Adriana Karembeu

Model / Model

Born: 17 September 1971
Birthplace: Brezno, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
Best known as: Long-legged Wonderbra model

Name at birth: Adriana Sklenarikova

 

Model Adriana Karembeu is a superstar in Europe, where she's best known for her ads for Peroni Beer and for Wonderbra. Also famous is her length: she is reportedly 6'1" tall, and her legs (at 49.5 inches/126 centimeters) once were listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest supermodel legs in the world. (Brazilian model Ana Hickmann has been listed by Guinness for the same trait.) She married the French football (soccer) player Christian Karembeu in December of 1998. Since then she has been known both by her original name of Sklenarikova and as Adriana Karembeu.

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