Models in Germany | Models Germany
Some famous models in Germany were not born here. Find out more about them through the following list:
Bonnie Strange: Russia
German model and social media star Bonnie Strange (Jana Weilert) was born in 1986 in Berdsk, Russia. She came to Germany at the age of two. The model became known to a wide public as girlfriend of German actor Wilson Gonzalez Ochsenknecht in 2010. Between 2012 and 2015, Bonnie Strange was running her own clothing shop in Berlin called The Shit Shop. Bonnie Strange is running a very successful instagram account on which she is presenting her fancy style. She is widely known in Germany for trying out many different things such as presenting, modelling, singing and acting. She gave birth to a daughter in May 2018.
Anuthida Ploypetch: Thailand
German model Anuthida Ploypetch was born in 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand. She became well-known in Germany as a contestant of the 10th season Germany’s next Topmodel by Heidi Klum. The second placed is now very active on social media and is a well-booked model.
Shermine Sharivar: Iran
Shermine Sharivar was born in 1982 in Teheran, Iran and came to Germany at the age of one. The German model and former student of political science became Miss South Germany in 2004 and Miss Europe in 2005. Afterward, she studied acting at the Lee Strasberg school in New York and worked as a model and tv presenter. Together with former boyfriend designer Markus Klosseck, Shermine Shariver has a daugther. Among other things, she caused a stir by former relationships with Albert II, Prince of Monaco and Lapo Elkann, the inheritence of Italian car brand Fiat.
Alisar Ailabouni: Syria
Alisar Ailabouni was born in 1989 in Damascus, Syria. She moved to Austria at the age of two and became famous in Germany as the winner of 5th season Germany’s next Topmodel by Heidi Klum. The trained salesperson and former basketball player was the first winner of the tv show with an immigration background (before her only Ethopian model Sara Nuru, who owns a German citizienship). Since her win, Alisar Ailabouni lost in popularity as a media personality in Germany but is nowadays a very well booked model all over the world. For instance, she was booked by 17 different labels during New York Fashion Week 2012.
Hana Nitsche: Czech Republic
Hana Nitsche was born in 1985 in Jesenik, Czech Republic. During the second season of Germany’s next Topmodel by Heidi Klum, Hana Nitsche reached the third place. Since then, her career was soaring. In the last couple of years, she modelled for brands such as Opel, Herbal Essences or the New Yorker shopping mall Lord & Taylor. Her relationship with American business Russell Simmons in 2012 and 2013 brought a lot of media attention due to the age gap of 28 years. She is especially well-known as a dessous model and also took part at a German tv singing competition in 2017. In August 2018, she gave birth to a daughter.