Karen Victoria Silvstedt
1974 - Victoria Silvstedt born on the 19th of September in Skellefteå, Sweden. She is a Swedish fashion model and actress.
1993 - She was the first runner-up in Miss Sweden, and went on to represent Sweden in the Miss World contest in South Africa, reaching the final eight contestants.
1996 - Appeared as a centerfold in the December issue of Playboy.
1997 - After being approached directly by Hugh Hefner, she was subsequently named Playmate of the Year.
2000 - Married WCBS-TV Sports telecaster, Chris Wragge, in June at Tuxedo Park Country Club in Tuxedo, New York. The couple currently live on Manhattan in New York City.
2001 - She recorded an album called Runaway girl, published by EMI, which sold poorly in most regions except Europe, where it went gold with the hit singles, "Hello, Hey" and "Rocksteady love".
2005 - Came second to actress Jennifer Ellison in a competition to find the Sexiest Blonde in the World.
2006 - She was the hostess in the French version of the Wheel of Fortune on TF1, alongside Christophe Dechavanne.
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