06 April 2009

Eva Herzigová, b 1973, Czech Republic

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  1. Herzigová was born in Litvínov, Czech Republic, and she began her modeling career after winning a modeling beauty contest in Prague in 1989 at the age of sixteen. After arriving in Paris, her popularity increased. Her first important appearance was the Wonderbra campaign in 1990s. She was also featured in the Guess? jeans advertisements and was dubbed the "Marilyn of the 1990s."

    She married Tico Torres, the drummer from Bon Jovi, in September 1996, in a lavish wedding attended by, among others, Donald Trump. The pair divorced in June 1998. Since 2000, she was romantically linked with Guy Oseary, the CEO of Maverick Records.

    On 1 June 2007, Herzigová and her boyfriend Gregorio Marsiaj welcomed a son in Turin.

    Herzigova is fluent in Czech, English, French, Italian (which she learned allegedly in two weeks for hosting an Italian music show)and Spanish.

    She is a noted potter and has owned a computerized kiln.

    Her face also appears on the cover of Powderfinger's album, Vulture Street.

    Louis Vuitton released a handbag called the Eva, inspired by the model.

    She has also appeared in many films including Modigliani, Just for The Time Being and L'amico del cuore.