|birth date||June 01, 1973 (49 years old)|
|Born in||Bergisch Gladbach, Germany|
|nationality||German + USA|
|Marital status||married to Tom Kaulitz (since 2019)|
|Profession||Model, presenter, entrepreneur|
|Children||4 (Helene, Henry, Lou, Johan)|
How rich is Heidi Klum?
Heidi Klum has rightly earned the title of “the German supermodel”. Alongside Claudia Schiffer, she is the most famous model from Germany. In the meantime, however, she earns her money through clever self-marketing. Heidi Klum’s estimated net worth is 130 million euros . According to the American magazine Forbes, her earnings are increasing every year. While she earned around 5.8 million euros in 2006, it was around 15 million euros in 2011. In 2020, Heidi Klum will earn around 18 million euros. In August 2019, the model married for the third time in her life. She gave the “YES” word to Tokio Hotel Star Tom Kaulitz on the island of Capri.
Heidi Klum was born on June 1, 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. Her career began in 1992 on the Gottschalk Late Night show. As the name suggests, the show was moderated by Thomas Gottschalk. The Model ’92 competition was held on this television show. The then 19-year-old student was the winner among 25,000 applicants. The prize was a 3-year contract as a model. Her career breakthrough came in 1998 with her on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
A fortune with Victoria’s Secret, Vogue, Elle
Klum began modeling for lingerie company Victoria’s Secret in 1998 . She has graced many covers and pages of Vogue and Elle magazines. She has adorned almost every cover of fashion magazines worldwide. The large company Victoria’s Secret brings out a new diamond bra every year, which Heidi was often allowed to present on the catwalk. She became an internationally sought-after model and advertising face and already earned a fortune.
Self -promotion increased and brought more and more merit. She’s featured in ad campaigns for major companies like McDonald’s, American Express, Diet Coke, Volkswagen, Ann Taylor, Siemens, Braun, Target, Express, Nike, H&M, Dannon, Thomas Wylde and many more. She appeared on television not only during commercial breaks, but also in films and series. Heidi Klum has guest-starred on Malcolm in the Middle, Chaos City, How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives, Sex and the City. She has also appeared in The Devil Wears Prada, Perfect Stranger, Blow Dry, Ella Enchanted. She lent her voice to the character Heidi in the film The Little Red Riding Hood Ultimatum.
High fees for Germany’s next top model
The model casting show “Germany’s Next Topmodel” has been moderated by Heidi since 2006. In January 2020, the 15th season of the successful show started. In all seasons, Klum acted as moderator and jury member. The jury consists of 2 other members in addition to her. In the different seasons, the only constant in the jury is Heidi Klum. The other members are changed, with Thomas Hayo standing by their side since 2011. Other past jury members have included: Bruce Darnell , Peyman Armin, Rolf Schneider, Boris Entrup, Armin Morbach, Kristian Schuller, Qualid “Q” Ladraa, Thomas Rath, Enrique Badulescu and Wolfgang Joop. In the 11th season 2016, the former Adidas head of design Michael Michalsky is on the jury alongside Heidi and Thomas Hayo. The two also accompany Heidi Klum in 2017 and 2018 on the jury. For her work at GNTM, Heidi Klum receives a proud fee of 10 million euros, which is largely responsible for the large fortune.
Heidi Klum in private
In 1997, the German married star hairdresser Ric Pipino, who was 14 years her senior. They lived together in New York, but 6 years later they were divorced. From the ensuing relationship with Flavio Briatore, she gave birth to a daughter in 2004. However, Briatore denies paternity and the relationship was short-lived. In 2005 he married singer Seal Samuel. From this marriage followed two sons and then a daughter.
In 2008 she took on German citizenship as well as US citizenship. In 2009, she applied for a name change to Heidi Samuel – to match her husband’s surname. In 2012, she reverted to the surname Klum after the couple split. In 2012 they divorced. From early 2014 to September 2017, Heidi was in a relationship with Vito Schnabel , 13 years her junior , an influential art dealer, also very wealthy.