Biography of a model. Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum is one of the top-earning international models. She combines a lively nature with European beauty. She is famous not only for being a model but also as a TV host and has huge numbers of fans all around the world.
Heidi was born June 1, 1973 in Germany, Bergisch Gladbach (near Cologne). Her mother was a hairdresser and her father a cosmetics company executive. Heidi enrolled in a modelling contest “Model 92” and won. This victory brought her a contract with metropolitan Models New York.
Since 2002 Klum was one of the lucky models starring on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which was the fulfilment of her biggest dream, as she said herself. She even hosted the 2002, 2006, 2007 and 2009 Shows. In 2010 she left the show. Heidi appeared on the covers of many fashion magazines, like Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire… Now she is hosting “Project Runway”, where fashion designers compete for the opportunity to present their fashion line at “New York Fashion Week”. The show became very popular and Heidi also hosts another show in Germany “Germany’s Next Topmodel”.
Heidi became Barbie’s official ambassador in 2009!
Her personal life has experienced several ups and downs. After her marriage in 1997 to a stylist Ric Pipino and their divorce in 2002, Heidi began a relationship with the managing director of “Formula One”, Flavio Briatore. A year later she gave birth to a daughter Helene. While still being pregnant she started dating the singer Seal and they became engaged in 2004. They have three children together but, unfortunately, the couple filed for divorce in April 2012.
No matter what Heidi’s personal life will look like in the future, her lively manner of presenting herself will help her to remain popular and admired. She is not a high and mighty model, like some others around her. She remains down to earth and sweet. We wish her a happy professional and personal life in the future!