Capital: € 3 million
Age: 52
Born: May 27, 1967
Country of origin: Federal Republic of Germany
Source of wealth: German television presenter
Last updated: 2022

Short introduction

Kai Pflaume is a very well-known television presenter who has appeared and appears in various television formats on public and private television. Kai Pflaume was actually born in the GDR and is therefore an East German television presenter.

Early life

Born on May 27, 1967 in Halle an der Saale, the parents moved with him and his brother Ralph from Leuna to Leipzig a year later in 1968. There Kai Pflaume went to school, which he graduated from in 1985. After graduating from high school, he served in Rügen from 1985 to 1987 and then began studying computer science at the Technical University of Magdeburg. When he moved from the GDR to the Federal Republic of Germany in autumn 1989 before the fall of the Berlin Wall, he first had to reorient himself and began training as a securities dealer in Frankfurt am Main. After completing his apprenticeship, Kai Pflaume went freelance and began organizing and moderating events.


Kai Pflaume had one of his first appearances on television in 1991 when he appeared as a candidate on the ARD television program “Herzblatt”, which was moderated by none other than Rudi Carrell. A little later, in 1993, Kai Pflaume was discovered as a moderator at a casting. So in 1995 he was finally able to start his television career on the RTL show “Only love counts”. From 1996 onwards, Kai Pflaume hosted many other shows and live events on Sat.1 such as “Die Glücksspirale” and “Rache ist sweet”, “Lego Show”, “Die Comedy-Trap”, “Dreams come true” and many more. In addition to his appearances and the preparation of his moderations, Kai Pflaume is also successful as a businessman, so he founded Promikativ GmbH in Offenbach am Main, whose shareholder Kai Pflaume acts. This company mediates and markets celebrities for advertising. He also repeatedly planned and moderated events with the well-known presenter Stefan Raab for the broadcasting group “ProSieben” as well as the second “TV total Turmspringen” and two of the “Wok World Championships”. In 2006 and 2007, Kai Pflaume hosted Sat.1’s live broadcasts of the UEFA Cup. Kai Pflaume regularly hosted the television program “Every Answer Counts” on Sat.1, which was broadcast from 2007. In 2009 he was able to host the five-part casting show “Yes we can Dance” from September to October, which was also broadcast on Sat.1. Another of Kai Pflaume’s formats was the show “Only love counts”, which was broadcast on RTL from 1993. The current formats of Kai Pflaume include the magazine “Drei bei Kai” at ARD, which is popular as a family magazine. When Barbara Schöneberger had to cancel, Kai Pflaume was able to host the well-known NDR Talk Show in 2013 together with Hubertus Meyer-Burckhardt. The “Hard to believe” program, which Kai Pflaume hosts on NDR television, has also been running since 2014. In addition there is the advice broadcast “Hard to believe!” and also since 2015 the popular evening show “Who knows something?”, which is broadcast in the first.

Career highlights

In addition to the many mentioned and very popular shows on several television stations, Kai Pflaume has received various awards for his services to television. In 2003 he even got a Bambi for the famous casting show “Star Search”. In the same year 2013, ARD television broadcast a four-part series of reports entitled “Show me your world”, in which people with Down syndrome were introduced. Kai Pflaume accompanied them in their everyday life and was awarded the Bavarian TV Prize in 2014 as a moderator and discussion partner in this series.

Famous quotes

“Sex was a popular sport in the GDR because we had fewer other options for distraction.”

Amazing facts

Kai Pflaume is considered a crush of women, which he owes to his appearance as well as his charming and friendly nature.

Teachers didn’t always have an easy time with Kai Pflaume at school because he was a bright student. Nevertheless, his performance was good because he was able to graduate from high school with a grade of 1.8.

Kai Pflaume is a so-called GDR refugee. A few weeks before the wall came down, he fled to the FRG via Budapest in 1989. He arrived directly in Frankfurt am Main, where he completed an apprenticeship as a securities dealer. After graduation, he went straight to television.

Kai Pflaume lacks a fingertip on the right index finger. He squeezed it on a door in the tender two years.
Kai Pflaume loves earth satellites. He has a great desire to fly to the moon once in his life.


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