Helene Boshoven Samuel is the eldest daughter of the famous American model, Heidi Klum. She grabbed enormous media attention even before she opened her eyes in this world because of her parents' fame. Even from a young age, she got fame and shares a strong bond with her parents.
Helene Boshoven Samuel Wiki-Like-Bio
Helene Boshoven Samuel aka Leni was born on 4 May 2004 in New York as per her bio. Speaking about her parents, she is the daughter of Flavio Briatore and Heidi Klum; however, they only dated and did not get married. Her mother who stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters) was the first German model to be hired as a Victoria's Secret Angel.
Besides, her mother Heidi is also a famous television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, author, actress, television producer, and singer. She even became a judge on the hit reality TV show, America's Got Talent and guest-starred in numerous shows such as Sex and the City, How I Met Your Mother and Desperate Housewives. Helene's biological father, Flavio Briatore is an accomplished businessman and former Renault F1 team manager.
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After her parents broke their relationship, her mother Heidi began dating musician Seal Samuel. When Heidi broke up with Flavio, she was pregnant with Helene; Seal was present during her birth, so Heidi gave the tag as a father to Seal.
After Helene's birth, her mother and Seal got engaged in December 2004 as Seal got down on one knee in Whistler, British Columbia. Heidi and Seal finally exchanged their wedding vows on 10 May 2005 on a beach in Mexico. Heidi and Seal soon welcomed children together, sons Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel and Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel and daughter Lou Sulola Samuel.
Helene Samuel enjoys Hong Kong trip with her mother Heidi Klum and three-half siblings on 4 April 2018 (Photo: Heidi Klum's Instagram)
However, Helene's mother didn't enjoy a happy married life and separated with Seal after seven years of togetherness. She filed for divorce on 6 April 2012 and requested to restore her name as Heidi Klum.
Her mother's divorced finalized on 14 October 2014. After her divorce, Heidi started dating her bodyguard Martin Kristen up to 2014. Then, she began dating the owner of Vito Schnabel Gallery, Vito Schnabel and broke up with him after three years of relationship.
Later in 2018, her mother publicly announced that she was engaged to Tom Kaulitz, a member of a German rock band.
Adopted By Seal, Biological Father's Reaction
When Helene was born, her biological father was present at the moment. In fact, Heidi's mother's boyfriend-turned-husband supported her during the pregnancy, and Heidi gave the tag as a father of Helene to Seal.
Later, on 21 November 2009, her mother officially adopted Seal's surname and became legally known as Heidi Samuel. Soon after her mother took Seal's last name, Seal adopted Helene formally and changed her last name as Samuel.
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Even after her adoptive father and biological mother's divorce, Seal continued to play an essential role in Helene's life. Heidi, on the other hand as well, makes sure to mention Seal as Helene's father.
Moreover, Helene and her biological father used to spend two hours every day talking to each other over the phone. However, her biological father told Italy's Corriere Della Sera that he did not miss Helene because he never met her.
Regarding her social media presence, Helene is not active in an Instagram account as per her wiki.