Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel Wiki Bio
Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 12 September 2005 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s probably only known for being the son of Heidi Klum, a famous German-American model and businesswoman, and the British singer-songwriter Seal.
Early life and education
Henry is being raised in Los Angeles alongside his brother Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (born in November 2006) and sister Lou (born in October 2009) by their parents; he also has a half-sister Leni from his mother’s former relationship.
Henry became interested in sports at a very early age, and was eight when he started playing football for his school’s club; he became interested in acting when he was 10, after his drama teacher cast him in a school play.
Henry enrolled at a private high school in 2019, and has apparently continued playing football there; he should be matriculating in 2023, and it’s believed by some of his parents’ fans that he won’t be pursuing a college degree.
Hobbies and other interests
Henry’s into travelling, and his parents have taken him to various US states with them when working, while he’s also visited a couple of European and African countries with them; Henry’s dream travel destination is Tokyo in Japan.
His favorite season is summer, as he loves to swim in the ocean, play beach sports and go yachting.
Henry is a lover of animals, and apparently has a pet dog.
He likes to listen to music in his spare time, and his favorite performers are Eminem, Lady Gaga and Kanye West.
Late at night, Henry enjoys watching movies starring his favorite actor and actress, Will Smith and Natalie Portman, such as “Independence Day”, “Bad Boys” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, height and net worth
Henry’s age is 16. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and he weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
Henry doesn’t yet have independent wealth, but as of December 2021, his father Seal’s net worth has been estimated at over $40 million, while his mother Heidi’s net worth is reputedly more than $160 million.
Who is his mother Heidi Klum?
Heidi Klum was born in Bergisch Gladbach, then West Germany on 1 June 1973 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds both German and American nationality.
She was the first model from Germany to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel, and is amongst the richest models of all time.
Heidi was raised in Bergisch Gladbach alongside her brother Michael Klum, by their father Gunther Klum, who was an executive at a cosmetics company, and their mother Erna Klum (nee Berger) who was a hairdresser. Heidi was convinced by a friend to compete in a national modelling contest in 1992, aged 19; she won out of 25,000 girls, and subsequently signed a modelling contract with Metropolitan Models New York worth $300,000. Heidi’s initial plan was to attend a fashion design school, but gave up that idea after having signed this contract.
She was then featured on the cover page of various editions of “Vogue”, as well as of numerous other magazines, including “Harper’s Bazaar”, “Marie Claire” and “Elle”.
She then became a Victoria’s Secret Angel, and hosted five of their Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. She has worked for many clothing brands too, including Ann Taylor and H & M, and has appeared in commercials for many popular companies, such as Volkswagen, McDonald’s and Braun.
Heidi is also an actress, and has made a guest appearance in an episode of numerous popular TV series, such as the comedies “How I Met Your Mother”, “Yes, Dear” and “Sex and the City”.
Prior to meeting Seal, Heidi was married to the stylist Ric Pipino, from 1997 to 2002; she started dating the Italian businessman Flavio Briatore in March 2003, but they split while she was pregnant with their daughter Leni, who was born in May 2004, and was later adopted by Seal.
Heidi and Seal married on 10 May 2005, but divorced on 14 October 2014, following a two-year separation. Between 2012 and 2014, Heidi was in a relationship with her bodyguard Martin Kirsten, then between 2014 and 2017 with the art curator Vito Schnabel.
Since August 2019, she has been married to the guitarist Tom Kaulitz.
Who is Henry’s father Seal?
Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel – better known by his professional name Seal – was born in Paddington, London, England on 19 February 1963 – his zodiac sign is Pisces, and he holds British nationality. Seal has sold more than 20 million albums all around the world, and has won many awards, including four Grammys, three Brit Awards and an MTV Video Music Award.
He was raised in London by a foster family – his biological father is the Afro-Brazilian Francis Samuel, and his biological mother is the Nigerian Adebisi Ogundeji. Seal has two biological siblings: The Bullitts (Jeymes Samuel) and Tanya Samuel. He became interested in music while still attending a local high school, and learned to sing and play the guitar all by himself – upon matriculating in 1981, Seal enrolled at college, from which he graduated with an Associate’s degree in architecture in 1983.
He spent the following four years performing in clubs around London, while the year 1987 saw Seal form the British funk band Push, and they toured around Japan for a month.
He then travelled to Thailand alone, and there joined a blues band before he went travelling around India alone. Upon returning to London, Seal slept on his best friend Julian Bunster’s couch, but his life was changed after he met the music producer Adamski.
Seal sang the Adamski’s song “Killer”, and it topped the UK charts; he then signed a contract with ZTT Records, and his self-titled album was released in 1991; Seal’s single “Crazy” was a hit, and peaked at #2 on the UK Singles Chart. His second album “Seal II” came out in 1994, while his single “Kiss from a Rose” won him a Grammy for Record of the Year, and a Grammy for Song of the Year.
Seal released three new albums: “Human Being” in 1998, “Seal IV” in 2003 and “System” on 12 November 2007. Most recently, he released his tenth album – “Standards” – on 10 November 2017,
Seal recorded the song “Mona Lisa” for the 2003 drama movie “Mona Lisa Smile”, and appeared in the 2016 mockumentary musical comedy film “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”; he also served as a guest judge on the 12th season of the talent show “America’s Got Talent” in 2017.
He’s today in a relationship with Laura Strayer, who was his personal assistant while he and Heidi were still married.