Notable for her modeling work for GQ Germany and Sports Illustrated, she is perhaps most famous for her seven-year romantic relationship with German soccer midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
She briefly studied art history and sociology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
Early in her modeling career, she participated in a series of advertisements for a German public services company called Stadtwerke Munchen.
She grew up in Munich, Germany. Her relationship with Bastian Schweinsteiger began in 2007 and ended in 2014.
She and English model Abbey Clancy were both photographed for a body paint feature in a 2010 edition of Sports Illustrated.