Leni Olumi Klum is the daughter of the German supermodel Heidi Klum. Just like her mom, Heidi, Leni is also a model by profession. She first garnered the attention of the viewers when she appeared on the cover of the January 2021 cover of Vogue Germany.
We must say Leni is the splitting image of her super star mom Heidi. Keep scrolling further to catch deep insights about the personal and professional life of Leni Olumi Klum.
Here’s all you need to know about Leni Olumi Klum
The real name of Leni Olumi Klum is Helene Boshoven Samuel. Yes, you read that right. She was born on May 4, 2004 in New York. She is the daughter of renowned model and TV host Heidi Klum.
Her biological dad is is Italian businessman Flavio Briatore. Heidi and Flavio were in a relationship from the year 2003 to 2004. The former couple called it quits before Leni was born. Flavio did not play an active role in the life of his daughter Leni.
Then, Heidi tied the knot with I’ve Been Loving You Too Long singer Seal in the year 2005. He adopted Leni when she was merely 5 years old. The couple got divorced in October of 2014. Despite their split, Seal has continued to be Leni’s legal father to date.
Why did Heidi’s ex-husband Seal adopt Leni Klum?
As per the reports of Daily Mail, Leni’s biological father Flavio stated that Heidi was in Los Angeles meanwhile, he was in London and the long distance between them was unbridgeable.
So the three of them decided it was best for Seal to adopt Leni as every child needs to grow up in a family. She has a total of three half-siblings Henry, Johan, and Lou from her mom’s marriage with Seal.
When did Leni start modeling?
For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you Leni is a model by profession. She has followed the footsteps of her starlet mother. In a earlier interaction, Leni revealed that she got her first modeling offer when she was only 12 or 13 from a brand she liked to wear- Brandy Melville.
At that point, Heidi’s daughter asked her to let her model but then, she wasn’t sure that Leni was ready for modeling. When Leni got her driver’s license, Heidi thought that she was old enough to kickstart her modeling career.
Leni graduated from high school last month. Then, Heidi shared a video of her daughter receiving her diploma on Instagram with an adorable caption. She wrote “I am VERY proud of you,” with a few graduation emojis.
Is Leni Klum present on Instagram?
The answer to the above question is a big yes. Like most models in the limelight, Leni also has a profile on the social media platform Instagram. As of now, she has 95 posts on her Instagram feed.
The 18-year-old model boasts a fanbase of 1.2 million followers on the social networking service Instagram. Klum’s latest post is a gorgeous picture of her slaying in a brown bikini over a sunburn while laying back on an outdoor deck chair. She simply captioned the snap, “a little past sun kissed.”
We can’t wait to see Leni Olumi Klum shine on in the times to come. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.