Katya Zharkova

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Katya Zharkova
Katya Zharkova Plus Size Super Model (cropped).jpg
Zharkova in October 2013
Born (1981-10-30) October 30, 1981 (age 32)[1]
Minsk, Belarus
Occupation Plus-size model
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Hair colour Blonde
Eye colour Brown
Measurements 38-31.5-44.5[4]
Dress size 14 (US)[2]
Manager Wilhelmina Models[2]
Brigitte Models[3]
Website
Official website

Katya Zharkova is a Belarusian plus-size model and actress.[5]

Career[edit]

Zharkova started modeling when she was 14 years old and is considered the first plus-size model of Belarus.[6]

She has appeared in and modeled for labels such as Forever 21, Silver Jeans and plus-size specialists Fashion To Figure.[7]

In 2006, Zharkova was the first plus-size model to appear in Cosmopolitan Russia, in the November issue.[8]

In 2013, Zharkova was selected as one of Plus Model Magazine's Women of the Year for 2013 as an advocate for woman's choice to be healthy and not to subside to society's standards.[9]

Zharkova is managed by Wilhelmina Models[2] and Brigitte Models.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography, www.zharkova.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16
  2. ^ a b c d "KATYA ZHARKOVA - Wilhelmina Models". Wilhelmina Models. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Brigitte Models > Katya". Brigitte Models. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "KATYA ZHARKOVA - Wilhelmina Models". Wilhelmina Models. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ http://issuu.com/plusmodelmag/docs/plus_model_magazine_plus_size_january_2012/61 Plus Model Magazine Jan 2012 Issue
  6. ^ "Curve d'ascolto Le nuove muse del web lottano per il diritto di essere sexy anche oltre la small." (in Italian). Italian Marie Claire. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  7. ^ Our Interview with Russian Model Katya Zharkova Plus-Size Models Unite, March 17, 2011
  8. ^ "Katya Zharkova in Cosmopolitan Russia?". Style Has No Size. 5 July 2013. 
  9. ^ http://plusmodel.uberflip.com/i/219771/82 Plus Model Magazine Dec 2013 Women of the Year 2013

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