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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 February 1963Paddington, London, England, UK
Birth NameSeal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adelo Samuel
Height 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Seal was born on February 19, 1963 in Paddington, London, England as Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adelo Samuel. He has been married to Heidi Klum since May 10, 2005. They have four children.

Spouse (1)

Heidi Klum (10 May 2005 - present) (filed for divorce) (4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Scarred face

Trivia (20)

Seal is of Brazilian and Nigerian descent.
The scars on his face are the result of discoid lupus erythematosus, a type of Lupus that affects the skin, resulting in the classic Lupus "butterfly rash" across the cheeks, and nose. Discoid Lupus can manifest anywhere on a persons' skin, and can lead to scarring and hair loss in some cases. Most people with discoid lupus are sun sensitive, and must take precautions to avoid sun exposure. It has been reported that Seal is currently in remission.
Was in a life-altering motorcycle accident.
His hit song "Crazy" was covered by the heavy metal band Mushroomhead for their album "XIII" (2003).
12/23/04: He and Heidi Klum became engaged at a mountain resort in Whistler, BC, Canada.
5/10/05: Married Heidi Klum on a beach in Mexico.
2005: His hit single "Crazy" was covered by Alanis Morissette.
A childhood battle with lupus left him with obvious facial scarring and hair loss.
1992: Winner of the Brit Awards for British Male Solo Artist, British Album for "Seal" and British Video for "Killer".
Father of Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel (born on 12 September 2005) and Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (born on 22 November 2006).
Adoptive father of Helene "Leni" Klum (born 5 May 2004), from Heidi Klum's relationship to Flavio Briatore.
Winner of three Grammy Awards for his hit single "Kiss from a Rose" (1995).
Son of Frances Samuel (Brazilian immigrant) and Adebisi Samuel (Nigerian immigrant), he was raised by a foster family, the Scoolings, in Romford, Essex the first four years of his life.
Older brother of Jeymes Samuel, a musician.
October 2007: Was reunited with Hilary Scooling, his foster sister he had not seen in 40 years, during an edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986).
His favorite songs are "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley, "In The Ghetto" by Elvis Presley, "Mad World" by Tears for Fears, "Back To Black" by Amy Winehouse, "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac, "What It Feels Like For A Girl" by Madonna, "Brass In Pocket" by The Pretenders, "Karma Police" by Radiohead, "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol and "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years").
First child with Heidi Klum, son Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel born on September 12th 2005 in Los Angeles, California. The baby weighed 8.9 lb and measured 21 inch.
Second son with Heidi Klum, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, born (22 November 2006).
Brother of Tanya Samuel.
Third child with Heidi Klum, a daughter named Lou Sulola Samuel, was born October 9, 2009 in Los Angeles.

Personal Quotes (3)

My daughter and my lady are the only thing going on in my life, I've dreamt my whole life of having what I have now. I feel complete.
One of our greatest moments so far was when Leni kissed her little brother many times on the head.
You don't get a second chance to be a dad. There's no rehearsal. And it's your most important gig.

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