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
Early life and Childhood
Annika Backes came to this world on September 7, 1996. Currently, her age is 24 years old and her birth sign is Virgo. She was born in Denver, Colorado, USA. As she keeps her personal life away from the limelight, there is no 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 parent’s names are Brent Backes (father) and Melanie Backes (mother).
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 a number of 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, he is 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 initially dubbed as the Godfather of EDM. In 2000, he made his remix of Delerium’s “Silence” which gave him a huge success in his career. Furthermore, he is the winner of the Grammy award and was also named “the popular DJ of All Time”.
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 the 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 a 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. 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.
She is a gorgeous and pretty 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 of 34B. And, her shoe size is 6.5 (UK). Furthermore, she has a beautiful pair of hazel eyes and has blonde hair.
Social Media and Net worth
Annika is available on some social media platforms. Her Instagram page ‘@annikaverwest’ has gathered more than 142K followers. Similarly, she has gained over 547 followers on her Twitter account and has made it private. She is not active on other social media sites like TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, etc.
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 2021.