Who is Heidi Klum and what is her net worth 2018? Heidi Klum is a supermodel who is a Victoria’s, Secret Angel. She is also an actress, television personality, author, singer, fashion designer, television personality, and businesswoman. Klum has successfully hosted ‘Project Runway’ and is also the host and judge of ‘Germany’s Net Topmodel’. She has appeared in a number of commercials and films like Perfect Stranger and The Devil Wears Prada.
Currently, she is the judge of the reality television show ‘America’s Got Talent’ and has also appeared in a number of other shows including ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘Parks and Recreation’, ‘Desperate Housewives’, and Sex and the City’.
Heidi Klum was born on June 1, 1973, in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. She was born to parents Günther Klum and Erna Klum. Her father was an executive in a cosmetics company and her mother worked as a hairdresser. She was convinced by her friend to participate in the national modeling contest “Model 92”. In 1992, she became the winner of the contest where 25,000 other contestants also participated.
By winning it, she got a contract by Thomas Zeumer worth US$300,000. Following her graduation from high school, Klum accepted the contract. She became an American citizen in 2008 and also retains her German citizenship.
From 1997 to 2002, Heidi Klum was married with Ric Pipino. In 2003, she began dating Flavio Briatore. The couple split in 2004 and she gave birth to a daughter named Helene (Leni) Klum. In May 2005, she married singer Seal. The couple has three children named Lou Sulola Samuel, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, and Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel. The couple split in 2012.From 2012-2014, she was in a relationship with Martin Kristen. She has been dating Vito Schnabel since 2014.
Heidi Klum has appeared on the cover of many magazines including Marie Claire, Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and InStyle. She has also appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In 2002, she hosted the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. She has hosted the event four times.
She was also the part of body painting by Joanne Gair from 1997- 2010. In 2004, Klum became the executive producer and host of \Project Runway’. In 2006, she became the co-producer, judge, and host of ‘Germany’s Next Topmodel’. The same year, she released her single called “Wonderland”. She has also launched her own clothing line for men and has also designed shows, jewelry, and swimsuits.
She also has launched two fragrances “Me” and “Heidi Klum”. In 2008, she designed t-shirts for the US Open. In 2009, she became the official ambassador of Barbie. In the same year, she appeared in the TV special called ‘I Get That a Lot’ on CBS. Klum has also launched maternity wear. In 2013, she became the judge of the talent show ‘America’s Got Talent’ along with Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, and Mel B.
In 2015, she appeared in the music video “Fire Meet Gasoline” by Sia. She is also an artist and her paintings have appeared in various newspapers. She is the co-author of ‘Heidi Klum’s Body of Knowledge’. She has also appeared in a number of television commercials.
Heidi Klum has won a Primetime Emmy Award out of 8 nominations. In 2008, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards and also in the Online Film & Television Association Award. She was also nominated in the 2007 German Television Awards. In 2008, she received the Peabody Award along with Project Runway.
Heidi Klum Net Worth
Heidi Klum has ventured into many businesses. She is a supermodel and is also a successful host. Heidi Klum’s net worth is an estimated $100 million. In 2011, her total earnings were $20 million. She is the second highest paid model in the list of ‘World’s Top Earning Models’ by Forbes.
Her income in 2007 and 2008 was $14 million and $16 million respectively. She has been appearing as the host of AGT since 2013 and has hosted the Germany’s Next Top Model since 2006. She has also appeared several times in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show both as a host and as an angel.
Heidi Klum is also a philanthropist and has raised $5000 in 201 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In 2014, American Red Cross conferred her with the Crystal Cross Award.