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Overview (3)

Born in Budapest, Hungary
Nicknames Barbie
Barbella
Height 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Palvin was born in Budapest. At an early age, Palvin took up football and singing, considering them her favorite hobbies. She was discovered on the streets of Budapest in 2006, at the age of 13. She shot her first editorial in the same year for Spur Magazine. Since, she's graced the covers of L'Officiel, Vogue Russia, and Glamour Hungary. Barbara made her runway debut as an exclusive for Prada during Milan Fashion Week in February 2010.She's modeled for Armani Exchange, H&M, Victoria's Secret, and in February 2012, she became an ambassador for L'Oreal Paris.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tamara Kovács

Barbara Palvin (born 8 October 1993) is a Hungarian model. She was the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue "Rookie of the Year". She appeared on Love magazine's 2016 advent video recreating Sharon Stone's iconic Basic Instinct scene.

Discovered on the streets of Budapest at the age of 13, Palvin shot her first editorial in 2006 for Spur Magazine. Palvin subsequently moved to Asia where she maintained a steady stream of bookings. Since then, Palvin has been on the cover of L'Officiel (Paris, Russia, Turkey, Thailand, Singapore), Vogue (Portugal), Marie Claire (Italy, Hungary), Glamour Hungary , Elle (Britain, Italy, Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Sweden, Serbia, Hungary), Allure, Harper's Bazaar and Jealouse Magazine. Palvin has appeared in campaigns for Armani Exchange, H&M, Victoria's Secret, and Pull & Bear. In February 2012, she became an ambassador for L'Oréal Paris. In 2016, Palvin was revealed to be a part of the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie Class. She also became the new face of Armani's signature scent "Acqua di Gioia." Palvin is the face of Amazon Fashion and appeared on Express and Chaos advertising campaigns.

Her runway debut was for Prada during Milan Fashion Week in February 2010. Palvin has also walked for Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Nina Ricci, Emanuel Ungaro, Christopher Kane, Julien MacDonald, Jeremy Scott, Giles Deacon, Vivienne Westwood, Etro, and opened the pre-Fall 2011 Chanel show. In 2012, she walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and wore Rosa Clara on the Barcelona Bridal Week 2012 runway.

Palvin is often compared to Russian model Natalia Vodianova; British Vogue editor Miranda Almond said, "We chose Barbara because she is absolutely exquisite looking, a cross between a young Brooke Shields and Natalia Vodianova". Palvin credits Vodianova and Kate Moss as her favorite models.

Palvin appeared in the 2014 film Hercules as mythological queen Antimache.

As of 2016, Palvin was ranked number 14 on the Money Girls list by models.com and #17 on Forbes as one of the highest paid models in the world. Later that year, she was ranked 4th in Maxim Hot 100 in 2016.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan

Trade Mark (1)

Curves and coquettish look.

Trivia (18)

Discovered aged 13 on the streets of Budapest.
Her first language is Hungarian. Palvin also speaks fluent English and German, also some French and Japanese.
Has an older sister, Anita Palvin.
Walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2012.
In Hungarian her name is Palvin Barbara.
Was Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year 2016.
Her hobbies are singing and playing soccer.
Has entomophobia, the fear of insects.
Her favorite show is How I Met Your Mother.
Likes anime.
Likes the US version of Shameless (2011). Coincidentally, a photo of her appeared in the show during season 4.
Ranked #4 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2016 list.
Returned to Victoria's Secret in May 2018, after a 6 year hiatus from the brand.
She was influenced by Kate Moss, who championed the heroin chic look during the 1990s.
Hungarian fashion model who has modeled for Vogue and Victoria's Secret and was known for her brief fling with Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.
She made her runway debut for Prada during fashion week.
She was an avid soccer player when she was younger.
She was raised in Budapest, Hungary alongside her older sister named Anita.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on Johnny Depp] I mean I have a huge crush on Johnny Depp, but that's different. He's my soul mate.

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