Simone Holtznagel is a 28 years old Australian born model who came to the limelight from Australia’s Next Top Model Cycle 7.
Though she didn’t win, she became the second runner-up in the show. She even was able to gain a lot of attention and projects too. As much as she is famous for her beauty and style, she is also known for being linked with the Grammy winner Leonardo DiCaprio.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Simone Holtznagel|
|Real Name||Simone Holtznagel|
|Date of birth||July 12, 1993|
|Age||28 years old|
|Place of birth||Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia|
|Net worth||500 Thousand USD|
|Height||5.9 ft (175cm)|
Simone Net Worth
Despite not winning Australia’s Next Top Model, Holtznagel grabbed many projects, which gave her a good income.
She has modeled for some of the biggest brands and has also been part of other reality shows. All these have helped to make her net worth 500 thousand USD.
Simone Personal Life And Family
28 years old beauty was born and raised in the beautiful coastal city of Australia, Wollongong. She was born to Stephen and Margate along with her two sisters Anna and Madeline. Madeline also works in the fashion industry as a makeup artist.
Holtznagel has not shared much about her life before entering the limelight. However, in one of her videos for the Community Brave, she shared that she got bullied during her early days.
She shared that there was a guy who hated her for no reason. He used to shout that she should eat cheeseburgers as she was too thin.
In the same video, Holtznagel also recalls that other girls around her threatened her not to attend any party.
Wollongong was not a massive place. So, everyone used to be at a party, including her bullies. It scared her, but she did not want to let those girls think that she was scared. So, she would attend those parties.
Even though she would go there, she always used to fear those girls would hurt her. However, her sister and friends always used to have her back and protect her.
Because of her family and friends, she never gave in to her fear and always try to be brave and confident.
It was because of this confidence that she participated in Australia’s Next Top Model. Because of her charismatic personality and beauty, she was able to win many hearts even if she was not the winner of the show.
After the show, Holtznagel got many offers from modeling companies and reality shows.
She enjoys her success, but there were times when she even saw the dark side of the limelight. She used to get called names like the marshmallow man. At one point, she even started to get death threats. Because of this, she even had people who started handling those situations and kept checking up on her.
But with time, she came to realize that these people would not harm her if they met her anywhere. They were using the internet to scare her.
Besides being bullied, Holtznagel also suffered from severe anemia, for which she even had to go through a blood transfusion. She shared a pic of her undergoing transfusion on her Instagram post.
Even though Holtznagel had to go through some tough times, she never allowed it to stop her from living life. Now, she is as happy as ever and living her best life.
Simone Boyfriend and Relationship
The stunning model does not usually get romantically linked to many people., but whenever she does, it becomes a headline.
In 2012, there was a rumor that she was dating the Titanic star, Leonardo DiCaprio. It started when both of them were in Beach Haus in King Cross, Sydney. Holtznagel went there with her best friend Montana Cox and DiCaprio with his friend Lukas Haas. Soon Cox left with Hass, followed by DiCaprio and then Holtznagel.
DiCaprio was having a conversation with Holtznagel that night, and even Holtznagel tweeted about that night.
However, after a few months, DiCaprio was seen with Victoria’s Secret’s angel Erin Heatherton at Luna Park, which concluded that he parted ways with Holtznagel.
It was quiet for a while until Holtznagel entered the Australian version of the show I’m a celebrity…get me out of here. She met the Australian professional footballer Josh Gibson in this show in 2018, and rumors of them dating started circulating.
It was just casual flirting, but they got closer. The pair were filmed by co-star Vicky Pattison while having dinner together, who mentioned that they were his favorite couple.
Later they were even seen enjoying themselves in the wilderness of South Africa. However, Josh brushed off the rumor by stating that they were not dating.
Currently, Holtznagel is single and is not seeing anyone.
The beautiful model has not shared anything about her educational background, so no one knows her qualifications.
Initially, Holtznagel established herself as a model through Australia’s Next Top Model. It was this show that gave her an entry into the glamorous fashion industry.
Despite not winning the show, Holtznagel impressed many fashion lovers and other professionals in that field.
After the show, different modeling agencies offered her to model for the famous lingerie brand, Bra N Things. She even got a chance to model for world-famous brands like Playboy and Guess.
Modeling was not the only offer she was getting after the show. Holtznagel even got offered to take part in reality shows like the Australian version of the show I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here and First Dates, which she accepted happily.
Besides being a model and a reality star, Holtznagel is also a mentor at the Community Brave, which works against online bullying, homophobia, and suicide amongst youth.