Claudia Schiffer (born 25 August 1970) is a German model and Creative Director of her own clothing label. Schiffer rose to popularity and became a household name during the early 1990’s as one of the world’s most successful models. In her early career, she was said to resemble Brigitte Bardot. She appeared on more than 700 magazine covers and continues to front global campaigns for luxury fashion and fragrance houses. In 2002, Forbes estimated her net worth at about US$55 million (£38 million).