Karolína Kurková

Czech Model
Born Feb 28, 1984

Karolína Isela Kurková is a Czech model, best known as a former Victoria's Secret Angel, and an aspiring actress. Mario Testino said of Kurková: "The proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level, make her a model who could fit almost into any moment. " Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the "next supermodel". Kurková is among the world's top-earning models, having earned an estimated $5 million in the year 2007.… Read More

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1984 Birth Born on February 28, 1984.


1999 15 Years Old In September 1999, Kurková appeared in the American edition of fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue, and, after moving to New York City at the age of 17, graced the cover of the February 2001 edition.
2000 16 Years Old Following her Vogue cover, Kurková became recognized at haute couture fashion shows. Additionally, the lingerie brand Victoria's Secret chose her to be a part of 2000's fashion show webcast, though she was only 16 at the time. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2002 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, she wore the "Star of Victoria" Fantasy Bra, worth almost $10 million. … Read More


2004 20 Years Old Photographed by Steven Meisel, she was presented on the September 2004 cover of American Vogue as one of the "Models of the Moment". … Read More
2005 21 Years Old After being contracted as a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2005, she was featured in the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, showcasing the $6.5 million "Hearts On Fire" Fantasy Bra decked with almost 2,000 diamonds weighing with a centerpiece diamond brooch weighing.
As an Angel, she received a star on the Hollywood "Walk of Fame" prior to the 2007 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, appeared on the February 2008 cover of Esquire, re-creating the classic 1966 Angie Dickinson cover for the magazine's 75th anniversary, and was chosen as part of People magazine's 100 most beautiful people in the world.
2008 24 Years Old She appeared on the 2008 Academy of Country Music Awards along with Dwight Yoakam in presenting the "Top Female Vocalist" award to Carrie Underwood. … Read More
On 8 January 2009, reported that Kurková suffered from hypothyroidism, which led to her unusual heavier physique and caused Kurková to be panned by fashion critics, when she walked the runway for Cía Marítima and Victoria's Secret in June 2008 and November 2008, respectively. … Read More
2012 28 Years Old Kurkova was listed by Forbes as one of the top-earning supermodels in the world. In 2012 she was honored as "Style Icon" at the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle.
2013 29 Years Old Karolina also received the GALA Spa Award in the category of "Beauty Idol", which was awarded by one of Germany's people magazines. In early 2013 Karolina released her own fragrance in cooperation with LR Health & Beauty Systems, an international operation company. … Read More


2015 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On 8 July 2015 Kurkova announced that she and her husband were expecting a second baby.
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