Natalia Kapchuk (Russian: Наталия Капчук; born March 11, 1986) is a Russian born model, a TV presenter, an actress, a business woman and a producer. She resides in Dubai and London.
Born in Ekaterinburg, the daughter of Nadezhda Osokina, an artist and a sculptor, and Valeriy Osokin, a police criminal investigator. She has one younger brother Dmitry. Ms Kapchuk got a diploma in art graduating from an art school and a bachelor degree in international relations from Ural State University.
Originally Kapchuk wanted to be an artist as her mother. While in school she, been thin and tall, was noticed by one of the local designers and was hired to perform for her show. At the age of 13 she joined a modelling agency. The following year she took part in a beauty pendant competition Miss Yekaterinburg where she became one of the finalists. At the age of 16 she won the 2002 Miss Siberia pageant. She surpassed 29 other contestants from all over Russia. Kapchuk modelled for various Russian designers.
In 2007 she moved to Dubai where she continued her modelling career. Being registered with numerous modelling agencies she has appeared in numerous advertising campaigns, including KFC, Six Sense Resort and Spa, Summer Dubai, Massimo Dutti, Missoni, and various property campaigns. She posed for: Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, OK, Grazia, Ahlan!, Jumana, Hello, Desert Fish, Q.
Kapchuk is successful as a catwalk model in Dubai and GCC Countries: Fashion Weeks, Harvey Nichols, Boutique 1, Etoile, Carolina Herrera, Juicy Couture, Christian Audigier, Roberto Cavalli, Slava Zaitsev, and other middle eastern designers.
In 2013 she appeared in a blockbuster movie of Jay Sun Switch. Kapchuk is a Dubai partner in a Lifestyle Management and Business Concierge company called The Anonymous with offices in London, Paris, Montenegro and Dubai.
She and her business partner Veronika Voronina are leading actors in TV show Meet the Russians by FOX TV representing The Anonymous lifestyle and their rich and famous clients. The show was aired on BSkyB in September 2013, with USA, Russia and Europe to be followed.
Kapchuk acted and co-produced a movie of Maeve Murphy “Taking Stock”, A ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ inspired contemporary comedy drama starting Kelly Brook. The movie is scheduled for the release in 2014. Kapchuk does business development and TV presenting for Fashion TV in the UAE.
Kapchuk is a regular participant at the best social events around the world including Cannes Film Festival, Royal Ascot, Milan Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Carnival in Rio, Monaco GP, New Delhi and Abu Dhabi GP, IPL, etc.