Sarah Brandner

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Sarah Brandner
Born Sarah Brandner
(1988-12-12) December 12, 1988 (age 28)[1]
Munich, Bavaria, West Germany
Partner(s) Bastian Schweinsteiger (2007-2014)
Website Official Instagram
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair colour Blonde [2]
Eye colour Blue Green [2]
Manager Place Models[2]

Sarah Brandner (born 12 December 1988) is a German model.


Brandner attended Obermenzinger Gymnasium,[3] where she completed her abitur in 2010 with the main subjects being mathematics and economics.[4] She then started studying sociology and history of art at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich but dropped out.[5]


Sarah Brandner started modeling at 14. She was spotted in the streets by Modelscouts, a model agency located in New York[6] and was approached by one of their workers. Her parents accepted and accompanied her during her first shootings.[7] Her first modeling job was advertising photos for Stadtwerke München.[3]

Brandner was featured in the 2010 Sports Illustrated Body Painting Issue, along with Abbey Clancy, Bethany Dempsey, and Melissa Satta. She has also done notable work for German magazine Bild, and GQ Germany. Also, Brandner is a huge friend of the German bag designer Lili Radu, and made a collaboration with her after the World Cup 2014.[8][9] Sarah Brandner collaborated again with Lili Radu team for the 2016 Spring/Summer Collection.[10]

After moving in New York in the end of August 2016, Sarah Brandner is now represented by Place Models,[2] a German model agency.

Personal life[edit]

Brandner was in a relationship with Manchester United footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger from 2007 until July 2014. They lived together in Munich.[11] She started dating the German entrepreneur Michael Beier in November 2015, that she met during the Oktoberfest in October 2015. The couple officialized at the gala "Cinema for Peace" in Berlin in February 2016.They finally broke up during the spring 2016.[12][13][14]

Since August 2016, Sarah Brandner lives in New York City.[15]