a child Heidi grew up with parents in the fashion
industry, her father worked for a cosmetic company
and her mother was a hair stylist. However, Heidi
never had plans on a career in the fashion industry
yet alone become one of most famous supermodels
over the past decade.
flipping through some pages of a magazine in 1991,
Heidi ran across a advertisement for a modeling
competition from her home of Bergisch Gladbach,
Germany. With a little encouragement from her best
friend in their senior year of highschool, the 18
year old Heidi sent off a few photos to Petra
magazine for the modeling contest.
the age of eighteen years old Heidi won the
Face of the Year. "
Soon after she won the competition she began modeling
in Europe. After hitting modeling scene of Paris
and Milan, Heidi decided she wanted to take her
modeling career to the States.
When Heidi moved to New York she signed the Elite
Modeling Agency. After years of work over
seas, It was in the United States when this
German beauty started to make herself very well
known in the modeling industry. It was Heidi's relationship
with Victoria's Secret that was the huge leap to
becoming a supermodel.