Tag: Olga Kurylenko

The Bond Girl: Olga Kurylenko

Ukraine Women: Olga Kurylenko

The Ukrainian-French actress Olga Kurylenko is one of the top actresses in Holywood nowadays. Her career as a model and actress began back in 1993 when she was discovered in Russia and after a couple of years she moved to Paris to see her dreams become true. Since then Olga Kurylenko has been working with different model agencies. But the story doesn’t end there. Actually the name Olga Kurylenko is highly associated as “the action heroine” in several movies, and in the next years I’m sure we will keep hearing a lot about her. Who is Olga Kurylenko? Her complete name is Olga Kostyantynivna Kurylenko, she was born on the 14th of November 1979 at Berdyansk, Ukraine (back then part of the USSR). Her father is Ukrainian while her mother is Russian; overall she has Russian, Belarussian and Ukrainian roots. Her career as a model began when she was 14 and was spotted by a model agent in Moscow. She began working for Madison in Paris in 1996, and after a couple of years she had already worked for magazines like Vogue, Madame, Figaro and Elle. She has also worked as a model for Victoria’s Secret and Roberto Cavalli, and is …