Karolina Kurkova Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Belly Button, Victoria’s Secret, and Net Worth
Karolina Kurkova is a Czech model and actress. She is known for her work as a former Victoria’s Secret Angel and Vogue cover star. Mario Testino praised the “proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level”, which he said, “made her a model who could fit almost into any moment”.
Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the “next supermodel”. In 2007, Karolina was among the world’s top-earning models, having earned an estimated $5 million. She placed 6th in the Forbes annual list of the highest-earning models that same year.
Karolina Kurkova Age
Karolina was born on February 28, 1984, in Děčín, Czechia. She is 38 years old.
Karolina Kurkova Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx. 1.8 m).
Karolina Kurkova Family
She was born and raised in Děčín, Czechoslovakia by her parents Josef Kurka and Eva Kurková. Karolina’s father is a Czech basketball player, and mother her mother is a Slovak. While she was young, she was made fun of for her height.
But after a friend sent photos of her to an agency in Prague, at age 15, Karolina landed a runway appearance, as well as gigs for commercial and print advertising. Later, she traveled to Milan to gain more experience and signed a modeling contract with Miuccia Prada. She has American citizenship.
Karolina Kurkova Husband
Karolina is married to her husband Archie Drury. The couple announced they were expecting their son Tobin Jack Drury in 2019 before they became married. They became engaged while on holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, and celebrated their wedding on 29 October 2009. Karolina gave birth to her second son, Noah Lee Drury on November 5, 2015, and a daughter Luna Grace Drury on April 17, 2021. The family resides in Miami, Florida.
Karolina Kurkova Belly Button
Due to a surgery she had at a very young age, she has no visible belly button, but instead a smooth indentation. Karolina’s photos were digitally altered to add the missing belly button. In the last Cía Marítima fashion show, Karolina’s unexpectedly heavier physique brought criticism from the Brazilian press as having “too much back fat, love handles, and cellulite”.
Karolina Kurkova Victoria’s Secret
The lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret chose Karolina to be a part of the 2000’s fashion show webcast, though she was only 16 at the time. In the 2002 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she wore the “Star of Victoria” Fantasy Bra.
After being contracted as a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2005, Karolina was featured in the 2006 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, showcasing the $6.5 million “Hearts On Fire” Fantasy Bra decked with almost 2,000 diamonds weighing 800 carats (160 g) with a centerpiece diamond brooch weighing 10 carats (2.0 g). During this same Victoria’s Secret show, she opened the “Come Fly With Me” segment, dressed as a fantasized sexy air hostess.
Karolina Kurkova GI Jo
She made her film debut alongside Frankie Muniz, Harvey Keitel, and Amber Valletta in Howard Himelstein’s 2007 coming-of-age dramedy, My Sexiest Year. Karolina played Courtney A. Kreiger / Cover Girl in the live-action 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra film. She was a guest judge on the fifteenth season of America’s Next Top Model and the fourth season of Germany’s Next Top Model.
Karolina Kurkova Met Gala
On May 2, 2016, Karolina hosted Met Gala, the lavish annual fashion event. She wore a dress that was half man-, half machine-made. It is the product of a partnership between British design studio Marchesa and Watson, IBM’s friendly cognitive computer.
The gown, a white tulle design embroidered with 150 LED-connected flowers, is an interesting glimpse of how humans and machines can work together to create something that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.
Karolina Kurkova Vogue
In September 1999, she appeared in the American edition of fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue, and, after moving to New York City at the age of 17, appeared on the cover of the February 2001 edition. Following her Vogue cover, Karolina became recognized at haute couture fashion shows.
She has appeared on over 48 Vogue magazine covers internationally, including the French, Italian, UK, German, Russian, Greek, and Korean editions, and has also appeared in international editions of Elle, Vanity Fair, and The Face.
In September 2018, Karolina became the first cover model of Vogue Czechoslovakia. The first released cover featured her from behind with a back tattoo that has a strong symbolic meaning to the history of the two countries in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of former Czechoslovakia.
Karolina Kurkova Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Karolina’s estimated net worth is $16 million.
Who Is Karolina Kurkova
Karolina is a Czech model and actress. She is known for her work as a former Victoria’s Secret Angel and Vogue cover star. Mario Testino praised the “proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level.
How Tall Is Karolina Kurkova
She is a woman of tall stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx. 1.8 m).