Famous People From German Fashion Industry

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Heidi Klum
(The First German Model to Become a Victoria's Secret Angel)
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Birthdate: June 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

German-American model and TV host, Heidi Klum has been featured on the cover of French, Portuguese, German, and Spanish Vogue magazines. She was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. After a successful modeling career, she became a TV host in the 2000s. She is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. 

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Karl Lagerfeld
(Famous as the Creative Director of the French Fashion House 'Chanel')
Karl Lagerfeld
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Birthdate: September 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: February 19, 2019
German fashion magnate Karl Lagerfeld, son of businessman Otto Lagerfeld, had served as the creative director of Chanel and Fendi. He was also a talented photographer and caricaturist, and had a penchant for collecting books. He was known for his signature sunglasses, white hair, fingerless gloves, and detachable collars.  
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Claudia Schiffer
(German Supermodel and Actress)
Claudia Schiffer
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Birthdate: August 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rheinberg, Germany
In 2020, Claudia Schiffer stunned fans with an Instagram picture in a lacy blue gown on her 50th birthday, looking not any less desirable than a 20-something. The German model had earlier soared to fame as the face of Chanel and has graced the cover of American Vogue 16 times.
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Nastassja Kinski
(German Actress and Former Model Known for Her Films: 'Stay as You Are' and 'Tess')
Nastassja Kinski
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Birthdate: January 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Nastassja Kinski is a German actress who played a major role in the success of several European and American films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. One of the most popular German sex symbols of her generation, Kinski appeared in erotic films like Cat People. She is also renowned for her much-publicized personal life, which includes her relationship with Roman Polanski.

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Hugo Boss
(Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur)
Hugo Boss
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Birthdate: July 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: August 9, 1948

Hugo Boss was a German businessman and fashion designer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular fashion houses in the world, Hugo Boss AG. Apart from maintaining his business endeavors, Hugo Boss was also a member of the Nazi Party and remained loyal to the ideology of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.

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Toni Garrn
(German Fashion Model and Actress)
Toni Garrn
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Birthdate: July 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
German model/actor Toni Garrn gained recognition after signing with Calvin Klein and then modeled for Victoria's Secret. She played Reeva Steenkamp in Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer and also appeared in Spider-Man: Far from Home. An avid philanthropist, she is associated with the Because I Am a Girl campaign.
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Tatjana Patitz
(Model)
Tatjana Patitz
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Birthdate: March 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Meryem Uzerli
(Turkish Actress Known for Her Role as 'Hürrem Sultan’ in the TV Series 'Muhteşem Yüzyl’)
Meryem Uzerli
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Birthdate: August 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany

Turkish-German actor and model Meryem Uzerli soared to fame playing Hürrem Sultan in the Turkish series Muhteşem Yüzyıl, a role that earned her a Golden Butterfly Award. She has also appeared in German series such as Notruf Hafenkante and films such as Journey of No Return.

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Anita Pallenberg
(Actress Best Known for Her Romantic Links to Three of the 'Original Rolling Stones')
Anita Pallenberg
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Birthdate: April 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: June 13, 2017

Known as the Rolling Stones muse, for her affairs with at least two of the iconic rock band’s members, Anita Pallenberg was an actor-model. The Rolling Stones tracks such as You Got The Silver and Angie were inspired by her. She had also studied fashion designing after recovering from drug addiction.

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Philipp Plein
(German Fashion Designer and Founder of the 'Philipp Plein International Group')
Philipp Plein
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Birthdate: February 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

German designer Philipp Plein is best known for his namesake brand of luxury clothing and accessories. While he initially studied law, he later drifted to interior ahd fashion designing. Over the years, he has designed everything from dog leashes to Swarovski-studded military jackets. He has also won multiple GQ awards.

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Jordan Carver
(German Glamour Model and Actress)
Jordan Carver
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Birthdate: January 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trier, Germany

Ina-Maria Schnitzer, better known to her fans as Jordan Carver, had initially been a hotel manager and then a beautician before plunging into modeling. The buxom beauty is now a renowned swimsuit and lingerie model and is the first German to appear on the cover of the British magazine Zoo.

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Jil Sander
(German Minimalist Fashion Designer and the Founder of the 'Jil Sander Fashion House')
Jil Sander
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Birthdate: November 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wesselburen, Germany

German designer Jil Sander had been a fashion editor for Petra before she launched her own boutique. She is known for her signature minimalist aesthetic and her association with Prada, which had acquired 75% shares of her company. She later collaborated with Fast Retailing to design for Uniqlo.

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Sophia Thomalla
(German Model, Actress, and Television Presenter)
Sophia Thomalla
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Birthdate: October 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Veruschka von Lehndorff
(Model)
Veruschka von Lehndorff
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Birthdate: May 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
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Nadia Hilker
(Actress)
Nadia Hilker
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Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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David Garrett
(Violinist)
David Garrett
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Birthdate: September 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
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Laura Berlin
(Actress)
Laura Berlin
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Birthdate: January 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Lilly Krug
(Actress)
Lilly Krug
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Birthdate: June 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Bea Fiedler
(Model)
Bea Fiedler
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Birthdate: June 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Witten, Germany
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Jessica Schwarz
(Actress known for Romy (2009), No Regrets (2001) and Buddenbrooks (2008))
Jessica Schwarz
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Birthdate: May 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erbach im Odenwald, Germany
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Tessa Grafin von Walderdorff
(Socialite)
Tessa Grafin von Walderdorff
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Birthdate: February 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Stefanie Küster
(German Model)
Stefanie Küster
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Birthdate: July 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asunción, Paraguay

Stefanie Küster is a German dancer and model. In the 2000s, Küster achieved popularity for her relationship with Dieter Bohlen, who is 25 years her senior. She then went on to appear in magazines like Playboy and also featured in several music videos.

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Barbara Becker
(Designer, former actress and model)
Barbara Becker
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Birthdate: November 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
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Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu
(Actress)
Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu
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Birthdate: October 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Micaela Schafer
(Model)
Micaela Schafer
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Birthdate: November 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leipzig, East Germany
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Cora Schumacher
(German Actress, Racing Driver and Television Presenter)
Cora Schumacher
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Birthdate: December 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Langenfeld, Germany
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Cinta Laura
(Actress)
Cinta Laura
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Birthdate: August 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quakenbruck, Germany
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Lena Gercke
(Model who won the first season of Germany's Next Topmodel and was the host of Austria's Next Topmodel (seasons 1–4))
Lena Gercke
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Birthdate: February 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marburg, Germany
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Selma Ergeç
(Actress)
Selma Ergeç
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Birthdate: November 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamm, Germany
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Uschi Obermaier
(Model)
Uschi Obermaier
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Birthdate: September 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sendling, Munich, Germany
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Gina-Lisa Lohfink
(Model)
Gina-Lisa Lohfink
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Birthdate: September 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seligenstadt, Germany
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Nur Fettahoğlu
(Actress)
Nur Fettahoğlu
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Birthdate: November 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Duisburg, Germany

Turkish-German actor Nur Fettahoğlu is best known for her performance as Mahidevran Sultan in the series Muhtesem Yüzyil, which has earned her several awards, such as the Beirut International Award for Best International Actress. She also holds a fashion design degree. She has also been a Sky Türk anchor.

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Stefanie Giesinger
(Model)
Stefanie Giesinger
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Birthdate: August 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Empress Schuck
(Actress)
Empress Schuck
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Birthdate: February 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

Empress Schuck is a Filipino actress, singer, dancer, model, and fashion designer. Empress is best known for her work as a child actor. In 2003, she was named the Best Child Actress at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards for her portrayal of Sandy del Rosario in her debut film 9 Mornings at the age of nine.

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Shermine Shahrivar
(Model)
Shermine Shahrivar
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Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Jannine Weigel
(Singer)
Jannine Weigel
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Birthdate: July 30, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Steinfurt, Germany
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Nadja Auermann
(Supermodel)
Nadja Auermann
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Birthdate: March 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Ursula Karven
(Actress)
Ursula Karven
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Birthdate: September 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
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Claudia Ciesla
(Actress)
Claudia Ciesla
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Birthdate: February 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wodzislaw Slaski, Poland
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Leonie Hanne
(Blogger)
Leonie Hanne
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Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Verona Pooth
(Television personality)
Verona Pooth
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Birthdate: April 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
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Palina Rojinski
(Television Presenter)
Palina Rojinski
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Birthdate: April 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leningrad, Soviet Union
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Nadiuska
(Actress)
Nadiuska
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Birthdate: January 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schierling, Bavaria, West Germany
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Caroline Daur
(Fashion blogger & Model)
Caroline Daur
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Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Daniela Amavia
(Actress)
Daniela Amavia
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Birthdate: March 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
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Mandala Tayde
(Actress)
Mandala Tayde
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Birthdate: April 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
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Julia Stegner
(Model)
Julia Stegner
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Birthdate: November 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Wilma Elles
(Actress)
Wilma Elles
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Birthdate: October 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Wilma Elles is a German actress and model. She took acting, guitar, and dance classes and actively participated in school plays as a child. She began acting in her late teens and appeared in numerous German TV shows and films. She also played the lead character in a Turkish TV show despite not knowing the language well. 

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Xatar
(German Rapper, Entrepreneur, Producer, and Publisher)
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Birthdate: December 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sanandaj, Iran
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Briana Banks
(Adult Film Star, Glamour model, Model)
Briana Banks
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Birthdate: May 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich

Briana Banks is a German American adult actress and model. Born in Germany, she later moved to USA where she began her career as a model. She eventually ventured into pornography and appeared in many popular adult videos. She was also featured in the cable TV series Vivid Valley. She was inducted into the XRCO Hall of Fame in 2016.