Russian model, actress, philanthropist and social media evangelist who resided in England from 2001 until 2012, and currently lives in Paris. In 2012, she came in 3rd on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $8.6 million in one year.
Vodianova met Justin Portman (b. 1969), half-brother of the 10th Viscount Portman, a British property heir, former artist and chess organizer at a Paris dinner in 2001. They married in November 2001 when she was 8 months pregnant. In September 2002, over nine months after registering the marriage in the UK, they had a wedding ceremony in St. Petersburg, where Vodianova wore a dress designed by Tom Ford. The couple have three children: son Lucas Alexander (born 22 December 2001), daughter Neva (born 24 March 2006) and son Viktor (born 13 September 2007). Viktor is named after Vodianova’s grandfather, who had helped raise her after her father’s departure. Neva is named after the Russian river Neva.
Vodianova and Portman announced their separation in June 2011. She is currently in a relationship with Antoine Arnault, son of LVMH founder Bernard Arnault and the CEO of luxury brand Berluti. The couple live together in Paris with her three children.