Daniela Peštová (born October 14, 1970) is a Czech model. She was born in TepliceCzech Republic, and was discovered by the Madison Modeling Agency's Dominique Caffin. She had plans to attend college but after winning a modelling contest she moved to Paris to sign with Madison Modeling Agency. She moved to New York and from there her career took off.


 [hide*1 Career


External images
Peštová's Sports Illustrated

Swimsuit Issue cover from February 20, 1995

Peštová's Sports Illustrated

Swimsuit Issue cover from February 01, 2000

Peštová's Sports Illustrated

Swimsuit Issue cover from February 17, 2006

She has appeared on the covers of GQMarie ClaireCosmopolitanGlamour and ELLE. She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (second of Czechoslovak descent, after Paulina Porizkova) and has been modelling for the magazine for years, appearing on the cover three times, in 1995, 2000 and 2006. In addition to working with photographers on her Sports Illustrated shoots, she was the subject of Joanne Gair's inaugural body painting works as part of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.[1]She has modelled for L'Oréal and Victoria's Secret.

Personal life[edit]Edit

Peštová married Tommaso Buti (former CEO of Fashion Café) in 1995, but they were divorced in 1998. The couple had a son, Yannick Fausto (b. 1996).

She has a daughter, Ella (b. July 21, 2002) and a son, Paul Henry (b. 2009) with her present partner, Slovak singer Pavol Habera, frontman of Slovak band TEAM. She was dubbed "The Chameleon" for continuously changing her look.[2] She speaks Russian, English, French and Italian fluently, as well as her native Czech.

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