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Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer is not only a model, but a supermodel, a film and television actress, ambassador and spokeswoman. She is from a German region called Rheinberg. That is where she was born on August 25, 1970. When she was 17, she was enjoying herself at a local club from Dusseldorf, where a model scout saw her and proposed a photo shoot in Paris. Her main particularity is her height, measuring five feet and eleven inches.

Modeling Management

In 1987, Claudia Schiffer made a decision that led her to a magnificent career in modeling. She accepted a model scout’s invitation to go in Paris for a test photo shoot. That went so well, that she was soon chosen to be the face of Chanel. As soon as she was starred in the campaign for Guess jeans, she began to be more and more famous. She was soon referred to as a supermodel and occupying the space from Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone’s covers. She played in a few movies and she is a spokeswoman for breast cancer. In addition, she volunteers for UNICEF.


Claudia Schiffer is a German supermodel who shined throughout the 1980s and 1990s. She is not retired from modeling nowadays, but she only appears in campaigns or walks for fashion designers if she particularly wants to. In 2010 she won the Elle Style Awards trophy for Model of the Year. She was 40 years old when she was honored with this award. She was chosen to be a model at the age of 15 and since then she became the first woman to appear on the cover of one famous music magazine, namely Rolling Stone. She walked for every famous fashion designer and was the face of Revlon. At the peak of her career, she earned more money than any supermodel has ever earned. Claudia Schiffer is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records because she has appeared on the most magazine covers. The number of her appearances exceeds 1000.

She tried to pursue a career in acting and also appeared in documentaries starting with 1993, until 2003. Richie Rich, the Blackout, Desperate but not serious, Black and White and In Pursuit are just some of the movies she played in. Her documentaries are about David Copperfield and a few of herself. Currently she is trying her luck helping her husband, Matthew Vaughn producing his forthcoming film. She is also using her knitwear design skills for a Tse collection.

Personal Life

Between 1993 and 1999, Claudia Schiffer was engaged with David Copperfield. She also starred in his magic shows. That relationship failed and so did the one with British art dealer and Green Shield Stamp family-member, Tim Jefferies. She married Matthew Vaughn in 2002 and has three children. Her first born is Caspar, who arrived on January 31, 2003. Clementine showed up next, on November 11, 2004. Cosima Violet is her last daughter, born on May 14, 2010. She lives in England together with her family.


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