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Encyclopedia > Victoria Silvstedt
Victoria Silvstedt
Playboy centerfold
appearance
December 1996
Birthplace Skellefteå, Sweden
Birthdate September 19, 1974 (age 32)
Measurements 35" 90cm - 25" 63cm - 37" 93cm
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Preceded by Ulrika Ericsson
Succeeded by Jami Ferrell
Playmate of the Year
(PMOY) for
1997
PMOY preceded by Stacy Sanches
PMOY succeeded by Karen McDougal

Victoria Silvstedt [IPA: vɪk'tuːriːja 'sɪlvstɛt] (born September 19, 1974 in Skellefteå, Sweden) is a Swedish fashion model and actress. For other uses, see Playboy (disambiguation). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... SkellefteÃ¥ Municipality is a Municipality in northern Sweden where the City SkellefteÃ¥ is the seat of government with 35,000 inhabitants. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... Playboy centerfold appearance November 1996 Birthplace Gävle, Sweden Birthdate September 10, 1970 Measurements 34 - 25 - 35 Height 5 7 Weight 118 lbs Preceded by Nadine Chanz Succeeded by Victoria Silvstedt Ulrika Ericsson (born September 10, 1970 in Gävle, Sweden) is a Swedish model and actress. ... Jami Ferrell is an American model and actress. ... Stacy Sanches, also known as Stacy Sanchez (born September 4, 1973 in Dallas, Texas) is an American model and actress. ... Karen McDougal (born March 23, 1971) is an American model and actress of Cherokee Indian and Irish descent. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... SkellefteÃ¥ Municipality is a Municipality in northern Sweden where the City SkellefteÃ¥ is the seat of government with 35,000 inhabitants. ... Supermodel Daniella Sarahyba. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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Career

Silvstedt was a member of the Swedish National Ski Team, ranking as high as fourth among her Olympic teammates in the Super-Giant Slalom, but a shoulder injury ended her skiing career at 16. As a sports person, she was a bit of a tom-boy, who supposedly had never worn high heels, but her mother and sister secretly entered her into the 1993 Miss Sweden Beauty Pageant. Olympics redirects here. ... The Super Giant Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. ... // Miss Sweden (in Swedish: Fröken Sverige), is a Swedish beauty pageant, qualifying the winner for the global contest Miss Universe and the 1st runner-up to Miss World. ...


Silvstedt was the first runner-up in Miss Sweden, and went on to represent Sweden in the Miss World contest in South Africa, reaching the final eight contestants. Resultantly, Silvstedt was signed by a Parisian modeling agent and began a career in high fashion, working for various companies including Chanel, Christian Dior, Loris Azzaro, Givenchy, Valentino, and Giorgio Armani. The Miss World pageant is an international beauty pageant founded in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. ... The Chanel logo. ... Dior Logo Christian Dior (January 21, 1905 – October 24, 1957), was an influential French fashion designer. ... Givenchy (pronounced gee-von-shee) is a line of clothing, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics. ... It has been suggested that Giorgio Armani S.p. ...


After being approached directly by Hugh Hefner, she appeared as a centerfold in the December 1996 issue of Playboy and was subsequently named Playmate of the Year in 1997. As a European, not being aware of the wider distribution and publicity effect of Playboy, she suddenly broke into the North American market. She has been featured in almost countless magazines, including GQ, MAXIM, FHM, and GEAR. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... For other uses, see Playboy (disambiguation). ... Playmates Brooke Berry, Shannon Stewart, Neferteri Shepherd, and Kristi Cline A Playmate is a female model featured in Playboy magazine. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2001 Victoria recorded an album called Runaway girl, published by EMI, which went gold in Europe, with the hit singles, Hello, Hey and Rocksteady love. This article is about the year 2001. ... The EMI Group is a music company comprising the major record label, EMI Music, based in Brook Green in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based on Charing Cross Road, London. ... The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ...


She became a spokesmodel for Guess? Jeans, following in the footsteps of former Guess models, Eva Herzigova, Anna Nicole Smith, and Shana Zadrick. Victoria made appearances in the motion pictures: Boat Trip, The Independent, BASEketball, and Out Cold. She was already well recognised in the UK when she took on a new career hosting, The Late Show on Virgin Radio, and as a guest host on the TV show Eurotrash. She has been in the American TV shows Melrose Place, and MTV’s The Real World. This article is about the clothing line. ... Eva Herzigova at Cannes in 2000 On the cover of Playboy, August 2004 Eva Herzigova (born March 10, 1973, Litvinov, Czech Republic) is a supermodel and actress. ... Anna Nicole Smith (born November 28, 1967) is an American model, actress and buxom blonde celebrity, who first gained popularity as Playboy magazines 1993 Playmate of the Year. ... Boat Trip film poster Boat Trip is a 2002 comedy film directed by Mort Nathan. ... The Independent is a British compact newspaper published by Tony OReillys Independent News & Media. ... BASEketball is a 1998 David Zucker comedy feature film starring Trey Parker and Matt Stone (the creators of South Park) along with Dian Bachar. ... Out Cold is a 2001 comedy film about a group of snowboarders in Alaska. ... Virgin Radio, originally known as Virgin 1215, is a British commercial music radio station based in London which plays popular music and rock. ... Eurotrash can refer to The light adult TV show Eurotrash An ethnic slur referring to uncultured residents of Europe. ... Melrose Place is an American television series that ran between 1992 and 1999, created by Darren Star for the FOX network. ...


She also has worked a lot for the Italian TV hosting and attending to several tv shows. See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ...


Like many Glamour models and Playmates before her, she is trying to branch out into acting and business. Having taken some guest appearances in previous Hollywood films playing up to her Swedish-Blonde "Inga" character, she is now acting in lead roles in European films mainly based in Italy, and taking to the stage in North America [1] In February 2006 she launched her own lingerie range during London Fashion Week [2] Glamour photography is the photographing of a model (usually female) nude or semi-nude, in a way that is intended to be erotic. ... ... A fashion week is a trade event that lasts for around one week where members of the press and buyers can view fashion designs for following seasons. ...


In August, 2006, she is set to be the hostess in the French version of the Wheel of Fortune on TF1, alongside Christophe Dechavanne. Countries which have their own versions of Wheel of Fortune The Wheel of Fortune has had a number of versions in different countries: // United States Main article: Wheel of Fortune United Kingdom The British version ran from 1988 to 2001, produced by Scottish Television for the ITV network. ... TF1 is a private French TV network, controlled by TF1 Group, whose major share-holder is Bouygues. ... Christophe Dechavanne is a popular French radio host and program producer. ...


Personal life

Silvstedt married WCBS-TV Sports telecaster, Chris Wragge, in June 2000 at Tuxedo Park Country Club in Tuxedo, New York. The couple currently live on Manhattan in New York City. WCBS-TV, channel 2, is the flagship television station of the CBS television network, located in New York City. ... Chris Wragge on WCBS-TVs News 2 2005 Chris Wragge (born 1970) is an anchor for WCBS-TV News at Noon and at 5 with Kristine Johnson. ... Tuxedo is a town located in Orange County, New York. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ...


In June 2006, Victoria and Chris threatened legal action against Sky News for slander, after pictures of her in Sardinia went onto the Internet. Sky News had to remove the page [3] 2006 (MMVI), a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sky News claims to be Europes oldest 24-hour television news channel, originally launched as part of the 4-channel Sky Television network in February 1989. ... Sardinia (pronounced ; Italian: Sardegna; Sardinian: Sardigna or Sardinna) in the is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). ...


Trivia

  • Measurements: 36C-25-36, Height: 5' 10", Weight: 63Kg
  • She says that she speaks five languages, including: Swedish, English, some French, and Italian - plus some Norwegian and Eskimo-Inuit. (Note that Swedish and Norwegian are mutually intelligible languages.)
  • She says that when she was 16, she competed in a Best Fake Orgasm contest at a bar. The contestants were Silvstedt and 10 guys, and the winner got a brand-new TV. When she came home, she told her mother she won it at a game of Bingo [4]
  • She had a music contract with EMI, and recorded one album with that company that didn't sell very well. Says singing is her favorite hobby activity. [5]
  • In 2002, Playboy released a limited edition doll based on her likeness, and they emphasised that it is an anatomically correct model of her body.
  • In 2005, Victoria came second to actress Jennifer Ellison in a competition to find the Sexiest Blonde in the World by the readers of Nuts magazine.
  • She is vegetarian.

Distribution of Inuit language variants across the Arctic. ... For other uses, see Inuit (disambiguation). ... A pair of languages is said to be mutually intelligible if speakers of one language can readily understand the other language. ... Bingo Bingo is a game of chance where randomly-selected numbers are drawn and players match those numbers to those appearing on 5x5 matrices which are printed or electronically represented and are known as cards. ... The EMI Group is a music company comprising the major record label, EMI Music, based in Brook Green in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based on Charing Cross Road, London. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Karen McDougal with her Playboy Collectors Figure Playboy Collectors Figures are a series of dolls modeled after popular Playboy Playmates. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jennifer Ellison (born May 30, 1983) is an English actress, singer and dancer. ... Nuts is a mens magazine published in the UK. The magazine claims to include Everything for men; Every week. It is the first weekly mens magazine to be published in the UK, and is sold every Wednesday for £1. ...

Appearances in "Playboy" special editions

  • Playboy's Nude Playmates June 1997 - cover.
  • Playboy's Playmate Review Vol. 13 July 1997 - cover, pages 1, 84-93.
  • Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. 58 November 1997 - Michael Bisco, pages 28-31.
  • Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. 59 January 1998 - Mizuno, pages 61-65.
  • Playboy's Wet & Wild April 1998.
  • Playboy's Girls of Summer May 1998.
  • Playboy's Body Language October 1998.
  • Playboy's Playmate Tests November 1998 - cover.
  • Playboy's Playmates in Bed Vol. 3 February 1999 - pages 82-85.
  • Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. 67 May 1999 - Mizuno, cover & pages 1, 32-33.
  • Playboy's Girls of Summer June 1999.
  • Playboy's Celebrating Centerfolds Vol. 3 October 1999.
  • Playboy's Voluptuous Vixens Vol. 3 October 1999.
  • Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. 75 September 2000.
  • Playboy's Nude Playmates April 2001 - pages 44-45.
  • Playboy's Girls of Summer May 2001.
  • Playboy's Sexy 100 February 2003.
  • Playboy's Blondes, Brunettes & Redheads June 2003.

References

  1. ^ http://centerstage.net/stumped/articles/victoria-silvstedt.html
  2. ^ http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/24/content_4221411.htm
  3. ^ http://www.bastardly.com/archives/2006/06/19/confirmed-victoria-silvstedt-is-a-prostituting-whore
  4. ^ http://www.fhmus.com/girls_girls_of_fhm_article.asp?cnl_id=1&stn_id=1&idx_id=319&gofp_slot=7
  5. ^ http://centerstage.net/stumped/articles/victoria-silvstedt.html

See also

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Victoria Silvstedt - Biography (356 words)
Victoria spent her winters skiing, and at 18 she decided to enter a very different type of competition.
When Victoria enters a room you will immediately notice how strikingly beautiful she is. She has an incredible physical presence and an even more impressive structure, to put it mildly.
Victoria now lives in the United States, where she actively pursues her modeling career, and is also on her way in several roles in featured films.
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