Her mother was a dancer, her father worked as an architect.
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.
Lives with her husband Giulio Ricciarelli in Munich and Berlin. The couple have two daughters.
Good friends with her The Duo (2002) co-star Charlotte Schwab.