Model and Actress
Inna Gomes was born on January 2, 1970 in the village of Novo-Barakova, Ryazan region, Russia. Her mother was the twelfth child in a family from the Ryazan, father Alexander Churkin was the sixth child, born in Tver. For the first time Gomes hit the camera lens in 1983 in the film "Dangerous nonsense". This small role became her first step towards the career of actress and photo model. In 1988 Inna has taken part in a beauty contest "Moscow Beauty". For the Soviet Union, this was the first beauty contest in history, its participants were recruited by advertisement. The selection took 36 girls, among them was Gomes. Winner was the Muscovite Masha Kalinina, Gomes also was a finalist. After the beauty contest Gomes graduated from the course secretaries and got a job teaching typing.
Did You Know?
Inna Gomes is among twenty most popular Russian models. Best Russian model in November 2001 by a vote Agency Model Cast.
Other interesting facts:
At age 21, she married Spanish businessman Augustin Gomes, whom she divorced five years later, but kept his last name. After a divorce, Inna decided to learn a new profession of cosmetology, but the training for it required money and Gomes joined a model agency in the Red Stars.