Has four children from three women.
Plays the piano, electric organ, acoustic and electric guitar, ukulele, drums, accordion and others.
After leaving high school without graduation, he started a not very successful professional career with many jobs, until he finally toured as stand-up-comedian in local clubs.
His song "Katzeklo" (kitty litter box) reached the German single charts and became legendary (1993).
Wrote several crime novels. Due to its explicit description of violence, German literary critic Marcel Reich-Ranicki once refused to read one of his books.