We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Claudia Schiffer, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the iconic model and public figure that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Eight: She Was Joint Owner of the Fashion Cafe. In 1995, Schiffer joined forces with Christy Turlington, Elle Macpherson, and Naomi Campbell to open a chain of restaurants called the Fashion Cafe.
Number Seven: She Is Very Charitable. Schiffer has been involved with UNICEF for some time now, and she is currently the UK Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. She has also been a presenter for two Live 8 concerts.
Number Six: She Was Sawn in Half. Well, not really. Schiffer became romantically involved with magician David Copperfield in 1994, and she would often come on stage and act as his assistant. This included her being the girl who got sawn in half in his shows.
Number Five: She Has Three Children. Schiffer married Matthew Vaughn – a film director – in 2002, and they have three children together. They have one son named Caspar and two daughters named Clementine and Cosima.
Number Four: She Was Offered One Million Pounds to Go on a Date. At the height of her fame in 1994, an Arab sheik reportedly offered Schiffer one million pounds to go on a date with him. However, she refused the offer.
Number Three: She Has Appeared on More Than 1,000 Magazine Covers. Since the beginning of her career, Schiffer has appeared on more than 1,000 international magazine covers. That’s one seriously impressive career stat!
Number Two: She Has Made Several Film Cameos. We already mentioned that Schiffer is married to a film director, but she has also made cameos in several films as well. You can find Schiffer featured in 1994’s Richie Rich, 2001’s Zoolander, and 2003’s Love Actually, among others.
Number One: She Is Still Going Strong. Schiffer has recognized that the era of the “supermodel” is over, but she continues to work, despite the fact that she is 45 years old and has already achieved major success. Schiffer truly is redefining what it means to be a successful model.