Shanina Shaik Wiki – Biography
Shanina Shaik is an Australian model. She recently sent fans into a meltdown after she debuted a mystery man on her Instagram. And on Tuesday, Shanina Shaik finally set the record straight about her rumored new flame, after she was spotted leaving a restaurant in Woolloomooloo with a male friend.
Shanina Shaik Age
Born 11 February 1991Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Shanina Shaik Occupation
Shanina Shaik Active in Modeling
Shanina Shaik Family
Spouse(s) DJ Ruckus (m. 2018; div. 2019)
Shanina Shaik Early life
Shaik’s mother, Kim, is Australian of Lithuanian ancestry, while her father Hanif, is Pakistani and Saudi. She started modeling when she was 8 years old for Myer and appearing in a TV commercial for Hyundai but stopped when she started high school and got accepted into an accelerated program, graduating a year before her classmates. At the age of fifteen, encouraged by others, she entered the Girlfriend Model Competition. While agents were interested in her, she was too young to move to Sydney, so she went on to participate in the Australian reality show Make Me A Supermodel.
Shanina Shaik Career
In her debut season during the Autumn/Winter 2009 season Shaik walked over 8 shows in New York City. She opened Yeohlee and walked for other designers such as Shipley & Halmos, Abaete, Mara Hoffman, Lorick, Project Runway, Trovata and Richie Rich. In her second season, she scored a show card for the Spring/Summer 2010. Following this she walked for designers Betsey Johnson, Catherine Malandrino, Gerlan Jeans, Nary Manivong, Rachel Antonoff and Susan Woo. During the Autumn/Winter 2010 season, Shanina walked for Bebe by Kardashian, Emu Australia, Iodice and Project Runway.
In 2012, Shaik appeared in print-work for Victoria’s Secret and Bonds. During Fall/Winter 2012 Fashion Week she opened Jason Wu, and also walked for Ruffian, Kevork Kiledjian, Charlotte Ronson, Nanette Lepore, Diesel, Oscar de la Renta, L’Wren Scott, Tom Ford, Blumarine, Atsuro Tayama, Maiyet, Vivienne Westwood, and Stella McCartney. Shaik also did a shoot with Vogue Australia. She is also an ambassador for Just Jeans and has modeled alongside rugby star Sonny Bill Williams. In 2016, Shaik became a brand ambassador for the Australian swimwear brand Seafolly.
Shaik was featured on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Vogue India, Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Arabia, Vietnam, and Australia. In 2019, she appeared on the May/June cover of Maxim.
Shanina Shaik Personal life
Shaik got engaged to her boyfriend of eight months Gregory “DJ Ruckus” Andrews in December 2015. They married in the Bahamas in April 2018. They separated in June 2019, and Shaik filed for divorce a month later after a year of marriage.