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Ingo Rademacher Biography

Birth Place:
Iserlohn-Letmathe, West Germany
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Was a ski champion in West Germany at the age of 8; went on to become a professional beach volleyball player and an Ironman triathlete
  • Moved to Australia at age 10; helped his family tend a 400-acre ranch and vegetable farm as a teen
  • Made his acting debut as Sean Hayden in the Australian soap opera Paradise Beach, which aired in the U
  • S
  • in 1993
  • Landed the role of Jax on General Hospital in 1996
  • Briefly left General Hospital in 2000 to star in Aaron Spelling's prime-time soap Titans, but the series was short-lived and he returned to GH the following year
  • Moved to Hawaii in 2012 to pursue the sport of stand-up paddle board racing
  • In 2013, competed on Dancing with the Stars; partnered with Kym Johnson and was eliminated in the semifinals
  • Is a board member of Heal the Bay, a nonprofit environmental group dedicated to restoring Santa Monica Bay


  • Arndt Rademacher -- Father
  • Roswitha Rademacher -- Mother
  • Anne Rademacher -- Sister
  • Peanut Kai Rademacher -- Son
  • Pohaku Zen Rademacher -- Son
  • Ehiku Rademacher -- Wife