She was born as Diane Heidkrüger on 15 July 1976 in Algermissen, West Germany, near Hildesheim, the daughter of computer specialist Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, and his wife, Maria-Theresa, a bank employee. Despite her relatively short stature for a model, she managed to land bookings such as advertisements from Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Jil Sander, Christian Dior, Burberry and Louis Vuitton; runway shows from Marc Jacobs, D&G and Sonia Rykiel as well as appearances on the cover of Vogue Paris, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan to her modeling repertoire.
She gradually stopped modelling after deciding to pursue a career in acting.
She also starred as Detective Sonya Cross in the FX crime drama series The Bridge.
Diane and Norman’s romance came in full view of the paparazzi last week when they were photographed packing on the PDA.Kruger and Cage had a great on-screen chemistry and both reprised their roles in the film’s sequel, was a fictional interpretation of the German composer and pianist’s heartaches and triumphs.The movie starred Ed Harris as the titular character and Matthew Goode.Most people would recognize her from one of her biggest movies, which released in 2004 and starred Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana, and Brad Pitt, among others. Diane Kruger was chosen to play the part of Helen, who was considered the most beautiful woman in the world in the Greek mythology and inspired the line “the face that launched a thousand ships.” But aside from opposite Nicholas Cage.The adventure film brings history to life with Cage starring as a historian in search of lost treasures.