Karolína Kurková

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Karolína Kurková
Karolína Kurková walking the runway for Michael Kors in 2014.
Date of birth (1984-02-28) 28 February 1984 (age 35)
Place of birthDěčín, Czechoslovakia
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorGreen
Spouse(s)Archie Drury (2009–present)

Karolína Kurková (born 28 February 1984),[1] is a Czech model. She is best known as a former Victoria's Secret Angel.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Kurková was discovered by Miuccia Prada in 1999.[3] She became the face of Louis Vuitton in 2001, Chanel in 2003.[3] In 2002, Kurková was the youngest model to be elected the Model of the Year at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.[3] After walking for Victoria's Secret since 2001, she was an Angel from 2005 to 2009. In 2002 and 2006, Kurková wore the Fantasy Bra, a multimillion dollar bra, during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.[3] In 2008, E! named her the sexiest woman of the year.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 2007 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. CBS. 2007-12-04.
  2. "Former Victoria's Secret Angels". Eonline/E! Entertainment Television, LLC. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Karolina Kurkova". nymag.com. New York. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  4. Lauren Johnston (November 21, 2008). "E! votes supermodel Karolina Kurkova world's sexiest woman". nydailynews.com. New York Daily News. Retrieved January 30, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

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