Heidi Klum Story - Host Of The Reality Show 'Project Runway'
Heidi Klum is a German supermodel, actress, fashion diva, designer, and the host of the reality show “Project Runway”. She is also included in the list of the “World’s Top Earning Models”.
Heidi was born in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany to parents Gunther, who worked with a cosmetic company, and Erna, who was a hairdresser. As a child Heidi wanted to become a dancer and a singer.
Just when she felt that she had no direction, Heidi’s friend convinced her to enroll in a modeling contest. In 1992 at the age of 18, Heidi enrolled for the Model 92 and won the contest among 25000 contestants. She won a lucrative contract with Thomas Zeumer, the then CEO of Metropolitan Models, New York. That was the stepping-stone to her elaborate modeling career over the years. With her great looks, voluptuous figure and demeanor, she was the fresh new face across Europe.
Heidi risked everything to move to Manhattan, where she began working with Victoria’s Secret and consistently adorned the pages of the Victoria’s Secret Catalogue. Later in 1998, Heidi made an appearance on the cover of Sport Illustrated Swimsuit issue. She has appeared on TV shows such as Sex and the City, Sin City, How I Met Your Mother among many others and has been a part of several German and American commercials. In 2008, Heidi landed on the cover of The Forbes Magazine.
Klum is also a part of the production team of the reality TV series “Project Runway”, which has received Emmy Award Nominations for “The Outstanding Reality Competition Program”. Heidi also hosts two other shows, “Germany’s Next Top Model” and “Americas Got Talent”. In 2013, she created history at the Emmy’s by the winning the first-ever “Outstanding Host for A Reality Show” Award along with co-host Tim Gunn.
Heidi Klum is one of the most successful supermodels and the most sought after model of the last decade. She is a prominent figure in the modeling industry and has been a designer for both Victoria’s Secret Lingerie and their make-up collection. Heidi is also known for her philanthropic efforts.
Heidi was married to the hairstylist Ric Pipino and the couple divorced a year later. She then dated Flavio Briatore with whom she had a baby. Later, Heidi split with Briatore following a relationship with popular the singer Seal, whom she married in 2005. They had three children, Henry, Johan and Lou, but the couple separated in 2012. She then began dating Martin Kristen, who was her bodyguard, but later parted ways in 2014. Heidi is currently known to be dating Vito Schnabel.
TV and books
She has authored a book titled – “Heidi Klum’s Body of Knowledge”.