Lena Gercke

Lena Johanna Gercke, better known as Lena Gercke (born February 29, 1988 in Marburg, Germany), is a German fashion model and television host. She was winner of the first cycle of Germany's Next Top Model.

Lena Gercke German Fashion Model and TV Host
Lena Gercke German Fashion Model and TV Host

Gercke was born in Marburg and grew up in Cloppenburg where she attended the Liebfrauenschule Cloppenburg (ULF), a Roman Catholic gymnasium, completing her abitur in 2007. She has a sister and two half-sisters, who are her father’s daughters. Gercke dated US5-boyband member Jay Khan until December 2009. Since 2011 her boyfriend is Real Madrid footballer Sami Khedira. She lives in Berlin and New York. Her boyfriend posed with her in a tuxedo while she was stark-naked, with his hands covering her breasts (New York Times, March 9, 2012).