Claudia was chosen by People magazine as one
of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
 Again chosen by People magazine as one of
the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
[1994 - 1999] Was engaged to magician David Copperfield.
She owns the chain of Fashion Cafe restaurants with
Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington and Elle Macpherson.
Her main home is London although she has a pastel
coloured duplex in Monaco and an apartment in New York City.
Her blonde goddess looks have been compared with Barbie.
She is fluent in French.
Her favourite activities are painting, reading and
going to the movies or a Broadway show.
Her favourite sports are tennis, horseback riding,
skiing and dancing.
She is very natural and drinks a lot of water but
won't touch alcohol.
She posed nude with Sylvester Stallone for Gianni
Versace's china collection ad's.
She refused $250,000 to appear in a German yogurt
commercial because they wanted her to get yogurt on her nose. Naomi
Campbell ended up getting the job.
Her ears aren't pierced.
She receives more than 3000 fan letters each week.
She recently announced that she would no longer be
doing any live (runway) modeling.
"I actually don't meet very many men because
they are, I guess, afraid to approach me or think that I'm from
another planet." - on turning 30, to the German magazine Stern
"It's not that I'm against nudity. I'm German,
I'm very open, in Germany they lay in the park naked. It's just
the principle." - on turning down appearing in Playboy in the
"I know one day I'll be considered too old. I
think 40-year-old women actually look more healthy and fit than
some girls in their 20s. I've met women who have way better bodies
in their 40s because they've been working on them for all these