Claudia Maria Schiffer is a German supermodel, actress, executive producer , and fashion designer currently living in England . She rose to fame in the early 1990s as one of the world's most successful models. In her early career, she was compared to Brigitte Bardot.She has appeared on more than one thousand magazine covers and holds the record for the model with the most magazine covers, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. In 2002, Forbes estimated her net worth to be around US$55 million .Early lifeClaudia Schiffer was born in Rheinberg, a small town 15 kilometres northwest of Duisburg, on 25 August 1970 to Gudrun and Heinz Schiffer, a lawyer. She has two brothers, Stefan and Andreas, and one sister, Ann Carolin .