Milana Shirmanova was born in Astana (Nur-Sultan), Kazakhstan.
In 2018, she graduated from the Kazan Choreographic School (class of Valentina Vasilievna Davleeva).
In 2016, she took part in Kremlin Gala. In July 2018, she was invited to join the Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Since December 2020, Milana Shirmanova has been an artist of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.