The Fabulous Life of Uzbek Leader's Daughter Gulnara Karimova

PHOTO: Gulnara Karimova chairwoman of the Board of Trustees Fund Forum applauds Russian Singer Valeria after her performance at Istiqlol Palace on Oct. 27, 2013 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Swiss authorities said today that Gulnara Karimova, the oldest daughter of Uzbekistan's authoritarian leader, is at the center of a money laundering investigation.

The Harvard educated blonde has cemented herself as a jetsetter, appearing in front of flash bulbs over the years as a fashionista, ambassador, pop star and business woman.

In 2012, under the stage name Googoosha, she released a single with actor Gérard Depardieu.

Karimova, 41, has also enjoyed sharing her adventures on her Twitter and an Instagram account, which was recently locked.

Human Rights Watch has called the country's human rights record "atrocious" and said "torture is endemic in the criminal justice system" in Uzbekistan.

Here's a look at some photos of the fabulous life a woman who has been speculated to be a future successor to her father's regime.

PHOTO: Claudia Schiffer and Gulnora Karimova attend the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2009 dinner at the Hotel du Cap during the 62nd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2009 in Antibes, France.
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PHOTO: Claudia Schiffer and Gulnora Karimova attend the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2009 dinner at the Hotel du Cap during the 62nd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2009 in Antibes, France.

PHOTO: H.E. Dr Gulnara Karimova, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees Fund Forum attends a benefit gala dinner in support of women diagnosed with breast cancer feat during Style.Uz Art Week 2013 on Oct. 23, 2013 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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PHOTO: H.E. Dr Gulnara Karimova, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees Fund Forum attends a benefit gala dinner in support of women diagnosed with breast cancer feat during Style.Uz Art Week 2013 on Oct. 23, 2013 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

PHOTO: H.E.Dr. Gulnara Karimova Chairwoman of the Fund Forum Board of Trustees attends a press conference during Style.Uz Art Week at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 22, 2013 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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PHOTO: H.E.Dr. Gulnara Karimova Chairwoman of the Fund Forum Board of Trustees attends a press conference during Style.Uz Art Week at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 22, 2013 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

PHOTO: Painter Akmal Nur and Gulnara Karimova, Chairwoman of the Fund Forum Board of Trustees visit the exhibition during the Style.Uz Art Week 2012 opening ceremony on at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 4, 2012 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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PHOTO: Painter Akmal Nur and Gulnara Karimova, Chairwoman of the Fund Forum Board of Trustees visit the exhibition during the Style.Uz Art Week 2012 opening ceremony on at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 4, 2012 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

PHOTO: H.E.Dr Gulnara Karimova chairwoman of the Board of trustees fund forum attends the General Defile By Dom Stilya at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 9, 2012 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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PHOTO: H.E.Dr Gulnara Karimova chairwoman of the Board of trustees fund forum attends the General Defile By Dom Stilya at The Youth Art Palace on Oct. 9, 2012 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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