The veteran Russian actress and film director Vera Glagoleva, unfortunately, passed away in mid-August 2017 after a fight against cancer. In her life, Vera had three daughters in two marriages. This article focuses on Anastasia Shubskaya, Vera’s last daughter, who is also her only child with her second husband, wealthy shipbuilding magnate Kirill Shubsky.
Although Anastasia could have otherwise enjoyed average fame as the daughter of a star, she did not let herself be overshadowed by her superstar mother and wealthy father. Instead, she has carved out an evergreen niche for herself as a charming model and film producer. She has also achieved something in acting.
Who is Anastasia Shubskaya?
Anastasia was born on 16 November 1993 under the name “Nastja Shubskaya”, two years after her mother divorced her first husband Rodion Nakhapetov. Anastasia, born in Switzerland, has triple citizenship – Russian (through her parents), Swiss (by birth) and American (by naturalization).
As mentioned above, Anastasia Shubskaja’s mother achieved fame as an actress and film director. Her acting skills were so great that she was awarded the prestigious Prize of the People’s Artist of Russia in 2011. Vera’s work in the entertainment industry greatly influenced Anastasia’s own career path, as she felt the desire to work in film from her earliest years. As for Anastasia’s father Kirill Shubsky, he earned the nickname “the Russian Onassis” after the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975), who owned the largest privately acquired a fleet of ships in the world. Kirill is so celebrated for his own exploits in the shipping industry, where he has built up great wealth over the years.
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Anastasia’s upbringing took place across borders, which can be blamed for her obviously broadened horizon. After her birth in Switzerland, she spent several years in the country where she went through the pre-school and primary school systems. Later her parents moved with her back to her home country Russia, where Anastasia attended high school.
Having already decided what she wanted to do with her life, Anastasia Shubskaya lost no time after graduating high school before enrolling at Moscow’s Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. After her time at Gerasimov, she made an American background in this profession her own by taking a short but intensive course at the New York Film Academy.
After completing the necessary training to her satisfaction, Anastasia began to participate in her mother’s work as a film director. She also began to use her stunning looks like a model.
Other Facts About Anastasia Shubskaya
Her Married life
Anastasia Shubskaya is married to NHL superstar Alexander “Alex” Ovechkin since August 11, 2016, Alex is an ice hockey winger and current captain of the NHL team of the Washington Capitals. Both Anastasia and Alex are Russians, but they practice their profession in the USA. Before playing in the NHL, Alex played in the Russian Superleague.
Anastasia Shubskaya’s Other Names
Besides “Anastasia Shubskaya”, the model/actress”, other names in the media are “Nastasiya Ovechkina” or “Nastya Ovechkina”. Anastasiya” is the Russian way of saying “Anastasia”, while “Nastya” is a shortened form of “Nastasiya”. Then, of course, the surname “Ovechkina” became her official name after her marriage with Alex Ovechkin. In some conservative media (especially in Russia) you can still find references to the model as “Nastasiya/Nastya Shubskaya”. So don’t be confused if you see them addressed in these terms.
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Social Media Presence
We have found that Anastasia Shubkaya is only valid on Instagram. With her Instagram handle as @nastyashubskaya, she has nearly 440,000 followers at the time of submission of this report. With this, Anastasia is gradually entering the league of social media influencers, which will be a nice addition to her profile.
Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements
Anastasia Shubskaya is 177 cm (5 feet 8 inches) tall, while her weight is stated to be 60 kg (132 pounds). She has a slender stature with a chest to hip ratio of 34:29:36 inches. While her bra size is 34B, both her hair and eyes are brown.
Anastasia Shubskaya Net Worth
From 2019, the net worth of Anastasia Shubskaya is estimated at 4 million dollars. This amount has accrued to her mainly through her modeling contracts with big names like Elle and her few actor loans. Recently she has also started working as a producer, which is another source of income. It is only normal that her net worth will continue to increase as her career improves.