Famous for her comedic "Cindy aus Marzahn" character, Bessin starred in numerous television comedy specials and toured her famous comedy act throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
After working as a bartender and chef, she rose to fame by winning a television stand-up competition known as the Quatsch Comedy Club.
Between 2007 and 2012, she received six German Comedy Awards.
She was born in Luckenwalde, Germany.
In 2012, she and Markus Lanz replaced Michelle Hunziker and Thomas Gottschalk as hosts of the German entertainment program Wetten, Dass..?