Petra Nemcova (born 24 June 1979 in Karviná, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic) is a Czech model, television host, author, and philanthropist. She is the founder and chair of the Happy Hearts Fund. In December 2004, she was injured in Thailand by a tsunami resulting from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake; her then-fiance, photographer Simon Atlee, was killed in the tsunami. Nemcova speaks Czech, Slovak, Polish, English, French and Italian. In December 2016, she became engaged to English actor Jamie Belman. In April, 2016 she confirmed on The Wendy Williams Show that she is currently married.