Heidi Klum Biography: Husband, Age, Children, Movies, Height, Family, TV Shows

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Heidi Klum Kaulitz (born June 1, 1973), known for her versatile talents as a German-American model, television host, producer, and businesswoman, gained prominence when she graced the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998.

Notably, she was the first German model to attain the prestigious title of Victoria’s Secret Angel. Throughout her illustrious career, Heidi Klum, also recognized as Heidi Klum Kaulitz, has demonstrated remarkable proficiency in various domains.

From her early strides in modeling to her successful ventures in television hosting and entrepreneurship, Heidi Klum has consistently showcased her diverse skill set and unwavering commitment. 

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Full Name: shokoya
Stage Name: shokoya
Born: 1 June 1973 (age 50 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos
State Of Origin: Ogun
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Integrierte Gesamtschule Paffrath
Height: N/A
Parents: Günther Klum, Erna Klum
Siblings: Michael Klum
Spouse: Tom Kaulitz (m. 2019), Seal (m. 2005–2014), Ric Pipino (m. 1997–2002)
Boyfriend • Partner: Nick Cannon (2015), Vito Schnabel (2014-2017), Martin Kirsten (2012-2014), Jay Kay (2003), Flavio Briatore (2002), Anthony Kiedis (2002)
Children: Leni Olumi Klum, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $160 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Heidi Klum, the internationally recognized German-American model and television personality, was born on June 1, 1973. Her birthplace was Bergisch Gladbach, a quaint town near Cologne in West Germany. 

Heidi Klum was fortunate to have been nurtured by her loving parents, Günther Klum and Erna Klum. Alongside her upbringing was her brother, Michael Klum, with whom she shared many childhood memories. 

To receive her education, Heidi joined the Integrierte Gesamtschule Paffrath in Bergisch Gladbach, where she completed high school.


Heidi Klum embarked on her modeling journey in Germany at 18, where she clinched victory in a national model competition. This achievement propelled her into the global spotlight, particularly after gracing the revered Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover in 1998.

Her rise to fame surged further as she ascended to the coveted status of a Victoria’s Secret Angel, a role she embodied for an impressive 13-year tenure. In this capacity, Klum mesmerized audiences worldwide by appearing in the brand’s iconic catwalk shows and captivating advertising campaigns.

Beyond her Victoria’s Secret reign, Heidi Klum‘s runway presence extended to renowned fashion houses such as Dior and Versace, solidifying her stature as a prominent figure in the fashion realm.

Transitioning seamlessly into television, Heidi Klum assumed the roles of host and judge on acclaimed reality series like Project Runway and Germany’s Next Topmodel. Additionally, she has lent her expertise as a judge on America’s Got Talent since 2013.

Awards & Nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Win: 2013 – Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Project Runway)
  • 2008, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 – Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Project Runway)
  • 2017, 2018 – Outstanding Reality-Competition Program (Project Runway)

Gold Derby TV Awards

  • 2011, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 – Reality Host (Project Runway, Making the Cut)
  • 2019 – Reality Host of the Decade (Project Runway)

Other Awards

  • Peabody Award: 2008 – Project Runway (first-ever reality show to receive the award)
  • Crystal Cross Award: 2014 – American Red Cross (for charity work, particularly after Hurricane Sandy)
  • Deutscher Fernsehpreis: Nomination – Best Entertainment Show (Germany’s TV award)
  • Teen Choice Award: Nomination – Choice TV: Personality

Social Media

  • Instagram: @heidiklum
  • Twitter: @heidiklum

Personal Life

Heidi Klum, at the age of 50, has had several significant relationships throughout her life. Her first marriage was to stylist Ric Pipino, which lasted five years until their divorce in 2002. 

Subsequently, she entered into a relationship with Flavio Briatore before finding love with singer SealKlum and Seal married in 2005 and welcomed three children: Leni Olumi KlumJohan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, and Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel.

Their marriage, characterized by annual vow renewals, ended in separation in 2012 and finalized in divorce in 2014. Heidi Klum then found happiness with German guitarist Tom Kaulitz, whom she married in 2019, and they have remained happily together since.

Heidi Klum has been romantically linked to individuals like Vito SchnabelMartin KirstenJay KayFlavio Briatore, and Anthony Kiedis. Additionally, she had an encounter with Nick Cannon in 2015.

Net Worth

Heidi Klum, a multi-talented individual, is widely recognized as a German-American model, television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, singer, and actress. With her diverse skills and talents, Heidi has accumulated an estimated net worth of $160 million.

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