Heidi Klum Height, Age, Family, Bio, Husband, Kids, Net Worth, Facts

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum is a famous German model, television personality, actress, and businesswoman. Her breakthrough in modeling came when she became the cover girl of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and for her work with Victoria’s Secret as an “Angel”. She earned further notoriety after becoming the host and judge on reality shows ‘Project Runway’ and ‘Germany’s Next Top Model’ and as a judge on ‘America’s Got Talent’. So, who is Heidi Klum? Here’s everything we know about the model.

Heidi Klum Biography

Heidi Klum was born on the 1st of June 1973, in Bergisch-Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She’s currently 51 years old.

Birth NameHeidi Klum
NicknameThe Body, Heidi Samuel
Date of BirthJune 1, 1973
Place of BirthBergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Age51 years old
Sun SignGemini
ProfessionModel, Television Personality, Fashion Designer, Actress, Businesswoman
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Family and Education

Heidi Klum is the daughter of Erna, a hairdresser, and Günther Klum, a cosmetics company executive. She has a brother named Michael Klum.

She completed high school before foraying into modeling.

Heidi Klum Love Life

Heidi Klum married stylist Ric Pipino from 1997 until 2002 and musician Seal from 2005 to 2012. She has a daughter, Leni Olumi Klum, born May 4, 2004, from a relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Flavio Briatore, and three children, son, Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, born September 12, 2005, son, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, born November 22, 2006, and a daughter, Lou Sulola Samuel, born October 9, 2009.

She dated her bodyguard, Martin Kirsten from 2012 to 2014 and had brief relationships with the German model, Vito Schnabel, and rapper and actor Nick Cannon.

In March 2018, it was reported that Klum was dating Tokio Hotel guitarist Tom Kaulitz. They made their first public appearance as a couple in May of that year, confirming their relationship status, at a high-profile party hosted by jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz in West Hollywood. They got engaged on 24 December 2018 and married in February 2019. Following their marriage, the couple threw a grand wedding party in August 2019, which was held on the yacht Christina O in Italy.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 9.5 inches
Centimeters – 177 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
WeightKilograms – 62 kg
Pounds – 137 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements37-27-36
Body ShapeHourglass
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown
Shoe Size9 (US) / 6.5 (UK)
Dress Size8 (US)
Distinctive Features Curvy Body
Tall Frame

Professional Statistics

Modeling Debut

Klum participated in a national modeling contest called “Model 92” at age 18. She won the contest and earned a modeling contract worth US$300,000 from Thomas Zeumer, CEO of Metropolitan Models New York. Her modeling career took off from there, and she hasn’t looked back since then. She moved to New York in 1993 to pursue a career in modeling and soon after, she gained attention by appearing on the cover of Mirabella magazine.

Film Debut

Heidi Klum earned her first acting credits as a VIP Patron in the 1998 American drama film ’54’. She landed her first leading role as Jasmine in the 2001 comedy film ‘Blow Dry’.

Television Debut

Klum made her acting debut in a television series in 1998 with the American sitcom Spin City, in which she appeared in a total of seven episodes from 1998 to 1999.

Before that, she made a guest appearance as herself on a talk show called  Late Show with David Letterman on June 30, 1997.

Album Debut

She released her first single ‘Wonderland’ on 17 November 2006, written as television advertisements for the German retailer Douglas. It peaked at No.13 on the German singles chart.

Famous For

Being Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 until 2010.

Her appearance on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on February 20, 1998.

Her work in television and films.

Brand Endorsements

Klum has done endorsement works for several brands including Abercrombie and Fitch, Accessorize, American Express, Ann Taylor, Astor, Birkenstock, Bonnie Bell, Braun, Caress, Comma, Company by Ellen Tracy, Dannon Light & Fit, Diet Coke, Douglas, Ellen Tracy, Finesse, Fontanis, Gerry Weber, Givenchy ‘Amarige’ fragrance, Got Milk?, Guitar Hero World Tour, H&M, Haribo & Katjes Yogurt Gums, INC, Nike, Nine West, Otto, Peek & Cloppenburg, Rosner jeans, Schwarzkopf, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, Volkswagen, XBOX 360 ‘Guitar Heroes’ VideoGame, and  Zeki Triko swimwear.

Heidi Klum Favorite Things

  • Food –  McDonald’s
  • Drink – Coke
  • Designers – Thomas Wilde, Roberto Cavalli, Michael Kors, Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta and Galliano
  • Color – Green
  • Reality Show Host – Tom Bergeron

Heidi Klum Net Worth

As of 2024, Heidi Klum has a net worth of $160 million dollars with estimated annual earnings of $19 million dollars. In 2008, she earned $3.8 million as a model/spokesperson for Victoria’s Secret.

Social Media Profiles

Klum is very active on social media with a huge fan following, including 5.6 million followers on Facebook, 12 million followers on Instagram, and 5 million followers on Twitter.

Heidi Klum Facts

In 2001, People Magazine named her as one of the ’50 Most Beautiful People’.

Klum served as the spokesmodel of Victoria’s Secret as well as hosted the 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows.

Heidi has appeared on the covers of Vogue magazines (several editions), Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, Glamour, and Russian Harper’s Bazaar magazines, among others.

She was ranked at No. 25 on FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” list.

In 2013, Klum and her co-host Tim Gunn won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for their work as hosts and judges on Germany’s Next Topmodel.

Klum has her own lines of clothing, swimwear, fragrances, and beauty products.

She is also an avid painter. She painted a sculpture called “Dog With Butterflies” to commemorate the role of rescue dogs in the aftermath of 9/11.

In 2013, she was ranked #33 on Maxim’s “Hot 100 of 2008” list.

She has insured her legs for two million dollars.

In 2020, she participated in and executive produced the reality show Making the Cut alongside other judges Naomi Campbell, Nicole Richie, Chiara Ferragni, and Carine Roitfeld. She won the Best Fashion TV Series for the show.

She has been a judge on different versions of America’s Got Talent since 2013.