Shyak was born in the Soviet Union and in 2004 entered the Miss Chelyabinsk 2004 beauty contest.She entered the competition because a local modeling agent encouraged to do so and she won.
In October 2015, she became the new L'Oréal Paris International Spokesperson.
Later that year, on 27 November, she presented the fourth season of Top Model po-russki. magazine with Anne V and the same month she did an editorial for CR Fashion book issue 2 photographed by Bruce Weber and styled by Carine Roitfeld.
The same month, she did the runway of Jeremy Scott during the New York fashion week.
By September she was hanging out with Cooper’s mom, Gloria Campano.
In April 2016 they made their relationship Instagram official.