Petra Němcová

Fashion Model
Born Jun 24, 1979

Petra Němcová is a Czech model, television host, author, and philanthropist. She is the founder and chair of the Happy Hearts Fund. In December 2004, she was injured in Thailand by a tsunami resulting from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; her fiancé, photographer Simon Atlee, was killed in the tsunami.… Read More

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  • Gloves Off, Cupcakes Ready At Boxing Themed Gala
    Wall Street Journal - Jun 17, 2016
  • Petra Nemcova Takes A Tumble At Cannes, Wears Sheer Jumpsuit
    Fox News - May 18, 2016
  • The Science Behind The Power Of Giving (Op Ed)
    Yahoo News - Dec 01, 2015
  • Petra Nemcova On Rebuilding Education
    Wall Street Journal - Jan 24, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Petra Němcová.


1979 Birth Born on June 24, 1979.


1995 16 Years Old Scouted on the streets of Prague by NEXT Model Management, upon signing she moved to Milan, Italy. After winning the 1995 Czech Elite Model Look, she returned to Milan where her career flourished. … Read More


2000 21 Years Old In 2000-2004 she worked for designers Lolita Lempicka, Gai Mattiolo Erreuno, Matthew Williamson, Custo Barceloa, Blunauta, Dirk Bikkembergs, Gugliemo Cappone, Luciano soprani, Marina Babini, Yumi Katsura, Akadius, and Michino Koshino. … Read More
2001 22 Years Old In 2001 Němcová appeared on British television series Absolutely Fabulous.
2004 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On 3 June 2004, she was one of the telecast judges during the 53rd annual Miss Universe competition in Quito, Ecuador.
In 2005 Němcová published her autobiography Love Always, Petra (ISBN 0446579130).
2007 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, she was the host of TLC's A Model Life.


2012 33 Years Old In June 2012 she was designated by president of Haiti Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe as Ambassador-at-Large for Haiti for her work with Happy Hearts Fund.
2014 35 Years Old Němcová is multilingual and speaks Czech, Slovak, Polish, English, French, and Italian. She was briefly engaged to English actor Jamie Belman. In May 2014, Němcová told People that she is dating the former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe. but as of 2015 they are no longer together.
2015 36 Years Old In January 2015 Němcová replaced Abbey Clancy as the face of Ultimo underwear.
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