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Karolina Kurkova

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    Karolina Kurkova View off-the-runway photos
    Real Name
    Karolina Isela Kurkova
    Nationality
    Czech
    Birth Date
    February 28, 1984
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established, Sexy girl
    Known for
    Breasts, Hair, Legs, Lips
    Agencies
    IMG
    Dated
    Archie Drury
    Friends
    Heidi Klum, Marisa Miller, Will Chalker, Marcelle Bittar, Tyson Ballou, Caroline Ribeiro, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio, Selita Ebanks, Carmen Kass, Liya Kebede, Izabel Goulart, Miranda Kerr, Adriana Lima, Audrey Marnay, Elisa Sednaoui
    Model Turned
    Activist (Women Together, Global Youth Action Network), Actress (My Sexiest Year, 2007)
    Interests
    Buddhism, Basketball

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    Karolina Kurkova's Career Highlights

    28 FEB, 1984
    Born in Decin, Czech Republic
    1999
    Discovered by Miuccia Prada
    FEB 2000
    Walks the fall Vera Wang, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, and Valentino shows in New York and Paris
    JUL 2000
    Opens the fall Emanuel Ungaro couture show in Paris
    SEP 2000
    Opens the spring Helmut Lang show in New York
    2001
    Becomes the face of Louis Vuitton
    FEB 2001
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, making her one of the youngest models ever to do so
    MAR 2001
    Appears in Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAY 2001
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue
    JUN 2001
    Appears on the covers of Numéro and W
    JUL 2001
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2001
    Appears in Valentino and Yves Saint Laurent fall ad campaigns
    NOV 2001
    Impersonates Marilyn Manson for a Vogue spread, photographed by Steven Meisel
    NOV 2001
    Walks the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show
    2002
    Named one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People
    SEP 2002
    Appears on the cover of French Vogue
    16 OCT, 2002
    Youngest model ever to win Model of the Year at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards
    NOV 2002
    Headlines Victoria’s Secret show, wearing the $15 million Fantasy bra
    2003
    Becomes the face of Chanel, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    2003
    Steven Meisel photographs Kurkova nude for Valentino
    2003
    Patrick Demarchelier photographs Kurkova for Tommy Hilfiger
    MAR 2004
    Walks the fall Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga, and Chanel shows in New York and Paris
    SEP 2004
    Featured on the cover Vogue with Gemma Ward, Liya Kebede, and other top models
    OCT 2004
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    2005
    Signs contract with Victoria's Secret
    APR 2005
    Appears on cover of Vanity Fair in a white bikini with Carmen Kass and Natalia Vodinova
    AUG 2005
    Appears on cover of French Elle
    3 APR, 2006
    Receives New Generation award from Women Together organization for her charity work
    NOV 2006
    Selected to wear Victoria Secret’s $6.5 million Hearts on Fire bra
    2007
    Plays Pia in the upcoming movie My Sexiest Year, alongside Frankie Muniz and Amber Valetta
    19 APR, 2007
    Hosts Victoria’s Secret party with Heidi Klum
    7 MAY, 2007
    Voted one of People magazine’s most beautiful, along with fellow Victoria’s Secret models
    12 JUL, 2007
    Named one of the world’s highest-paid models according to Forbes
    10 AUG, 2007
    Named Vogue's Best Dressed of the Week in a floral Missoni dress Photo»
    OCT 2007
    Walks the spring Louis Vuitton show in Paris dressed as a sexy nurse in a transparent coat
    2 OCT, 2007
    Featured in Vanity Fair's preview for the Victoria's Secret fashion show Video»
    NOV 2007
    Walks the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show
    FEB 2008
    Appears on the cover of British Elle
    FEB 2008
    Appears on the cover of Esquire magazine along with Selita Ebanks, Adriana Lima, and Izabel Goulart under the headline "75 Years of Women" Video»
    30 APR, 2008
    Named the world’s sixth highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $5 million in the past year Story»
    MAY 2008
    Escorts Vera Wang to the Costume Institute Gala, wearing one of her designs
    AUG 2008
    Featured on the cover of German Vanity Fair with Vladimir Klitschko
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of British GQ alongside Victoria's Secret Angels
    NOV 2008
    Featured on the cover of British Elle, photographed by Matthew Vriens
    NOV 2008
    Walks the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    21 NOV, 2008
    Voted "World's Sexiest Woman" by E! entertainment television Story»
    JUL 2009
    Announces pregnancy with fiance Archie Drury Story»
    JUL 2009
    Leaves DNA Management and signs with IMG
    FEB 2010
    Makes a runway appearance opening the fall Giles show in Paris, also walks for Louis Vuitton
    JUL 2010
    Opens the fall Elie Saab couture show in Paris
    JUL 2010
    Appears in editorials for W and V
    AUG 2010
    Appears in Dazed & Confused editorial, photographed by Roe Ethridge
    AUG 2010
    Featured on the cover of French Elle
    2010
    Models for the fall Elie Saab ad campaign
    SEP 2010
    Opens the spring Gianfranco Ferre show in Milan
    SEP 2010
    Appears in editorials for Spanish Vogue and Interview
    OCT 2010
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Gilles Bensimon
    NOV 2010
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Willy Vanderperre
    10 NOV, 2010
    Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    DEC 2010
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numero, photographed by Alex Cayley
    2011
    Becomes the face of Jean Paul Gaultier, Bottega Veneta, and MaxMara
    JAN 2011
    Walks the spring Jean Paul Gaultier, Armani Prive, and Christian Dior couture shows in Paris
    JAN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Tom Munro
    2011
    Featured on the cover of Grey magazine, photographed by Chadwick Tyler
    FEB 2011
    Opens for the fall Bottega Veneta show in Milan
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for W and French Vogue
    JUN 2011
    Featured on the cover of German Vogue with Archie Drury, photographed by Alexi Lubomirski
    SEP 2011
    Opens the spring Christian Dior show in Paris; Closes for Marchesa and J.Mendel
    SEP 2011
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    NOV 2011
    Featured on the cover of Brazilian Vogue, photographed by JR Duran
    FEB 2012
    Featured on the cover of Turkish Vogue, photographed by Alexei Hay
    MAR 2012
    Appears in editorials for Interview and Vogue
    APR 2012
    Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Daniele Duella and Iango Henzi
    JUN 2012
    Featured on the cover of Mexican Vogue, photographed by Mariano Vivanco
    JUL 2012
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Miguel Reveriego
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