Barbara Palvin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Aug, 2018
Facts of Barbara Palvin
Date of Birth: 1993 , October-8
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Hungary
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Barbara Palvin
Birth Name Barbara Palvin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Budapest, Hungary
Ethnicity Hungarian
Profession Actress
Net Worth $6 Million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 33-23-35 inches
Affair with Kristof Somfai (2010), Justin Bieber (2012), Leonardo DiCaprio (2013), Niall Horan (2013-2014), Ed Sheeran (2015), Lewis Hamilton (2016)
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For many aspiring models becoming Victoria's Secret Model is their ultimate goal. Slipping on a pair of Angel wings is a dream come true for them but not all of them gets that chance. Luckily the Hungarian fashion model, Barbara Palvin got a chance to be an angel. Along with Victoria's Secret, she modeled for Vogue and was the face of Rouge Caresse lipstick range and Miss Candy cosmetic collection. Palvin became an ambassador of L'Oréal Paris (2012) and was ranked number 23 on the Money Girls list by (2013). Similarly, she was named Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year 2016. The same year, she ranked #4 on Maxim's Hot 100 of 2016 list. 

Early life And Education Of Barbara Palvin

Barbara Palvin was born on October 8, 1993, in Budapest, Hungary under the birth sign Libra. She has a sister, Anita Palvin. During her childhood days, she enjoyed playing soccer and singing.

She was spotted in 2006 at the age of 13 while walking down a street with her mother in Budapest. Highly influenced by popular English model Kate Moss especially her chic heroin look, Palvin agreed to take up modeling.

Palvin studied at the Ferenc Erkel School and later entered the gymnasium in Budapest.   

Barbara Palvin Professional Bio

Barbara Palvin began modeling after a talent scout approached her on the street in Budapest when she was 13. The same year, she booked her first major job, a spread in Spur Magazine and has appeared in multiple high profile publications since then. 

She featured in the popular fashion magazines including French L’Officiel, Russian L’Officiel, and Jalouse swiftly and was the part of the campaigns for Victoria’s Secret, Armani Exchange, H&M, and Pull & Bear.


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In February 2012, Palvin became an ambassador for L’Oréal Paris. The same year, she was chosen as a Victoria’s Secret Angel at the age of 19. She walked the runway for a wide range of designers around the world, including Vivienne Westwood, Emanuel Ungaro, Nina Ricci, Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton, and Prada

Palvin is of the spokesmodels of L’Oreal Paris at the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. She also advertised on the Victoria’s Secret Swim 2013 Catalogue. 

Moreover, she also fashioned for some of the biggest fashion houses such as Jeremy Scott, H&M, Armani Exchange, Christopher Kane, Pull and Bear, Louis Vuitton, and many more.

Palvin was positioned at number 40 in the list of Top 50 Models Women published by and also ranked at number 23 on the list of Money Girls in 2013.

Besides modeling, she is also an actor. She made her acting debut in 2014 American 3D action fantasy adventure film, Hercules as mythological queen Antimache.

Barbara Palvin’s Net Worth

Barbara Palvin has appeared on various magazines and advertisements and has amassed a decent amount of money from her career. As per the sources, she has an estimated net worth of $6 million.  She earned money from photo shoots, contracts, as well as a brand endorsements. 

As of 2018, Palvin is one of the top models of Europe. She is the face of the cosmetic range L’Oreal Paris. She mainly endorses its Rouge Caresse lipstick range and Miss Candy cosmetic collection.

Barbara Palvin’s Personal Life

Barbara Palvin has not officially announced anyone as her boyfriend but if we believe the sources, she is dating American actor and model Dylan Sprouse.

CAPTION: Barbara Palvin and Dylan Sprouse SOURCE: Girlfriend Magazine

It all started when Sprouse posted a picture on his Instagram account hanging out with the model in Russia during the World Cup, with the caption Sports written next to the football and trophy emojis.

CAPTION: Barbara Palvin and Dylan Sprouse SOURCE: Instagram

After that, the rumored couple made their public appearance on 2018, July 24, attending a screening for the movie Puzzle at the Roxy Cinema in New York City.

Moreover, if we scroll their Instagram Palvin and Sprouse shares several photos of theirs. But the duo is yet to confirm their relationship. 

Previously, Palvin dated her high school boyfriend, Kristof Somfai for several years. She is also linked to Julian Perretta, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, Niall Horan, and  Ed Sheeran.

Body Measurement 

  • Height- She stands at the height of 5 Feet 7 inches (170cm). 
  • Weight- As of 2018, she weighs 54 Kg (119 pounds). 
  • Body measurements: 33-23-35 inches.    

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