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Leni Olumi Klum aka Helene Boshoven Samuel

Who is Helene Boshoven Samuel?

Helene Boshoven Samuel is actually Leni Olumi Klum, who is a teenage model. She is also the daughter of supermodel Heidi Klum.

Leni Olumi Klum has even been on the cover of Vogue. In addition, she is also a climate change activist and environmentalist.

Helene Boshoven Samuel is also the adopted daughter of musician Sean. Moreover, she is the biological daughter of Italian businessman Flavio Briatore. In addition, her stepfather is the guitarist of the band called Tokio Hotel.

Leni Olumi Klum
Leni Olumi Klum

Leni Olumi Klum quick facts

Full nameLeni Olumi Klum
NicknameLeni Klum
BirthdateMay 04, 2004
Age17 years old
Sun SignTaurus
TraitsTaurus female traits 


BirthplaceNew York City, America
ParentsFlavio Briatore (Father)
Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel a.k.a. Seal (Step-father)
Tom Kaulitz (Step-father)
Heidi Klum (Mother)
GrandparentsErna Klum (Grandmother) 
Günther Klum (Grandfather) 
Francis Samuel (Grandfather)
Adebisi Samuel (Grandmother)
Giacomo Briatore (Grandfather)
Caterina Chiotti (Grandmother)
SiblingsHenry Günther Ademola Dashtu (Step-brother)
Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo (Step-brother)
Lou Sulola (Step-sister)
Marital statusMarried

Interesting facts about Leni Olumi Klum

  • The entire internet has a misconception about her actual name. The audience thinks it is Helene Boshoven Samuel but in fact, it is Leni Olumi Klum.
  • Leni has three fathers in total, one biological, one legal, and another is her stepfather.
  • Leni is the only child of Heidi Klum and Flavio Briatore.
  • She has three step-siblings.
  • She is scared of bees and spiders.
  • Leni has a matching tattoo with her stepfather Tom Kaulitz. Moreover, she wanted to have a matching tattoo with her boyfriend as well but her mother was against the idea. Leni revealed that she wanted the tattoo in her mouth.
  • She helped Tom Kaulitz with his marriage proposal to Heidi Klum.
  • She always wanted to be a model like her mother. In addition, she feels like the career matches her energy well.
  • Leni loves street style and thus is a minimalist.
  • She changed her school during the lockdown and has met her classmates only through Zoom.
  • She shares everything with her mother and refers to her as her best friend.

Leni Olumi Klum parents

Flavio Briatore (Leni Olumi Klum Father)

Flavio Briatore was born on 12 April 1950. He is an Italian businessman who managed the formula one team for the Benetton company. 

He dated Naomi Campbell from 1998 to 2003. In addition, the couple was engaged. However, even after the split, they remained on good terms. 

After the breakup, the businessman began dating Heidi Klum in 2003. Soon after, Heidi and Flavio welcomed Leni together. Unfortunately, during this time, Heidi and Flavio were already separated. 

The seventy-one-year-old businessman married Elisabetta Gregoraci in 2008. In 2010, the couple welcomed their son. But, unfortunately, the couple parted ways in 2017.

Moreover, in August 2020, Flavio tested positive for Coronavirus. In addition, he was even hospitalized.

Heidi Klum (Leni Olumi Klum mother)

Heidi Klum is a successful German supermodel who is also the first German model in Victoria’s secret. Moreover, she is also an actress, TV host, producer, and businesswoman. 

Heidi married a stylist named Ric Pipino in 1997. However, the marriage only lasted five years. After the separation, she began dating Flavio Briatore. Moreover, Heidi announced that she was pregnant in December 2003.

Unfortunately, the couple split, and soon after, Heidi met musician, Sean. In May 2004, Heidi gave birth to her daughter, Leni. Heidi states Sean to be Leni’s father since he fulfilled the role of a father in Leni’s life. 

Leni Olumi Klum with her mom Heidi Klum
Leni Olumi Klum with her mom Heidi Klum

Heidi and Sean dated for a long time. In addition, they even got married on May 10, 2005, in Mexico. 

In September 2005, Heidi and Sean had a son and welcomed another son in November 2006. Moreover, the couple welcomed their daughter in October 2009.

On April 6, 2012, Heidi and Sean separated. After the separation, Heidi dated Martin Kirsten for two years. Martin was Heidi’s bodyguard at the time. 

Moreover, the supermodel dated Vito Schnabel in 2014 for three years and finally called it quits. 

In 2018, Heidi started to date, Tom Kaulitz. Tom is a guitarist at Tokio Hotel. The couple tied the knot in August 2019 in Italy. 

Moreover, during the proposal, Leni and other children helped Tom. Leni and Tom even have matching tattoos that represent their close bond.

Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel a.k.a. Seal (Step-father)

Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel was born on February 19, 1963. He is a British singer who goes by the stage name ‘Seal.’ 

The four-time Grammy winner grew up in Paddington, London. He has massive scars on his face, which were the results of discoid lupus erythematosus. 

Seal began dating German supermodel Heidi in 2004. Moreover, Heidi was pregnant at this time. However, Seal stepped in and helped Heidi during this time. 

Moreover, he was present during the birth of Leni Klum. In the later month of 2004, the couple got engaged. In 2005 they were finally married. 

The couple renewed their wedding vows every year on their anniversary. Seal even became the father of Leni, legally. As a result, the father and daughter have an exceptional bond together. 

Tom Kaulitz (Step-father)

Tom Kaulitz was born on September 1, 1989. He has an identical twin named Bill Kaulitz, who is ten minutes older than Tom. 

Leni Olumi Klum with her step-father Tom Kaulitz and his twin brother Bill Kaulitz
Leni Olumi Klum with her step-father Tom Kaulitz and his twin brother Bill Kaulitz

The German-born guitarist married Ria Sommerfeld in 2015 for three years. In 2018, Tom and Heidi met and began dating each other. 

After a year, on December 24, 2018, Heidi announced that the couple got engaged through her Instagram post. Moreover, they married each other on a yacht in Italy in August 2019.

Leni Olumi Klum relationship status

Unfortunately, Leni is not single. Moreover, she is dating Aris Rachevsky. Aris is a hockey player. The couple even share pictures of each other on their social media accounts. 

Leni has even revealed that they wanted to get a tattoo together. But Leni’s mother, Heidi, disapproved since the couple wanted the tattoo in their mouth.

Leni Olumi Klum career

Leni Klum always wanted to be a model as far as she could remember. So being a supermodel’s daughter, this dream of Leni wasn’t a surprise. 

Leni was even offered a modeling gig when she was just twelve. It was from a brand that Leni herself liked called Brandy Melville. 

Leni Olumi Klum
Leni Olumi Klum

Unfortunately, Heidi did not want her daughter to be a model just yet. Even though Leni wasn’t happy with this decision at the time, she now thinks that it was a good decision. 

However, Leni’s modeling debut was being on the cover of Vogue with her mother. In addition, Leni has also been in many magazines like Rollacoaster and Hunger. 

Besides modeling, Leni is also involved in fighting against climate change. She has started a campaign to plant trees to build a greener environment. More details about the site can be found on the website https://www.klumforest.com/. The link is also mentioned on jer Instagram account.

Controversies involving Leni Olumi Klum

Leni has recently made headlines due to her latest Instagram post. The seventeen-year-old model is seen to wear half of a black blazer while leaving the other side open. 

Many fans have been concerned especially since she is still a minor. The confused fans have asked themselves if this kind of picture is legal for a seventeen-year-old kid or not. However, some fans have loved it and are backing her up. 

Leni Olumi Klum net worth

Leni is estimated to have $1 million of net worth. However, her mother, Heidi, has at least 20 million of net worth. 

Leni lives with her mother, Heidi and stepfather Tom, and her three step-siblings in a $9.8 million mansion. The massive Bel-Air mansion is owned by her mother, who has a vast garden.

Leni Olumi Klum social media

The newly turned model has a massive fan following on social media. Leni has one million followers in her Instagram account alone. 

Although she doesn’t post much, it is crazy how much the internet loves her.

Some FAQs about Leni Olumi Klum

How old is Helene Boshoven Samuel?

As of 2021, Helene Boshoven Samuel is 17 years old .

How tall is Helene Boshoven Samuel?

She is 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Is Helene Boshoven Samuel aka Leni Olumi Klum adopted?

Yes, she is adopted by musician Seal.

Who is the biological father of Leni Olumi Klum?

The biological father of Leni is Flavio Briatore. He is the managing director of Renault’s Formula One team for Renault.

What is Leni Olumi Klum’s net worth?

Leni Olumi Klum has a net worth of $19 million.

Is Heidi Klum’s daughter a model?

Yes, Leni is currently working as a model, following in her mother’s footsteps.