Net Worth: $24 Million
- Source of Wealth Model
- Birth Place Nizhny Novgorod, Soviet Union
- Full Name Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova
- Nationality Russia
- Date of Birth February 28, 1982
- Occupation Model and Philanthropist
About Natalia Vodianova
Career earnings according to Forbes: 2011: $4 million, 2010: $5.5 million, 2009: $5.5 million
Russian model and philanthropist, Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova has a net worth of £16 million as of April 2012, according to The Sunday Times Rich List. Now permanently resides in the United Kingdom, the Russian model and mother of three continues to be featured in glossy ads for lingerie companies. At the age of 15, Vodianova enrolled in a modelling academy. By the age of 17, Vodianova had moved to Paris, and signed with Viva Models.
Vodianova has achieved considerable success as a runway, editorial and advertising campaign model. To date, Vodianova has walked in more than 175 runway shows for U.S. and European based designers’ ready-to-wear and haute couture collections, has appeared in editorial spreads in fashion magazines worldwide and has completed advertising campaigns for Guerlain, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, L’Oréal, David Yurman, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Versace, Diane von Fürstenberg, Chanel, Guerlain, Etam and others.
As a teenager, she sold vegetables at a stall in Gorky, 400 miles from Moscow, before she was spotted by a Paris scout. One of the highest-paid models in the world, she is married to the British aristocrat and property heir Justin Portman. They live in London and New York.Vodianova runs the Naked Heart Foundation, a charity that raises money to provide playgrounds in Russia.