Xenia Tchoumitcheva said in an interview, “I’m a mix between Russia, Italy and Switzerland. Plus I live in London and absorb different cultures quite quickly, so I feel more like a citizen of the world.”
She began modeling at the age of 12, gaining exposure as a young beauty in her hometown. She said, “As a little girl I saw a fashion show with my mother and was completely entranced. I decided that I also wanted to work as a model.” She even won her first title at the age of 13.
Xenia entered the “Miss Switzerland” pageant in 2006 and landed as Miss Photogenic and 1st Runner-up. After the competition, she was considered the “most eligible single woman in Switzerland.”
In 2009, according to a survey by a Swiss magazine, she won Best Bikini Body. She has appeared in Spanish GQ and the Swiss edition of Maxim, earning the title “Most Beautiful Woman of the Year.” She is represented by Elite Model Management. Xenia worked as a spokes-model for Audi, Burger King, Visilab Sunglasses, and Casino Lugano.
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Xenia has appeared in commercials and music videos, as well as films such as “Les Enfants de la Honte” and “Without Men.” Aside from acting, she has hosted the Miss Switzerland 2011 pageant, and hosted her own TV show about successful Italian businesses.
In 2010, she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in economics. She also studied acting at the New York Film Academy. It seems there is nothing she can’t do, as she speaks five languages, including Italian, Russian, German, French and English.
In 2011, she landed a summer internship in JPMorgan’s Investment Banking Group. Despite receiving an employment offer, Xenia turned them down in favor of pursuing her own interests. Her other intern experiences include the London hedge fund Duet Group and Merrill Lynch. She worked as a luxury reporter for the magazine Haute Living, and she wrote a monthly column for the German magazine Monats Hefte.
In 2012, she released a rap song called “So Beautiful.” She said, “It’s about passion and seduction.”
Xenia Tchoumitcheva travels between London, Lugano, Switzerland and the United States.
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