Leni Olumi Klum aka Helene Boshoven Samuel

Who is Leni Olumi Klum?

Helene Boshoven Samuel, aka Leni Olumi Klum, is a teenage model, a climate change activist, and an environmentalist.

She is the daughter of supermodel Heidi Klum and Italian businessman Flavio Briatore. 

Later, Leni was adopted by musician Seal. In addition, her stepfather is the guitarist of the band called Tokio Hotel.

Leni Olumi Klum
Leni Olumi Klum

Quick facts

Full nameLeni Olumi Klum
NicknameLeni Klum
BirthdayMay 04, 2004
Age19 years old
Sun SignTaurus
TraitsPositive: Understanding, kind and organized
Negative: Jealous, lazy, and stubborn
BirthplaceNew York City, America
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight123.5 pounds
ParentsHeidi Klum (Mother)
Flavio Briatore (Father)
Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, a.k.a. Seal (Step-father)
Tom Kaulitz (Step-father)
GrandparentsErna Klum (Maternal Grandmother) 
Günther Klum (Maternal Grandfather) 
Giacomo Briatore (Paternal Grandfather)
Caterina Chiotti (Paternal Grandmother)
SiblingsJohan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (2005)
Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel (2006)
Lou Sulola Samuel (2009)
Falco Nathan (2010)
Marital statusIn a relationship
BoyfriendAris Rachevsky
Net worthUSD 1 Million
Social mediaInstagram

Early life

Leni Olumi Klum was born on May 4, 2004. She grew up in New York City, New York.

Leni is a Latin name that means Light or Woman of Magdala. An abbreviation for HELENA or MAGDALENA (or any name ending in LENA).

Her sun sign is Taurus. You will admire Taurus females’ understanding, kindness, and organization, but you will hate their jealousy, laziness, and stubbornness.

Klum stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.

Additionally, Leni has blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes.

She has a tattoo of friendship to match her brother and stepfather. The tattoo is of three little dots on the inside of their finger.


Flavio Briatore (father)

Flavio Briatore is Leni’s biological father. He is a well-known Italian businessman.

He was born on April 12, 1950, in Cuneo in Verzuolo. His parents were elementary school teachers.

FIA accused him of race-fixing at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix. After an investigation, FIA found him guilty and banned him from FIA events.

Briatore had to resign from ING Renault F1 in 2009.

However French Tribunal de Grande Instance overturned the ban.

In 2019 Briatore started political party Movimento del Fare.

Heidi Klum (mother)

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

Heidi Klum is a successful German supermodel ever to grace the ramp of Victoria’s secret. Moreover, she is also an actress, TV host, producer, and businesswoman. 

Heidi was born in the Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany. 

She featured in Elle, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazar, Glamour, Vogue, etc. 

Klum is the second well-paid model in the fashion industry after Gisele Bundchen. In addition, she serves as a judge on Germany’s Next Topmodel, and America’s Got Talent.

Other than this, Heidi is famous for making extravagant Halloween costumes. Moreover, her fans regard her as the Queen of Halloween. 

Often, her creative costume crosses the boundary and gives people nightmares. 

Some of her famous costumes are Mom of the Dead (2021), Camouflage (2020), A Gory Alien (2019), and A Human Firework.  

Heidi and Flavio divorced in 2004. She then married Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel in 2005.

Unfortunately, their relationship did not work out, and they separated in 2014. Leni’s mother married Tom Kaulitz in Italy in 2019. She is still married to him today.


Leni Klum is blessed to have four siblings and is the oldest one. Surprisingly Leni does not have any biological siblings.

They are Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (2005), Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel (2006), Lou Sulola Samuel (2009), and Falco Nathan (2010).

Aris Rachevsky (boyfriend)

Young Leni Lum is not single. Instead, she is dating Aris Rachevsky, a hockey player.

As per sources, the couple has been dating since 2020. In the 2021 Valentine, Aris posted on his Instagram Stories saying, “Happy Valentine’s Day. I Love you, @leniklum.”

In reply to this, Leni said,” Happy Valentine’s Day, baby.”

Leni 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
Leni Olumi Klum

Leni Klum has always wanted to be a model since she was a little kid. So being a supermodel’s daughter this dream of Leni wasn’t a surprise. 

At the age of 12, she received a modeling gig. It was from Brandy Melville, a brand that Leniadored.

Unfortunately, Heidi did not want her daughter to be a model at a young age. At that time, she was not happy with the decision.

Leni made a modeling debut by gracing the cover of Vogue with her mother. In addition, Leni has appeared in many magazines like Rollacoaster and Hunger. 

She is also active in the fight against climate change. To create a greener environment, she has launched a tree-planting campaign. 

You can find more details about the activities on her website.


Leni made headlines due to her Instagram post back in 2021. The seventeen-year-old model wore 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 Olumi Klum is estimated to have USD 1 million of net worth.

Heidi has a net worth of USD 160 million, and she earns USD 40 million from her work.

Heidi had bought a mansion worth USD 14.2 million in the suburb of Los Angeles. When Heidi and Seal separated, she sold the house for USD 9.8 million.

In 2018, Heidi owned a penthouse in New York costing USD 5.1 million. The building was erected in the 1800s, and the place was transferred to an art studio.

The singer has a total net worth of USD 40 million. He had a 3600-square-foot mansion on the mountain top vista in Topanga, California. The price of the property was decreased to USD 3.5 million.

Leni Olumi Klum social media

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

Although she doesn’t post much, it is crazy how much fans are going gaga on her. You can follow the link below;

Instagram: 1.5 million followers.


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