Tom Kaulitz Biography

Tom Kaulitz is a German musician, songwriter, and producer, who is best known as the husband of Heidi Klum. Tom also gained fame as the guitarist of the rock band Tokio Hotel. Kaulitz recently celebrated his third wedding anniversary with his wife Heidi Klum. The couple is famous for their romantic gestures, lavish vacations, and matching Halloween costumes and recently they shared a steam video on Instagram.          

Early Life

Tom Kaulitz was born in Leipzig, East Germany on September 1, 1989. Kaulitz began writing music and playing guitar at a young age. Kaulitz’s parents, Jörg and Simone Kaulitz divorced when he was seven years old. His mother then dated and later married guitarist Gordon Trümper.

Gordon Trümper supported Tom and Bill in forming their band. Along with drummer Gustav Schäfer, bassist Georg Listing, and his brother Bill Kaulitz, who sings lead, he founded the band Devilish in 2001. After agreeing to a record deal with Universal Music, they changed their name to Tokio Hotel in 2003.

Tom Kaulitz Career

Kaulitz is a talented guitarist, songwriter, and also a creative producer. He has co-written and co-produced most of the songs for Tokio Hotel, as well as for other artists, such as Nena, Fahrenhaidt, Leslie Clio, and more. Additionally, Kaulitz and his brother Bill work together on the podcast Kaulitz Hills – Mustard from Hollywood, where they discuss a range of subjects including music, fashion, lifestyle, and Hollywood.

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Tokio Hotel became one of the most successful rock bands in Germany and Europe, with their debut album Schrei (2005) selling over half a million copies worldwide. With the release of their first English-language album, Scream (2007), they also became well-known in other nations, including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. 

Numerous honors and prizes have been bestowed upon them, including MTV Europe Music prizes, MTV Video Music Awards, World Music Awards, Echo Awards, and others. Over 10 million records have been sold globally by them.

Apart from Tokio Hotel, Tom Kaulitz has also worked on other projects as a musician and producer. Kaulitz has co-written and co-produced songs for other artists, such as Nena, Fahrenhaidt, Leslie Clio, and more. He has also appeared on some of his wife Heidi Klum’s shows, such as America’s Got Talent and Germany’s Next Topmodel.

Tom Kaulitz Biography

Real Name Tom Kaulitz
Birth Date 1 September 1989 
Age (as of 2023) 33 Years
Birth Place Leipzig, Germany
Profession Guitarist, Songwriter
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown


Father Jörg Kaulitz
Mother Simone Kaulitz
Brother Bill Kaulitz

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Heidi Klum
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Personal Life

Tom Kaulitz is married to Heidi Klum, a famous German-American model, television host, producer, and businesswoman. He met Heidi Klum in February 2018 at a birthday party of a mutual friend. They got engaged in December 2018 and secretly married in February 2019.

The couple had a second wedding ceremony on a yacht in Italy in August 2019. The couple celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary in February 2023. Kaulitz was previously married to Ria Sommerfeld, a German model, and hairdresser, from 2015 to 2018.

Social Media 

Tom Kaulitz is very active on social media platforms, such as Instagram and TikTok, where he shares his views on various topics, such as music, fashion, lifestyle, and Hollywood. Along with his wife Heidi Klum, he also posts pictures and videos of his band, Tokio Hotel. On Instagram, Kaulitz has more than 1.2 million followers, and on TikTok, she has more than 1.6 million. Additionally, Kaulitz and his brother Bill created the fan app BTK Twins.

Tom Kaulitz Net Worth

Tom Kaulitz’s net worth is around $25 million. He has earned his fortune from his music career with Tokio Hotel and his other ventures. Kaulitz also enjoys a lavish lifestyle with his wife Heidi Klum, who has a net worth of $160 million.

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