Petra Nemcova

Jun 24, 1979

Bio: Started modeling at age 15. Known by her family as Kvetinka, which means "little flower." Held on to a palm tree for eight hours when the 2004 tsunami hit Phuket, Thailand, where she and her boyfriend, photographer Simon Atlee, were vacationing. Suffered internal bleeding and her pelvis was broken in four places; Atlee was killed. Wrote about her ordeal… More

Born Today