Zuzana Čaputová is a Slovak politician, environmental activist, and lawyer. In 2019, Čaputová became the first woman to be elected as the President of Slovakia. She also became the youngest Slovak president of all time as she was 45 years old when she was elected. In 2020, Zuzana Čaputová was included in Forbes magazine's World's 100 Most Powerful Women list.
Adriana Karembeu is a Slovak actress and fashion model. Karembeu, who achieved popularity by modeling for Victoria's Secret, went on to establish herself as an actress, appearing in many TV series. In 2009, she won the Vienna Fashion Award under the Style Icon category. She previously held the Guinness world record for having the longest legs for any female model.
Hungarian-origin Slovak actor Vica Kerekes started her career with the Slovak movie Konečná stanica. Also known as Vica, she later soared to fame with her award-winning roles in films such as Ki/Be Tawaret and Seven Days of Sin. She also appeared in the popular Slovak-Czech series Odsúdené.
Daniela Hantuchová is a Slovak retired tennis player. She achieved popularity in 2002 when she won the WTA Tour title for the first time in her career; she defeated Martina Hingis in the finals of the Indian Wells Masters, becoming the lowest-ranked player to win the tournament. Also an accomplished doubles player, Hantuchová completed the Career Grand Slam in 2005.
Magdaléna Rybáriková is a Slovak former tennis player who won four WTA singles titles during her professional playing career that spanned 15 years. Magdaléna Rybáriková's best Grand Slam result came in 2017 when she reached the semifinals of the Wimbledon Championships, becoming the first Slovak woman to do so; she lost to the eventual winner Garbiñe Muguruza.
Slovac model Kyla Cole soared to fame after being named the Penthouse Pet of the Month, but she was forced to reject the Penthouse Pet of the Year honor due to visa issues. Though she once revealed she was bisexual, she later said the confession was a marketing tactic.
Petra Vlhová is a Slovak alpine ski racer who won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships in the Giant slalom event. She became the first Slovak skier to win the World Cup overall title in 2021 as well as the gold medal in the 2022 Olympics in China in the slalom event.
Anna Karolína Schmiedlová is a Slovak professional tennis player who has won three singles WTA Tour titles in her career so far. She has also won the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour titles on 12 occasions. Anna Karolína Schmiedlová competes in both singles and doubles events in Grand Slams and other prestigious tournaments like the Billie Jean King Cup.
Dominika Cibulková is a Slovak retired tennis player who won eight WTA Tour singles titles during her playing career. In 2014, she became the first female player from her country to reach the final of a Grand Slam event when she reached the Australian Open finals where she lost to Li Na.
Anastasiya Kuzmina is a Russian-born Slovak retired biathlete best known for winning three Olympic gold and three silver medals, representing Slovakia. She also won a gold medal at the 2019 World Championships in Östersund, Sweden. Anastasiya Kuzmina also represented Russia and won a gold medal each at the 2003 Youth World Championships and 2005 Junior World Championships.
Jarmila Wolfe is a Slovak-Australian retired tennis player who won 14 ITF Women's World Tennis Tour titles and two WTA Tour titles during her playing career. Jarmila Wolfe is perhaps best known for winning the 2013 mixed doubles title at the Australian Open alongside fellow Australian player Matthew Ebden.
Viktória Kužmová is a Slovak tennis player who has won 14 singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour so far. She has also won three doubles titles at the WTA Tour. Viktória Kužmová first achieved prominence in 2015 when she won the girls' doubles event alongside Aleksandra Pospelova at the US Open.
Galina Chistyakova is a former athlete best known for representing the Soviet Union in the Olympic Games, European Championships, World Indoor Championships, and European Indoor Championships, winning a bronze medal, one silver medal, one gold medal, and six medals, respectively. In 1988, Chistyakova reached 7.52 metres in the long jump, creating a new world record which she continues to hold.
Kristína Kučová is a Slovak professional tennis player who has won 11 singles ITF Women's World Tennis Tour titles and one WTA Challenger title so far in her career. Kristína Kučová has also won five doubles titles on the ITF Circuit so far.
Jana Cepelova is a Slovak tennis player who has been inactive since 2020. She is best known for winning seven singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour. Jana Čepelová was an outstanding junior player, earning silver and a bronze medal for Slovakia at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
Veronika Velez-Zuzulova is a Slovak retired alpine ski racer. Velez-Zuzulová, who specialized in the slalom, is often counted among the most successful alpine skiers in Slovakia. Veronika Velez-Zuzulova is best known for winning a silver medal at the 2017 World Championships.
Slovak tennis player Tereza Mihalíková soared to fame as a world junior no. 4 and later reached a career-high singles ranking of 349. Her first Junior Grand Slam win was at the 2015 Australian Open. Though she was a talented swimmer initially, she later took up tennis inspired by her aunt.
Slovak-American figure skater Nicole Rajicova has not only been a Slovak national champion 6 times but has also participated in the Olympics twice and is a Merano Cup silver medalist. She is a finance graduate from Fordham University and is also fond of other sports such as swimming and skiing.
Iveta Radičová is a Slovak retired politician best known for her service as the Prime Minister of Slovakia from 8 July 2010 to 4 April 2012. Apart from her service as the first woman prime minister of her country, Iveta Radičová also served as the Minister of Labour and the Minister of Defence between 2005 and 2012.
Rebecca Šramková is a Slovak professional tennis player who has won 10 singles titles on the ITF Women's World Tennis Tour so far. She is best known for winning the 2016 Open de Biarritz, where she won against Martina Trevisan in the final.
Kristína Schmiedlová is a Slovak retired tennis player who won two singles titles on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Circuit before announcing her retirement at the age of 21. Kristína Schmiedlová is also known as the younger sister of Anna Karolína Schmiedlová.
Lucia Duris Nicholsonova is a Slovak politician and former journalist. In 2019, Ďuriš Nicholsonová started serving as a Member of the European Parliament after having served as the Deputy speaker of National Council from 2016 to 2019. Lucia Duris Nicholsonova also served as the State secretary of Ministry of labour from 2010 to 2012.
Slovak skater Olga Bestandigova is known for her 9 senior international medals, pairing up with her brother and fellow skater Jozef Beständig. The brother-sister duo also competed in the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics. She also briefly competed for Turkey with her boyfriend, German-Turkish skater İlhan Mansız.
Danka Bartekova is a Slovak skeet shooter who won the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. A nine-time European champion, Bartekova has also won seven bronze medals and two silver medals at the World Championships. In 2022, Danka Bartekova was chosen to serve as a member of the IOC for the next eight years.
Martina Moravcová is a Slovak former professional swimmer best known for winning two silver medals at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Moravcová won numerous gold medals at the FINA World Swimming Championships and the European Short Course Swimming Championships before pursuing a coaching career. In 2014, she helped 700 children achieve their goals by coaching in a Slovak Swimming Camp.