Leni Klum, daughter of the famous German model and businesswoman Heidi Klum, debuted as a model at age 16.
The teenager whose real name is Helene Boshoven Samuel, had already appeared on the cover of Vogue with her mother last December, but this time she made her debut on the runway at Berlin Fashion Week, the magazine reported. Marie Claire.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this time Berlin Fashion Week is taking place in digital mode, with a series of audiovisual exhibitions. In this context, Leni showed an image of one of the presentations in which she participated on the occasion of the event.
As the German edition of glamor magazineFor Leni Klum, participating in this event was like a dream come true for a long time, as she had always wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps.
“It was only a matter of time before I tried modeling. The first offer came when I was only twelve or thirteen, from a brand that I loved to wear: Brandy Melville. So I begged Mom, but there was no chance! Now I understand that it would have been too early, ”the teenager told Vogue.
The young woman, whose resemblance to her mother is evident, is not only interested in following in her mother’s footsteps in modeling, but has also shown herself as an activist of the “body positive” trend, by showing openly her acne in Internet.
In one of her most recent images on social networks, she joined the trend of celebrities and influencers to publish photos without makeup, promoting the acceptance of the body as it is.
Recall that Leni was the result of Heidi’s relationship with businessman Flavio Briatore, but was adopted in 2009 by the singer Seal, while he was married to Heidi.
According to Glamor, Leni, her siblings, her mother Heidi and her current husband Tom currently live in Berlin, Germany.