• Maria Doroshina is a Russian fitness model and Instagram star born in Taganrog on 29 January 1996.
• She was physically active in high school and moved to Moscow to pursue modelling.
• She has received her fitness trainer certificate and offers advice on dieting and exercising.
• She is in a long-term relationship with Aleksander Barkov, a professional ice hockey centre for the Florida Panthers.
• Aleksander attended his father's games as a child and joined the Tappara team at age 17.
Who is Maria Doroshina, Russian Instagram fitness model? Wiki Bio
Maria Doroshina was born in Taganrog, Russia, on 29 January 1996, so her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds Russian nationality. She is a fitness model and an Instagram star, best known for the pictures she uploads onto her Instagram account.
Early life and education
Maria was raised in Taganrog by her father who is the owner of a local bar, while her mother is teaching English language at a local elementary school; Maria doesn’t have any siblings. She grew up reading girly magazines and dreaming about becoming a model. She was physically active while attending high school, mostly because she was chubby throughout elementary school and thus wanted to work on her appearance.
She played soccer and went to gym two times each week, shaping her figure, and becoming a cheerleader. By the time she matriculated, she already had a notable fanbase on Instagram, and then decided to focus on her modelling career rather than to pursue a college degree.
Career as a model and an Instagram star
Maria created her account on Instagram in 2012, and started uploading her pictures on a daily basis. Thanks to her account, she was noticed by a modelling scout who invited her to come to Moscow where she attended her first photoshoot and then moved there permanently after signing her first contract with a modelling agency.
While moving her way up, she was also working at a grocery store to earn a living. She began going to the gym more often, becoming a fitness model and getting an opportunity to work with Shredz, the biggest supplement company in Russia. Maria has received her fitness trainer certificate, and is now offering her advice on exercising and dieting on the internet.
In 2016, she launched a new Instagram account (the one she is currently using) uploading her first picture onto it on 22 May 2016, and is currently followed by over 2.4 million people having uploaded over 100 pictures onto it, mostly focused on pictures of her breasts which have been enhanced.
Love life and boyfriend
Maria was in a long term relationship with her high school sweetheart – the two began dating in 2011, parting ways in 2015 for unknown reasons. In 2017 she met Aleksander Barkov, a skilled hockey player, at a party she attended in Los Angeles, California, the two chatted for the entire night after being introduced by a mutual friend, and at the end of the party exchanged phone numbers. After nearly a month of texting they went out on a proper date, announced on their social media accounts.
Maria and Aleksander have been together for nearly three years now, and there have been no rumors nor controversies surrounding their relationship.
Hobbies and other interests
Maria enjoys spending her time being physically active, playing sports such as soccer and lacrosse while she is also keen on swimming, which is one of the reasons why summer is her favorite season. She also enjoys skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Late at night, Maria likes watching movies with her boyfriend with some of her favorite actors and actresses being Johnny Depp, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “A Good Year”, and “One Day”.
She is also keen on travelling, and has been all around Europe to countries such as Finland, England and Serbia among others, while she’s also visited the US on several occasions. She likes playing video games, especially racing games, mostly on PlayStation 4 and on PC. She is a shopaholic who goes shopping for clothes on a daily basis – her favorite colors are black and white.
Appearance and net worth
Maria is 24 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics are 34DD-26-39; she wears shoes size six. As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.
Who is Aleksander Barkow, Maria’s boyfriend?
Aleksander Aleksandrovich ‘Sasha’ Barkov was born in Tampere, Finland, on 2 September 1995, his zodiac sign is Virgo and he holds both Finnish and Russian nationality. He is a professional ice hockey centre, currently playing for the Florida Panthers which are competing in the US National Hockey League (NHL).
Aleksander was raised in Tampere by his father Alexander Barkov Sr. who is a former hockey player, and his mother who is a real estate agent; he has an older brother named Juri.
— Aleksander Barkov (@Barkovsasha95) August 30, 2017
His father taught him how to ice skate and Aleksander attended most of his father’s games when still very young.
He started playing in the SM-liiga on 1 October 2011 with the Tappara team, becoming the youngest player in the league to score a point. At the age of 17, he suffered a shoulder injury which meant he had to sit out the rest of the 2012-2013 season, but anyway he was chosen to play for the Florida Panthers, the second overall pick – his contract was signed on 15 July 2013, and then renewed on 26 January 2016 for $35.4 million.
He became the captain of the team on 17 November 2018 and on 20 June 2019, he won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Aleksander has also played for Finland, joining the team in December 2011 becoming the youngest Finnish ice hockey player in the Ice Hockey World Junior Championships. He was supposed to play for Finland once again at the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi, but was unable to do so due to an injury. He played for Finland at the 2016 IIHF World Championship winning silver after losing to Canada 2-0 in the final.