She first got started in modeling when she was twenty years old. She graduated with a degree in foreign literature.
She has graced the covers of both South African and Spanish FHM as well as South African Sports Illustrated.
Her sister Vera is a model as well. She is from Basarabeasca, Tighina, Moldova. She married Ossama Fathi Rabah Al-Sharif in 2016; he is over 25 years her senior. She gave birth to her daughter Anastasia in 2018.