Friday, May 8, 2009

Paulina Porizkova - Still Hot after 40 Years

Have you heard the name of Paulina Porizkova before?? she is known as the Czech-born American model and actress, she was from the same countries as the Hot Denise Milani. although in this year Paulina was 44 years old, but her beauty still shine.. beside known as a models, paulina was known also as an actress and an author. Pavlína became a naturalized U.S. citizen under the name Pavlína Porízková-Ocasek.

Paulina was Born in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia, she was still a toddler when her father and mother left Czechoslovakia, fleeing the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, and moved to Lund in southern Sweden. They left Paulina under the care of her grandmother, believing that their daughter could be brought out later.

Her first modeling career was started when she sign up with Elite modeling agency in 1980. At 5 feet 10 1/2 inches (180 cm), she was the perfect height for a fashion model. Porízková appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine in August 1987 to preview her new (non-nude) swimsuit calendar. Harper's Bazaar magazine named her one of its ten most beautiful women in 1992. American Photo magazine in its first issue declared her to be the model of the 1980s. Porizkova was the cover model for the 20th Anniversary issue of Cosmopolitan magazine in November 1985.

In 1988, Porízková won what was then the highest-paying modeling contract: a six million dollar contract with Estée Lauder cosmetics, replacing the model Willow Bay. Porízková has appeared in the books Models and Sirens, by Marco Glaviano, and in Fashion Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

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