Karolína Kurková

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Karolína Kurková
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Kurková in 2011
Born (1984-02-28) 28 February 1984 (age 36)
NationalityCzech Republic
Spouse(s)
Archie Drury (m. 2009)
Children2
Modeling information
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorGreen
Agency{{ubl|Wilhelmina Models (New York)|Marilyn Agency (Paris)| d'management group (Milan)| Storm Model Management (London)|Stockholmsgruppen (Stockholm)[2]

Karolína Kurková (born 28 February 1984),[3] is a Czech model. She is best known as a former Victoria's Secret Angel.[4]

Career[change | change source]

Kurková was discovered by Miuccia Prada in 1999.[5] She became the face of Louis Vuitton in 2001, Chanel in 2003.[5] In 2002, Kurková was the youngest model to be elected the Model of the Year at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.[5] 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.[5] In 2008, E! named her the sexiest woman of the year.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Portfolio". IMG Models. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  2. "Karolina Kurkova". Retrieved 2020-01-16.
  3. 2007 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. CBS. 2007-12-04.
  4. "Former Victoria's Secret Angels". Eonline/E! Entertainment Television, LLC. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Karolina Kurkova". New York. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  6. Lauren Johnston (November 21, 2008). "E! votes supermodel Karolina Kurkova world's sexiest woman". Daily News. New York. Retrieved January 30, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

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