NAME: Karolina Kurkova|
HAIR: Light blonde
BORN: February 28, 1984 in Decin, Czechoslovakia to father Josef Kurka, a star basketball player.
DISCOVERED: By model agent Alessandro Bazzoni in 2000. She became famous when she posed for the cover of Vogue in Feb 2001 at age 17. She was one of the youngest models ever to grace the cover of Vogue.
AGENCY: Milan-Why Not, NY-DNA, London-Premier, Paris-City, Copenhagen-2PM
RÉSUMÉ: Dior, Celine, Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton campaigns. Modelled for Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and Balenciaga. Victoria's Secret model. "Model of the Year" at Vogue Fashion Awards.
SWEETIE: Model agent Alessandro Bazzoni.
HOME: TriBeCa area of New York City.
KNOWN FOR: Being one of the new breed of supermodels.
QUOTE: "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."
Images of Karolina Kurkova are copyright © left to right: W magazine, Vogue magazine