She has also been a part owner of a modeling agency. 
Cole was named Penthouse Pet of the Month in March 2000. Within a year, she had appeared on the covers of dozens of men's magazines .  She was offered the position of Penthouse Pet of the Year , but had to decline because she was unable to obtain a US work visa.
In May 2001 Cole was invited to participate as a surprise guest at the season finale of season 1 of Big Brother in Norway.  She was invited because one of the male housemates had proclaimed Cole was his dream woman after seeing pictures of her, which had been posted on the walls in the house by the female housemates to cheer up another male housemate.  The producers of the TV show hints of Cole's surprise appearance when they, to the male housemates despair, secretly removes the best picture of Cole, and 2 weeks before the season finale, proclaims that all will be revealed.  During the season, two of the male housemates name in Cole's honor a pizza recipe after her. 
Between February and April 2005 Cole was in the Philippines shooting a local action movie, playing the lead female role of Karen. The working title was "Rumble boyz", but was changed to "Rumble boy" upon release in April 2007.
In March 2005 Cole was the spokesmodel in a campaign to promote a new instant coffee product for the Slovak company Baliarne obchodu a.s. Poprad.,  being featured on billboards all around Slovakia. One of the billboards, displaying a scantily clad Cole with the slogan "For your enjoyment", was later convicted of breaching the standards of decency and morality by the Council for Advertising in Slovakia. 
In November 2006 the Slovak-based computer game developer Cypron Studios announced Cole had signed an exclusive contract to be the official face of their game GODS: Land of Infinity .  A special edition of the game was subsequently released in July 2007, featuring Cole as the lead heroine Vivien. 
Cole claims in interviews from early in her career of being bisexual , but in an interview in 2010 she withdraws this, stating "To tell you the truth, I'm not bisexual. It was the marketing strategy regarding my pictures in the past."