Aurelie told media that she is interested in traveling and horseback riding. She particularly loves traveling to island locations. She was born in Saint Mars D'Autille, France. NY Magazine credits her discovery to model agent Dawn Wolfe who saw Aurelie at Jardin des Plantes Park, Paris in 1993. While she was noticed at age 13, it was not until 1997 that she debuted in a New York fashion show. She walked the runway for Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, and Vivienne Tam for the fall show. Aurelie Claudel is signed with IMG Models London and Paris. She is mostly known for her work in editorials. She has appeared in Elle Germany, Russia and Spain, as well as Marie Claire. While modeling she has been photographed by Asa Tallgard, Enrique Badulescu, Joan Aldabaldetrecu, and Riccardo Tinelli. Aurelie's personal life is little published, but it is known she has one child and she also has a small filmography. Besides a music video she was also in Fading Gigolo, directed by John Turturro and Alter Egos, directed by Jordan Galland.
Aurelie has a solid modeling history since her career started at age 17. After appearing on her first runway in February 1997, she appeared on her first cover modeling for Cosmopolitan in November 1997. The next year she would appear in Allure for a May 1998 publication with photographs by Mario Testino. In October 1998 she was on the Vogue France cover. 1999 She had four appearances for the year starting with an appearance in the Ricky Martin music video Private Emotions. She was named the face of Chloe for a spring advertisement as well as the face of Chanel cosmetics. Lastly she was in a Valentino fall advertisement with photographs by Steven Meisel. 2000 Aurelie is only credited with a Truth Parfum video as the face of Calvin Klein for this year, although she may have appeared in more shows and advertisements. 2001 She had at least three modeling gigs this year including photographs for the Pirelli Calendar, being featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, and appearing in Elle. 2002 Aurelie was on the fourth cover for Elle Italy for the year in Ocotober 2002. She was also on April, June, and Augusts' cover. She was in the Victoria Secret shoe and accessory catalog as well. 2003 One gig for the year was being photographed for Elle. 2005 Bloomingdales Catalog Appearance 2006 Aurelie was again in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition for 2006, as well as appearing in a Vogue editorial and in the Victoria's Secret catalog. The Vogue editorial was for the Shape issue and she posed while pregnant. 2007 In this year she became the face of Brahmin for the fall advertisement. 2008 With another cover, Aurelie was on Amica Italy with photographs by Nadir. 2011 At the end of the year she appeared in the Marie Claire editorial with photographs by Enrique Badulescu. 2012 Elle Russia, with photographs by Asa Tallgard