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Everything About Tom Kaulitz, Supermodel Heidi Klum’s Husband

Tom Kaulitz is a German musician who plays guitar for the famous rock band, “Tokio Hotel”. Tom founded the band along with his twin brother, Bill Kaulitz, bassist Georg Listing, and drummer Gustav Schäfer almost two decades back in 2001.

Tom Kaulitz, 32, has been creating a buzz on the internet as his loving wife Heidi Klum, 48, shared some beautiful moments of the two via her Instagram Story.

On March 10, Thursday, Heidi posted a glimpse of their personal moments in which Kaulitz was serenading her on a guitar as she was lying on the bed in black lingerie. The lovely couple also enjoyed a bottle of rosé.

We have covered everything you need to know about Tom Kaulitz, husband of German supermodel Heidi Klum in our article below. Keep going!

Every bit of Tom Kaulitz you need to know

‘Tokio Hotel’ is considered to be one of the world’s most popular rock bands. The band won more than 100 awards in different categories.

Tom is not only the band’s lead guitarist but also plays the piano, percussion instruments. As and when the need arises he supports his brother by lending his voice.

He is a multitalented personality as he happens to be a songwriter and produced numerous videos as well. Tom was in the limelight three years back in 2018 when he got engaged to Heidi Klum, a German-American actress, and famous TV personality.

Early Life

Tom Kaulitz was born in the year 1989, in Leipzig, East Germany. He along with his twin brother Bill Kaulitz was raised in Loitsche village. When he was just seven years old, Tom’s parents got separated.

After divorce, his mother was in a relationship with guitarist Gordon Trümper for more than a decade and she married him in 2009. Tom developed an interest in music when he was just seven years old and later developed a passion for learning guitar.

Gordon released Tom’s passion for music and Bill’s inclination towards singing. He then assisted both Tom and Bill in starting their own band. When the brothers were barely ten years old they started performing live in Magdeburg.

In one of the shows, they happened to meet Georg Listing and Gustav Schäfer. In 2001, all four of them formed a new band named ‘Devilish’ as there was a positive review in a local newspaper about Tom’s “devilish guitar sound”. It was later renamed as ‘Tokio Hotel’ in the year 2005.


Tokio Hotel band members got their first big breakthrough in the year 2005 when they were signed by ‘Interscope Records,’ a record label owned by ‘Universal Music Group.’ Their debut LP, ‘Schrei,’ was released in 2005. Subsequently, Tokio Hotel band went on their first tour to Germany. Their maiden English album, ‘Scream’ released in the year 2007 brought them international fame.

A couple of years later, Tom along with his co-band members released their second English album, ‘Humanoid’. Tom wrote two songs for the English version of the album. ‘Tokio Hotel’ performed their first concert in Asia in the year 2010 in places like Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Japan.

In Dec 2016, the album’s lead single, ‘What If,’ was released in which all the songs were written by Tom and Bill.


Even though personally Tom has not yet won any awards, his band did win many awards and nominations.

‘Tokio Hotel’ became the first German band ever to win an award at the iconic ‘MTV Latin America Awards’ and the ‘MTV VMAs.’ Here are a few important awards won in the last few years.

Award Category Year
Music Daily Awards Album of the Year 2014
Kings of Suburbia Love Radio Awards OMG of the Year 2015
MTV Italy Awards Best International Artist 2015
Berlin Music Video Awards – Boy Don’t Cry nominated Best Cinematography 2018


Family & Personal Life

Tom who is very close to his twin brother Bill decided to relocate from Hamburg to Los Angeles in 2010 to avoid being stalked. The other reason to shift from Germany to the United States was to stay nearby their manager David Jost. Tom can speak three languages namely German, English, and French.

Tom Kaulitz dated Hamburg-based cosmetics entrepreneur and model Ria Sommerfeld for almost four years and he eventually got married to her in the year 2015. The couple filed for divorce after some years because of irreconcilable differences.

Tom later got engaged to American and German model Heidi Klum in 2018. Heidi who is also a television host and producer flashed her engagement ring to her fans on the social media platform Instagram. They both got married in the year 2019.

Age gap between Tom Kaulitz & Heidi Klum

The age gap between Tom and Heidi has been one of the most discussed topics. You will be surprised to know that the age difference between the two is 16 years.

However, both Tom and Heidi seem to be happily enjoying their married life as they never discussed this issue on public forums. The celebrity couple continues to experience public glare into their personal lives.

Heidi, who is quite active on Instagram keeps sharing their sweet and lovely moments with the fans.

Net Worth & Investments

It is estimated that Tom has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He accumulated this net worth over the years as a musician and also through brand endorsements.

Tom owns a luxury residential house in Bel-Air, Los Angeles that is worth approximately $9.8 million as of 2022.

The home where he stays with his family overlooks a beautiful mountainside and also one can have an incredible view of the town from the terrace of this house.

Tom got into an agreement with Reebok shoe company in 2010 to engage in their campaigns and commercials. He used to get more than ten pairs of shoes in a week as part of the deal.

Other details

Tom along with his brother Bill has modeled for ‘PETA’ and even protested against the use of innocent animals for entertainment.

Tom has featured in many German TV series and advertisements. Tom launched a fan app called ‘BTK Twins’ to comprehend his fans better. He in fact composed music for some short videos as well.

Tom and his brother faced difficulty in the year 2008 when a girls group started stalking them constantly. One fine day they followed Tom all the way to his house and even attacked his mother when she questioned them.

A year later Tom was once again stalked at a fuel station and he hit one girl. Post the incident Tom was charged for assaulting the girl. Tom filed a counter-complaint against her saying she was stalking him and later the charges against Tom were lifted.

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Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda


  1. Nice article. Except that Tom married that Hamburg woman only for 6 months and not some years. Then he filed for divorce. It’s just that the divorcement needed 3 years to be finalized but he filed for divorce only after 6 months of marriage.


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