Karolina Kurkova Biography

Updated On Feb 10, 2019 Published On Oct 07, 2015
Facts of Karolina Kurkova
Date of Birth: 1984 , February-28
Birth Nation: Czech Republic
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Karolína Kurková
Father Josef Kurka
Nationality Czech
Birth Place/City D??ín
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Net Worth $ 10 Million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 33-24.5-34
Weight in KG 59 KG
Married Yes
Married to Archie Drury (m. 2009)
Children Tobin Jack Drury
Awards Vogue Fashion Awards
Movies My Sexiest Year
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Karolina Kurkova also was known by her first name Karolina is a renowned model from the Czech Republic. She has also established herself as an actress and has appeared in the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. She is popular in the world for being Victoria's Secret Angel.

Karolina Kurkova's early life

Karolina Kurkova was from the upper-middle-class family born on the 28th February 1984, in Decin, Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic to Josef Kurka. She is of diverse decent and that is of Czech and Slovakian. Her father is a former basketball player.

While she was in her young age she was a tall girl of the class and all of her classmates used to tease her because of her height. She was just fifteen years old when she got her first chance to appear in the advertisement.

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After that, Karolina Kurkova took some modeling classes and she finally won her first modeling contract in her mid-teens.

Karolina Kurkova's career

Karolina Kurkova started her career as a small-time model and was soon made it to the big leagues when she became the cover girl of Victoria's Secret.

She has been named by Anna Wintour as the next supermodel. As a model, Karolina Kurkova has also been featured on the cover page of Vogue.

As an actor, Karolina Kurkova is best known for appearing in the film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, starring Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans.

Karolina Kurkova's personal life

Karolina Kurkova is a married woman. She is married to Archie Drury. They got married in 2009. They also welcomed their first son soon after being married.

They are still together and leading an example of a married celebrity. Recently in 2015, she revealed that she is about to be the mother of her second child. 

Karolina Kurkova's net worth

She has also appeared in several movies and one of them is in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra whose box office earning was the net worth of $302.4 million.

She is amongst the highest earning models and has been placed at no#6 in the Forbes list of highest-earning models, who earn $5 million annually.

As of 2019, the supermodel, Karolina Kurkova has amassed a net worth of $16 million.

Karolina Kurkova's body measurements

Karolina Kurkova stands tall with an impressive height of five feet and eleven inches (180 cms) and has a body that weighs about 59 kgs (130 lbs).

Her body measurements are 33-24-34 inches.

 

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Born in Decin, Czechoslovakia

February 28 , 1984

Karolina Kurkova was from the upper middle class family born in Decin, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic to Josef Kurka. She is of diverse decent and that is of Czech and Slovakian. Her father is a former basket ball player.

Began her acting career

2007

Beside her modeling career, Karolina Kurkova is also an actress. She made her first acting role in 2007 and that was in comedy drama, My Sexiest Year. After that she portrayed her role in the G.I. Joe, The Rise of Cobra.

First won her place in advertisement

1997

While Karolina Kurkova was in her young age she was a tall girl of the class and all of her class mates used to tease her because of her height. She was just fifteen years old when she got her first chance to appear in the advertisement.

Rose to prominence

1999

After gaining her first role in the advertisement Karolina Kurkova took some modeling classes and she finally won her first modeling contract in her mid teens. After gaining some popularity she moved to United States and posed for Vogue.

Signed a contract with Victoria's Secret Angel

2005

Her fame was rising day by day, Karolina Kurkova was also gaining several offers from various modeling agencies and as well several hot magazines. And finally in 2005, she was offered a contract by Victoria's Secret Angel and she signed it without thinking for the second time.

Married to Archie Drury

2009

Karolina Kurkova is a married woman. She is married to Archie Drury. They got married in 2009. They also welcomed their first son soon after being married. They are still together and leading an example of married celebrity.

First child, Tobin Jack Drury

October 29 , 2009

Karolina Kurkova became mother for the first time in 2009. She gave birth to her first child on October 29th at that time she just got married to Archie Drury few months before. The father of her child was also her loving husband, Archie Drury. 

Expecting second child

July 8 , 2015

Karolina Kurkova along with her husband, Archie Drury reveled that they are going to the parents for the second time together and they will welcome it soon. But they didn't reveled what it will be.

Diagnosed with hypothyroidism

January 8 , 2009

After a successful modeling career for about a decade in 2008, it was rumored that Karolina Kurkova was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. This seems one of the reasons for the increased weight. That year her weight was increased up to 14 kg.

Honored by People Magazine

2004

Karolina Kurkova has received lots of honors from her modeling career. In 2004, People Magazine honored her by listing her in their 50 Most Beautiful People of 2004. She also won Model of the Year award that year.

Won Hollywood Walk of Fame

2007

Karolina Kurkova received one of the prestigious honored in her life and that was Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was also awarded with the GALA Spa Award for Beauty Idol. This award was given to her by some Germany's magazines.

Won Style Icon

2012

Karolina Kurkova has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2012, she was crowned with the Style Icon. She was honored with this award by the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle.