Karolina Kurkova

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Karolina Kurkova

Born

2/28/1984, Decin, Czech Republic

Birth Name

Karolina Isela Kurkova

Gender

Female
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User Rating
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Biography

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Kurkov was born in Dn, Czech Republic to a Czech father and Slovak mother. She had an early insight into what celebrity life would be like, since her father, Josef Kurka, was a star basketball player. As a child, her height made her relatively awkward and gangly, but…more

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  • Trivia

    • Karolina sees traveling the world as the most glamorous part of her job.

    • Karolina has her own page on myspace.com, where she blogs and meets fans regularly.

    • In 2008 Karolina has suffered from the thyroid disorder hypothyroidism, which made her gain weight more than normal. To keep up with all the other angels she cut carbs and worked out for hours.

    • Karolina Kurkova's List Apperances/Rankings/Titles:


      2012- No. 16,models.com'sTop Money Girls
      2011 - No. 15,models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models
      2010 - No. 19,models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models
      2010 - No. 76, FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
      2010 - No. 15,popcrunch.com's 100 Hottest Women of 2010
      2009 - No. 10, modelinia.com's Leaderboard
      2009 - No. 79, FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
      2009 - No. 49,AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
      2009 - No. 22,AIM.com's 100 Hottest Blondes
      2009 - No. 24,popcrunch.com's 100 Hottest Women of 2009
      2008 - November, named World's Sexiest Woman by E!Entertainment Television
      2008 - No. 65,Maxim's Hot 100 Women
      2008 - No. 6,models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models
      2008 - No. 7,models.com's Top Money Girls
      2008 - No. 6,Forbes.com's World's 15 Top Earning Models
      2007 - No. 8,Forbes.com's World's 15 Top Earning Models
      2007 - May, People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World
      2006 - January FMD's (Fashion Model Directory)'s Model of Month
      2003 - Karolina has appeared in 2003 Pirelli Calendar.
      2002 - Model of the Year at VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards

    • Karolina Kurkova loves French, Japanese, Thai and Italian cuisine. Her favorite drink is virgin piña colada.

    • Karolina has different nicknames like KK, Koka Kola or simply Kinka.

    • Karolina Kurkova's hobbies are gym and yoga.

    • Karolina Kurkova's secret indulgence is a really good, pure dark chocolate.

    • In 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show the fantasy bra was worn by Karolina Kurkova.

    • In November 2007, the Victoria's Secret Angels, including Karolina Kurkova, received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    • Karolina lives in New York's TriBeCa district.

    • Karolina is best known for her modeling contract as a Victoria's Secret Angel.

    • Karolina loves watching basketball games courtside at Madison Square Garden.

    • When Karolina finally moved to New York she signed with Victoria's Secret and has been in several of their fashion shows since then.

    • Karolina was also honored for working for the welfare of children through organizations such as "The Beautiful Life Fund", "Free Arts", and "Global Youth Action Network".

    • When Karolina moved to Milan she was quickly signed a contract with Prada.

    • Karolina immediately landed runway appearances, as well as a commercial and print ads when she first started modeling.

    • Karolina's modeling career started when one of her close friends sent picture of her to an agency in Prague.

    • When she was younger Karolina was teased because of her height. When she grew older her height helped her land modeling contracts.

    • Karolina had an early insight into what celebrity life would be like, because her father was a star basketball player.

    • Karolina became famous in America when she appeared on the cover of Vogue in February 2001 at the young age of 17.

    • Karolina was been on over 80 magazine covers.

    • Karolina has appeared on numerous talk shows including The Tyra Banks Show.

    • Karolina received an award from the non-profit organization, "Women Together", for her humanitarian work in March of 2006.

    • Wanting to become a better model, Karolina traveled to Milan to gain more experience.

    • Karolina started her modeling career in the Czech Republic.

    • Karolina's measurements are 33-23-34.5 (US), 84-58.5-87.5 (EU).

    • Karolina is good friends with Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs.

    • Karolina has blonde hair and green eyes. She has no navel and sometimes a belly button is added onto her photos in post-production.

    • Karolina is 5'11" (1.80 m) tall and weighs 130 lb, 9.3 st (59 kg).

  • Quotes

    • Karolina: (Being asked when's the last time she drove a car) I haven't driven one - I'm still waiting to get my driver's license!

    • Karolina: (Being asked what her favorite medication is) I don't take medication, but I have a thirteenth-century Buddha in my apartment and I use essential oils. Both give me a feeling of peace and well-being.

    • Karolina: I don't really have a New Year's resolution to go on a diet or anything like that. I am who I am, and I don't want to be somebody else. Mother Nature made me the way I am, and I should be happy.

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