May 25, 1966
54 years old
5 ft 11 in | 180 cm
36-24-36 in | 90-60-90 cm
57 kg | 125 pounds
9.5 US | 41 EU
Tatjana Patitz was born in Hamburg, Germany, on May 25, 1966, is a German model and actress.
She was discovered in the Elite Model Look contest, at the age of seventeen (1983).
She is one of the world's best fashion models in the 1980s and 1990s.
Patitz is one of the "big five" supermodels, along with Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington.
Featured in music videos for:
George Michael "Freedom! '90"
Korn "Make Me Bad" (2000)
Nick Kamen "Tell Me" (1988)
Duran Duran "Skin Trade" (1987)
Appeared on seven covers of American Vogue and thirteen covers of British Vogue.
Long time highly ranked on Industry Icons List by models.com.
Learned to ride horses at the age of seven.
She is a vegetarian.
Has a son, Jonah, born in 2004.
Lives on a ranch in Malibu, California.
She dated Seal (1997-2003) and Pierce Brosnan (1993).
She made her big screen debut in crime film Rising Sun (1993) in role as Cheryl Lynn Austin, opposite Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes.
Restraining Order (1999) thriller action in role as Leight Woodfield, opposite Eric Roberts
Prêt-à-Porter (1994) comedy drama in role as Herself, directed by Robert Altman
She has been featured on over 200 magazine covers including American French, Italian, German, Spanish, Australian and British Vogue, Yo Dona Spain, Gloria Magazine, Madame Germany, Telegraph Magazine, Marie Claire Italy, Marie Claire France, Elle UK, Scene Magazine, Elle Italia, Amica Germany, Rolling Stone.
Rochas, Esprit, AVON, Jigsaw, Pantene, Borbonese, Dockers, Ralph Lauren, L'Oréal, Revlon, Gloria Vanderbilt, Brunello Cucinelli, Marina Rinaldi, Shiseido, Hogan, Bulgari, Chanel, S. Oliver.
Walked runway for Etro, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino, Jil Sander, Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, Chanel, Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Helmut Lang, Karl Lagerfeld.
Represented by agencies Viva Paris, Milan d'management group, Viva London, Elite Amsterdam, Hamburg Mega Model Agency.