NAME: Claudia Schiffer|
WEIGHT: 128 lbs
BORN: August 25, 1970 at 12:10 pm in Düsseldorf, West Germany but grew up in Rheinberg, Germany with her parents and five siblings.
DISCOVERED: She was at a nightclub in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating a friends birthday in October 1987 (when she was 17) and an agent from Metropolitan spotted her. Her first Cosmo cover was December 1989.
AGENCY: New York-Metropolitan, Paris-Metropolitan, UK-Elite Premier.
INCOME: Made approx. $9 million in 2000. Her estimated worth in 2000 is $36 million. $30,000 per fashion show.
RÉSUMÉ: Had 4 year Revlon contract worth $6 million where she had to work 30 days each year for Revlon. She is currently the spokesmodel for L'Oreal. Models for Versace, Victoria's Secret, Chanel, Fanta, and Guess. Has her own calender and biography (written by her) entitled 'Memories'. She has appeared on more than 400 magazine covers (a record) including Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and almost every fashion magazine. L'Oreal spokesmodel. Has a Barbie doll, made to her likeness, for sale. Appears in the movie Black and White where she has the only scripted part in the movie.
HOME: Her main home is London although she has a pastel coloured duplex in Monaco and an apartment in New York City.
KNOWN FOR: Her blonde goddess looks have been compared with Barbie. Opened the 'Fashion Café' in New York as a joint venture with Elle Macpherson, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington.
SWEETIE: Was engaged to Las Vegas Magician David Copperfield (the tenth most rich entertainer in the world) for six years. David gave her a $4.5 million five-carat gold, oval-cut, diamond engagement ring after dating her for seven months. She's currently engaged (since Feb 2000) to British art dealer (and former Elle MacPhereson fiancé and night club promoter) Tim Jeffries, 37.
FAV. ACTIVITY: Painting, reading and going to the movies or a Broadway show.
FAV. SPORTS: Tennis, horseback riding, skiing and dancing.
OTHER: She is very natural and drinks a lot of water but won't touch alcohol. She posed nude with Sylvester Stallone for Gianni Versace's china collection ad's. She refused $250,000 to appear in a German yogurt commercial because they wanted her to get yogurt on her nose. Naomi Campbell ended up getting the job. Her ears aren't pierced. She receives more than 3000 fan letters each week. She recently announced that she would no longer be doing any live (runway) modeling.
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