Heidi Klum is a German-American model, television host, producer, and businesswoman. She appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998 and was the first German model to become a Victoria’s, Secret Angel.

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Is Heidi Klum’s daughter Leni adopted?

Heidi and Seal were married from 2005 until 2014 and they welcomed three children together biologically – Henry, 17, Johan, 15, and Lou, 13. Meanwhile, Leni resulted from Heidi’s previous relationship with Italian businessman Flavio Briatore, but in 2009 Seal legally adopted her as well.

The pair have a very strong bond, and Seal met Heidi when she was just two weeks pregnant with Leni. He went on to officially adopt Leni, whose biological father is Italian businessman Flavio Briatore.

Leni Klum, 18, is Heidi Klum’s oldest daughter. Her modeling career began at 16 when her mother decided she was ready to handle the demands of the industry.

“Sixteen is a good age,” Heidi told Vogue. “If you are allowed to drive a car, you can also have an official Instagram account and show your face. And to be allowed to start with a Vogue cover is an insane privilege.”