Annika Backes is an American model and celebrity wife. Annika Backes has walked many runaways in her career. Moreover, she has also walked the runway at high-profile fashion events like NYC Fashion Week.
Table of Biography
Annika Backes came to this world on September 7, 1996. Currently, her age is 25 years old and her birth sign is Virgo. Likewise, her birthplace is Denver, Colorado, USA.
As she keeps her personal life away from the limelight, there is not much information regarding her educational background.
She has three siblings, sisters named Berit Backes and Ingrid Backes, and a brother named Christian Backes. Likewise, her parents’ names are Brent Backes (father) and Melanie Backes (mother).
Annika is a gorgeous lady. Similarly, she has a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 55 kilos. She has a curvy and sexy body figure. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 36-25-36 inches respectively.
Likewise, she wears a bra size 34B. And, her shoe size is 6.5 (UK). Furthermore, she has a beautiful pair of hazel eyes and blonde hair.
Annika is married to her long-term friend, ‘Tijs Michiel Verwest‘. They started dating in 2015 when the two met each other in a New York City restaurant.
The two have an age difference of 27 years, and this was a topic of discussion by many media outlets.
Moreover, Tijs proposed to her when the pair went on a trip to the Maldives in 2017. Finally, they got engaged during the Thanksgiving holiday and got married in a lavish ceremony on September 21, 2019.
Further, for the wedding venue, they picked the “futuristic resort” called Amangiri. The couple had tied the knot in the middle of the Utah Desert.
The reason for the setting of their wedding date with plenty of time to figure out, they both travel so much for work.
Initially, she wanted to marry in a desert outside Las Vegas. The two have a daughter together. Therefore, her name is Viola Verwest, born on 11-7-2020. Likewise, she is expecting a second child currently.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Annika Backes is a model and internet personality. She is also famous for being the wife of Dutch megastar DJ Tiesto. Likewise, she has walked many runaways.
Fortunately, she has also walked the runway at high-profile fashion events like NYC Fashion Week. Therefore, she has graced the pages of several renowned magazines, including Luxuriant and Inlove.
She was originally approached to model by a talent scout in a mall. Therefore, she signed with Elite Model Management in Miami just a few months later. Further, she has cited Alexander Wang as her favorite designer.
Talking about her spouse, DJ Tiesto’s career is as a DJ and record producer by profession. His real birth name is ‘Tijis Michiel Verwest’. He co-founded the label titled “Black Hole Recordings” with Arny Bink, in 1997.
Moreover, he has initially dubbed the Godfather of EDM. In 2000, he made his remix of Delerium’s “Silence” which gave him huge success in his career.
Furthermore, he is the winner of the Grammy award and was also named “the most popular DJ of All Time”.
Being a model, she might have earned a good amount of money throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of around $400k as of 2022.
Annika is available on some social media platforms. Her Instagram page ‘@annikaverwest’ has gathered more than 154k followers.
Similarly, she has gained over 521 followers on her Twitter account and has made it private. She is not active on other social media sites like TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, etc.