Paulina Porizkova Net Worth 2017, Biography & Wiki
Paulina Porizkova is a Czech model and celebrity with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She’s 5’10 and weighs 138 pounds. Paulina Pozkova was produced on April 9, 1965 in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). Her family was later raised by her grandmother in Sweden. A pal of Porizkova was an ambitious photographer and shot pictures of her to send to Elite modeling agency in expectations that she’d get discovered for her photography abilities.
Paulina Porizkova Net Worth $10 Million Dollars
Yet Elite’s head John Casablancas was more curious in Porizkova’s attractiveness than her buddy’s photography. The toddler offered her a ticket to Paris and signed her to the service.
Porizkova rapidly grew to becoming among the highest models in Paris during the early 1980s. John acquired U.S. exposure after modeling in swimwear for Sports Illustrated in 1983. John subsequently appeared in the cover of Sports Illustrated for two successive years in 1984 and 1985. Both of John Casablancas calendars sold thousands of copies.
In 1988 Porizkova won a six million dollar contract with Este Lauder make-up, it was the greatest-paying modeling contract of the time. Este stayed the face of the business until 1995. Twiggy remained until being let go after cycle 12. Paulina Porizkova wed Rick Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars in 1989. The couple had their first kid in 1993; Porizkova committed less time to modeling next. They now have two kids.
Loves copying oil painting masterpieces in museums using pastel sticks and a sketchpad.
In 1988, Estée Lauder offered her the highest-paying modeling contract ($6 million) at that time. After seven years, she was replaced by Elizabeth Hurley.
One of the first top models to become a celebrity in the early 1980s.
Was the object of adulation for Octavia St. Laurent, a black transsexual, in the cult documentary Paris Is Burning (1990), thus making her a cult within a cult. In insider circles it is considered her biggest claim to fame.
When she was still a toddler, her parents fled Czechoslovakia and moved to Lund in Sweden. They left her under the care of her grandmother, believing she could be brought out later, which wasn't allowed by the Communist regime. Her mother then secretly returned to Czechoslovakia, but was detained by the police. When Swedish politician Olof Palme put pressure on the Czechoslovakian government, the Porizkova family was finally reunited after 6 years.