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Claudia Schiffer Bio

Born 1970CLAUDIA SCHIFFER

43 Years Old

Alive

German

Model

 

1970- born on August 25th in Rheinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

1987- was spotted in a nightclub in Dusseldorf by a modeling agent and signed up to be a model

1990- became Guess? jeans model and this campaign catapulted her into superstardom across the globe as a model

1994- first film role in Richie Rich

1995- became joint owner of chain of restaurants called Fashion Café

1996- created her own fitness program called Perfectly Fit

1998- earned millions for appearances in Citroen campaign

1999- appeared on cover of Vogue and named a Modern Muse

2001- had cameo in hit comedy film Zoolander as herself

2002- married director Matthew Vaughn

2003- appeared in romantic comedy Love Actually

2006- as a prominent figure in German society, Schiffer appeared with soccer legend Pele during the opening ceremony for the World Cup

2011- was a judge on the TV series Fashion Fringe

2012- she posed for Guess? ads marking the brand’s 30th anniversary

 

Schiffer has stayed active in the world of fashion, if not modeling.  She launched her own brand of cashmere collection during Paris Fashion Week in 2011.  She has thus far had two collections, one in Autumn-Winter of 2011 and then one in the Spring-Summer season of 2012.  She remains the creative director of the clothes.

 

She was named one of the most beautiful women in the world and is recognized today as one of the most famous supermodels of all time.  Along with Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington, she remains an icon of the industry and has a net worth of around 55 million dollars.

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