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Claudia Schiffer

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    Claudia Schiffer View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    German
    Birth Date
    August 25, 1970
    Status
    Cover girl, Retired (mostly), Sexy girl, Supermodel
    Known for
    Legs
    Agencies
    One Management
    Dated
    David Copperfield (Since 93, engaged), Tim Jefferies
    Feuds
    Stella Tennant (Schiffer was bitter at being replaced by Tennant at Chanel)
    Friends
    Elle Macpherson, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Nadja Auermann, Matt Gordon, Marcus Schenkenberg, Mario Testino, Eva Herzigova, Cindy Crawford
    Children
    Caspar Matthew (Born 1/30/03), Clementine de Vere Drummond (Born 11/11/04), Cosima Violet (Born 5/14/10)
    Married
    Matthew Vaughn (Since 02)
    Model Turned
    Actress (Love Actually, 2003), restaurateur (Fashion Café, 1995)
    Interests
    Skiing, Horseback riding, Dancing, Painting, Tennis

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    Claudia Schiffer's Career Highlights

    25 AUG, 1970
    Born in Rheinberg, Germany
    1987
    Discovered by Michel Levaton in a nightclub; flies to Paris to pursue modeling
    1987
    Models for Chanel, becoming one of Lagerfeld's favorites thereafter
    1989
    Becomes the face of Guess?, propelling her to stardom
    MAY 1989
    Appears on the cover of British Elle
    DEC 1989
    Featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan
    1990
    Named one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World
    1990
    Walks for Chanel haute couture
    1990
    Designs a swimsuit calendar that she also poses in
    MAR 1990
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    AUG 1990
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    NOV 1990
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    1993
    Engaged to the magician David Copperfield
    JAN 1993
    Appears on cover of Vanity Fair
    1994
    Appears in Chanel and Escada ad campaigns
    1994
    Travels to Vietnam on a shoot for Harper’s Bazaar, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    21 DEC, 1994
    Makes her acting debut in the movie Richie Rich
    1995
    Makes a series of four workout videos
    1995
    Opens the Fashion Café with Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, and Elle Macpherson
    1996
    Models for Victoria’s Secret
    1998
    Signs contract with L’Oréal
    1998
    Appears nude in a Citroën advertisement for $3 million
    16 APR, 1999
    Acts in film Friends & Lovers as Carla, a German beauty who falls for a ski instructor
    2000
    Appears in the music video for Bon Jovi’s “Say It Isn’t So” Video»
    5 APR, 2000
    Acts in film Black and White as Greta, a graduate student
    2001
    Has roles in the movies In Pursuit and Life Without Dick
    2002
    Presents Prince William with a polo trophy
    2002
    Is rumored to become the next Countess of Oxford, but is later disqualified due to Vaughn’s illegitimacy and because her father-in-law was descended from the female line
    2002
    Agostino Pomato, an Italian kitchen-caretaker, is arrested after making multiple visits to Schiffer’s mansion in Suffolk; he claims the Pope has instructed him to marry Schiffer
    25 MAY, 2002
    Marries film producer Matthew Vaughn; rather than giving her an engagement ring, he buys her a tortoise
    2003
    Appears in Gap TV commercials
    30 JAN, 2003
    Gives birth to son, Caspar Matthew
    14 NOV, 2003
    Has role as Carol, an attractive mother, in movie Love Actually
    2004
    A Canadian man, Louis Brisette, is accused of harassing Schiffer with phone calls and letters left at her Suffolk mansion
    11 NOV, 2004
    Gives birth to daughter, Clementine de Vere Drummond
    2006
    Appears in a Pepsi Gold commercial Video»
    2006
    Face of Accessorize ad campaign
    2006
    Co-hosts the World Cup opening ceremony with Pelé
    2007
    Appears in Salvatore Ferragamo fall ad campaign alongside Stephanie Seymour
    AUG 2007
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue
    2008
    Returns as the face of Chanel
    2008
    Renews contract with Salvatore Ferragamo
    2008
    Appears in Louis Vuitton spring ad campaign alongside Stephanie Seymour, Naomi Campbell, and other top models
    2008
    Karl Lagerfeld photographs Schiffer for the spring issue of 10
    APR 2008
    Appears in GQ editorial alongside actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth
    5 MAY, 2008
    Escorts Valentino to the Costume Institute Gala
    JUN 2008
    Featured on the cover of German Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino
    JUL 2008
    Appears on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Nico
    NOV 2008
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth
    2009
    Models for Dolce & Gabbana resort ad campaign, photographed by Steven Klein
    2009
    Renews contract with Salvatore Ferragamo
    2009
    Becomes the face of Yves Saint Laurent, replacing Naomi Campbell
    MAR 2009
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and Italian Vogue
    APR 2009
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numéro
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Mario Testino
    AUG 2009
    Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue's 13th Anniversary Issue, photographed by John Paul Pietrus
    SEP 2009
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    2009
    Luis Sanchis photographs Schiffer for the cover of Tank
    NOV 2009
    Featured on the cover of British Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Michelangelo di Battista
    NOV 2009
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and German Vogue
    DEC 2009
    Featured on the cover of Russian Vogue, photographed by Solve Sundsbo
    2009
    Kayt Jones photographs Schiffer for the winter cover of i-D, alongside Helena Christensen and Eva Herzigova
    2010
    Returns as the face of Chanel
    2010
    Renews contract with Salvatore Ferragamo
    15 JAN, 2010
    Announces pregnancy with third child with husband, producer Matthew Vaughn Story»
    MAR 2010
    Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    14 MAY, 2010
    Gives birth to daughter, Cosima Violet
    JUN 2010
    Featured on the cover of German Vogue, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    DEC 2010
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    JUL 2011
    Featured on the cover of British Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Horst Diekgerdes
    AUG 2011
    Featured on the cover of German Vogue, photographed by Miles Aldridge
    2011
    Appears in the fall issue of Self Service photographed by Angelo Pennetta
    2011
    Models for the Chanel eyewear fall ad campaign
    SEP 2011
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Tom Munro
    2012
    Models for the Guess 30th Anniversary spring ad campaign
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