1984 – Born on February 28th in D ín, Czechoslovakia. Czech supermodel.
– Miuccia Prada (the designer behind the famous brand name) signed her to a contract that proved to be the beginning of her stellar career.
1999 – On September 7th, her hard work as a 15-year-old model culminated in a meeting with some Vogue editors in New York. She impressed them immediately and the execs began to slowly groom her for success.
2001 – Kurkova became famous in America when she appeared on the cover of Vogue in February at the tender age of 17.
2002 – Recognized by Vogue as they honored her with the "Model of the Year" title at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.
2005 – Resides in New York and working as a model.