Karolina Kurkova is a model and actress. Previously named by a Vogue editor as the”next supermodel,” Karolina Kurkova was named one of the top-earning models in the world after earning around $5 million in 2007.
Kurková was born on February 28, 1984 in Děčín, Czechoslovakia. Since 2009, she has been married to Archie Drury, with whom she has a son named Tobin Jack. At age 15, she has already walked in the runway and has appeared in print and commercial advertising. After moving to Milan, Kurkova later signed a modeling contract with Miuccia Prada.
In the past, Kurkova was signed by Yves Saint Laurent. She has also appeared in the print campaigns for Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, and Versace. At the 2002 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Kurkova wore the Fantasy Bra which cost around $10 million.
Kurkova has also appeared on the runway for Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Balenciaga, Versace, Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Givenchy, Karl Lagerfield, Christian Dior, Carolina Herrera, Alberta Ferretti, and Calvin Klein.
To date, she has appeared in 25 covers of Vogue magazines which include German, Russian, UK, Greek, Italian, Korean and French editions. She has also appeared in the international editions of magazines like The Face, Vanity Fair, and Elle.