pictures of Inna Zobova during the haute couture backstages.
* Straulino, « Straulino », Ed. daab, Pictures 57, 59
* Photo, « Spécial plus belles filles du monde », n°395, Pictures 54, 55

External links

* [ - Inna Zobova]
* [ Inna Zobova Biography]
* [ Biography of Inna Zobova]
* [ Inna Zobova new face of Wonderbra]
* [ Inna Zobova on FMD]
* [ Some pictures of Inna Zobova on theworldjournal supermodels]
* [ Fashion shows with Inna Zobova]
* [ The Nintendo "Symphony" ad with Inna Zobova.]
* [ Sephora ad with Inna Zobova]
* [ Interview of Inna Zobova]

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