Heidi Klum is a German model, television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, singer, television producer, author and actress. She appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and in 1999 was the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Following a successful modeling career, Klum became the host and a judge of Germany’s Next Topmodel and the reality show Project Runway which earned her an Emmy nomination in 2008 and a win in 2013 for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program, Klum has been nominated for six Emmy Awards.

Birth Name

Heidi Klum

Nickname

Heidi Klum, The Body, Heidi Samuel

Profession

Model, Television Personality, Fashion Designer, Actress, Businesswoman

Nationality

German

She also holds American citizenship.

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Heidi Klum was born on 1 June 1973, in Bergisch-Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Age

She’s currently 46 years old.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

Her ancestry is German.

Education

Heidi Klum won “Model 92” modeling contest and immediately signed with a modeling agency called Metropolitan Models New York. But, she completed her education first and after graduating, she opted for modeling. Heidi Klum didn’t go any modeling school.

Family Details

  • Father – Günther Klum (Cosmetics company executive)
  • Mother – Erna (Hairdresser)
  • Siblings – Michael Klum (Brother)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Heidi Klum dated –

  • Ric Pipino (1997-2002) – German Model Heidi Klum married hairstylist Ric Pipino in an upstate New York ceremony. Their marital relationship went from September 1997 to November 2002.
  • Jay Kay (2002) – Heidi was rumored to be with Jamiroquai (British acid jazz band formed in 1992) lead singer Jason Kay or Jay Kay. They both met on the set of the band’s music video for “Love Foolosophy”.
  • Seal (2005-2012) – Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel or simply Seal married Heidi Klum in May 2005 in in a low-key ceremony in Costa Careyes, Mexico. At that time, Klum was pregnant with Flavio’s child, named as Leni Samuel (b. May 4, 2004). Later, the couple had 3 biological children – Henry Samuel (Son), Johan Samuel (Son), Lou Samuel (Daughter). Seal and Heidi were divorced in January 2012.
  • Anthony Kiedis (2002) – Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony was with supermodel Heidi for about 2 months from November 2002 to December 2002. They came closer as a result of Klum’s split from her husband Ric Pipino.
  • Flavio Briatore (2003) – Italian businessman Briatore (23 years older than Klum) and then supermodel Heidi were together from March 2003 until November 2003. They split as Briatore kissed jewelry heiress Fiona Swarovski. At that time, Klum was also pregnant with Flavio’s child.
  • Martin Kirsten (2012-2014) – Heidi started dating her bodyguard, Martin Kirsten in August 2012. Martin, a South African continued dating her until January 2014.
  • Vito Schnabel (2014-Present) – Since February 2014, the German model is dating a much younger New York-based independent curator and art dealer, Vito Schnabel.
  • Nick Cannon (2015) – In June 2015, Klum had an encounter with rapper and actor Nick Cannon.

  • Tom Kaulitz (2018-Present) – In March 2018, singer Tom Kaulitz and Heidi Klum made their relationship public by attending a high-profile party hosted by jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz in West Hollywood as a couple. The duo was then seen out on a romantic vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in April 2018. She revealed her engagement with Tom on December 24, 2018.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 9.5 inches
  • In centimeters – 177 cm
  • In meters – 1.77 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 37-27-36
  • Bust – 37 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being Victoria’s Secret Angel from from 1999 until 2010. Her appearance on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on February 20, 1998.

Modeling Debut

Klum participated in a national modeling contest called “Model 92” at the age of 18 years old. She won the contest that offered her a modeling contract worth US$300,000 by Thomas Zeumer, CEO of Metropolitan Models New York. From there, her modeling career started, and she hasn’t turned her back since then. She moved to New York in 1993 to pursue a career in modeling and soon after, she gained attention by appearing on the cover of Mirabella magazine.

Film Debut

Heidi Klum earned her first acting credits as a VIP Patron in the 1998 American drama film ’54’. She landed her first leading role as Jasmine in the 2001 comedy film ‘Blow Dry’.

Television Debut

Klum made her acting debut in a television series in 1998 with the American sitcom Spin City, in which she appeared in a total of seven episodes from 1998 to 1999. Before that, she made a guest appearance as herself on a talk show called  Late Show with David Letterman on June 30, 1997.

Album Debut

She released her first single ‘Wonderland’ on 17 November 2006, written as television advertisements for the German retailer Douglas. It peaked at No.13 on the German singles chart.

Brand Endorsements

Klum has done endorsement works for several brands including Abercrombie and Fitch, Accessorize, American Express, Ann Taylor, Astor, Birkenstock, Bonnie Bell, Braun, Caress, Comma, Company by Ellen Tracy, Dannon Light & Fit, Diet Coke, Douglas, Ellen Tracy, Finesse, Fontanis, Gerry Weber, Givenchy ‘Amarige’ fragrance, Got Milk?, Guitar Hero World Tour, H&M, Haribo & Katjes Yogurt Gums, INC, Nike, Nine West, Otto, Peek & Cloppenburg, Rosner jeans, Schwarzkopf, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, Volkswagen, XBOX 360 ‘Guitar Heroes’ VideoGame, and  Zeki Triko swimwear.

Awards & Nominations

Year Ceremony Category Work Result
2005 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Project Runway Nominated
2006 Nominated
2007 Nominated
German Television Awards Best Entertainment Program/Best Host in an Entertainment Program Germany’s Next Topmodel Nominated
2008 Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Award Best Host or Performer of a Game, Reality, or Competition Show Project Runway Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Personality Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2009 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2010 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2011 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2012 Nominated
2013 Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Won
2014 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2015 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2016 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated
2017 Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominated
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Nominated

Heidi Klum Favorites

  • Favorite Food –  McDonald’s
  • Favorite Drink – Coke
  • Favorite Designers – Thomas Wilde, Roberto Cavalli, Michael Kors, Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta and Galliano
  • Favorite Color – Green
  • Favorite Reality Show Host – Tom Bergeron

Heidi Klum Net worth

Heidi Klum has a net worth of $95 million dollars with an estimated annual earnings of $20 million dollars. In 2008, she earned $3.8 million as a model/spokesperson for Victoria’s Secret.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Heidi Klum

  • In 2001, People Magazine named her as one of the ’50 Most Beautiful People’.
  • Klum served as the spokesmodel of Victoria’s Secret as well as hosted the 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows.
  • Heidi has appeared on the covers of Vogue magazines (several editions), Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, Glamour and Russian Harper’s Bazaar magazines, among others.
  • She was ranked at No. 25 on FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” list.
  • In 2013, Klum, along with her co-host Tim Gunn won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for her work as a host and judge on Germany’s Next Topmodel.
  • Klum has her own line of clothing, swimwear, fragrances, and beauty products.
  • She is also an avid painter. She painted a sculpture called “Dog With Butterflies” to commemorate the role of rescue dogs in the aftermath of 9/11.
  • In 2013, she was ranked at #33 on Maxim list of “Hot 100 of 2008”.
  • She has insured her legs for two million dollars.
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