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Petra Nemcova

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Birthday
24, 1979
Birthplace
Karvina, Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Karvina, Czech Republic

About

Model, host, and philanthropist who has headed the Happy Hearts Fund since she founded it in 2005. She was on the cover of 2003's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Before Fame

She was discovered on the streets of Prague before being signed by NEXT Model Management.

Trivia

She served as a judge for the 53rd annual Miss Universe pageant.

Family Life

She and her then-fiancé were in Thailand during the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. Nemcova survived despite suffering serious injuries, but her fiancé tragically drowned. She has a sister named Olga.

Associated With

She competed alongside her partner Dmitry Chaplin on season 12 of Dancing With the Stars.