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Barbara Palvin [edit]

(pronounced [ˈbɒrbɒrɒ ˈpɒlvin]; born 8 October 1993) is a Hungarian model. She was the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue "Rookie of the Year". In 2019, she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel.

Career [edit]

Modeling - 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 [edit]

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 returned to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2018. In 2019, she became the first Hungarian Victoria's Secret Angel.

Palvin is often compared [edit]

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.

Acting [edit]

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

Media rankings [edit]

As of 2016, Palvin was ranked number 14 on the Money Girls list by 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. Tumblr's 2017 list of most popular models reported Palvin to be the second most popular model on the social media site.

Personal life [edit]

Palvin is in a relationship with American actor Dylan Sprouse. Palvin and Sprouse live together in Brooklyn.

First Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Palvin Barbara
Other Names
Palvin Barbara
Palvin Barbi
Date of Birth
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
Eyes, Stare
Net Worth
$6,000,000 USD
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Star Sign
High School
Fashion/Runway/Commercial Model
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Victoria's Secret Angel, The Money Girls, Top Sexiest Models
Year(s) Active
Modeling information
Talent Agency
Uno Models - Barcelona/Madrid
IMG Models - London
IMG Models - Paris
IMG Models - Milan
IMG Models - New York
IMG Models - Sydney
IMG Models - Los Angeles
Brand Endorsements
Calvin Klein 'Forbidden Euphoria' fragrance
Chanel Le Blanc 2011
New Yorker
Spick and Span Noble
Armani Exchange Spring/Summer 2012
Victoria's Secret Designer Collection 2012
Victoria's Secret Summer 2012
Armani Exchange Fall 2012
L'Oreal Paris 2012
Rosa Clara Bridal Collection 2013
Armani Echange Winter 2012
L'Oreal Paris 2013
Replay Spring 2013
Victoria's Secret Swimwear 2013
LOVCAT Paris S/S 2013
Chanel Le Blanc 2013
Intimissimi 2013
Rosa Clara Bridal Collection 2014
Mambo Australia S/S 2013
Victoria's Secret Lingerie 2013
LOVCAT Paris F/W 2013
GAS Jeans 2013
A.P.C. F/W 2013
River Island F/W 2013
Replay F/W 2013
LOVCAT Paris Bijoux F/W 2013
Mavi Jeans F/W 2013
Victoria's Secret Holiday 2013
Victoria's Secret Designer Collection 2013
IBlues S/S 2014
Lily China S/S 2014
Twin Set S/S 2014
Il Bacio Di Stile S/S 2014
Gas Jeans S/S 2014
River Island S/S 2014
Revolve Clothing Fall 2014
Karl Lagerfeld Private Klub Fragrance 2015
L'Oreal Paris Infallible 2015
L'Oreal Paris Miss Punky 2015
L'Oreal Paris Studio Hot Line 2015
Rosa Cha Winter 2015
Buffalo Jeans Fall 2015
Blackey F/W 2015
Cartier De Lune Fragrance 2015
H&M F/W 2016
Giorgio Armany Air di Gioia Fragrance 2016
Metrocity F/W 2016
Vince Camuto S/S 2016
Beanpole F/W 2015
Mavi Jeans F/W 2016.17
Express Holiday 2016
Solid&Stripe 2018 Swimteam
PINKO S/S 2018
Pilgrim S/S 2018
Giorgio Armani Air di Gioia Fragrance 2018
Giorgio Armani Aquad di Gioia Fragrance 2018
Giorgio Armani Sky di Gioia Fragrance 2018
Fendi Pop Tour S/S 2018 Campaign
Belles de Nina Fragrance 2018
Armani Beauty 2018
Armany Beauty Spring 2019
Victoria's Secret Angel Contract 2019
Victoria's Secret Perfect Shape Bra 2019
Victoria's Secret Spring 2019
Victoria's Secret Swim 2019
Calzedonia Swim 2019
Calvin Klein Jeans 'My Calvins' Spring 2019
Dolce&Gabbana Advertisement Campaign S/S 2019
DJULA Jewelry Spring 2019
Liverpool Mexico S/S 2019
Aimer Spring 2019
The Kooples F/W 2019
Mackage F/W 2019
Supernation F/W 2019
Bulvari Accessories Holiday 2020
Elle x Louis Vuitton 2021
Lancaster Paris S/S 2021
Victoria's Secret UK
Victoria's Secret Holiday 2020
Victoria's Secret Swim Resort 2020
Measurements (inches)
Dress Size
Shoe Size
Official Website
Associated People
Favorite People
Favorite Places
New York
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