Journalist and presenter best known as a long time host of Sat.1-Breakfast TV. She also hosted the series Frühstücksfernsehen for more than a decade.
In her youth, she was a competitive swimmer and she even founded her own theatre group. She also studied journalism and Spanish at the Free University of Berlin.
In 2016, she became a competitor on Das große Promi Backen, a celebrity baking show.
She married sports journalist and presenter Claus Lufen in 1997. They have one son and one daughter.