Studied acting at the Hamburg School of Music and Theater from 1993 to 1997.
Ensemble member at the Schauspielhaus in Leipzig from 1997 to 2001.
Her mother was a dancer, her father worked as an architect.
Good friends with her The Duo (2002) co-star Charlotte Schwab.
Lives with her husband Giulio Ricciarelli in Munich and Berlin. The couple have two daughters.