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Helene Boshoven Samuel


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Full NameHelene Boshoven Samuel
First NameHelene
Middle NameBoshoven
Last NameSamuel
Father NameFlavio Briatore
Father ProfessionItalian businessman
Mother NameHeidi Klum
Mother Professionmodel, TV personality, producer and singer
SibilingsHenry Ademola Dashtu, Johan Fyodor Taiwo, Lou Sulola, Nathan Falco Briatore

Helene Boshoven Samuel is the daughter of a famous model, TV personality, producer and singer, Heidi Klum

Her Mother’s Love Life

Her mother, Heidi, was first married to hairstylist Ric Pipino. The couple exchanged wedding vows in 1997. Their relationship did not last long as they ended their marriage in 2002

Her mother met her father, Flavio Briatore – the Italian businessman, right after the divorce. The couple soon started dating. 

However, they broke up before the baby came to this world. 

Heidi and Flavio pose for a picture
Heidi and Flavio pose for a picture Source:

Following their breakup, Heidi then got in a romantic affair British singer and songwriter, Seal

They felt a connection between them and thus decided to get married. The love birds walked the aisle in May 2005.

Just like her previous marriage this too did not last long. The couple got separated in 2014.

Helene Boshoven Samuel Mother With Seal
Helene Boshoven Samuel Mother With Seal Source:

As of now, she is dating her boyfriend named Tom Kaulitz. She is head over heels in love with her partner. In an interview with People, she said, 

“He is the kindest, sweetest, most caring, loving person. I feel so lucky. I didn’t know the last time I was this happy in my life.”

Here’s a beautiful picture of the pair captioned as, 

“Every day is beautiful”.

Helene Boshoven Samuel's Mother Boyfriend
Helene Boshoven Samuel's Mother Boyfriend Source: Instagram

Her Siblings

She has three half-siblings namely Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, and Lou Sulola Samuel from her mother’s side. 

From her father’s side, she has a half-sibling named Nathan Falco Briatore

She shares an amazing bond with her siblings from her mother’s side. They often spend some good time together. 

Helene Boshoven Samuel With Her Mother
Helene Boshoven Samuel With Her Mother Source:

Her Relationship with her Father

Her father left her mother when she was not even born. It was her stepfather, Seal Samuel, who gave her a surname Samuel. 

In an interview, Flavio replied to her stepfather who said that Leni was Flavio’s adopted child. 

“Leni is my natural daughter, but the three of us happily agreed that it made more sense if Seal adopted her because a child needs to grow up in a family”, Flavio said.

Will Helene follow her mother’s footsteps?

Young, tall and beautiful – the junior version of Heidi has it all that is required to be a model. However, time will reveal if she enters the modeling industry or not. 

As of now, she is focused on her studies. 

Helene with her mother
Helene with her mother Source: zimbio

Her mom legally married her boyfriend, Tom Kaulitz

Her mom legally married her boyfriend in February 2019, just after two months of getting engaged. 

As per the public records, they obtained a confidential marriage certificate in California

People reported Kaulitz got the blessing of Leni and all of her three siblings before he popped the question on the 24th of December,2018

One of Klum’s friends confirmed to People that the family went to Mexico before their engagement, around Thanksgiving, and it was during the time Kaulitz was able to make a secret plan with the kids, but with such great news, it was tough for them to keep the secret. 

On Christmas Eve morning, Kaulitiz went to the kids and asked for their mom’s hand, and they were so excited for their mom that they said Yes. 

The kids helped Kaulitz prepare the breakfast tray with a cup of coffee, flowers, and a ring box and went along with him to surprise their mom in her bed, after which Kaulitz proposed. 

It was important for Kaulitz that her kids be a part of such a big moment. It is Klum’s third marriage and Kaulitz’s second.

She started her modeling career after her mom gave her a green signal

Helene, who goes by Leni, always looked up to her mom and aspired to become a model like her. 

After her mom gave her the green signal, she in on the way to taking her modeling career on fire. 

During the conversation with the guest host of Ellen Show, Howie Mandel, Klum opened up about her daughter becoming a model. 

Klum said that her daughter Leni has been running to model for a long time, and she always said no and asked her to wait until she gets old enough. 

Leni always kept asking her when is old enough. So when Leni got her driving license, she told her that she was now driving a car with people in the street in the real world so she could model if she wanted to. 

So she started her modeling career with the Vogue Cover, then got her Glamour Cover, Rollacoaster Germany, etc. 

Helene Boshoven Samuel in Glamour Cover.
Helene Boshoven Samuel in Glamour Cover. Source: Instagram
Helene Boshoven Samuel in Rollacoaster.
Helene Boshoven Samuel in Rollacoaster. Source: Instagram

Her Multimillionaire Mother

Her mother has an estimated net worth of $90 million. Heidi earns an average salary of $19 million per year

In 2007 she was paid $1.3 million per year. 

How Did Heidi Earn It?

Heidi started her modeling career at an early age of 18 years. Since then she has made endorsement deals with various magazines and agencies. 

She has endorsed brands like Dannon, H&M, Hillside Candy, McDonald’s and Volkswagen.

In 1992 she signed a $300000 contract with Metropolitan Models New York. She rose to fame after her appearance on the cover of the 1998 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. 

As an actress, she has appeared in TV shows like Blow Dry, Sex and the City, Zoolander, How I Met Your Mother, and Parks and Recreation. 

As a producer, she has produced shows like Project Runway: All-Star Challenge, Models of the Runway, Seriously Funny Kids, After the Runway, and Project Runway.

She has also served as a judge on Project Runway and America’s Got Talent. 

She is the winner of the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program. 

She has also been nominated for various awards. Below is the list of some awards:

S.N Title
1Teen Choice Award
2Online Film & Television Association Award
3German Television Award

Her Lifestyle

She is living a luxurious life with the earnings of her mother. She currently resides in a Brentwood mansion, which is worth $9.8 million. 

The mother-daughter has been spotted traveling in luxurious cars.


  1. Her nickname is Leni.
  2. Her mother was the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
  3. Her mother is a tall lady with a height of 1.76 m.

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Updated On Fri Jun 10 2022 Published On Wed Jan 22 2020 By paper-boat

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