Petra Nemcova fashion model
June 24, 1979
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
33-24-34 in | 84-61-87 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Petra Nemcova was born in Karviná, Czech Republic, on June 24, 1979, is an Czech supermodel. She began her modeling career at age of fifteen. Petra is best known for her work with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, appeared in every edition from 2002 to 2006 and on the cover in 2003. She is a vegan. She speaks Czech, Slovak, Polish, English, French and Italian.
Also known as a actress appeared in films Hotel Gramercy Park (2008) and Live Earth (2007).
Has been on the cover of Marie Claire Mexico and Latinoamerica, Elle Czech Republic, GQ Portugal, Marie Claire Russia, Marie Claire Czech Republic, Marie Claire Mexico and Latinoamerica, 25 Magazine, Ocean Drive, Elle Mexico, Elle Russia, Madame Figaro, Cosmopolitan, Flare, FHM.
Appeared in advertising campaigns for Chopard, Victoria's Secret, Browns Shoes by Barry Harris, Intimissimi, John Lewis, Lancaster, La Perla, La Senza, Maidenform, Max Factor, Pantene Pro-V, Benetton, Bulgari, Cartier, Ultimo underwear.
Represented by agencies New York One Management, Paris Marilyn Agency, Next London, Barcelona View Management.
I grew up under Communism so we could only learn Russian, and then when Communismfell in 1989 we could learn a few more things and have the freedom to travel and the freedom of speech - and the freedom of dreaming, really.
I can dance for, like, four or five hours nonstop without even drinking water. It's a beautiful, beautiful thing.
We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.
So, we have choice, and sometimes it seems very hard, but the best way to heal physically or emotionally is to keep positive.