Ekaterina Lisina’s biography: who is the woman with the longest legs?

Ekaterina Lisina’s biography: who is the woman with the longest legs?

Ekaterina Lisina is a Russian professional model from Penza and a former basketball player. In 2018, she got recognized by Guinness World Records as the tallest model in the world. Besides that, she is the woman with the biggest feet in Russia. She is the founder of the World's Tallest Models (WTM) agency, located in Russia.

Yekaterina Lisina
Former basketball Olympic medalist Ekaterina Lisina. Photo: Anna Arzamastseva/Barcroft Image / Barcroft Media via Getty Images
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Ekaterina Lisina’s tall legs have garnered her a lot of attention on social media. As she grew up, she opted to venture into sports and modelling due to her tall physique. Check out her biography to find more details about the fascinating story behind her successful career and personal life.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Yekaterina Viktovna Lisina
  • Famously known as: Ekaterina Lisina
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: October 15, 1987
  • Age: 34 years (as of 2021)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Place of birth: Penza, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Current residence: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height in feet: 6’9”
  • Height in centimetres: 205
  • Weight in pounds: 198
  • Weight in kilograms: 90
  • Body measurements in inches: 39-30-41
  • Body measurements in centimetres: 98-75-106
  • Shoe size: 14 (US)
  • Hair colour: Brown
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Mother: Galina Lisina
  • Father: Viktor Lisin
  • Siblings: 1
  • Relationship status: Divorced
  • Children: 1
  • Profession: Model, former basketball player
  • Net worth: $12 million
  • Instagram: @ekaterina_lisina15
  • TikTok: @lisina15

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Ekaterina Lisina’s bio

Ekaterina Lisina, or Yekaterina Lisina, which is an alternative spelling of her name, was born in Penza, a city in Russia. Her date of birth is October 15, 1987. As of 2021, her age is 34 years. Her mother is Galina Lisina, while her father is Viktor Lisin.

What kind of religion does Ekaterina Lisina follow? She follows the religious beliefs of Hinduism and is a follower of the goddess Lakshmi. However, the Russian model was brought up in a Christian family, but she later converted to Hinduism.

Career

Yekaterina started her sporting career in 2004, where she played for several basketball clubs in Russia and abroad. For instance, in 2006, she played for Sparta&K M.R Vidnoje basketball club. Later from 2007 to 2009, she became a star of the basketball club CSKA Moscow.

Ekaterina Lisina
Former basketball Olympic medalist Ekaterina Lisina has a new target in her sights - being named the world's tallest model. Photo: Anna Arzamastseva/Barcroft Image / Barcroft Media via Getty Images
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Yekaterina attained great heights in sports when she joined the Russian National Team, Dynamo Kursk. There, she won the Bronze medal in the Beijing Summer Olympics.

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Lisina has won other awards such as the 2008 Beijing Team competition World Championships, the 2006 World Championships in Brazil, and the 2001 European Championships in Italy. However, in 2014, she quit sports for her modelling career.

Ekaterina Lisina’s modelling career

Ekaterina wanted to become a model from a tender age, and when she was 16 years old, she started going to model agencies hoping that she would be chosen. Unfortunately, she was rejected several times because of her height.

However, the former basketball player never ran out of steam. She still had the passion for modelling at the back of her mind and so, she kept on trying her luck. She started posting her photos on social media pages, and this attracted a vast following. As a result, many people started getting interested in her height after her online debut.

Afterwards, Ekaterina did some research and realized that she had the longest legs in the world. According to the measurements, her right leg is 132.2 centimetres long (52.0 inches), while her left leg measures 132.8 centimetres (52.2 inches). In 2018, she received an award from the Guinness World Records as the woman with the longest legs in the world.

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The Russian model's love for fashion motivated her to come up with the WTM modelling agency. WTM is a Russian-based agency that brings together the tallest, long-legged models from all over the world.

Besides the 2018 Guinness award, she received another award by being tagged as the tallest supermodel in the world. She has another award for the biggest feet among Russian women. That said, how big are the feet of Ekaterina Lisina? Ekaterina’s feet are 30.5 cm long.

Ekaterina Lisina’s height
Ekaterina on the shoulders of B. Photo: @ekaterina_lisina15
Source: Instagram

The multi-talented Russian supermodel has been embracing her tall height to explore other arts. For instance, in the Resident Evil game, Ekaterina Lisina cosplayed Lady Dimitrescu, and her character was well received on the net.

She is currently forging a career on social media. Lisina has 800 thousand followers on Instagram and over 8.6 million followers on TikTok.

Personal life

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Who is Ekaterina Lisina having a relationship with? The Russian model has not revealed her spouse. However, she was in a romantic relationship with the father of her son whom she later divorced. The duo shares a son, and so she is a mother of one. Unfortunately, Ekaterina Lisina’s ex-husband’s name is not known. Likewise, the Russian star has kept the name of her son behind the curtains.

Body measurements and statistics

Ekaterina Lisina’s height is 6 feet 9 inches or 205 centimetres. Furthermore, Ekaterina Lisina’s weight is 198 pounds, equivalent to 90 kilograms.

Ekaterina Lisina’s net worth

The Russian model's net worth is estimated at $12 million. However, there is no official information on the matter.

Ekaterina Lisina is a successful Russian model who shifted from a sporting career to follow her passion in the fashion industry. Her tall physique has made her receive plenty of awards, and she is still climbing the ladder of success.

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