She said: 'But Greek mythology! Irina is a Greek name, so I think: Maybe it's destiny?'
While she may moving into movies, the beautiful Russian model insisted she is grateful for the financial security modelling has brought her.
She said: 'For me, it's business, not a hobby, like, "Oh, I got $20,000 and I'm going to spend it on shoes!" What's the part I enjoy the most? The financial part. The independence.'
Along with appearing topless on Maxim's cover, the sultry brunette also posed in just a pair of white bikini bottoms inside the magazine.