Tina Kunakey is a French model. She is famous for having appeared in commercials and modeled for well-known brands like Roxy, L’Oréal, Armani, and more. Kunakey also featured in the cover of magazines like Vogue Italia, Marie-Claire, Grazia. Kunakey is also the wife of a renowned French actor Vincent Cassel.
The model is a mother to a child. Moreover, Tina Kunakey and her husband live a lavish life and has a estimated net worth of $31million, combined. To find out more, keep reading the article until the very end.
Born in France
Tina Kunakey was born on 5th April 1997, in Toulouse, France. She is the daughter of Robin Kunakey, who is a Togolese, and her mother, Nadia Kunakey, is from Sicily. Likewise, Tina Kunakey has two siblings, an older sister named Cassandra and a younger brother named Zachary.
Furthermore, Kunakey revealed in an interview with Paris Match saying that she is very much a family person and has a close relationship with her siblings. Just like her, Tina’s brother, Zachary, is also very athletic and participates in lots of sports like boxing, rugby. Also, her sister, Cassandra, went to a film school and worked in fashion in Barcelona. She wishes to collaborate with her sister someday.
Tina Kunakey also revealed that her parents are 27 years into their stable marital life, and she takes them as her inspiration. She has a strong and close relationship with her siblings and parents. She said
My brother and sister are necessary for my balance. We talk a lot, we never lie, we tell everything. It’s the same with my parents.
Tina continually posts about her parents and siblings on her Instagram, showing her eternal love for them. Just like any person, she loves her family alot and considers her parents as her role models and her siblings as someone that helps to balance her life.
For schooling, Tina Kunakey went to Victor Louis High School, André Malraux High School, and French High School in Madrid. As a student, she had an excellent academic result in school but was quite shy yet, very dynamic. Similarly, the most crucial part of Tina’s schooling was sports.
She was an athletic student and used to do a lot of swimming. Moreover, she started being socially active after being injured while swimming. Also, according to Tina, she got to know the joy of adolescence after regularly going to outings and restaurants with her friends.
A career as a Model
Tina Kunakey began her modeling career at an early age of eight. She initiated her career after working for ‘Roxy.’ She later moved on to appear in the advertisements of brands like ‘Quicksilver,’ ‘Billabong,’ and more. After she moved to Madrid, Kunakey signed a contract with ‘Mad Models Management.’ From Mad Talent Agency, she got to learn many things about the glamourous world, the struggles as well as all the benefits you get after becoming a professional.
Additionally, Tina has also featured in short films, TV series, and many music videos. Likewise, Tina has also appeared on the covers of famous magazines such as Marie- Claire Vogue Italia Grazia. Similarly, Tina Kunakey got recognition after appearing in commercials of L’Oreal, Armani. As of 2020, Tina Kunakey is signed to IMG Models, just like models Presley Walker, Grace Johnson, Barbara Palvin, Jasmine Tookes, and many other talented models from around the globe.
Yes, the 22-year-old model is happily married to French actor Vincent Cassel. Vincent Cassel is famous for his film like La Haine (Hate) Ocean’s Twelve Black Swan starring Natalie Portman. The couple stirred a buzz after officializing their relationship in July 2016 after Tina posted a snap of them cuddling. When asked in an interview, how the couple met for the first time she replied with,
We met a bit like everyone else. Two people who find themselves in the same place and at the same time, and who are attracted to each other. It is one of the beautiful surprises of life.
She considers Vincent as one of the beautiful surprises of her life. Moreover, the couple has a age gap of 30 years which doesn’t seem to bother the couple a bit.
The couple tied the knot in April 2018 after dating for two years. They got married in a secret ceremony held in the city hall in Bidart, France. On the day of her wedding, Tina Kunakey walked down the aisle wearing a Vera Wang gown along with a princess skirt, while the groom wore a cream suit with a light pink shirt.
The couple welcomed their first child Amazonie on 19th April 2019. Actor caption a picture of amazon rain forest writing ‘Amazonie est née’ (Amazonie was born). Amazonie’s name is a tribute to the country Brazil. The couple resides in Brazil half of the year and the other half, they reside in London. However, the public has not got the chance to see Amazonie’s face yet.
Step -Mother to Two Kids
Although Amazonie was Tina’s first biological child, she is also a step-mother of two daughters from Vincent’s former marriage. The 53-year-old French actor was formerly married to popular Italian actress Monica Bellucci. The former couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in the year 1999 after meeting for the first time in the same year.
They welcomed their first daughter, Deva Cassel in 2004 September 12. Deva is an Instagram model. Likewise, the former couple welcomed their daughter Léonie Cassel on May 21, 2010. The couple parted their ways after 14-years of marriage when rumors of Vincent engaging in extramarital affairs started surfacing.
Net Worth of $1Million
Tina Kunakey holds an estimated net worth of $1million. She started her career as a model from a young age. In addition to this, her husband Vincent Cassel has a estimated net worth of $30million. As an IMG Model, Tina’s annual earning ranges from $900,000–$942,760. Moreover, she engages herself in cover shoots of many reputed magazines whose hourly pay ranges from $3,000-$5,000.
Similarly, Kunakey travels and constantly takes vacations with her multimillionaire husband around the world. Hence, it is obvious that she is living a lavish life.