Modeling at school led to modeling at events and eventually moving to Moscow, where she signed with an agency. An Italian modeling agency later signed her, and she moved to Italy. At some point, she left aviation school without obtaining a degree
Her first acting role was on the television show "Fastlane" (2002).
She went on to appear on television shows including Computer Society of India, New York City Police Department Blue, Nip/Tuck, The Unit, Entourage, and "American Heiress".
She also played the recurring role of Ava, a Forrester model, in The Bold and the Beautiful from 2004 to 2007. Films she has appeared in include the 2007 horror movie Shadow Puppets and the 2008 comedy The Women.
In 2010, she appeared in the third season of True Blood as Yvetta, an exotic dancer at Fangtasia, from Estonia. Alam"s modeling career has included photo shoots for Maxim and Playboy.
In 2011, she shot an anti-bullying film with Joe Reitman, and that August.
27 took part in Rock the Mansion, a fashion show for an anti-bullying campaign, at the Playboy Mansion.