Victoria Silvstedt Wiki – Victoria Silvstedt Biography
Victoria Silvstedt is a Swedish model, actress, singer, and television personality. In 1989, she placed fourth at the Swedish national alpine skiing youth championship, in the giant slalom event won by Pernilla Wiberg. However, an accident in the middle of a skiing competition where she injured her shoulder ended her competitive skiing career at the age of 16. A few years later, she was invited to participate in the Miss Sweden beauty pageant, after her mother and sister had sent some pictures of her to the pageant officials. She speaks English, French, and Italian, in addition to her native language Swedish. She took part in the Miss Sweden beauty pageant, and she was chosen to represent her country in the 1993 Miss World pageant in Sun City, South Africa, eventually making the Top 10. She was signed up by a modeling agency in Paris, and she started working for various prestigious fashion houses, including Chanel, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Loris Azzaro, and Valentino, appearing in advertisements and fashion shows.
She was noticed by Hugh Hefner, who invited her to do a photoshoot for Playboy magazine in Los Angeles. She became the December 1996 Playmate of the Month and was then chosen as the 1997 Playmate of the Year. She has since appeared in various Playboy magazines, including Playboy Special Editions, as well as Playboy Videos. In the late 1990s, she landed one of the most sought-after modeling contracts in the world, becoming the Guess? spokesmodel, succeeding among others Claudia Schiffer and Anna Nicole Smith. In the 2000s and 2010s, she continued modeling internationally, appearing in numerous magazines, including FHM, Glamour, GQ, Hello!, Maxim, and Vanity Fair, working for various brands such as Lynx, Nike, Renault, and Triumph International, and being the cover star for the re-issued Russ Meyer DVDs. She has been featured on over 500 magazine covers.
Silvstedt has worked as an actress since the late 1990s when she appeared in Hollywood television series such as Malibu, CA, and Melrose Place. Since then, she has also appeared in a number of Hollywood comedy films, including BASEketball, The Independent, Out Cold, and Boat Trip. She has also appeared as a guest actress on Ocean Ave., a Miami-based soap opera, broadcast in Sweden and Florida. She has also starred in films and television series in various European countries, especially in Italy. As a leading actress, she has appeared in Italian films such as La mia vita a stelle e strisce and Un maresciallo in gondola, in which she played Kim Novak. She has also had supporting roles in films like Un’estate al mare and Matrimonio alle Bahamas. In 2010, she starred in Just for the Record, a British mockumentary, starring also Steven Berkoff among others. She also had a small role in the French film Heartbreaker, starring Romain Duris and Vanessa Paradis. As for theatre, she has appeared in the Off-Broadway production, Pieces during its stay in Los Angeles in 2004.
Silvstedt has been presenting numerous television shows and television specials all around the world since the 1990s. She has hosted entertainment shows such as Candid Camera on CBS, Eurotrash on Channel 4, and Wild On! on E!, and appeared as a presenter in various awards shows, including NRJ and World Music Awards. She has also served as a celebrity judge on Project Catwalk, the British reality television series focusing on fashion design. In 2006, she began working as a hostess of La Roue de la Fortune in France and La Ruota Della Fortuna in Italy. In 2010, she hosted her own television show Sport by Victoria on Eurosport during the 2010 Winter Olympics. The light-hearted programme introduced different winter sports, and it was done both in English and French. Since 2011, Silvstedt has also hosted numerous Le grand bêtisier television specials on TF1 in France, including the Christmas special Le grand bêtisier de Noël.
She released her dance music album Girl on the Run through the EMI label in 1999. Three singles, “Hello Hey”, “Rocksteady Love”, and “Party Line”, were also released to support the album sales, and the album went gold in Sweden. In 2010, she released her fourth single called “Saturday Night”, a Whigfield cover. She has said she loves singing, but it is just a hobby, and that she cannot see herself making a full-time career out of it. Having an interest in fashion design, she launched her own lingerie collection Very Victoria Silvstedt at London Fashion Week in 2006. The Very Victoria Silvstedt brand was then officially launched for retail in collaboration with the Marie Meili brand in Paris in 2013. She debuted with her own reality television series Victoria Silvstedt: My Perfect Life on E! in 2008. The show has since been aired all around the world, including Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. The first season covers her personal and work life, following her to St. Tropez, Monaco, Cannes, Paris, Rome, London, Helsinki, Stockholm, Los Angeles, and New York City. She also visits her family in Northern Sweden, where she grew up, spending time with her childhood friends, horseback riding, etc. In 2016, Silvstedt took part in the Swedish reality series Stjärnorna på godset . The series was broadcast on TV3. She published her autobiography Les Secrets de Victoria. Dans la Tête de Victoria Silvstedt , co-written with journalist Christelle Crosnier, in France in 2010.
Victoria Silvstedt Age
She was born Karin Victoria Silvstedt on September 19, 1974, in Skelleftehamn, Sweden.
Victoria Silvstedt Husband
She met Chris Wragge in 1999 when he interviewed her for Entertainment Tonight. They were married in June 2000 and divorced in 2009.
Victoria Silvstedt Family
Her parents are Ulla Silvstedt,and Bo Silvstedt. She was raised in a family of five in Bollnäs, having one older sister and one younger brother. She was keen on horseback riding and wanted to become a veterinarian. Her father was the captain of a local ski team, and she started alpine skiing at the age of five.
Victoria Silvstedt Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.
Victoria Silvstedt Net Worth
Victoria Silvstedt’s estimated net worth is $15 Million. According to the Finnish broadsheet newspaper Keskisuomalainen, she earns millions of dollars every year for her work in modeling, television presenting and promoting various brands and products.
Victoria Silvstedt Instagram
Victoria Silvstedt’s Instagram account is @victoriasilvstedt.