Singa Gätgens is a presenter and actress who was born and raised in Hamburg. She has been part of the moderation team of the KIKA children’s television channel which was founded in 1997. As a moderator, she has witnessed many moderations of big shows including her own show, Singas Mit-Mach-Show. Other KiKA TV shows she has been part of include TanzAlarm, Sing Alarm, and Baumhaus.
Having worked on stage for more than two decades, Singa Gätgens gained public attention with her work Gegen den Wind in 1995.
Who is Singa Gätgens?
German actress, Singa Gätgens was born on April 1, 1975, in Bönningstedt, a town outside of Hamburg.
Details about her family background are not available at the moment but it is known that she grew up in Hamburg, her hometown.
The Hamburg Native Started Her Career at the Age of Eight
At the age of eight, Singa was discovered as a child model at the ballet school. She got her first leading role in the ARD children’s TV series, Neues Vom Süderhof (News from the Süderhof). In Against the Wind and The Country Doctor, she has had other smaller roles.
She started appearing on television shows in 1997 after KiKA was founded. She was the first host at the launch of KiKA children’s TV channel. She was allowed to moderate several other live broadcasts and shows on KiKA. Some of them include Kummerkasten, Kikania, and Die Mit-Mach-Mühle.
Since she joined the children’s program of ARD and ZDF, she’s been a permanent member of the program.
She has worked for KiKA television channel for a while now. At the time the TV channel was looking for a moderation duo, Singa and Juri Tetzlaff, her colleague got hired. The duo also moderates the children’s show, The Sandman together. Also, they are both hosts of KiKA’s Hands-on mill and also Dance Alarm.
Her passion for the moderation of big shows continued to grow and she soon started her own show, Singa’s Mit-Mach-Show.
Besides moderating, Singa has also worked for several years as an actor. As an actress, she is best known for her roles in Gegen den Wind (1995), Castle Einstein (1998), and Beutolomäus (2001).
Acting and moderating are not the only things the presenter is interested in. She is also a sports enthusiast. She specifically has a passion for ice hockey which is why she co-founded her own club the Hamburg-Mammuts.
In addition to that, Singa Gätgens works out a lot and also gives out courses as a trainer.
Over the years, the Hamburg native has been involved in the Make Children Strong initiative. The program is aimed at helping people live a life without addiction and drugs.
Singa Gätgens Has Been Married to Olaf Meyer
Apparently, the actress has been married to a master mechanical engineer, Olaf Meyer for several years now. Her husband has a company in Schenefeld. Reports say they have been married for almost a decade now but have not welcomed any child yet.
While she’s still expecting her own children, Singa has revealed she likes to spend a lot of time with her niece.
Net Worth of the Presenter and Actress
Although her exact salary is uncertain, it has been speculated that Singa Gätgens has a net worth of about $500,000 to $1 million which she has garnered through her career as a TV presenter and actress.
Research has shown that the basic salary of a TV presenter in Germany ranges from 2,426 to 5,034 Euros. Hence, it is possible her salary falls in that range.
What is Singa Gätgens Up to Now?
Singa now appears on TV as a moderator rather than as an actress. She now has another TV show Singa’s Wonderful Garden. She uses each episode of the show to share craft tips and also how to make ladder movements as well as exercises.
She also revealed via her website that she and her husband live in Ellerbek, the outskirts of Hamburg where they have been cruising their classic vintage 1935 Ford. When she is not doing that, she is participating in any kind of sports especially gymnastics, ice hockey, and an 18km Tough Mudder.