Paulina Porizkova is a model, actress and author who became the first female from Central Europe to be shown on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at the age of 18. She also appeared on the cover or been featured in many international fashion magazines including Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Self, Cosmopolitan, Glamour among others. She has also appeared in campaigns for many important fashion houses such as Chanel, Versace, Hermes, Christian Dior, Oscar De La Renta, Mikimoto, Ellen Tracy, Barneys New York, Perry Ellis, Laura Biagiotti, Anne Klein, Ann Taylor, Guerlain, and Revlon. She was in the judging panel of America’s Next Top Model in Cycles 10–12. As an actress, Porizkova has acted in movies and in television shows, including As the World Turns, Desperate Housewives, Wedding Bell Blues, The Mysteries of Laura, Her Alibi, Nightcap, Arizona Dream, Female Perversions, and Thursday. Born on April 09, 1965 in Prostejov, Olomouc, Czech Republic, to Anna Porízková and Jirí Porízek, she has a younger brother named Jachym. She was married to Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars from 1989 to 2019. She has two sons, Oliver and Jonathan.
Paulina Porizkova Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 9 April 1965
Birth Place: Prostejov, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Residence: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Pavlína Porízková
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Model, Actress, Author, Director
Nationality: Czech, American, Swedish
Race/Ethnicity: White (Czech, Moravian)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Paulina Porizkova Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 132 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 60 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10½”
Height in Meters: 1.79 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-26-35 in (86-66-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US)
Dress Size: 36 (EU) / 6 (US) / 8 (UK)
Paulina Porizkova Family Details:
Father: Jirí Porízek
Mother: Anna Porízková (Midwife, Worked with the Peace Corps in Uganda)
Spouse/Husband: Ric Ocasek (m. 1989; his death 2019)
Children: Jonathan Raven Otcasek (Son), Oliver Orion Ocasek (Son)
Siblings: Jáchym Porízek (Younger Brother)
Others: Christopher Otcasek (Ex Stepson) (Singer), Adam Otcasek (Ex Stepson), Eron Otcasek (Ex Stepson), Derek Otcasek (Ex Stepson)
Paulina Porizkova Education:
Paulina Porizkova Facts:
*She was born on April 09, 1965 in Prostejov, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
*At age 15, she moved to Paris and moved to New York at the age of 18.
*One of the top models in Paris during the 1980s.
*She appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1984 and 1985.
*Became the second female (following Christie Brinkley) to be shown on the cover of the Sports Illustrated multiple times.
*She made her film debut with the 1983 modeling mockumentary, Portfolio.
*People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1990 and 1992.
*She released her first novel, A Model Summer in 2007.
*She enjoys playing classical piano.
*She is friends with Tyra Banks.
*She has dual citizenship of Swedish and American.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.