Real Name: Paulina Porizkova
Was Born: April 9, 1965. Prostejov, Czech Republic
Bio: Paulina Porizkova is a Czech-born supermodel and actress. She holds both Swedish and United States citizenship... A photographer friend took pictures of Porizkova and sent them to the Elite modeling agency in 1980. At 5 feet 10 1/2 inches (180 cm), she was the perfect height for a fashion model. Elite head John Casablancas noticed Porizkova's attractiveness and potential, and offered her a ticket to Paris. It was an extremely tempting offer for a teenager who was eager to get out of Sweden and to support herself...