Alexandra “Sasha” Pivovarova (Russian: Aлeкcaндрa “Саша” Игoрeвнa Пивоварова; born January 21, 1985) is a Russian model.
As an art history student at the Russian State University for the Humanities, Pivovarova never dreamed of becoming a model until her friend and future husband, photographer Igor Vishnyakov, took photos of her in 2005 and gave them to international modeling agency IMG, thus beginning her career.
Her agencies are: IMG Models in New York City, and Donna Models in Tokyo. Took her own self-portrait for the new Rag & Bone Do-It-Yourself ad campaign spring 2011 along with models Abbey Lee Kershaw and Lily Aldridge.
Pivovarova made her acting debut in the science-fiction thriller In Time, opposite Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. Pivovarova played Clara, the 130 year old mother-in-law of Vincent Kartheiser’s character, Philip Weis, who is 90 years old.