Supermodel Tatjana Patitz has died at age 56.
Vogue journal introduced Patitz’s dying on Wednesday. Corinne Nicolas, her agent, verified it was from breast most cancers.
“She is survived by her son, her sister, and her moms and dads. We are all devastated by her passing,” Nicolas stated in a statement to People magazine. She hailed Patitz as a “compassionate soul, sort and generous of coronary heart and an avid advocate of animal rights.”
On Instagram, fellow model Helena Christensen paid tribute to her “beautiful angel” Patitz, calling her “a divine spirit within out” and remembering her as “always sleek and serene with that all those fantastic smiling eyes.”
Patitz was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1966 and grew up in Sweden.
Her modeling job took off in 1988 and saw her work with Chanel, Donna Karan, Vivienne Westwood amid other main trend models.
She was also an ambassador for the American Wild Horse Sanctuary.
In 1990, pop star George Michael forged her along with fellow supermodels Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista in the songs video for “Freedom! ’90.” She has just one son, Jonah, born in 2004.