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Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum


Famous as :

Supermodel, actress, fashion designer

Birth Date :

June 01, 1973

Birth Place :

Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany

Spouse :

Ric Pipino (hairstylist, 6-Sep-97 - Nov 2002), Seal (musician, 10-May-05 - 15-Oct-14)

Claim to fame :

Model for Sports Illustrated magazine and Victoria's Secret catalog


Initially wanted to become a dancer, Heidi Klum had just had the intention to start a modeling career when she was barely 18 years old when she and a friend noticed an advertisement in a magazine for "The Face of the Year", Germany. Encouraged by the pal, she submitted photos and surprisingly made it through to the final and won. Signed with German modeling agency Metropolitan, she initiated modeling in Europe for a few years to great success, and then went to the United States only to meet with more success, culminating in her signing by Victoria's Secret. This early success, beyond her expectation, led her to a career peak resulted in her landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue thus cementing her status as one of the world's top models.

Born on June 1, 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Heidi spent her early life living in her hometown with her father Gunther who worked for a cosmetics company and mother, Erna who was a hairdresser. Faced with wider marketing opportunities, the lady subsequently had her own signature lines of sandals, jewelry, and perfume among others before came to the thought of making name in Hollywood professional modeling. Upon working on her career there, Heidi got job on TV while also had several small parts in movies, including a cameo playing Swiss bombshell Ursula Andress in the Peter Sellers biopic "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" (2004). Adding more duty, she next worked as host for Project Runway reality show on the U.S. cable television channel Bravo in December 2004, only to strengthen her status of a professional model and most of all as a high qualified TV personality.

Latest News

Heidi Klum's Racy Sharper Image Ads Revised After Banned From Las Vegas Airport

December 22, 2014 07:54:19 GMT

's photos for Sharper Image are revised after they were banned from Las Vegas airport. According to the Associated Press, the toned-down photos will appear in electronics and gift products ads in McCarran International Airport.

Heidi Klum Goes Topless for Her New Lingerie Line

December 04, 2014 08:24:47 GMT

is releasing her own lingerie line named Heidi Klum Intimates. In some leaked campaign pictures obtained by Mail Online, the 41-year-old model oozes her sexiness by wearing only a pair of black lace panties.

Heidi Klum Transforms Into Butterfly for Halloween

November 02, 2014 17:25:35 GMT

turned into a butterfly this Halloween. The mother of four was unrecognizable wearing a very detailed colorful costume and vibrant makeup to imitate the insect. She celebrated the spooky holiday with her celebrity friends in the Big Apple. "I love you, NYC, and all of the amazing, creative people here! Have a happy and safe Halloween #HKHalloween," she tweeted.

Heidi Klum and Seal's Divorce Finalized

October 16, 2014 04:50:01 GMT

and her estranged husband are officially divorced. According to E! News, a Los Angeles judge signed off on their request on Wednesday, October 15. The pair, who got married in 2005, decided to go separate ways in 2012. The supermodel and the "Kiss From a Rose" hitmaker have three children together.

Heidi Klum, Kate Mara, and Nikki Reed Attend 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

August 17, 2014 13:20:58 GMT

Hollywood stars flocked to the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles Saturday night, August 16 to attend Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. turned heads with her blue fringe dress by a "" contestant. "So proud of my @projectrunway designer @seankelly for making my dress," she tweeted.

Heidi Klum Undressed for 'Project Runway' New Poster

July 12, 2014 06:32:30 GMT

returned with a new poster for the 13th season of "". Heidi poses nude for the artwork of the upcoming season of the Emmy-winning TV show which will premiere on July 24.

Heidi Klum, Michelle Rodriguez Dazzle at 2014 amfAR Gala

May 23, 2014 07:49:48 GMT

Many Hollywood stars dressed to impress at amfAR's 2014 Cinema Against AIDS Gala which took place at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France. , for example, looked beautiful at the Thursday, May 22 event wearing a light blue floor-length piece by Versace. She flashed her toned legs with the dress which features a high slit. The German supermodel completed her looks with Bulgari jewels.

Rep: Seal and Heidi Klum Have Not Reunited as a Couple

February 20, 2014 08:16:20 GMT

and are not going back together, despite reports claiming otherwise. A representative for Seal has commented on reports suggesting that the couple would be together again following her split from boyfriend Martin Kristen, saying that the reunion did not happen.

Heidi Klum Reportedly Dating Demi Moore's Former Toy Boy

February 11, 2014 16:14:08 GMT

It did not take long for to fall in love again. The 40-year-old supermodel, whose split from her bodyguard Martin Kirsten was revealed last month, is reportedly dating art dealer Vito Schnabel, who is 13 years old her junior.

Heidi Klum Splits From Bodyguard Personally and Professionally

January 28, 2014 00:13:05 GMT

's slightly-over-a-year relationship with her bodyguard Martin Kirsten has fallen off the wagon. The supermodel is single again after splitting from Kirsten a few weeks ago, both personally and professionally.

Heidi Klum, Nina Dobrev and Kat Dennings Rock Red Carpet at 2014 People's Choice Awards

January 09, 2014 02:11:26 GMT

People's Choice Awards was kicked off Wednesday night, January 8 in Los Angeles. was one of the celebrities who stole attention with her revealing gown. The runway beauty flaunted her cleavage in a black plunging Armani dress and pulled back her hair in a neat do. She finished it off with Christian Louboutin shoes and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel Also Return to 'America's Got Talent'

November 21, 2013 02:39:02 GMT

There's no change in the judge line-up of "" next season. Just a day after announced his return to the ninth season of the NBC reality series, other judges , Mel B a.k.a. and Howie Mandel are confirmed to be back as well.

'Honey Boo Boo' Family Dresses as the Kardashians, Heidi Klum Turns Into Old Lady for Halloween

November 01, 2013 08:00:46 GMT

"" cast members channeled another famous reality TV show family this Halloween. For the October 31 festivity, Alana Thompson a.k.a. Honey Boo Boo and her family dressed as the Kardashian clan.

Emmy Awards 2013: Heidi Klum, Carrie Underwood and Kaley Cuoco on Red Carpet

September 23, 2013 01:10:25 GMT

Red carpet was rolled out outside the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 22 to celebrate TV stars at the 2013 Emmy Awards. "" judge , Grammy-winning singer and "" actress stole attention on the red carpet.

Heidi Klum and Melissa Leo Win at 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

September 16, 2013 05:05:15 GMT

A week before the biggest TV event is held, some TV shows and workers were hailed at the 2013 Creative Emmy Awards. "" came out as the big winner at the event taking place Sunday, September 15 at the Nokia Theatre.

Heidi Klum, Malin Akerman and Katharine McPhee Stun on Red Carpet of Creative Arts Emmy Awards

September 16, 2013 04:51:57 GMT

A number of celebrities stepped out to attend 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, September 15 in Los Angeles. Supermodel , actress and singer looked breathtaking in their own unique ways as they graced the red carpet in their designer gowns.

First Official Photo of Heidi Klum on 'Parks and Recreation'

September 06, 2013 08:52:36 GMT

's guest-starring appearance on "" has been previewed in a new photo. In the image, the super model, donning a blue dress, smiles brightly as she bumps into 's Leslie Knope, who doesn't seem too excited and pays more attention to her glass of wine rather than to the gorgeous lady in front of her.

Picture: Heidi Klum Starts Working on Her Halloween Costume

July 30, 2013 06:04:37 GMT

It's three months before Halloween, but has already begun working on her costume. The model is seen in her new Twitter picture having her neck and entire head covered in gray gooey plaster for a possible prosthetic mask. "Started working on my Halloween costume! #HeidisHalloween," so she wrote.

Heidi Klum Says Racy Instagram Pictures Were Taken by Her Mom

July 26, 2013 04:17:48 GMT

Supermodel has made a surprising revelation concerning sexy shots she shared via Instagram. During an interview with Extra on Tuesday, July 23, the "" judge admitted that the racy photos were taken by none other than her mother.

Heidi Klum to Be a Town Mayor on 'Parks and Recreation'

July 25, 2013 03:52:04 GMT

"" season 6's guest list is getting starrier. After booking and Henry Winkler, the show has now tapped to appear in the season premiere, which will be set in London, where 's Leslie Knope will receive a "Women in Government" award from an international organization.

Heidi Klum Flashes Butt, Shows Painful Sunburn While on Vacation

July 08, 2013 04:06:08 GMT

apparently needs more protection from the sun. The "" host, who is on vacation in the Bahamas, shared a picture of her sunburned behind via Instagram on Saturday, July 6. Heidi gave a glimpse of her bare bottom as she pulls down her bikini bottom.

Heidi Klum, Julianne Hough and Mariah Carey Mark 4th of July With Patriotic Pictures

July 05, 2013 04:13:16 GMT

American biggest stars were flooding Internet to celebrate U.S. Independence Day on July 4. , and were among the Hollywood beauties who posted flirty pictures with patriotic theme on their social media.

Heidi Klum Is Removing Seal Tattoo on Her Arm

June 25, 2013 09:13:43 GMT

is said removing an abstract-looking tattoo on her right inner arm, which was a commemoration of her previous marriage with . A source told PEOPLE that Klum "is in the process of getting her tattoo removed" as she moved on with her bodyguard boyfriend Kirsten Martin. "She's been through a few treatments. The stars with her children's initials will stay intact," the source added.

Heidi Klum Wears Three-Tiered Top Hat at Themed Birthday Party

June 03, 2013 07:52:49 GMT

celebrated her 40th birthday in style. Wearing a black sparkly jacket and jeans combo, the supermodel rocked a three-tiered top hat to complete her look. She held hands with her beau Martin Kristen as they were heading to the Hotel Bel-Air.

Girls Flash Boobs to Heidi Klum on 'Germany's Next Top Model' Stage

May 31, 2013 09:23:18 GMT

got flashed by two topless protestors when she was presenting German version of "". The two bare-chested women caused chaos on stage when they suddenly approached Klum and showed a message written on their upper bodies. "HEIDI HORROR PICTURE SHOW," the message read.

Blake Shelton's 'Healing the Heartland' Benefit Concert in Full Swing

May 24, 2013 06:55:14 GMT

As he promised yesterday, revealed today the details of his all-star benefit concert for the victims of the devastating tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma earlier this week. Dubbed "Healing the Heartland", the televised concert will take place this coming Wednesday, May 29 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

Jessica Chastain, Heidi Klum, Sharon Stone and More Glam Up amfAR's Gala 2013

May 24, 2013 06:50:30 GMT

Hollywood celebrities gathered at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France Thursday, May 23 for amfAR's 20th annual Cinema Against Aids gala at the Cannes Film Festival. was red hot in her one-shoulder gown, opted for a Bollywood style, and turned heads with her animal-themed accessories.

Heidi Klum Denies Engagement Rumor

May 03, 2013 09:14:16 GMT

has denied rumor saying that she and her bodyguard boyfriend Martin Kirsten are engaged. The supermodel spoke to OMG! Insider on Wednesday, May 1, saying that she was not engaged. "There's no engagement. I did get a present from my boyfriend. He did give me a ring and he has the same," Heidi said in the interview.

Heidi Klum on Saving Son From Drowning: 'I Did What Any Mother Would Do'

April 04, 2013 03:42:42 GMT

talked about her heroic act to rescue her 7-year-old son Henry and two nannies from drowning during a vacation in Hawaii, saying that any mother would do the same if similar situation happened. "People are used to seeing me on the beach in a bikini, smiling with the wind in my hair," Heidi told PEOPLE.

Heidi Klum Rescues Son and Two Nannies From Riptide in Hawaii

April 02, 2013 03:31:44 GMT

's Hawaiian vacation during the Easter break almost turned into a tragedy. When swimming in the water of an Oahu beach on Sunday, March 31, her son Henry and two nannies nearly drowned when a dangerous riptide dragged them into deep water. Fortunately, the German supermodel and her boyfriend Martin Kirsten immediately rescued them from drowning.

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