Heidi Klum Biography

Heidi Klum – Heidi Klum is an American and German model, television host, producer, and businesswoman. She was born on June 1, 1973 in both Germany and the United States. She was the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel and appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998. In addition, she was the first model to appear on the cover of that issue.

After having a prosperous career as a model, Klum went on to become the host of Germany’s Next Topmodel and a judge on the reality show Project Runway. For her work on both shows, she was nominated for an Emmy in 2008 and ultimately won the award in 2013 for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (which she shared with co-host Tim Gunn). Klum has been considered for nomination in the category of six Emmy Awards.

Heidi Klum Biography & Personal Details

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Heidi Klum Family, Relationship and Afair

Bergisch Gladbach is a city in West Germany located close to Cologne. That is where Klum was born and reared. She was born to Erna Klum (née Berger), a hairdresser, and Gunther Klum, an executive at a cosmetics firm. Her paternal grandmother was a hairdresser.

Heidi Klum with her Mother
Heidi Klum with her Father

Ric Pipino, a fashion stylist, became Klum’s husband in 1997. In 2002, the couple finalized their divorce.

Heidi Klum with her First Husband (Ric Pipino)

Klum started a relationship with the musician Seal. Klum and Seal tied the knot on May 10, 2005, on a beach in Mexico, following an engagement that took place on a glacier in Whistler, British Columbia, in December of 2004. On October 14, 2014, the divorce between them was finally formalized.

Heidi Klum with her Second Husband (Seal)

In February of 2019, Klum tied the knot in a private ceremony with Kaulitz. The wedding was conducted on the yacht Christina O in Italy in August 2019, and it was attended by the couple’s family and friends.

Heidi Klum with her Currently Husband (Tom Kaulitz)

They are the biological parents of three children: two sons who were born in September 2005 and November 2006, as well as a daughter who was born in May 2004 in New York City.

Heidi Klum with her Older Daughter (Leni Olumi Klum)
Heidi Klum with her younger Sons

Family & Marital Status

Heidi Klum Career

  • In addition to being featured on the cover of Vogue publications in France, Germany, Portugal, and Spain, Klum has also graced the cover of Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, Glamour, and the Russian edition of Harper’s Bazaar.
  • She rose to prominence after being featured on the cover of the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated and for her work as a “Angel” for Victoria’s Secret. Heidi Klum served as the host of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
  • In her career as a model, Klum has appeared in advertising campaigns for companies such as Liz Claiborne and Pringle of Scotland. She has also modeled for the New York jersey designer Kathleen Madden, alongside fellow German supermodels like as Nadja Auermann, Veruschka von Lehndorff, and Tatjana Patitz.
  • Makeup brands Bobbi Brown and Astor, in addition to the Amarige fragrance by Givenchy, are featured in several beauty advertisements.
  • In 2008, Forbes placed Klum in first place based on their estimation of her income, which was 16 million US dollars. Forbes placed her income that year at an estimated $14 million in United States dollars.
  • She is represented by IMG Models, which is based in New York City. In 2008, Klum appeared as a special guest on a commercial for an American Volkswagen brand, in which she was questioned by a black Volkswagen Beetle.
  • Heidilicious, a picture book that was released in October 2009 and was photographed by Rankin, featured Klum as the sole and often naked subject. Klum participated in a web-based video titled “SPIKED HEEL: Supermodels Battle the Forces of Evil” as one of the models featured.

Design and Other Business

  • The German mail-order catalog known as “Otto” sold Klum’s clothing lines, one of which was made specifically for males. She developed swimsuits that were included in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2002, as well as shoes for Birkenstock, jewelry for Mouawad, a clothing line for Jordache, and other accessories.
  • She was one of the designers for the Victoria’s Secret lingerie collection called “The Body.” The brand was named after the moniker that was given to her after she made her first appearance in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
  • Her Mouawad jewelry collection had its debut on the shopping cable network QVC on September 14, 2006, and just 36 minutes later, 14 of the 16 different pieces had been purchased by customers. On April 30, 2008, the debut of Klum’s clothing range for Jordache took place.
  • Because Klum is also an artist, a number of her works have been published in a variety of art periodicals in the United States.
  • She painted a sculpture that she called “Dog with Butterflies” on September 27th, 2002, and on that day she presented it as a memorial to the role that rescue canines played in the aftermath of September 11th.
  • Heidi Klum’s Body of Knowledge was published in 2004, and Heidi Klum co-authored it with Alexandra Postman, editor of Elle magazine. This book includes a biography of Klum as well as advice from her on how to achieve one’s goals and become successful.
  • The song “Wonderland,” which was written by Klum for a series of television commercials for the German shop “Douglas,” was published by the singer for the first time in November of 2006. A donation was made to a children’s charity in her hometown of Bergisch Gladbach with the proceeds from the sale.

Heidi Klum Social Media Accounts

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Heidi Klum Net Worth:

$160 million in 2023$2.5 Million$20 Million

Heidi Klum Cars Collection:

  • Bentley Continental GT
  • Audi R8
  • Cadillac Escalade

Fanmail address:

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