Karolína Isela Kurková
KK, La Kurkova, Koka Kola, Kinka
TriBeCa district in New York City
There is no information about her schooling. But, when she was 15, she appeared on the runway in a fashion show.
Fashion / Runway Model
- Father – Josef Kurka (Czech Basketball Player)
- Mother – is from Slovakia
- Siblings – Unknown
- Dominique Models – Brussels
- Storm Models – London
- D’Management Group
- Mega Models – Miami
- MY Model Management
- Viva Models – Paris
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
59 kg or 130 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Karolina has dated –
- Alessandro Bazzoni (1996-2000) – Italian personality, Bazzoni, who is a polo player and an oil company owner dated this Czech model. Consequently, the 2 of these dated for years. There’s not much known about their dating relationship as Karolina didn’t reveal much about the bonding.
- Archie Drury (2008-Present) – Model Kurkova started dating film producer Archie Drury in 2008. Their bonding grew much more when he proposed her and they got engaged in July 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa when they were on a holiday. Soon, they married also before the birth of their child – son Tobin Jack Drury, on October 29, 2009, weighing in at 6 lbs. 3 oz.
- Wladimir Klitschko (October 2008) – He is a former Ukrainian heavyweight boxer, who was in news in October 2008 for secretly dating Czech model. But, this was a rumor and nothing came out of it.
- Pharrell Williams (2012-2013) – American singer and music producer Pharrell Williams dated Kurkova for a couple of months from 2012 to 2013. The duo met for the first time during Vogue photo shoot in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Slovak ancestry on her mom’s side.
Long Blonde Hair
33-24.5-34 in or 84-62-86 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
9.5 (US) or 40 (EU) or 7 (UK)
Karolina has walked the ramp and advertised for Anne Klein, Bottega Veneta, Celine, Chanel, Christian Dior, Dell, Elie Saab, eLUXURY, Express, Furla, Giuliano Teso, H&M, Hugo Boss fragrance, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Frieda, Jones New York, La Perla, Liverpool, Louis Vuitton, Macy’s INC, Mango, Max Mara eyewear, Mercedes-Benz, MOGA, Piazza Sempione, Plein Sud, Pronovias, Rag & Bone, Rocawear, Rolex Oyster, Salvatore Ferragamo, The Limited, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Versace, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Saint Laurent, Zeki
Best Known For
Top Money Girls (Ranked # 16) on Models.com and also as the former Victoria’s Secret Angel.
2007 English language, romantic comedy/drama film My Sexiest Year.
After that, she played Courtney A. Krieger / Cover Girl in the 2009 action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
First TV Show
Her first TV show appearance was a fashion show – Ready to Wear – Spring/Summer 2000 in which she advertised for Cividini, Emporio Armani, GFF, Krizia, René Lezard, Vera Wang.
Karolina Kurkova Facts
- Karolina had suffered from hypothyroidism in the past, which lead her to gain weight.
- Yoga and gym are her hobbies.
- When she was 17, she graced the cover of Vogue in February 2001 and this made her famous in America.
- She was discovered in 1999.
- Kurkova appeared in the 2004 Pirelli Calendar.
- She is the spokesmodel of Victoria’s Secret.
- Adriana Lima, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio, Heidi Klum are some of her friends.
- In February 2012, she also made a guest appearance in the TV series “30 Rock” in season 6, episode 9 titled “Leap Day”.
- She has also received an award from non-profit organization “Women Together” for her humanitarian work.
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