Paulina Porizkova Net Worth

Raquel Davies | January 16, 2014


$10 Million


    Paulina Porizkova


    April 9, 1965




    5 foot 10 inches and 138lbs

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Paulina Porizkova is a Czech model and actress with an estimated net worth of $10 million.  She is 5’10″ and weighs 138 pounds.Pavlína Pořízková was born on April 9, 1965 in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic).  When Pořízková was just a toddler her family fled to Lund, Sweden to escape the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion. She was subsequently raised by her grandmother in Sweden.

A friend of Pořízková was an aspiring photographer and took photos of her to send to Elite modeling agency in hopes that she would get noticed for her photography skills. However Elite’s head John Casablancas was more interested in Pořízková’s beauty than her friend’s photography. He offered her a ticket to Paris and signed her to the agency.

Pořízková quickly rose to becoming one of the top models in Paris during the early 1980s. She gained U.S. exposure after posing in swimwear for Sports Illustrated in 1983. She then appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated for two consecutive years in 1984 and 1985. In 1987 Pořízková graced the cover of Playboy magazine as a preview to her non-nude swimsuit calendar. Both of her calendars sold hundreds of thousands of copies.

Paulina Pořízková has appeared on the covers of numerous magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, and Self. In 1988 Pořízková won a six million dollar contract with Estée Lauder cosmetics, this was the highest-paying modeling contract of the time. She remained the face of the company until 1995.

Pořízková joined the judges panel on America’s Next Top Model in cycle 10, replacing fashion icon Twiggy. She stayed until being let go after cycle 12.

 Paulina Pořízková married Rick Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars in 1989. The couple had their first child in 1993; Pořízková devoted less time to modeling after that. They now have two children.

Paulina Porizkova’s Net Worth Could Buy:               

1. 7,042.2 J Brand Cropped Leather Pants ($1,420.00 each)
2. 20,202 Lagos Diamond Sea Turtle Pendant ($495.00 each)
3. 86,964.1 ihome Dual Alarm Stereo Clock ($114.99 each)

Paulina Porizkova has enough net worth to give almost every person in Haiti $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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