Model and Victoria's Secret Angel since 2015, she became well-known after competing in Russia's Next Top Model in 2012, which led her to modeling for top brands and becoming the face of many print campaigns.
She participated in the casting for Miss Russia 2010, but didn't make it. She was studying marketing at Murmansk State Technical University. Then she participated in Miss Russia 2012 and placed in the top ten. She was the runner-up of Russia's Next Top Model in 2012, which launched her modeling career.
Her international runway debut was in the Fall/Winter season of 2014 for Donna Karan at Fashion Week New York. She also walked for Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, and Ralph Lauren during that week.
She was born Ekaterina Sergeyevna Grigorieva in Olenegorsk to a military family. In August 2015 she married Alexander, a soldier, in St. Petersburg.
She was announced as a new Victoria's Secret Angel in April 2015 along with Lais Ribeiro, Romee Strijd, Monika Jagaciak, Jasmine Tookes, Martha Hunt, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell, Taylor Marie Hill, and Elsa Hosk.