|Date of Birth
||24 June 1979,
|Place of Birth
||Karviná, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Petra Němcová (born June 24, 1979 in Karviná (now Czech Republic); pronounced NyemtzoVAH) is a fashion supermodel and; founder and president of Happy Hearts Fund. In December 2004, she was injured in Thailand by a tsunami resulting from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; her then-fiancé, Simon Atlee, was killed in the tsunami. She was featured on the cover of the 2003 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and has also modeled for Victoria's Secret, and for many other companies in the women's clothing market. On June 3, 2004, she was one of the telecast judges during the 53rd annual Miss Universe competition in Quito, Ecuador.