Johan Riley is the son of supermodel Heidi Klum and singer-songwriter Seal. He is the third child of his mother and the second child of his father. Johan Riley was born on November 22, 2006, at 17:01 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Afterwards, a post signed by Seal was released, which read, “The baby is healthy, beautiful, and looks just like his mother. To our children, a brother; to our parents, a grandson; to my wife and me, a son; our family is a blessing.”

Quick Facts

NameJohan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel
Father & MotherSeal & Heidi Klum
SiblingsHelene Boshoven Samuel, Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, Lou Sulola Samuel
Born CityLos Angeles California 
Age16 Years Old
Birthday22 November 2006 
Zodiac signSagittarius

Personal Life & Education

As the son of a songwriter and a supermodel, Johan is growing up with plenty of media attention. Johan’s father, Seal, is an internationally popular British musician and songwriter who has won a Grammy. Creatively and artistically, Johan Riley takes after his father, loves art and painting, and is an inquisitive child who always has a book under his arm. Information about his education is still unavailable on social media.

What is the reason behind its such a long name?

t is very interesting to know the meaning of such a big name. Many people wonder what this name means. Let us explain to you what it means. Johannes is a Nordic German word that means “the Lord is gracious.” The second word is Riley, which is an Irish name and means “a small stream.” Fyodor is a Russian term that means “God’s gift.” Taiwo originates from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria and it signifies “to experience the aroma and flavors of the world.”

His last name, Samuel, comes from Seal, whose full name is Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, which is his father’s name.

So, Johan means “The Lord is gracious,” Riley means “Small Stream,” Fyodor means “God’s Gift,” Taiwo means “Smell Taste the World,” and Samuel is the last name, derived from Seal.

Where and how did Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel, parents meet?

Her parents first met in 2004 when her father attended an awards show in London. A few weeks later, they encountered each other again at an exclusive gym in New York, where Lisa had just finished her workout. After 5 weeks, they met for the first time in Los Angeles. The next morning, she told him about the pregnancy. Seal, whose childhood was troubled by an abusive father and an absent mother, was determined to be a good father to the child. Similarly, even after the birth of the child, they continued to meet, and then Seal proposed marriage to Heidi Klum on a glacier in British Columbia at an altitude of 14,000 feet. Finally, after both agreed, the marriage was arranged, and they got married and started living a good life.

Who Took the Custody of the Children After the Divorce of the Parents?

Even after so much love, I don’t know what kind of bitterness came into their relationship that led them to decide to separate, and they finally got divorced on October 14, 2014.

However, after being in a relationship with Seal for 7 years, the couple openly announced their separation. Later, Heidi filed for divorce from Seal on April 6, 2012, and also requested to restore her birth name. Their divorce was finalized on October 14, 2014, after a long legal process. Despite this, Johan Riley and his siblings are being raised by both of their parents together.

What career path can Johan Riley choose?

As far as his career is concerned, he has not yet started, but he is trying hard to follow in his father’s footsteps. At the same time, he is also fond of acting, and maybe he will become a model like his mother. However, this decision can only be made by fate. From some sources, we have learned that Johan Riley loves to travel and has been seen hanging out with his parents and siblings in various places in the United States. He has also traveled to two European countries, and reports say that his dream destination is London in the UK. Johan Riley is also very fond of animals and has a pet dog. Additionally, he enjoys watching movies in the evening.

Included in his list of favorite movies are Avengers: Infinity War, Iron Man, and Avengers: Endgame. Johan’s favorite entertainers include the likes of Natalie Portman and Robert Downey Jr.

How old will John Riley be in 2023? How many siblings does Johan have?

As of 2023, Johan Riley is 16 years old and has three siblings. Heidi Klum’s first child, Helene (born on May 4, 2004), is from her previous marriage to businessman and former Renault F1 team manager Flavio Briatore. After Helene’s birth, Klum, Briatore, and Seal, whom Klum was dating at the time, reached an agreement, and Seal assumed the role of father in the newborn’s life. Johan’s older brother, Henry, was born on September 12, 2005, and his younger sister, Lou, on October 9, 2009.

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Stela Steve

Stela Steve is a Fashion & Lifestyle Content Writer. who loves to fashion and style for different occasions. Stela studied journalism, Lee University, graduating in 2015.

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