Although studying sports, she finally decided to work as an actress.
Announced that she is expecting a child with Oliver Geißen (May 2008).
Supports Plan International, a child-centered development charity.
Lives in Hamburg with her family.
Daughter Lola Maria (born June 2000), with longtime companion Klaus Bergmann, and son Rocco (born 18 October 2008), with Oliver Geißen.