Who is Helene Boshoven Samuel?
Heidi Klum is a renowned model, TV personality, producer and singer, but has had a love life filled with a number of controversies; Helene is her daughter from a short but quite passionate affair with an Italian businessman, Flavio Briatore. Helene is just 14 years old, and for now, remains only known as the daughter of Heidi Klum.
So, do you want to find out more about Helene’s life, from childhood to the most recent days? If yes, then stay with us for a while as we bring you closer to Heidi Klum’s daughter.
Helene Boshoven Samuel Wiki: Age, Biological Father, Childhood
Helene was born on the 4th May 2004 in New York, the USA, and is the daughter of Heidi Klum and her ex-partner, Flavio Briatore. Heide and Flavio started dating in March 2003 and in December the same year, Heidi announced that she was pregnant with Helene. However, Heidi’s and Flavio’s relationship couldn’t stand the test of time, and they broke up even before Helene was born. Heidi then started a romantic relationship with the singer Seal, who was present during Helene’s birth, and since then has been a father figure to her, as Heidi and Seal continued their relationship, marrying in December 2004, and staying together until 2012 when they separated. Before that, Heidi and Seal made Helene a step-sister to Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, and Lou Sulola Samuel. Also, Seal adopted Helene and she officially became Helene Samuel.
Despite her mother’s divorce, Helene and Seal remain close until the present day. Helene still hasn’t launched her own career – at 14 she is primarily focused on her education, but there is a high chance that Helene will follow in her mother’s footsteps and start a modeling career, as she is already pretty, tall and graceful, just like Heidi was at her age.
Helene Boshoven Samuel Mother, Heidi Klum
Now that we have shared all there is to know about Helene, let’s share some information about her mother, Heidi Klum.
Heidi Klum was born on the 1st June 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, near Cologne, then WestGermany, the daughter of Erna, who was a hairdresser, and her husband Günther Klum, a cosmetics company executive. It was in 1992 that she started her career when a friend convinced her to try out at the national modeling contest called “Model 92”. She unexpectedly won the contest, and she offered a contract worth $300,000 by Thomas Zeumer, who was the CEO of Metropolitan Models New York. She would accept the contract offer, but only after a few months, when she matriculated from high school, but also started appearing in German talk shows, such as “Gottschalk Late Night Show” and others.
She was slowly entering modeling world, and it was in 1997 that she made her first breakthrough, when she appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, while two years later Helene became the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She was then host of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows for 2002, and 2006-2009, then leaving Victoria’s Secret in 2010. In addition to fashion shows, Heidi featured in a number of high-profile magazines, including Elle, InStyle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire, among others.
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Television Host and Actress
In addition to starring as a model, Heidi has also been a successful TV host and producer; back in 2004, she started the show “Project Runway”, on which she served as the main judge and executive producer. The show focuses on fashion design, and its contestants compete to create the best clothes within a given time, and with materials and themes. The show has become quite successful and has earned Heidi a Primetime Emmy award. She is also the host of the show “German’s Next Top Model”, which is based on the American show hosted by Tyra Banks, and which has been on air since 2006.
Heidi is an accomplished actress too; some of her most successful projects include the biopic about Peter Sellers, entitled “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers” in 2004, in which she played Ursula Andress, then she was Brumhilda in the fantasy comedy film “Ella Enchanted”, in the same year, while in 2013 she portrayed Ulee Danssen in a couple of episodes of the popular TV comedy series “Parks and Recreation”, among many other projects.
Heidi Klum Net Worth and Personal Life
Heidi is a household name when it comes to fashion and modeling; she has created her own brand and business, which has contributed considerably to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Heidi Klum is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Klum’s net worth is an impressive $90 million.
When it comes to her personal life, Heidi has had a few ups and downs in her life; she married her first husband – Ric Pipino – in 1997, but they divorced in 2002. The same year, she started a relationship with the controversial Italian businessman Flavio Briatore, and then met Seal, to whom she was married from 2005 until 2014 when their divorce was finalized. She is now engaged to Tom Kaulitz, a German musician, best known to the world as the guitarist of the pop-rock band Tokyo Hotel – third time lucky…..?