Veronica Varekova biography
Bio:Originally from Olomouc, at age 19 she moved to New York City, United States. Initially, she wanted to attend the Parsons School of Design, though she chose modeling instead and was signed by Next Model Management. She moved to Europe after it became clear that she would be more successful there. She is fluent in three languages and has degrees in Psychology and Education. She married hockey star, Petr Nedved, in July 2004, but they separated in the summer of 2006.
Varekova has appeared in the "swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated" a total of eight times: 1999-2002 and 2004-2016. She appeared on the cover in 2004. In addition to SI, Veronika was regularly featured in Victoria's Secret but decided not to renew her contract in 2004. She became the face of NIVEA at that time. Other contracts include Guess?, Chanel and Pantene. She was a cover girl for Marie Claire, Harpers & Queen and Cosmopolitan. Veronika's most recent contract (2003 - 2007) has been with Newport News.
Campaigns:Charles David, Christian Dior cosmetics, Chopard, Chanel cosmetics, Cia Maritima, Dooney & Bourke, Emanuel Ungaro, GAP, Gerry Weber, Guess?, Guy Laroche, Heine, Intimissimi, Jacques Dessange, Nando Muzi, Nivea, Pantene Pro-V, Patek Philippe, Perry Ellis, Playtex, Victoria's Secret
Covers:Australia: 'Marie Claire' - August 1998; 'Marie Claire' - May 1999; 'Vogue' - April 2003 France: 'Cosmopolitan' - July 2000; 'Cosmopolitan' - May 2002 Italy: 'GQ' - August 2004 Portugal: 'GQ' - September 2002; May 2005 Russia: 'GQ' - July 2001 Spain: 'Marie Claire' - July 2001; 'GQ' - May 2005 UK: 'Cosmopolitan' - August 2002; 'GQ'- April 2005 US: 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition' - February 2004; 'Vegas Magazine'- March 2004 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition - 2006
Fashion shows:Jean Charles de Castelbajac, Ralph Lauren, Lolita Lempicka