Resembling a lot like her mother, Helene Boshoven Samuel is the daughter of Heidi Klum and an Italian businessman Flavio Briatore. She was born on May 2004 in New York City, however, till then, her parents had separated, and Heidi had begun dating the musician, Seal. So at the time of her birth, Seal took the responsibility of Briatore and himself supported Klum.
First daughter of Klum, Helene Boshoven Samuel was then raised by her stepfather Seal along with her step brothers and sister. As the couple got engaged in December 2004 and later tied the knot on May 10, 2005. However, officially Seal adopted Helene (Leni) Klum, in December 2009, 4 years after he married her mother. In an interview, Klum had cleared that Briatore was not involved in Helene Boshoven Samuel’s life and Seal should be considered her real father. While Briatore also accepted that he had never seen Leni and doesn’t even miss her. He clarified that it’s hard to miss someone whom he has never met and also stated that Leni is not an abandoned child.
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Helene Boshoven Samuel Family
Flavio Briatore(Biological father): Born on 12 April 1950, Briatore is an Italian businessman. He spent his formative years in Verzuolo near Cuneo, Italy. The former managing director of Renault’s Formula One team, Briatore is also active is fashion industry having businesses built to cater the needs of the industry.
Heidi Klum(Mother): German-American supermodel, Klum was born on born June 1, 1973. Apart from modeling, she is also active as a businesswoman, television personality, fashion designer, singer, occasional actress, and television producer. The Victoria’s Secret Angel now holds a dual citizenship of both America and Germany.
Seal: Having sold more than 30 million records worldwide, Seal has also won numerous awards for his work. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1987. He married Heidi Klum in 2005, however, the couple divorced in 2015. At present, he dating model Erica Packer.
Back in May 2015, Hedi faced a serious situation in Mannheim, as someone called and reported that there was a live bomb in the venue, where she was filming Germany’s Next Top Model. She got more tensed as even Leni was present there. Quickly the hall was evacuated and the management decided to cancel the broadcast. Later that night a man again reported a bomb threat, however this time he was arrested. Terrified Heidi and Helene Boshoven Samuel were then taken to secure unknown place.
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