Claudia Schiffer has had one of the longest and most successful modeling careers of all time. The 45-year-old may have been around the block a few times, but she’s still going strong. However, despite the fact that Schiffer has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Claudia Schiffer. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Was Shy in High School. Though Schiffer has admitted she was popular in high school, she said that her height also made her very shy. She was also shy and didn’t want to be noticed because some of her classmates were jealous that she came from a wealthy family.
Number Fourteen: She Is Fluent in Three Languages. You probably know that Schiffer has beauty, but she also has brains! She is fluent in German, English, and French.
Number Thirteen: She Was Almost a Lawyer. Schiffer is the daughter of a lawyer, and in fact, she wanted to be a lawyer until she was spotted in a Dusseldorf nightclub and subsequently signed to be a model.
Number Twelve: She Accomplished a Lot of Firsts. In fact, Schiffer was the very first model to grace the cover of the following publications: People, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone.
Number Eleven: She Got Her Ears Pierced for a Campaign. Schiffer did not grow up with pierced ears. In fact, she didn’t get her ears pierced until she was part of a campaign that required her to wear earrings in 2006.
Number Ten: She Has Her Own Cashmere Collection. Schiffer launched an eponymous cashmere collection in 2011 during Paris Fashion Week. Her collection is sold all around the world in department stores and classy boutiques, and she holds the title of creative director.
Number Nine: She Has Her Own Exercise Videos. Schiffer released four exercise videos titled Claudia Schiffer: Perfectly Fit [insert body part here], and they were so successful they achieved a spot on the best-seller list.