56 years old (Born on April 09, 1965)
Czech, Model.Married to Ric Ocasek (23 August 1989 - present) 2 children She turned down a role in GoldenEye (1995). When she was still a toddler, her parents fled Czechoslovakia and moved to Lund in Sweden. They left her under the care of her grandmother, believing she could be brought out later, which wasn`t allowed by the Communist regime. Her mother then secretly returned to Czechoslovakia, but was detained by the police. When Swedish politician Olof Palme put pressure on the Czechoslovakian government, the Porizkova family was finally reunited after seven years. Measurements: 35B-23 1/2-35 1/2 (Elite modeling card- 1987), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine) Loves playing classical piano.
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Fun Facts About Paulina Porizkova
Gave birth to her second son Oliver Orion Ocasek on 23 May 1998.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world (1990).
Loves copying oil painting masterpieces in museums using pastel sticks and a sketchpad.
In 1988, Estu00e9e Lauder offered her the highest-paying modeling contract ($ six million) at that time. After seven years, she was replaced by Elizabeth Hurley.
Wrote the novel "A Model Summer", dealing with a teenage girl`s disgusting experiences in the Paris fashion industry (2007).
Cover model of the Sports Illustrated Swimmsuit Issue in 1984 and 1985.
One of the first top models to become a celebrity in the early 1980s.
Was the object of adulation for Octavia St. Laurent, a black transsexual, in the cult documentary Paris Is Burning (1990), thus making her a cult within a cult. In insider circles it is considered her biggest claim to fame.
Gave birth to her son Jonathan Raven Ocasek in May 1993.
Is mentioned in the song "Friends of P" by The Rentals and "Paulina" by No Doubt.
Is a U.S. citizen.
Has a younger brother, Jachym.
Stepmother of Eron Otcasek, Christopher Otcasek and Derek Otcasek.
(November 2007) She will be taking over Twiggy`s spot in the 10th cycle of America`s Next Top Model.