Leni Klum knows that she ‘boarded’ into the world of modeling thanks to her famous parents.
The 18-year-old beauty, the daughter of singer Seal and his ex-wife Heidi Klum, is “very grateful” for the boost she got early in her career, but says she didn’t continue to succeed. Argued… if she hadn’t worked too, the world of fashion.
She told People magazine: “It’s just a fact. My parents are famous.
“I had help from the beginning. I know people dream of starting with what I had. I am so grateful that I was able to get what my mother gave me.” doing.
“But I work and take my time. Now I work alone. I travel and go to school alone. My mom and I love the same things.” “
Leni, who recently moved to New York to study interior design alongside her modeling career, was first scouted at the age of 12, but her mother insisted she was too young to start working.
“When I stopped by Brandy Melville when I was 12, they asked me to model their clothes.
“At the time, Brandy Melville was my favorite, so I was surprised. It was the only place I went shopping.
“I said, ‘Mama, Mama, what do you think? Brandi Melville wants me to model. Please.
“And she was like, ‘Absolutely not.
“It was really sad, but in the end she was right. I think that made me want to do more modeling.”
When she was 16, Leni made her modeling debut alongside Heidi on the cover of German Vogue magazine.
She said: “It was crazy that I did it as my first job and my mom was with me and it was a lot of fun. It was a very nice day.”
“I wasn’t nervous at all.
“There were a lot of exciting things.”