Name Nadja Auermann
Born March 19, 1971 in West-Berlin, Germany
Height 5'10 ½ / 179 cm
Bust 36 / 91
Waist 24 ½ / 62
Hips 35 ½ / 90
Shoes 8 / 39
Hair Blonde plain
Nadja is born on the 19th of March in West-Berlin, Germany. The
daughter of two bankers - her parents separate two years later. Her
childhood is happy, nevertheless.
1984: Nadja´s legs are
making boys pass out on the playing field- and she´s only 13
year old. Her sister suggests she think about modelling , to cash in
on being so unusually tall and thin.
06.1989: She leaves school with
the German equivalent of the Higher School Certificate. " I was
unsure what I wanted to do. I was bright, but I decided to take a year
out two off to think about things and work as a waitress or something.
But then I was sitting in a cafe and a woman came up and asked me to
model. This time I thought, why not? I called her a few weeks
09.1989: Nadja takes part in her
first casting for a travel catalogue. A Polaroid taken on the shoot is
seen by an architect/casting agent who calls her to say she looked
11.1990: The 19years old Nadja
arrives in Paris. In the company of her new architect/casting agent
friend - intent on being a top-class model. "At first it seemed
such a tough city. After school I´d been living on my own in
Berlin, paying the rent and learning how to handle money a bit, and I
was shocked by the rents here.
11.1990: She signs with her first
agency, Karins. But it´s not a success.
03.1991: Nadja changes to Elite
03.1991: Nadja appears in a
Benetton campaign and her portrait is also taken as part of a beauty
story for French Vogue by Paolo Roversi.
04.1991: The Photographer Ellen
Von Unwerth becomes aware of Nadja, and books her for upcoming
10.1991: The breakthrough
editorial "She is an enigma" appears in the UK Vogue (Ellen
1993: Nadja changes her
nature-haircolor to platinum blonde.
09.1994: She is the cover-girl on
the US Vogue and US Harper´s Bazaar at the same time. A unique
event in the fashion branch todate.
1994: Julien d`Ys cuts
Nadja´s long hair. It´ll become her biggest break.
1997: After realationships with
Alexandre Bougault and the swedish male-model Alex Lundqvist, Nadja
get to know Olaf Björn. She is becoming mother of daughter
1999: Nadja meets Wolfram
Grandezka at a german talk-show. At this time he is an actor in a
german daily-soap called "Unter uns".
1999: The secret marriage of Nadja
and Wolfram and the birth of their son Nicolas.
03.2003: By working with LR
International Nadja creates a perfume simply called Nadja
Spring 2003: Nadja becomes the new
There are a lot more highlights in the career of Nadja Auermann. She
have appeared in countless international magazines by working with
best photographers like Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh, Steven
Meisel, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Mario Testino and a lot
more. We hope there is still a lot to come.
09.-11. 2003: Nadja is taking a
part in a movie for the german TV. She plays a woman, who is under
suspicion to have killed her daughter. The name of the film
"Dornröschens leiser Tod" (The silent death of Little