7 of the most FAMOUS Russians living in the USAVika
You can meet supermodel Irina Shayk on the streets of New York and hockey player Alexander Ovechkin at the rink in Washington.
1. Alexander Ovechkin, Washington DC.
Hockey player Alexander Ovechkin is the captain of the Washington Capitals. He lives in the suburbs of the US capital, just five minutes from the club's ice rink. He has owned his villa since 2012 and lives there with his wife and two children.
2. Maria Sharapova, Los Angeles.
The childhood of the famous tennis player was spent on the courts of the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton, Florida, where her father brought her to training. In 1995, he also moved from Russia to support his daughter in sports. Until recently, Sharapova lived here, but now she has acquired a large property in Los Angeles, on the coast. She says she was inspired by Japan and minimalist styles, and her interior has many areas for guests to entertain. And she even has a bowling alley!
3. Irina Shayk, New York.
The top model lives in an apartment in New York's prestigious West Village that she bought in 2010. She lives with her daughter by Bradley Cooper after they split in 2019. She periodically shows her apartment on Instagram: more than two floors, there is a huge living room, a cozy bedroom with a bathroom, a daughter's room, and, of course, a spacious dressing room.
4. Mikhail Baryshnikov, New York.
Perhaps the most famous Russian in New York is ex-ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. He was one of those rare artists who fled behind the Iron Curtain of the USSR during a foreign tour. The charming artist and star of the TV series "Sex and the City" live in New York with his wife Lisa Reinhart, also a former ballerina.
5. Anna Kournikova, Miami.
The former tennis player lives in Miami with singer Enrique Iglesias, their three children, and two dogs. The couple moved to the Bay Point area in 2013, where many stars live in their neighborhood, including Iglesias' father Julio Iglesias. According to media reports, they built their house themselves.
6. Ilya Kabakov, New York.
The most expensive contemporary Russian artist (his 1982 painting The Beetle was sold in 2008 for $ 4 million at a Phillips auction) has been living in the Long Island area since 1988 with his wife and co-author Emilia, where they have a workshop. They also own two hangars: one is used as a warehouse, and the other as a copy of the showroom. The Kabakovs use him to test how his work will look in a museum interior.
7. Evgeni Malkin, Pennsylvania.
Hockey player Evgeny Malkin has been playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins for 15 years and lives in the same city with his wife and son. He has dual citizenship - Russian and American.