Lena Johanna Gercke
Marburg, Hesse, West Germany
Lena attended Liebfrauenschule Cloppenburg (ULF) and finished her abitur (final exam that is conducted at the end of secondary education) in 2007.
Fashion model, TV host
- Father – Uwe Gercke
- Mother – Elvira Gercke
- Siblings – Yana Gercke (Sister)
She also has two paternal half-sisters.
Lena Gercke is signed to these modeling agencies –
- Munich Models
- Option Model Agency – Zurich
- Select Model Management
- Elite Model Management – Milan
- Ice Model Management – Cape Town
- Elite Model Management – Amsterdam
- Muse Management – New York
- Sight Management
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
58 kg or 128 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lena Gercke dated –
- Jay Khan (2007-2009) – From 2007 to 2009, Lena dated British singer Jay Khan. Jay is a US5-boyband member.
- Sami Khedira (2011-2015) – In May 2011, she started dating a German football player, Sami Khedira, who has played for Real Madrid. Sami is 6 ft 2½ inches tall. They decided to split in 2015 due to differences in future plans.
Race / Ethnicity
36-25-35 in or 91.5-63.5-89 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
9.5 (US) or 40 (EU)
Lena Gercke has advertised for lot many brands such as Audi, Basler, Boss Green, Buckle, Burger King, Fredericks of Hollywood, Gant, Geox, Gillette, H&M, Heine, Henry Laurel, Lloyd, Karstadt, Katjes, Mexx, Next, Opel, Oui Set, Peruvian Connection, Sinn Leffers, Super Suite Seventy Seven, Vera Bradley, and Windows Live.
Best Known For
Advertising for various brands and magazine appearances with Sami Khedira on GQ, and others.
First Fashion Show
She first appeared in Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2006 fashion show where she walked the ramp for John Ribbe.
In 2010, she appeared in the German TV movie Deutschland gegen Holland – Das Duell as herself.
First TV Show
From 2006 to 2008, she appeared in the Germany’s Next Topmodel as a contestant. Lena was the winner of its first cycle.
She trains her body and works out. Lena has been photographed exercising several times. Her exercise schedule and diet plan are not known.
Lena Gercke Facts
- Lena hosted the first four cycles of Austria’s Next Topmodel.
- She likes to play chess in her free time. She is a hobby chess player.
- Lena lives in Berlin as well as New York.
- Gercke is the winner of first cycle of Germany’s Next Top Model hosted by Heidi Klum.
- Lena has hosted Das Supertalent, which is the German version of America’s Got Talent.
- In the past, she also won a modeling contract with IMG Models in Paris.
- She has appeared in an advertisement of Microsoft’s Windows Live.
- Gercke is frequently compared to Heidi Klum.
- Lena has also hosted the Puls4 TV show among many.
- She commenced modeling after winning a casting call for Burger King, a fast-food chain on August 14, 2004.