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Heike Makatsch Biography

Birth Place:
Düsseldorf, Germany
Actor, singer, television host, writer

Fast Facts

  • Studied at the University of Düsseldorf for only four semesters
  • Was a dressmaker apprentice
  • In 1988, lived in New Mexico for a few months in an effort to improve her English
  • In 1993, became one of the first video jockeys for VIVA channel
  • Resided with actor Daniel Craig in London in the early 2000s
  • Had to withdraw from the lead role in Hilde (2009) because she was pregnant, but a delay in production allowed her to work in the movie
  • Author of the book Keine Lieder über Liebe


  • Mieke Ellen Makatsch -- Daughter
  • Pippa Schröder -- Daughter
  • Max Martin Schröder -- Ex-significant Other
  • Rainer Makatsch -- Father
  • Max Schröder -- Significant Other