Tatjana Patitz, an international supermodel, who became iconic for her US Vogue cover, died on Wednesday aged 56. Her cause of death was not immediately known.

Patitz was featured alongside Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, and Cindy Crawford on the cover of British Vogue for January 1990 cover. 

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Patitz made the cover of US vogue in the same month as the original crew.

“Tatjana was always the European symbol of chic, like Romy Schneider-meets-Monica Vitti,” remembered Anna Wintour, the chief content officer of Condé Nast and global editorial director of Vogue. “She was far less visible than her peers—more mysterious, more grown-up, more unattainable—and that had its own appeal.”

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Tatjana Patitz net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tatjana Patitz has an estimated net worth of $14 million.

Tatjana Patitz career

Patitz began modeling as a teenager and rose to prominence in the ’80s.

During her time in the modeling world, she graced more than 200 magazine covers, including the American, British, and Italian versions of Vogue. 

She also appeared in George Michael’s Freedom! ’90 music video, which Rolling Stone magazine ranked #11 on it’s 2021 list of “The 100 Greatest Music Videos.” ​

As an actress, Patitz has appeared in the films such as Rising Sun (1993), Ready to Wear (1994), and Restraining Order (1999), the television series The Larry Sanders Show (1995), and The Single Guy (1996). She has also starred in international commercials for brands such as Revlon, Ralph Lauren, Levi jeans, Cartier, and Pantene.

Tatjana Patitz family 

Patitz was born on March 25, 1966, in Hamburg, Germany. She grew up in Scanner, Sweden. She has the youngest sister Sophie Patitz.

Tatjana Patitz boyfriends, ex-husband

She reportedly dated Heidi Klum’s ex, Seal for six years. The couple appeared in various events and festivals together. They separated in 2003.

There were also rumors that she dated Pierce Brosnan in 1993, Johnny Depp in 1994 and Nick Kamen.

and former Bond star Pierce Brosnan and before that Nick Kamen. She was married to Jason Johnson from 2003 until 2009.

Tatjana Patitz children

She is survived by her son Jonah Johnson, whom she shared with Jason.