Eva Herzigova

Eva Herzigová born March 10, 1973 is a Czech model and actress.

Herzigová was born in Litvínov, in the then Central bloc country of Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic. She began her modeling career after winning a modeling beauty contest in Prague in 1989, at the age of sixteen. After arriving in Paris, her popularity increased. Her first important appearance was the Wonderbra campaign in 1990s. She was also featured in Guess? jeans advertisements. She has also appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog and Sports Illustrated. She was a member of Thomas Zeumer's Metropolitan Models. Herzigová has also appeared in several movies. She posed nude for Playboy in August 2004. In 2006 she was Venus at the 2006 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.

She married Tico Torres, the drummer from Bon Jovi, in September 1996, in a lavish wedding attended by, among others, Donald Trump. The pair divorced in June 1998.

On June 1, 2007, Herzigová and her boyfriend, Turinese entrepreneur Gregorio Marsiaj, welcomed a son George in Paris.

She is signed to Storm Model Management in London, and 1/One Management in New York City.

On Friday September 18, 2009 she appeared on the Jonathan Ross show on BBC1

In 2003, Eva Herzigová sued Canadian retailer La Senza for $36,000 for a breach of contract. La Senza refused to pay her for a catalog photo shoot because the company did not approve of her recently shortened haircut.

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