Biography of Ksenia Sukhinova
Ksenia Sukhinova was born on August 26, 1987 in Nizhnevartovsk, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Yugra, into a family of oil workers. Father Vladimir Gavrilovich Sukhinov, operator of technological units.
Mother Natalya Aleksandrovna Sukhinova, employee of the metrological service of an oilfield service enterprise. As a child, she was actively involved in sports rhythmic gymnastics, athletics, cross-country skiing and biathlon.
According to Ksenia, her parents tried to instill in her independence and a responsible attitude to business. They never tried to impose their will on their daughter, believing that she must learn to make decisions herself and be responsible for their consequences.
In childhood and adolescence, Ksenia Sukhinova did not think about the career of a model, she was going to follow in the footsteps of her parents and make a career in the oil industry. It was during her studies at the university that they paid attention to the beauty and offered to try herself in the modeling business. At first she refused even during her first year of studies, the head of the center for the development of student creativity, Viktor Garabazhiy. persuaded her to become a model of the sh’Atelier fashion theater for six months. And, finally, I persuaded at the Miss Neftegaz contest Ksenia took second place, having received the status of Vice-Miss.
Then she became “Miss Image 2005”. Later she took part in the Russian Silhouette competition for young designers. There Sukhinova was noticed by representatives of the Moscow modeling agency Point Management.
Ksenia signed a contract with them to work abroad. In the fall of 2007, she made her debut at Milan Fashion Week. On December 14, 2007, Ksenia Sukhinova took part in the final of the national contest “Miss Russia”, where she represented Tyumen, and confidently became the winner.
Since December 2007, in accordance with the obligations of the Miss Russia competition, Ksenia has been actively involved in social and charitable events. She was present at the blood transfusion center, where she rewarded the participants of the Donor Day campaign, supported the Together Against Breast Cancer march organized by Avon, and other programs.
At the same time, she admitted that she became the object of attacks from ill-wishers: “When I won the Miss World contest, many began to perceive me exclusively as a beauty queen, just a picture.
In February 2009, Sukhinova participated in the American charity television show Variety Telethon, during which there is a fundraiser for children in need. Sukhinova, along with other presenters, hosted a 24-hour show in English.
In May 2009, Ksenia was the face of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Moscow from May 12 to May 16, 2009. On posters and video postcards, Ksenia represented all 42 countries participating in the competition. On December 12, 2009, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Xenia handed over the Miss World crown to Kayana Aldorino from Gibraltar.
Then she worked at Valentin Yudashkin’s Fashion House. On December 4, 2010 Valentin Yudashkin presented a new line of Valentin Yudashkin Jewel jewelry. Ksenia became the face of the advertising campaign. The photographer was the daughter of the designer Galina Yudashkina.
Sukhinova presented jewelry made of white gold with black and white round-cut diamonds pendants in the shape of the Fashion House logo, pendants, earrings and rings. In October 2010 in Sanya, China, she was one of the jury members for Miss World 2010.
In 2011, the University of Tomsk State Oil and Gas University presented Ksenia with a certificate of awarding the status of the winner of the All-Russian Contest “Constellation of Oil and Gas” dedicated to the 55th anniversary of TII-Tyum GNGU “for an outstanding contribution to strengthening the image of Tum State Oil and Gas University, development of cultural ties and international cooperation.” Ksenia Sukhinova was included in the register of honorary graduates of the university.
For a long time, Ksenia Sukhinova worked as a model in New York (USA) and Europe. Sukhinova was a member of the working group of the Public Chamber on environmental issues.
In 2017, she acted as the Goodwill Ambassador of Abkhazia. Ksenia Sukhinova starred in the video of singer Dima Bilan for the song “Hold” In 2017. In 2018, she again became the main character of Bilan’s video, this time for the song “Girl, Don’t Cry”.