Barbara Palvin
Birth Date:
October 8, 1993
Birth Place:
Budapest, Hungary
5' 8" (1.74 m)
Model, Actress
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Victoria's Secret Girl


Barbara Palvin is a Hungarian fashion model and actress. She is known as a Victoria's Secret model.

Palvin was named No. 23 on the list of the Money Girls. She is frequently compared to Russian model Natalia Vodianova.  

Palvin was romantically involved with Kristof Somfai, her high school classmate, from 2010 to April 2013. Her favorite color is blue.

Budapest Native

Childhood and Family:

Barbara Palvin was born on October 8, 1993, in Budapest, Hungary. She embarked on football and singing at an early age.

Hercules: The Thracian Wars


Barbara Palvin was spotted on the street of Budapest in 2006, when she was 13 years old. The same year, she shot her first editorial for Spur Magazine. She has since graced the covers of L'Officiel, Vogue Russia, Jalouse Magazine and Glamour Hungary. She has modeled for Armani Exchange, Victoria's Secret, H&M, and Pull and Bear.

In February 2010, Palvin made her runaway debut as an exclusive for Prada during Milan Fashion Week. She has strutted down the catwalk for Louis Vuitton, Nina Ricci, Etro, Christopher Kane, Emanuel Ungaro, Miu Miu, Julien MacDonald, Jeremy Scott, and Vivienne Westwood. She also opened the pre-Fall 2011 Chanel show.    

In February 2012, Palvin was named an ambassador for L'Oreal Paris. The same year, she took part in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and wore Rosa Clara on the Barcelona Bridal Week 2012 runway.

Palvin is set to make her acting debut in the upcoming American action/adventure film “Hercules: The Thracian Wars,” which is based on the graphic novel of the same title by Steve Moore. Directed by Brett Ratner and starring Dwayne Johnson (in multiple roles), Ian McShane, Reece Ritchie, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Joseph Fiennes and John Hurt, the film is scheduled to be released on July 25, 2014. Palvin will play the role of Antimache on the film.


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