Katarina Witt is a former German figure skater who was known to be one of the best of her time. Also known by her nickname “Katarina the Great,” she had conquered almost all the major trophies for a figure skater in Europe and has got prolific records regarding the numbers.
Having been the European Champion for six times in a row between 1983 and 1988, she has also conquered two Gold medals at the Olympics.
A four-time world champion in 1984, 1985, 1987 and 1988 the closest athlete to her records is Sonja Henie.
With a prolific career as a player, she is still doing great regarding her public appearance and has also started to act; in some movies. An absolute legend of her time, her skills, and her techniques are so unique that even the best players have failed to adapt them.
Katarina was born on the 3rd of December, 1965 in Staaken, East Germany which is now in Berlin. She was born in a middle-class family to a farmer father, and her mother worked as a nurse in a local hospital.
A German by nationality, she is believed to have mixed Eastern and Western European ethnicity.
Having had no siblings, she used to study at the Karl-Marx-Stadt school, and later went to Kinder- und Jugendsportschule, which was a school for the fittest and the best athlete. It was there that she started to train and perfect the art of skating and dancing along with jumps and spins; which she timed to perfection.
Since 1977, she was coached by Jutta Müller; who herself was a terrific skater and a successful coach. She used to train for six days a week, and the hour were very long and hard but it made her what she became.
Her first appearance in a major competition came in European Championships of 1979, where she finished in the 14th position.
Three years later, she made a mark when she grabbed the silver medals at the European and World Championships of 1982. The next year, she was seen as the European champion, although the world rankings showed her at 4th position.
With a height of 166 cm, which is 5 feet and 6 inches; she has got a very strong physique. She has been training since she was a kid and is physically and mentally fit and sharp.
She used to make successive clockwise and counter clockwise rotations in her performances, and also showed great balance on one leg, which takes a lot of strength.
With her last recorded weight of 54 kg, she has now got a greater responsibility to look fit and sexy, as she has chosen to work in movies.
With not any nude pictures available, she has however posed in hot shots for Playboy and some sports magazine; revealing her cleavage, feet and such. With a beautiful face and attractive personality, it is not uncommon for such a superstar to be in multiple relationships.
Although her list of boyfriends is averagely long, she has not been married till now and thus has got no husband. Her first affair was with actor Richard Dean Anderson who ended in 1992.
After that, she started dating Marcus Herrmann, but that too didn’t last long as they separated in 1988.
After that, she was seen to be romantically involved with Dave Hoffis, but the two of them couldn’t take their relationship to the next step.
Having been with several men, she still seems to have not found her Mr. Right and thus is single as of now. She has never had any kids nor was pregnant at any stage of her life.
With a massive reputation and fame on the ground, she has received equal respect and support off the pitch.
Her fans that are all around the world like to keep in touch with their favorite celeb and thanks to her involvement with social media accounts; the job has been easy.
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You can now follow her on Twitter and Instagram to find out more about her, or also read her biography in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. In 2016, her estimated net worth value is around 9 million US dollars.