Heidi Klum Net Worth, How Much Is Her Salary on AGT?
Heide Klum is an American model who came from Germany.
She is also a fashion designer, TV personality, and actress.
In 1999, Heidi Klum was the first German model who became a Victoria’s Secret’s Angel.
She also appeared on the cover of a fashion magazine “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” which focus on the arbiter of supermodel succession.
Because of her success in a career as a supermodel, Heidi became the host and a judge of Germany’s Next Topmodel.
She also a host of the reality show “Project Runaway” which led her to win an Emmy in 2013.
On Barbie’s 50th Anniversary, Heidi Klum became the official ambassador of the doll.
The Forbes magazine ranked her as the second “World’s Top-Earning Models” in 2011.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Heidi Klum estimated net worth is $90 million for this year.
Heidi Klum Bio, Early Years, Education
Heidi Klum was born on June 1, 1973, in Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany.
She was born to Erna, a hairdresser, and Gunther Kulm who worked as a cosmetics company executive.
After convinced by a friend, Klum enrolled in a national modeling contest named “Model 92”.
She became the winner of the contest which was held on 29 April 1992.
After that, a CEO of Metropolitan New York, Thomas Zeumer offered Heidi Klum a modeling contract that worth $300 thousand.
Then, she appeared on a TV late night talk show which was hosted by Thomas Gottschalk.
Finally, she accepted the contract after she graduated from a fine arts academy in Frankfurt called “Stadelschule”
Heidi Klum Modeling Career
In 1993, Heidi moved to New York to pursue a modeling career.
A year after, she appeared on the cover of Mirabella magazine.
The magazine cover appearance catapulted her in public attention. It made her got more opportunities in modeling.
Subsequently, she has been featured on the cover of several magazines including Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle.
The major career breakthrough of her came in 1998 when she appeared on the cover of ‘Sports Illustrated” magazine wearing a swimsuit.
That appearance on the magazine gave Heidi recognition as one of the top supermodels.
In 1999, Klum got offered the opportunity to model for Victoria’s Secret. It’s the largest retailer of lingerie in America.
For that, she got recognized internationally which led her to be ranked as “Angels”.
Heidi Klum also served as a spokesmodel for brands such as McDonald’s, Danone, H & M, and many more.
In addition to her modeling career, she also appeared in some TV shows such as Sex and the City, Spin City, and How I Met Your Mother.
She played a supporting role in a film titled “Blow Dry”. She appeared as a cameo in the film “Perfect Stranger”.
According to Forbes in 2008, Heidi’s estimated income was at $16 million. It made her stand tall on Forbes’s list.
She appeared in several brand commercials such as Volkswagen, Guitar Hero video game, and more.
In 2009, she became the subject for a photo book by a British photographer named Rankin in which she appeared nude.
After 13 years as the angels of Victoria’s Secret, Heidi Klum decided to retire from the brand.
In 2011, she became the second list of the World’s Top-Earning Models of 2010 to 2011 by Forbes.
Heidi Klum as Producer, Fashion Designer, Businesswoman
As noted by Forbes, Heidi Klum became more of a businesswoman than a model after she parted ways with Victoria’s Secret.
She launched her own clothing line and partnered with Amazon.com and New Balance.
Then, she hosted a 20-episode show on lifetime called “Seriously Funny Kids”.
She was also one of the designers of the lingerie line for Victoria’s Secret “The Body”.
Klum also has two fragrances “Heidi Klum” and “Me”. She also designed Victoria’s Secret’s makeup collection.
Heidi Klum was involved in the development of “The Heidi Klum Rose” which is a modern Beetrose from Tantau.
She became the executive producer of the reality show “Project Runaway” in which she also the host and one of the judges.
For the show, Heidi Klum became the nominee of Emmy Award several times.
In 2017, She released her new fashion line called “Heidi & the City” that was only available in Lidl Grocery Stores.
Heidi Klum America’s Got Talent
In 2013, as reported by the media, that Heidi Klum would be replacing Sharon Osbourne as a judge in America’s Got Talent’.
Heidi joined as the judge alongside Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, and Mel B.
She began as the judge in season 8 through 13. She announced her departure from the show in February 2019.
During her works in American’s Got Talent, Heidi earned about $12million per season.
Heidi Klum Personal Life
Heidi Klum married Ric Pipino in 1997. The couple divorced in 2002.
Then, in 2003, she began a relationship with an Italian businessman, Flavio Briatore.
Later, Heidi announced her pregnancy in the same year. Shortly after, the couple broke up.
Then, she dated a musician named Seal. Heidi gave birth to Helene Klum, Seal’s daughter, in May 2004.
Heidi Klum and Seal engaged in December 2004 and married on 10 May 2005. They have three children together.
Eventually, the couple officially divorced in 2014. In 2014, she dated an art curator Vito Schnabel.
The couple broke up in 2017. In 2018, Heidi Klum engaged to Tom Kaulitz.
Heidi Klum Earnings, Wealth
She earns money from various sources including, modeling, hosting, producing, fashion designing, and acting.
Heidi Klum owns a luxury mansion located in Brentwood which is worth $13,5 million.
For vehicle, she has a Volkswagen Tiguan ($35,000), a Bentley Continental GTC ($200,000), Cadillac Escalade ($65,000), and Range Rover ($245,000).
Klum also earned money from product endorsements.
She has endorsed many products like Volkswagen, McDonald’s, etc.
Heidi Klum started a career as a model. She became one of the top supermodels in America.
After her retirement from Victoria’s Secret, she managed to earn a lot of money from her career as a TV personality and her business.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Heidi Klum has an estimated net worth of $90 million with an annual salary of $19 million this year.