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Eva Herzigova

Date of birth : 1973-03-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Litvínov, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czechoslovakia
Nationality : Czech
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-02-14

Eva Herzigová is a Czech model and actress.

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 Guess? jeans advertisements. She has also appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog and Sports Illustrated. She was a member of Thomas Zeumer's Metropolitan Models. Herzigová has also appeared in several movies. She posed nude for Playboy in August 2004. In 2006 she was Venus at the 2006 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Career Highlights:

1989: Wins the Madison Agency modeling contest in Prague
1992:
- Appears on the cover of British Vogue
- Face of spring Guess? campaign succeeding Claudia Schiffer
- Appears in the TV film “Inferno” directed by Ellen Von Unwerth
1995: Photographed by Peter Lindbergh for Marie Claire with Marilyn Monroe-esque platinum blonde hair
OCT 1995: Walks the spring Chanel show in Paris
1996: Marries Tico Torres
1997:
- Appears in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
- Face of the Wonderbra campaign
- Appears in Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Terry Richardson
FEB 1998: Appears in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
APR 1998: Appears the cover of French Vogue and British Vogue
JUL 1998: Appears on the cover of Allure
1998: Divorces Tico Torres
1999: Appears on the cover of British Vogue
- Featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the third year in a row
- Appears on the cover of French Cosmopolitan
- Photographed by Terry Richardson for her fourth British Vogue cover
2000:
- Dates music mogul Guy Oseary
- Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
- Opens the fall Prada show in Milan
- Face of Roberto Cavalli ad campaign
- Appears on the cover of Italian Marie Claire
JAN 2003: Opens the spring Versace couture show in Paris
2003:
- Appears in Burberry spring ad campaign photographed by Mario Testino
- Photographed by Regan Cameron for British Vogue
JAN 2004: Walks the fall Chanel couture show in Paris
AUG 2004: Appears on the cover of Playboy
2005: Appears in Pinko ad campaign alongside Naomi Campbell
FEB 2006: Featured in the 2006 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony in Torino, Italy as Venus
2006:
- Face of Chopard
- Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Dom Pérignon with Helena Christensen
- Appears in Gap ad campaign
FEB 2007: Announces her pregnancy on the cover of Italian Vanity Fair
FEB 2007: Appears in the controversial editorial for W with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
2007:
- Renews contract with Chopard
- 1 JUN : Gives birth to son, George Marsiai Herzig
OCT 2007: Returns to the runway walking the spring Louis Vuitton show in Paris dressed as a sexy nurse in a transparent plastic coat
2008:
- Photographed alongside Kate Moss and Daria Werbowy for the Roberto Cavalli spring ad campaign by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
- Appears in Louis Vuitton spring ad campaign alongside Naomi Campbell, Angela Lindvall, Natalia Vodianova, and other top models
- Portrays Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music for a Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Terry Richardson
- Appears on the cover of Tatler
- Appears in Spanish Vogue editorial, photographed by Nico
- Renews contract with Louis Vuitton for fall, as the sole face
SEP 2008: Featured on the covers of V and Italian GQ
2008: Cedric Buchet photographs Herzigova for the fall cover of 10
NOV 2008: Featured on the cover of German Vogue, photographed by Vincent Peters; also appears in French Vogue editorial
2009:
- Becomes the face of BCBG Max Azria, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
- Appears in Numéro editorial, photographed by Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
- Featured on the cover of French Elle, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
- Appears in editorials for Italian Vogue and French Vogue
- Featured on the cover of Italian Elle, photographed by David Burton
- Mario Testino photographs Herzigova for Salvatore Ferragamo, alongside Mariacarla Boscono
- Appears in editorials for Numéro and Japanese Numéro
- Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Hedi Slimane
- Makes a runway appearance, opening and closing the spring Hermès show in Paris
- Kayt Jones photographs Herzigova for the winter cover of i-D, alongside Helena Christensen and Claudia Schiffer
MAY 2010: Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Katja Rahlwes
2010:
- Steven Meisel requests Herzigova for the first time in her career
- Featured on her first cover for Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
- Featured on the cover of Mexican Vogue, photographed by Marcin Tyszka


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