A former figure skater, Katarina Witt had won two Olympic golds for East Germany during the peak of her career in the 1980’s. Not only that, but she had also won the European Championships six times, and the World Champions four times. She later retired from competition in 1994. Want to know more about the former Olympian? We’ve gathered more facts on her down below, so stay tuned.
Katarina Witt Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Figure Skater, Actress, Television Personality, Author
As a figure skater, Katarina Witt is best known for her two Olympic gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics. In addition to that, she’s also noted for being a six-time European Champion and a four-time World Champion.
Age – How Old is He?
She is 52 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on December 3, 1965
Place of Birth/Hometown
Katarina Witt was born in Staaken, East Germany, just outside of West Berlin. Growing up, she spent her childhood in the Free State of Saxony.
She is German
Katarina Witt Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’6 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 1.65 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
Her current weight is around 121 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
Her current weight is around 55 kg
Her body measurements are unavailable at this time
Her waist size is unknown
Information on her shoe size is unavailable
Is Katarina Witt Currently in a Relationship?
As far as we can tell, Katarina Witt is currently single and not in a relationship.
Katarina Witt’s Boyfriends
In the past, she has dated Marcus Herrmann, Andreas Ruter, Dave Hoffis, Rolf Brendel, and Danny Huston, among a few others.
As far as we know, Katarina Witt does not have any sisters
He has a brother named Axel Witt
As far as we can tell, Katarina Witt does not have any children
At this time, we do not have any information on Katarina Witt’s high school career.
As far as we can tell, Katarina Witt has not gone to college.
For now, information on Katarina Witt’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Katarina Witt’s 2018 net worth is unavailable
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Born on December 3, she is a Sagittarius
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Katarina Witt’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Katarina Witt’s Instagram Username
Katarina Witt’s Facebook Account
Katarina Witt’s Youtube Channel
Katarina Witt does not have a YouTube channel, as far as we can tell
Katarina Witt’s Twitter Username
Katarina Witt’s Snapchat Username
Katarina Witt is not active on Snapchat.
Other Interesting Facts:
- After winning her first Olympic gold in 1984, she took a prolonged break, before returning for a second gold medal at the 1988 Winter Games
- Aside from being a two-time Olympic champion, she has also won six European titles and four World titles
- Growing up, her father was a farmer while her mother was a physiotherapist at a hospital
- A few years after her second Olympic victory, she retired from competitive figure skating in 1994
- In 1996, the skater made a brief cameo in the film, Jerry Maguire starring Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr.
- At one point, she sang the theme song, Skate with Me for a German film called, Princess on Ice
- In 1994, she released an autobiography titled, My Years Between Compulsories and Freestyles
- In the spring of 2008, she held her farewell from show skating tour
- Over the years, she has participated in several TV game shows such as Dance on Ice, Stars on Ice, and Dancing on Ice
- She was known for pushing the boundaries of costume regulations during her skating career
- A former member of the Karl-Marx-Stadt Skating Club, she was coached by Jutta Muller during her competitive career
- In 2012, she was made one of the judges on the UK game show, Dancing on Ice
- At the age of 33, she posed nude on the cover of Playboy magazine; it eventually became the second issue to sell out completely
- She was the first women to win back-to-back Olympic golds in the ladies’ singles event since 1936