Meet Karolina Kurkova, a Czech model and one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels who has been chosen as the Sexiest Woman in the World by E! Entertainment Network. Kurkova is the daughter of a Czech basketball player Josef Kurka. See photos, video and a biography of Karolina here.
Karolina beat Israeli model Bar Refaeli, American actresses Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson for the top honor. Fellow Victoria’s Secret model Gisele Bundchen came in fourth to round off the top five. You can view the list here.
As a biography, Karolina Kurkova was born on February 28, 1984 in Děčín, Czechoslovakia. She got started in the modeling world at the age of 15 when her pictures were sent to a modeling agency in Prague. She later moved to Milan to work with Prada designer Miuccia Prada and was fairly successful from the early on. Her measurements are 34.5B-25-35.
Kurkova appeared in the February 2001 edition of Vogue after moving to America at the age of 17 and became an overnight sweetheart. She was being chased by fashion brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Christian Dior, Hugo Boss, Versace and Mango. She also did a TV special show for Victoria’s Secret. She most famously modeled the multi-million dollar bra worth almost $10 million during the VS fashion show 2001. Her hard work ethics made her the Model of the Year during the VH1 fashion awards in 2002.
Kurkova has appeared in almost 20 Vogue covers, Vanity Fair, GQ Sommer Stil, max or GALA and the Park Avneue. Chosen as one of the 100 Most Beautiful People in the world by PEOPLE magazine, she is also the face of Dell and is said to be one of the top earning models in the world by Forbes magazine.
Karolina has also appeared in some TV shows including Showbiz Tonight, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Miss Junior 2005. Her first movie My Sexiest Year is due to be released.
In her personal life, Kurkova is dating Ukrainian professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko.
More photos and a video of Karolina Kurkova are below.
Karolina Kurkova Video