Shanina Shaik Married, Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity

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DJ and the Victoria Secret Model Shanina Shaik and her now-estranged husband were in a state of bliss ever after they tied the knot in a beach wedding ceremony held in the Bahamas...The Australian native made a confirmation on the wedding and provided some updates on their plans before eventually getting married in April of 2018... DJ and Shanina's marriage, however, came crumbling a year later...
Shanina Shaik Married, Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity

Quick Information

  • Engaged Date Jan 5, 2016
  • Lesbian No
  • Body Measurements 32-23.5-34 inches
  • Eye Color Green
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Long
  • Feet (Shoe) Size 8.5 (US)
  • Weight 51 kg (112.5 lbs)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5'8" (173 cm)
  • College Werribee Secondary College
  • Career 2008–present
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Ex-Boyfriend Tyson Beckford (2008-2015)
  • Date of Birth Feb 11, 1991
  • Age 33 Years, 5 Months
  • Wedding Date April 28, 2018
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Husband/Spouse DJ Ruckus (m. 2018)
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Brother/s Shay Shaik
  • Mother Kim Shaik
  • Father Hanif Shaik
  • Ethnicity/Race Lithuanian-Pakistani
  • Zodiac Sign Aquarius
  • Profession Model
  • Nationality Australian

Victoria Secret Model Shanina Shaik and her now-estranged husband were in a state of bliss ever after they tied the knot in a beach wedding ceremony held in the Bahamas.

The Australian native made a confirmation on the wedding and provided some updates on their plans before eventually getting married in April of 2018. Though complications arose as both DJ Ruckus and Shanina had their difficulties with compilations of having busy schedules.

DJ and Shanina's marriage, however, came down crumbling a year later.

Wedding Plans: Planning & "Dieting" For The Big Day

DJ Ruckus, real name Gregory Andrews is a successful 35-year-old full-time disk jockey, who married the beautiful and envied by most, Victoria Secret model Shanina Shaik.

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The couple had made plans on making their marriage a local one, but first having difficulty deciding where the venue would be husband’s ethnicity being American and that it would be difficult for everyone to travel to Australia.

"I think the States - my fiancé is American so to try and get everyone to Australia is going to be a bit hard."

The date for the actual wedding was still not yet confirmed. Then, in the matter of speaking, both with the duo's comments signaled that they were “close” to date while parents, to be more accurate her mother, Kim, knew a little more:

 "I know the year but I don't know the date."

Speaking of the wedding; rough ideas spread out of how it goes with Shanina's stating:-

 “Simple and sleek and a bit bohemian.”

With their busy work ahead of them, the two were preparing ahead and excited for the coming day. DJ Ruckus explained:-

'She is really excited, she is just trying to work out even our engagement party - with our schedules, it's really hard to get us in the one place at the one time - it's really difficult,'

With the ring being the unique part of marriage day aside from the dress she had planned to wear, DJ Ruckus had put no number on the expense of the ring.

DJ Ruckus showcasing the ring circa late-2015 (Photo:-

In all bit of confusion, the wedding was still in progress but have not told anybody not even close relatives as they, themselves, were unsure and had not fully confirmed their date of marriage.

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The location wise was reliable, being it in America, a rough guess of the wedding would or could go, but the one thing they were sure of was that they were marrying each other.

Married At Last: Shanina & Her Boyfriend's Bahamas Wedding

In April of 2018 - less than two and half years after getting engaged - Shanina and DJ Ruckus got married in a beach wedding ceremony held in the Bahamas.

Newly-weds Shanina Shaik and her husband DJ Ruckus on the day of their wedding circa April 2018 (Photo:-

Held in America, the wedding, as expected, was lavish. On the day of her marriage, the 28-year-old wore a custom-made Ralph and Russo wedding dress while her then-husband DJ Ruckus looked dapper in a black Tom Ford tuxedo. Speaking of her dress in Vogue interview, she revealed:-

“The whole process took around eight months to finalize. In the end, we came up with the dress that I have always dreamt off.” 

What's interesting is the fact the former duo had opted to get married at the same venue as they had initially got engaged. As for their first dance, Shanina and DJ Ruckus went with Bad Girl by singer Usher.

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The likes of DJ Kiss, Politik & Rev Run entertained the guests at the wedding as they grace the stage with hits from yesteryears.

How Shanina & Her Then-Boyfriend Got Engaged?

It was no longer a secret when the multicultural Pakistani, Saudi Arabian, Lithuanian Shanina Shaik got engaged to DJ Ruckus getting married over the holidays. Many invited, it being an open invitation to special invent including a lot of celebrities according to E! News. It included actors such as Denzel Washington and more.

Shanina and Ruckus first started to date back in June last year and in late December; they announced their engagement while holidaying in the Bahamas with their family and close friends.

"We’re definitely going to have a long engagement and enjoy our time and then I’m very easy going."

Unexpected and unaware of his proposal on the beach, Shanina had prepared quite an excellent preparation for the event.

Newly engaged Shanina Shaik & her then-boyfriend DJ Ruckus circa Dec 2015 (Photo:- Shanina Shaik's Instagram)

Shanina and Tyson dated intermittently when they first met on the Australian show “Make Me A Supermodel” since 2008. Shanina Shaik opened to Daily Mail Australia about her fond feelings towards Ruckus.

"We have so much fun together and we understand each other’s work."

The dress was another part where Shanina was working hard, exercising, and keeping a healthy diet in her lifestyle to fit into herself in her dream wedding dress. Her high fitness regime kept her active and fit. Working out every four to five times a week. She had her way of doing this so or in her words:

“I work out consistently for my job and I always feel really energised and happy when I do,”

She was on a healthy diet by eating what is right for her blood type which based on a book "Eat Right for Your Type" by naturopathic physician Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo to keep her diet body fit and active.

“I’m a meat eater and it’s really important that I get a lot of protein and vegetables… so I get all my energy just from that, and I find it’s working.”

Shanina made her affections for Ruckus known by uploading their first picture together after moving on from her previous long-term relationship boyfriend Beckford in 2008. She then came far and moved onwards towards being happily married life with DJ Ruckus.

Divorce Looming After Split From Husband

But, after a year as a married couple, Shanina and her now-estranged husband DJ called it quits.

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In June 2019, a rep for the duo spoke to E! News and confirmed the separation. Without delving further into details, the stated insider asked the public to respect their privacy.

Per reports, the trouble in the Victoria Secret model and her beau DJ's marriage began when they got into a private, nasty spat in March 2019. Until then, they enjoyed a relatively blissful nuptial. Back in February 2019, Shanina even professed desires to have children and start a family during an interview with Rose Inc.

Before the news of the impending divorce hit the internet, the estranged lovebirds last got photographed in New York on 16th May 2019. A month earlier, they looked gleeful while attending the Coachella Music Festival.

Files For Divorce; Split Reason Revealed

In July 2019, a month after their separation, Shanina filed divorce documents in a Los Angeles Court County.

According to TMZ, the supermodel cited irreconcilable differences as the reason behind her decision. The notorious media outlet also claimed that she was seeking spousal support from her estranged husband, DJ Ruckus.

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Following the divorce filing, Shanina jetted to Positano, Italy. Via one of her Instagram posts, she subliminally referenced her impending divorce proceedings. In her own words:-

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations... ” 

For his part, DJ Ruckus blamed the duo's busy schedules for separation. Taking to Instagram, he confessed that the two were unhappy for too long. Admittedly, they weren't compatible enough. In his reasonings, he also cited cultural and travel differences.