Who’s Who famous American/Hungarians
World Press 1983
Distinguished Medal of Honor: Cancer Society
Reader Digest Award, Best Article
Florida House of Representatives Award Bill
Florida Senate Citation Award, John Vogt
Republican Woman’s Award, Florida
Honorary Key to Florida/Achievement Award
State of Florida School Board/Award
New Hope Centers/the Society for Brain
Heart Ball Chairman
Choreographer: Miss Teenage of America
Based in Los Angeles/Florida, Eva Kovacs is a writer
and former magazine publisher.
Eva was born in Balatonkenese, Hungary. She began her career as
a child when she was chosen from the top 500 ballet students to be
trained at the renowned Budapest ballet Opera House for the
coveted Prima Ballerina. In 1956, she escaped with her family
during the Hungarian revolution and immigrated to America
She received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Ballet, and
danced under the direction of the famous JoAnna, Alicia
Markova and Maestro Karoly Zsedenyi in Swan Lake, Coppelia ,
Giselle and Les Sylphides among others. Shortly thereafter,
represented the state of Florida in more beauty contest than any
other young lady in the history of the state. In 1964, she was
contracted in a Canadian movie for the lead in the CBC production,
The Other Side of Love, producer, Leo Ornstein.
Eva was a fashion model for Dior, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta,
Valentino, Halston and Cardinali. She was featured in fashion
layouts and covers for Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, WWD,
Space Coast, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Town & Country.
In 1972, she co-stared with Ray Danton in the movie
Apache Blood, under the direction of Tom Quillen of
Hollywood. Upon completion of the film, she was signed
for several key appearances on the New Dick Van Dyke
Show. Eva developed a line of audio cassettes entitled
Celebrity Secrets on Health and Beauty and
administered designs for Dynasty.
After years of working in the film and beauty industry, she became
the owner of Eva Kovacs Academy & Agency in Naples,
Clearwater, Indialantic and Vero Beach, Florida.
Publisher of Emporium the social/society Magazine in Naples,
Florida, she co-wrote, Zizi A Christmas Story in Los Angeles
with Louis Garfinkle, (Writer of THE DEER HUNTER, ) winner;
of five Oscars, including one for Best Picture of 1978.) She also
authored The Eva Kovacs Story, optioned by Interscope
Communications Inc., 1988 for television, sponsored by General
Foodsas it's sponser. Aauthored MIRACLE IN VIENNA and ;
screenplay, optioned by Faulkner Production of Montreal 2007.
Eva holds a degree in philosophy and graduate of Royal
Academy of Ballet--- fluent in English, Hungarian, and somewhat German and Russian.