Heidi Klum – the success story of the top modelHeidi Klum – the success story of the top model

Heidi Klum (English Heidi Klum) – world-famous television presenter and model, one of the “angels” of the brand Victoria Secret. As a model Heidi Klum became famous in 18 years, from that moment glory and success do not leave the celebrity. Beauty can boast of many achievements – she has her own brand, one of the varieties of roses bears her name, Vogue magazine devoted one of the issues to Heidi. Also, the celebrity image can be seen on the collection stamps of 2002. But how did the girl achieve such popularity?

  • Real name: Heidi Klum
  • Date of birth: 06/01/1973
  • Gemini
  • Height: 176 centimeters
  • Weight: 54 kilograms
  • Waist and hips: 61 and 85.5 centimeters
  • Shoe size: 40 (EUR)
  • Color of eyes and hair: Brown, light.



Heidi Klum is a native of West Germany. The girl from the youngest age was interested in the fashion world: her father was a popular cosmetic brand, and her mother was a professional stylist. Back in school, the girl chose a model world for herself. The opportunity to show herself as a top model introduced herself to her at 18 years old – then the girl won the “Model 1992” contest, surpassing over twenty five thousand professional models.

Thanks to this, the girl began to work in a well-known modeling agency and was able to participate in the “Late-Night-Show”. After spending a couple of months in a tense rhythm, the beginning model takes the bold decision to quit college and go to the United States.

The heyday of a career

In the United States, the Heidi Klum model cases went up: after the publication in 1998 of the appearance of a beginner model on the cover of the popular “Sports Illustrated” in a swimsuit, her life changed forever. Immediately the newly-celebrated celebrity was offered a contract by the legendary company “Victoria Secret’s”. Also the beginning model began to appear on the covers of the editions of “Vogue” and “Elle”.

Since 2005, our heroine has begun to advertise the McDonald’s network. After this clip, proposals were sent to her to advertise and other eminent companies. In the list of companies with which the Heidi Klum model cooperated, you can find such famous brands and products as Taft, Douglas and Volkswagen Tiguan. The star also uses its popularity to popularize its own brand, which produces clothing, perfumes, sweets and accessories.


Soon the books of the star “Klum’s Body of Knowledge: 8 Rules of Model Behavior” began to flaunt on the book shelves, and also named the Heidi Klum Rose rose. Vogue has a whole issue dedicated to this talented woman (released in June 2005).

In 2008, the celebrity entered the TOP of the richest models, and in 2011 received the deserved 39th place in the rating of the most influential women.

In the role of an actress and TV host

Heidi is also known for his numerous appearances on TV screens and movies. Over the shoulders of the celebrity participated in several series of popular worldwide series “How I Met Your Mother,” “Sex and the City” and “Desperate Housewives.” Also we can see her in the films “English Barber” and “Enchanted Ella”.

The winter of 2004 was marked by the release of the TV show “Project Podium”, where the top model simultaneously evaluated the participants, produced and conducted the program. Our heroine is a permanent member of the jury of the show “Germany’s Next Topmodel”, which goes almost every year.


Personal life

Many people are interested in the question, how many children have Heidi Klum and who is her current boyfriend?

She was married twice, but both of them were unsuccessful. With the first husband, Rick Pipin, the girl lived for 6 years. After the dissolution of marriage in 2002, the model began a relationship with Flavio Briatore. After the fall of next year, the model announced that she was carrying Flavio’s baby, everyone hoped for a wedding and a happy life together for future parents. But the fate of the pair was different – the girl found out about the boyfriend’s betrayal and immediately left him, remaining alone with the unborn child.

After these sad events, fate brings Heidi with Sil, a black singer from the UK. He strongly supported our heroine during the time when the girl was pregnant. In 2004, fans of Klum saw the first-born star – daughter Helen. A year later, in May, Heidi and Seal played a wedding, the same year their common child was born, whom the young ones named Gurney.

A year later, the family was again waiting for the completion – the son of Joan, and in October 2009 a dark-skinned girl, Lou Sulola Samuel, was born. The common children of Klum and Sila made great friends with Helena, and the family lived happily until 2012. But then Klum and Seal were filed for divorce, Klum is raising his children on his own.

In September 2012, the supermodel began to meet with personal bodyguard Martin Christen, but already in January 2014 their relationship ended. At the moment there are many rumors about the personal life of the popular model, but the star refuses to comment on them formass media.

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