Claudia Schiffer, born August 25, 1970, is a German model and Creative Director of her clothing label. Schiffer rose to popularity and became a household name during the early 1990s as one of the worlds most successful models. In her early career there were many comparisons drawn to her resemblance to Brigitte Bardot. She has appeared on over 700 magazine covers and continues to front global campaigns for luxury fashion and fragrance houses. In 2002 Forbes estimated her net worth at about $55 million (£38 million).