Capital: € 3 million
Age: 33
Born: 10/01/1986
Country of origin: Germany
Source of wealth: Singer, entrepreneur
Last updated: 2022

Short introduction

Daniela Katzenberger, also known as “The Cat” is a well-known face from the television landscape in Germany. She works as a model, as an advertising face, as a reality show actress and as a singer. She now lives in Mallorca with her husband Lucas Cordalis and their daughter.

Early life

Daniela Katzenberger was born on October 1st, 1986 in Ludwigshafen. She grew up with her siblings, a brother and half-sister Jennifer Frankhauser in Ludwigshafen. Mother Iris Klein and sister Jennifer are also not camera shy and can occasionally be seen on TV in Germany.

In 2002 Daniele Katzenberger obtained her secondary school leaving certificate and then completed training as a state-recognized beautician at the vocational school in Mannheim. Before she was discovered and known, she worked as a waitress in her mother’s bistro.

For she already had the desire to work on television and become famous. She also made efforts in the model area, also as a nude model and BILD girl.


Daniele Katzenberger knew early on that she belonged on television. She went out of her way to get on TV. She applied to an online casting agency and was selected in April 2009 for the format “Up and away – my foreign diary” on the TV station VOX. The camera accompanied the freshly baked nude model on her trip to the USA, where she met Playboy boss Hugh Hefner and wanted to apply as a Playboy bunny. However, this attempt failed, as did an application to the American restaurant chain Hooters.

After her return to Germany, “the cat” was by no means inactive. Some producers were also on the show “Up and away. My Foreign Diary ”became aware of the funny, cheerful blonde. The format “Goodbye Germany! The Emigrants ”, also from TV station VOX, accompanied them again a year later.

Daniela Katzenberger, together with the Leipzig restaurateur Martin Koslik, had planned to set up the “Café Katzenberge” in Santa Ponca on Mallorca. The broadcasts with Daniela Katzenberger became a hit and the Café Katzenberger was a complete success. Daniela Katzenberger did not, due to time constraints.

The following year she got her own documentary soap: Daniela Katzenberger – naturally blonde. She continued her collaboration with the broadcaster VOX in 2014 with the format “Daniela Katzenberger – naturally beautiful”. Alone through her TV shows at VOX, Daniela Katzenberger is said to have earned around one million euros.

But that’s not all. In 2015 she switched from her home station Vox to RTL II. The grand finale of her own reality show was in 2016, the wedding with her fiancé Lucas Cordalis. The wedding was broadcast live.
In 2017, Daniela Katzenberger moderated at RTL, together with Eric Schroth “Dream wedding at a bargain price” and the format “3 boxes – your style”.

In the action series Alarm for Cobra 11, which can be seen on RTL, she played her first guest role as an actress in 2012. In 2014 she was seen as the main role in a crime thriller entitled “Mistress and the Deiwelsmilich”.

Daniela Katzenberger published several books. Her autobiography “Be smart, pretend to be stupid” reached first place on the Spiegle bestseller list.

The books followed:
“Cat kisses hangovers. My book about love. ”
“A chick becomes mom. Nine months on the way to a kitten. ”
“A chick says“ yes! ” On cat paws to the altar. ”
“A chick slims off: tips, tricks and the perfect cat food for the dream figure.”

In addition, Daniela Katzenberger very skilfully markets beauty and lifestyle products, from scented candles to her own app, social media channels and was able to get lucrative advertising deals.

Daniela Katzenberger is a symbol of the Cinderella phenomenon. She rose from a simple background to a multi-millionaire, and not at all without working hard for it.

Career highlights

In 2011 she won the – television prize for best reality show for the format “Daniela Katzenberger – naturally blond”. In the same year she won the Bravo Otto in silver for TV star. She succeeded again in 2012.
The live broadcast of their wedding gave the station an audience rating of 10.2 percent. Daniela Katzenberg has become a real celebrity in Germany. With her easy-going and quick-witted nature, she has become the darling of the nation. Hardly anyone who could envy her success.

Her biggest personal highlight was the birth of her daughter in 2015.

Famous quotes

“Be clever act stupid”
“If you do your makeup well, you need less sleep.”
“Life is like a slobber. Either he’s sitting or he’s crappy. ”

Amazing facts

The magazine “Daniela” has been available at the kiosk since 2017. The print magazine provides insights into the private and professional life of the cult blonde. Of course there are also tips on the topics of beauty, life style and Co.

Daniela Katzenberger loves liver sausage.

Your “Love and Style” app has been downloaded over 350,000 times. The users, mostly fans of Daniela, can accompany their idol here and buy the darling blondie’s favorite products. Certainly also lucrative commission business for the cat.

Your social media channels have an estimated reach of 7 million users. Her own number of followers is 4 million, making her one of Germany’s most successful influencers.


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