Heidi Klum was born on June 1, 1973 in North Rhine-Westphalia Germany. åÊNicknamed “The Body”, Klum is the super model that almost never was. åÊShe entered a modeling competition in Germany and beat out 25,000 other contestants to win.
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Klum is very close to her father, Gunther, who worked in a cosmetics factory. åÊher mother must have been able to give her plenty of beauty tips working as a hairdresser. åÊKnown for being down-to-earth, Uber success has not made the super-model soft. åÊIn 2013 Klum rescued her son and 2 nannies in a riptide in Oahu Hawaii.
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After winning the competition hosted by Petra magazine, Klum signed a modeling contract with Metropolitan. åÊShe went on to have a successful modeling career in Germany before trying her luck in the United States and having equal success. åÊThough she was too voluptuous to be a runway model she was featured extensively in magazines like Vogue and Elle. åÊHer success culminated when she landed a contract as a Victoria Secrets spokeswoman and model. åÊAt about the same time she was famously featured in the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. åÊIn 2008 alone she reportedly earned $3.8 million from Victoria Secrets. åÊIn 2004 Klum began hosting Project Runway which has gone on to become one of the most successful reality competition shows of all time winning 2 primetime Emmy’s and numerous other awards. åÊKlum is responsible for one of the Emmy’s for winning the 2013 award Best Host for a Reality Show. åÊKlum, who originally had dreams of being a designer, has fulfilled those dreams and now has a successful maternity line called Lavish. åÊKlum also has had successful jewelry, clothing and swimwear lines. åÊMost recently Klum has been seen as a host on Germany’s Next Top Model and America’s Got Talent.Klum has her legs insured as an asset for $2,000,000. åÊWhen those legs are not working on the Victoria Secrets catwalk they make their home in a 11,600 square foot mansion atop a hill on 12 acres in Bel Air. åÊKlum purchased the property after moving out of her slightly larger house in Brentwood following her separation from singer Seal. åÊThe Brentwood home has 12,300 square foot and 8 bedrooms and was bought for over $14,000,000. åÊHer new digs in Bel Air were purchased for $9,875,000 and has 9 bedrooms, a large pool, and classic yet unconventional style marked by brightly painted rooms.In true German style, Klum owns a Volkswagen Tiguan and a custom Volkswagen Beetle convertible. åÊMattel made a Barbie doll after Klum’s likeness so it is only fitting that the custom Beetle was built to her specifications with a pink and cream interior. åÊOther vehicles Klum owns include a Bentley Continental, and Escalade, and a Range Rover.Klum has been seen vacationing in such exotic locations as Sardina, Italy and TheåÊTropical Islands – a european vacation spot. åÊWith a net worth estimated at between $50 o $70 million, Klum’s entry on a lark into a modeling competition has certainly paid off. åÊ
How much is Heidi Klum’s Net Worth? $70 Million!