Tatjana Patitz: Wiki, Bio, Age, Supermodel, Child, Death, Net Worth

Tatjana Patitz: Wiki, Bio, Age, Supermodel, Death, Net Worth, Family, Jonah Patitz, Instagram, Breast Cancer, Marriage, Seal, Freedom 90: Tatjana Patitz was a popular model and actress from Germany. She was a big name in the fashion industry during the 1980s and 1990s. Moreover, she was among the five supermodels who were part of George Michael’s “Freedom 90” music video. She has also been part of the books and memoirs of Nigel Barker and Grace Coddington. The supermodel breathed her last on January 11, 2023.

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Tatjana Patitz Early Life and Family

One of the original supermodels, Tatjana was born on March 25, 1966, in Hamburg, West Germany but was raised in Skanor, Sweden. In her young years, she got to travel and live in different parts of the world as her father was a travel journalist. On the other hand, her mother was an Estonian dancer.

At the age of seven, Tatjana learned horse riding. She stated that the horse makes her feel happy and relaxed during rough patches of life. Her family consists of herself and her son, Jonah Patitz whom she gave birth to in 2004.

Tatjana Patitz Professional Life

Modeling and Magazine Features

Tatjana entered the modeling industry at the young age of 17 in 1983. She was a finalist in the Elite Model Look contest which gained her a modeling contract in Paris.  She got her first big assignment in 1985 when she was featured on the British Vogue magazine cover for the first time.

After this, she was featured several times on American Vogue and British Vogue magazine covers. In her entire career as a model, she has been featured on more than 200 magazine covers including Vogue, Gloria Magazine, Telegraph Magazine, Marie Claire Italy, Elle UK, and others.

Besides that, she worked with photographer Peter Lindbergh for a 30-year-long collaborative relationship. She has also worked with photographer Herb Rits. Being credited for expanding the ideals of female beauty and for the way she carried herself, she was known as an ‘original supermodel’.

In the 1990s, she also became one of the five supermodels featured in George Michael’s ‘Freedom 90″ music video. Throughout her career, she was appreciated by both old and new-generation writers. Many a time, there were only good things published about her.

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Movies, TV, and Music Videos

Apart from being a model, she has also acted in several movies, tv-series, and music videos. In 1987, she appeared in “Skin Trade” by Duran Duran. Next year, she was seen in “Tell Me” by Nick Kamen. Then she appeared in “Freedom 90” by George Michael in 1990 and in “Make Me Bad” by Korn in 2000.

In terms of movies, she is known for her role in 1993’s ‘Rising Sun’ and 1999’s ‘Restraining Order’. Additionally, she appeared in tv series titled ‘The Single Guy’ and ‘The Larry Sanders Show’. In 2011, she appeared on the Carl Zeiss AG calendar alongside Michael J. Fox.

Advertisements and Fashion Shows

Patitz has done advertising campaigns for popular brands like Espirit, AVON, L’Oreal, Revlon, Pantene, and Chanel among others. Moreover, she has walked the runway for Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino, Helmut Lang, Etro, Ralph Laren, and others.

Tatjana Patitz Relationships

The 56 years old model and actress has tried to keep her personal life and relationships a secret. As per the available information, Patitz has dated quite a few men in her more than four decades-long-career.

In 1988, she was dating singer and songwriter, Nick Kamen. She also appeared in one of his music videos. After him, she dated Pierce Brosnon, an Irish actor in 1993. From 1997 to 2003, she was in a relationship with the famous British Singer, Seal.

After her breakup with the popular singer, she married Jason Jhonson in 2003. Next year, the couple had a son named Jonah Patitz. He is also a model. After living together for about six years, the couple split in 2009. The reason for the same is still not known to the public.

Tatjana Patitz Social Media

Being in the modeling industry, Tatjana has a great social media presence. She has posted beautiful pictures of herself, her son, and animals. At present, she has 114K followers on her Instagram account with 809 posts.

She joined Twitter in 2014 and was not very active on the platform. Her last tweet was on August 15, 2017. She has 891 followers with 555 tweets on her account.


Tatjana Patitz Death

As informed by her agent Corinne Nicolas, she breathed her last on January 11, 2023, in Santa Barbara, California. The 80s and 90s supermodels died because of breast cancer.

As soon as the news of her demise spread, her friends, acquaintances, and fans started paying tribute to her. Her New York City managing agency, Model CoOp also paid tribute to her by posting pictures of her magazine covers on their social media account.

Tatjana Patitz Net Worth

A supermodel, actress, and Environmental crusader, Tatjana has an estimated net worth of $14 million.


Here is the full bio/wiki of Tatjana Ptitz her family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, husband, spouse, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, relationship, Instagram, Twitter, Supermodel, Death, Net Worth, Jonah Patitz, Breast Cancer, Marriage, Seal, Freedom 90 and more.

Tatjana Patitz Information Table

Name Tatjana Patitz
Known for Rising Sun (1993)
Gender Female
Profession Modeling and Acting
Height (approx.) in centimeters – 180 cm

meters – 1.80 m

feet inches – 5 ft 11 in

Weight (approx.) in kilograms – 57 kg

in pounds – 125 lbs

Figure Measurements 35-35-36
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Blonde
Date of Birth March 25, 1966
Age (as of 2022) 56
Birth Place Hamburg, West Germany
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality German
Hometown Hamburg, West Germany
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification High School
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Not Applicable
Address Santa Barbara, California, United States
Hobbies/Interests Photoshoot and Painting
Marital Status Single 
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Nick Kamen (1988)

Pierce Brosnan (1993)

Seal (1997-2003)

Sexuality Not Known
Parents Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known


1 sister (Sophie)

Husband/Spouse Jason Jonson (Married 2003-2009)
Children 1 (Jonah Patitz)
Net Worth $14 Million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Patitz

  • Tatjana is very close to her son and her animals.
  • She was rumored to have hooked up with Johnny Depp.
  • She made it to the modeling industry in Elite Model Look Contest in 1983.
  • She is very close to her son Jonah Patitz and calls him ‘her source of happiness’.
  • She did a naked photoshoot in 1994 as part of PETA’s campaign regarding animal fur.


1. Who is Tatjana Patitz?

Patitz is a popular German Model and actress of the 80s and 90s.

2. Who was Tatjana Patitz married to?

She was married to Jason Johnson from 2003 to 2009.

3. What was the cause of death for Tatjana Patitz?

She died on January 11, 2023, because of breast cancer.

4. What is the net worth of Tatjana Patitz?

She has an estimated net worth of $14 million.

5. How old is Tatjana Patitz?

Tatjana was 56 years old at the time of her death in January 2023.

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