Iryna Ivanova was born in Voronezh, Russia and grew up in Feodosiya, Crimea.
At the age of 16, Iryna moved to the US and attended the University of Arizona.
In August 2011, Iryna was selected to be Playboy Playmate of the Month. She moved into the Playboy mansion, returned to Arizona the following year, and graduated with her MBA in 2012.
In addition to Playboy USA, Iryna has also been Playmate of the Month in Playboy France, Playboy Venezuela, Playboy Lithuania, Playboy Romania, and Playboy Croatia.
Additionally, Iryna has been featured in Playboy Bulgaria, Playboy Argentina, Playboy South Africa, Lifestyle, Bikini Model, El Grafico, Prototype, Zip, Innocent, Rukus, Macenstein, The Tucson Sentinel, Men.bg, and Maxim South Africa.