Karolina Kurkova

Birthday: February 28th, 1984 Place of Birth: Decin - Czechoslovakia

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Karolína Kurková (born February 28, 1984),also Karolina Kurkova, is a Czech model, best known as a former Victoria's Secret Angel, and actress. Mario Testino praised the "proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level", which he said "ma[de] her a model who could fit almost into any moment".Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the "next supermodel".Kurková is among the world's top-earning models, having earned an estimated $5 million in the year 2007. She placed 6th in the Forbes annual list of the highest-earning models.Karolína Kurková was born in Děčín, Czechoslovakia, to Josef Kurka, a Czech basketball player, and a Slovak mother.While Kurková was young, she was made fun of for her height.But after a friend sent photos of Kurková to an agency in Prague, at age 15, she landed a runway appearance, as well as gigs for commercial and print advertising.She later traveled to Milan to gain more experienceand signed a modeling contract with Miuccia Prada.