Barbara Palvin (born 8 October 1993 in Budapest) is a Hungarian fashion model.
Palvin was born in Budapest, Hungary. At an early age, Palvin took up football and singing, considering them as her favorite hobbies.
Palvin was discovered on the streets of Budapest in 2006 at the age of 13. She shot her first editorial that year for Spur Magazine. Palvin subsequently moved to Asia where she continued a steady stream of bookings. Since then, Palvin has been on the cover of L'Officiel, Vogue Russia, Glamour Hungary and Jalouse Magazine, and has modeled for Armani Exchange, H&M, Victoria's Secret and Pull and Bear. In February 2012, she became an ambassador for L'Oreal Paris.
Her runway debut was as an exclusive for Prada during Milan Fashion Week in February 2010. Palvin has also walked for Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Nina Ricci, Emanuel Ungaro, Christopher Kane, Julien MacDonald, Jeremy Scott, Vivienne Westwood, Etro and opened the pre-Fall 2011 Chanel show.
From the moment she debuted on the Prada runways, it was clear Barbara Palvin was destined for greatness. The Hungarian stunner has more than proved her worth, with a client list that reads like a who's who of fashion's top tier: Chanel, Armani, L'Oreal, and Calvin Klein have all been smitten by Ms. Palvin's charms. In a few short years, Barbara has become the face of youthful, elegant beauty and that adds up to big bucks.
Palvin is ranked 40 on the Top 50 Models Women list by models.com. Palvin is often compared to Russian model Natalia Vodianova; British Vogue editor Miranda Almond said, "We chose Barbara because she is absolutely exquisite looking a cross between a young Brooke Shields and Natalia Vodianova". Palvin credits Vodianova and Kate Moss as her favorite models.
Barbara Palvin is absolutely stunning, gorgeous fashion model who made up her carrier in a few years!