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Eva Herzigova
Birth name Eva Herzigova
Date of birth 10 March 1973 (1973-03-10) (age 37)
Place of birth Litvínov, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)[1]
Hair color Light blonde[1]
Eye color Blue / green[1]
Measurements (US) 35-25-35.5 ; (EU) 89-63.5-90[1]
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Dress size (US) 6 ; (EU) 36[1]
Shoe size (US) 9 ; (EU) 40 ; (UK) 6[1]
Spouse(s) Tico Torres (1996-1998)

Eva Herzigová (born 10 March 1973) is a Czech model and actress.



Herzigová was born in Litvínov, in the then Central bloc country of Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic. She began her modeling career after winning a modeling beauty contest in Prague in 1989,[citation needed] 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.[2] 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.

At the 1997 Cannes film festival.

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.

On 1 June 2007, Herzigová and her boyfriend, Turinese entrepreneur Gregorio Marsiaj, welcomed a son George in Paris[3].

She is signed to Storm Model Management in London, and 1/One Management in New York City.

She is fluent in Czech, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

On Friday 18 September 2009 she appeared on the Jonathan Ross show on BBC1


In 2003, Eva Herzigová sued Canadian retailer La Senza for $36,000 for a breach of contract. La Senza refused to pay her for a catalog photo shoot because the company did not approve of her recently shortened haircut.[4]


Title Year Role Notes
The Picture of Dorian Gray 2005 uncredited
Eva - short by Gaspar Noé 2005 herself
Modigliani 2004 Olga Khokhlova
Just for the Time Being 2000 Christine
L'amico del cuore 1998 Frida Seta
Les Anges gardiens 1995 Tchouk Tchouk Nougat
Inferno 1992 TV film


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