Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Los Angeles, California, USA
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.
Model, Actress, TV Host, Occasional Singer, Artist, Fashion Designer, Businesswoman
- Father – Günther Klum (Cosmetics company executive)
- Mother – Erna (Hairdresser)
- Siblings – Michael Klum (Brother)
These were her managing companies when she was active in modeling
- IMG London
- IMG Paris
- D Management Group
- Model Management – Hamburg
5 ft 9½ in or 177 cm
62 kg or 137 pounds
Heidi Klum married
- Ric Pipino (1997-2002) – German Model Heidi Klum married hair stylist Ric Pipino in an upstate New York ceremony. Their marital relationship went from September, 1997 to November, 2002.
- 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. 4 May, 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.
Heidi Klum dated
- 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”.
- 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 till November, 2003. They split as Briatore kissed jewellery heiress Fiona Swarovski. At that time, Klum was also pregnant with Flavio’s child.
- Seal (2004-2005) – Heidi and Klum dated Musician Seal from February, 2004 to May, 2005. Later in 2005, Seal proposed Klum by flying her to a remote glacier in British Columbia. She landed there from helicopter and then, followed a trail of rose-petals to a specially built igloo, where a guitar, a bear skin rug and a bottle of champagne were kept. Seal sang a song for Heidi Klum and she accepted his proposal.
- 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.
Race / Ethnicity
Her natural hair color is “Brown”. Though, she likes to dye them “blonde.”
- Great height
- Curvaceous figure
37-27-37 in or 94-69-94 cm
As a model, she used to wear dress size 4 (US) or 34 (EU). But, now it is 8 (US).
9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 6 (UK)
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 ‘Amerige’ fragrance, Got Milk?, Guitar Hero World Tour, H&M, Haribo & Katjes Yogurt Gums, INC, Jordache, Kathleen Madden, Lancaster, LG ‘0Rumors 2’ Mobile, Liz Claiborne, McDonald’s, Newport News, Nike, Nine West, Otto, Peek & Cloppenburg, Rosner jeans, Swarzkopf, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, Volkswagen, XBOX 360 ‘Guitar Heroes’ VideoGame, Zeki Triko swimwear
Best Known For
Being a Victoria’s Secret angel, and gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated issue.
She is also known for hosting and judging the reality TV series Project Runway since 2004 and Germany’s Next Topmodel since 2006.
On November 17, 2006, German Model Heidi Klum released her debut single Wonderland written for a series of advertisements for the German retailer “Douglas”. It is a pop song of length 3:43.
1998 American film 54 (also known as Studio 54) for her role as VIP Patron. It wasn’t her film in lead role. Thus, in 2001, Heidi acted in a comedy film Blow Dry for her role as Jasmine.
First TV Show
Heidi Klum first appeared on Late Show with David Letterman on 30 June, 1997, which is a talk show of 60 minutes. It was just an appearance in a single episode. So, her first TV Show as multiple appearances was Spin City . Spin City was American sitcom in which she appeared in 7 episodes as herself from 1998-199.
David Kirsch. The following is a pic of Heidi with David during an intensive workout session. She gave more attention to her body shape and diet after her pregnancy.
Heidi Klum Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Her mother’s Sauerkraut Soup, McDonalds
- Favorite Drink – Coke
- Favorite Designers – Thomas Wilde, Roberto Cavalli, Michael Kors, Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta and Galliano
- Favorite Subjects in High School – Mathematics and Drawing
- Favorite Color – Green
- Favorite Clothing Chain – The BabyGap
- Favorite Song of Seal (Her Previous Husband) – Album September Commitment’s song “Silence”
- Favorite Politician – Michelle Obama
- Favorite Reality Show Host (Other than Herself) – Tom Bergeron
Heidi Klum Facts
- Heidi Klum’s hobbies are skiing, cooking, painting, shopping at flea markets and auctions.
- Heidi Klum is an avid painter also.
- Heidi spends time at “Children’s Hospital Los Angeles” visiting patients.
- When Heidi was with Victoria’s Secret, a bra was named after her name i.e “The Body”.
- Her wedding dress was designed by Vera Wang.
- She is the daughter of a hairdresser and cosmetics company executive.
- One of Heidi’s friend convinced her to participate in a Modeling contest called “Model 92” occurred in 1992. Fortunately, she won that show beating 25,000 contestants. As a result, she got a modeling contract of US$300,000 by Metropolitan Models New York.
- Heidi has her own line of clothing, swimwear and beauty products.
- She has insured her legs for 2 million dollars.
- Her last name is pronounced as Kloom.
- Heidi was widely known after her first appearance on the cover of magazine “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” in 1998.
- Heidi Klum’s official website is www.heidiklum.de.
- Connect with Heidi Klum on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.