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 1990s as one of the world’s most successful models. In her early career, she was said to resemble Brigitte Bardot. She has appeared on more than 1000 magazine covers and holds the record for the supermodel with the most magazine covers listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. In 2002, Forbes estimated her net worth at about US$55 million (£38 million). She continues to front global campaigns for luxury fashion and fragrance houses.