Started his singing career in 1998.
Has a son, Leonhard (born 1997), with his former longtime companion Ann-Kathrin Kramer.
His oldest daughter Paulina Liefers (born 28 May 1988) lives with her mother Aleksandra Tabakova in Russia.
Has two daughters with Anna Loos: Lilly Liefers (born 30 October 2002) and Lola Liefers (born 28 February 2008).
Studied acting at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst "Ernst Busch" in Berlin from 1983 to 1987.