GNTM season 18 (2023): Candidates & winner Vivien!

GNTM Season 18 (2023) – For die-hard“Germany’s Next Topmodel” fans, the time has come again to plunge into the exciting world of catwalks, photo shoots and modeling dreams. The 18th season of this popular TV show was another exciting chapter in the competition’s history, with young talents from all over Germany seizing the chance to realize their dream of modeling. Among the 35 impressive contestants, there was one outstanding winner who not only won the hearts of the judges, but also those of the viewers. In this article, we take a look at the highlights of the season and proudly announce the winner of “Germany’s Next Topmodel” 2023.

GNTM winner 2023: Vivien Blotzkis

Vivien is the winner of “Germany’s Next Topmodel” 2023.

The 2023 winner has been chosen!

After an exciting and challenging season, Vivien has emerged as the radiant winner of “Germany’s Next Topmodel” 2023. Her fascinating charisma, impressive presence on the catwalk and exceptional self-confidence won over the jury and made her an outstanding representative of the modeling world. But that’s not all – Vivien also won the coveted MÄC campaign, a milestone in her up-and-coming modeling career.

“I like quite a lot about myself”

This season of GNTM was characterized by diversity, confidence and the message that beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. From Alina to Zuzel, each contestant brought their unique charm and uniqueness to the table and it was inspiring to see them prove themselves in each competition.

MÄC Campaign 2023

As fans of “Germany’s Next Topmodel”, we can look forward to an exciting future for Vivien as she continues her journey in the fashion industry and rocks the MÄC campaign. We can be sure that this talented young woman has many more successes ahead of her. Congratulations, Vivien, on your well-deserved crowning as ‘Germany’s Next Top Model’ 2023 and the exciting journey that lies ahead.

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GNTM 2023: All the candidates

Here is an overview of the candidates for season 18 of “Germany’s Next Topmodel”:


  • Age: 21 years
  • Place of residence: Oberding near Munich
  • Special feature: Has never flown before
  • Model role models: Gigi and Bella Hadid


  • Age: 22 years
  • Place of residence: Heide
  • Profession: Businesswoman for audiovisual media
  • Relationship with British singer-songwriter Tom Gregory


  • Age: 24 years
  • Place of residence: Bochum (originally from Münster)
  • Dreams of a modeling job for a sports brand


  • Age: 19 years
  • Place of residence: Berlin
  • Ambitious and self-confident, training as a dental assistant
  • Role model: Stefanie Giesinger


  • Age: 23 years
  • Place of residence: Hamburg
  • Study and work as a dance teacher
  • Co-founder of the organization “Survivors Hamburg” against sexualized violence


  • Age: 52 years
  • Place of residence: Georgensmünd
  • Mother of three, yoga teacher, model
  • Open, empathetic, friendly, sporty


  • Age: 20 years
  • Place of residence: Munich
  • Loves horse riding and Pilates
  • Dream: Beauty campaign with Chanel


  • Age: 18 years
  • Place of residence: Kelkheim im Taunus
  • At 1.94 meters, the tallest candidate in the relay
  • Would like to encourage great women


  • Age: 21 years
  • Place of residence: Munich
  • Passion for art, paints and creates her own works of art
  • Abitur together with the second-placed candidate Luca from the previous year


  • Age: 19 years
  • Born in Frankfurt, studies law in Munich
  • Celebrating diversity at GNTM
  • Owns two dogs named Chili and Susi


  • Age: 18 years
  • Place of residence: Baden in Lower Austria
  • Hairdresser with Albanian roots
  • Dream: modeling for Victoria’s Secret


  • Age: 23 years
  • Born in Kastori, Albania, lives in Cologne
  • Speaks five languages fluently
  • Dreams of an international modeling career


  • Place of residence: Neuss
  • Age: 44 years
  • Wants to encourage women to feel comfortable in their bodies
  • Loves spending time with her dog and sporting activities


  • Place of residence: Magdeburg
  • Age: 20 years
  • Loves ponies, studies applied statistics
  • Aims for a career as a model


  • Age: 20 years
  • Place of residence: Bad Sobernheim
  • Apprenticeship as an office management assistant
  • Would like to encourage others to stand by their greatness


  • Place of residence: Paderborn
  • Age: 23 years
  • Studies law
  • Would like to encourage women to never give up on their dreams


  • Place of residence: Flensburg
  • Age: 20 years
  • Sporty, loves dancing and fitness
  • Wants to realize her dream of modeling


  • Place of residence: Aschbach, Austria
  • Age: 19 years
  • Loves piercings and tattoos
  • Creative and likes to play chess


  • Place of residence: Großheubach
  • Age: 21 years
  • Wholesale and foreign trade clerk
  • Describes himself as honest and humorous


  • Place of residence: Hanau
  • Age: 23 years
  • Medical student, marathon runner, model
  • Wants to break clichés and show other facets


  • Born in Caracas, lives in Frankfurt am Main
  • Age: 52 years
  • Speaks German, English, Portuguese and Spanish
  • Wants to increase the visibility of women over 50


  • Place of residence: Linz, Austria
  • Age: 18 years
  • Advocates the integration of “curvy” and “petite” into normal dress sizes
  • Empathetic, loving, self-confident


  • Place of residence: Düsseldorf
  • Age: 19 years
  • Loves competitive dance sport
  • Likes to search for the latest clothes online


  • Born and raised in Berlin
  • Age: 20 years
  • Works as a social worker
  • Loves singing, writing and photography


  • Place of residence: Offenbach am Main
  • Age: 49 years
  • Likes photography, traveling and dancing
  • Would like to convince with learning ability and composure


  • Place of residence: Wetter/Ruhr
  • Age: 22 years
  • First trained in a pet store
  • Just learning how to tattoo


  • Place of residence: Hamburg (studies business administration in Bremen)
  • Age: 22 years
  • Loves to change her hairstyle on a whim
  • Would like to show different versions of “pretty”


  • Place of residence: Osnabrück
  • Age: 20 years
  • Big fan of Megan Fox
  • Emotional, loving, funny


  • Place of residence: Berlin
  • Age: 18 years
  • Member of the “Junges Ensemble” at the Friedrichsstadtpalast
  • Open, communicative, relaxed


  • Born in Russia, lives in Leipzig
  • Age: 19 years
  • Passion for dancing
  • Feels most comfortable on stage


  • Place of residence: Bielefeld
  • Age: 21 years
  • Dreams of life as a model
  • Wants to show that a Muslim girl can become GNTM


  • Place of residence: Essen
  • Age: 25 years


  • Winner 2023

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