Who Is David Tafuri Wife Anastasia Vakula? Full Bio

By DavidPublished on: October 5, 2023 Updated on: October 5, 2023
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Anastasia Vakula is a Ukrainian-born model and environmental activist. She is also the wife of David Tafuri, a foreign policy analyst, lawyer, and former State Department official.

While Vakula has a relationship with a famous political individual, she also has a sizeable profile of her own. Know things like who she is, what she does, her relationship with Tafuri, and more in the writings ahead.

Anastasia Vakula Is From Ukraine

Vakula was born and raised in Ukraine. The only child of her parents, her father is a former military man and as a result, Anastasia and her family were traveling a lot around the country. Vakula says she switched 3 kinder gardens and 4 schools in her childhood.

David Tafuri's wife Anastasia Vakula
Model and environmental activist Anastasia Vakula. Facebook

As for college, Vakula went to Kyiv where her family eventually settled. Vakula moved to the US at the age of 20 as an exchange student. After arriving in the United States, Anastasia spent two summers working and traveling. On the other hand, Vakula’s mother, Anna used to act at a local theater.

Anastasia Vakula’s birth date is quite a mystery. Despite giving many interviews the five foot eight inches tall Vakula is yet to share when she was born.

However, a while ago, Vakula’s husband Tafuri shared a post on his Instagram that revealed April 23rd is Anastasia’s birthday which also coincides with Earth Day. It nonetheless is still unclear what year Vakula was born.

Anastasia Vakula And David Tafuri’s Relationship

It is unclear when and how Vakula and Tafuri met but telling from the former’s Instagram they have known each other as far back as 2017. However, the couple never mentioned if they were dating. Later that year in October 2017, Vakula posted a picture of herself with Tafuri alongside a caption that said,

Gold Cup and Halloween fun with my favorite person.

The couple got engaged in Sep 2020. Later, Anastasia Vakula and David Tafuri married on September 11, 2021. The wedding took place in the Virginia countryside.

The ceremony was a typical American type. Tafuri, however, says the two also went for Vakula’s Ukranian traditions with a separate ceremony in a greenhouse built in the 18th century.

David Tafuri and Anastasia Vakula at their wedding.
Model Anastasia Vakula and her husband David Tafuri at their wedding. Instagram

From their relationship, the couple is also parents to a son named Torian Tafuri. Vakula and Tafuri welcomed him on May 19, 2022.

Vakula Is A Model And An Activist

Anastasia initially considered joining the modeling industry at the age of 16 when she was still in Kyiv. But her parents insisted that she finish her studies first.

Her modeling profile goes as:

Height 5’8″
Bust 34″C
Waist 24″
Hips 34″
Dress 4 US
Shoe 6 US
Hair Light Brown
Eyes Blue

Anastasia Vakula is a Ukrainian born model
David Tafuri’s wife Anastasia Vakula. Instagram

Over the years, Vakula has worked for agencies including Caroline Gleason Management, Elle, and many other elite agencies. Anastasia Vakula mostly operates from Washington DC and Miami.

Vakula As An Environmental Activist

In addition to being a fashion model, Vakula is also an environmental activist for the World Bank. She apparently developed an interest in sustainability whilst on a trip to the island of Kauai in Hawaii.

David Tafuri, Anastasia Vakula and their son
Anastasia with her husband David and their son. Instagram

In an interview, Anastasia said she also thinks about social and environmental results when shooting and promoting different clothing brands and beauty products. She says she has a strong belief in sustainability.

Anastasia wants to have associations with brands that realize their environmental impacts. She says she is also concerned about the exploitation of workers. Anastasia is really passionate about climate change and environmental issues.