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Anna Sergeyevna Vyalitsyna|
19 March 1986
Gorky, Soviet Union
|Residence||San Francisco, US|
|Other names||Anne V|
|Partner(s)||Adam Cahan (married)|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
Anna Sergeyevna "Anne" Vyalitsyna (Russian: А́нна Серге́евна Вьяли́цына; born 19 March 1986), also known as Anne V, is a Russian-American model. She is perhaps best known for her 10-consecutive-year run of appearances (2005–2014) in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Vyalitsyna was born in the Russian city of Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod). Both of her parents are physicians. Her father is a sports doctor for an association football team and her mother is a pediatrician. Vyalitsyna started her professional modeling career at the age of 15 after IMG Models scouts saw her in Saint Petersburg while looking for new faces for MTV's Fashionably Loud Europe. She entered the contest and moved to New York after winning a contest sponsored by IMG and MTV. She became an American citizen on 16 November 2013.
Within six months of her win, Vyalitsyna had worked for Anna Molinari, Chloé and Sportmax. She has appeared on the covers of Vogue, ELLE, and Glamour. She made her debut in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2005 and has appeared in it each year since. She was the object/subject of Joanne Gair body painting works in the 2005 edition. Vyalitsyna has walked for fashion houses such as Shiatzy Chen, Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce and Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Miu Miu, Chloé, and Givenchy. She also walked in the 2008, 2010, and 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows. She was featured in the Dylan George & Co. and Abbot+Main clothing campaign with Kellan Lutz in 2011. She was a supermodel coach in season 2 of The Face (U.S. TV series) alongside with two of the other supermodel coaches Lydia Hearst and Naomi Campbell.
She was signed with Women Model Management before moving to The Lions agency at the beginning of 2014.
In 2016, she walked for Versace SS 2017 along with Carmen Kass, Bette Franke, Adriana Lima, Naomi Campbell, Caroline Trentini and MariaCarla Boscono
On 19 March 2015, Vyalitsyna announced that she was pregnant with her first child by boyfriend Adam Cahan. They welcomed daughter Alaska on 25 June 2015, stating that this name was chosen because Alaska is "where the U.S. and Russia meet". On 5 June 2016, a Facebook message confirmed that Vyalitsyna and Cahan had gotten engaged.