Capital: € 1 million
Age: 43
Born: 23/03/1977
Country of origin: Germany
Source of wealth: Actor and presenter
Last updated: 2024

Short introduction

Wayne Howard Carpendale was born in Frechen, Germany, on March 23, 1977 and, after completing his training, works as a German actor and presenter. He is of South African descent and the son of the famous pop singer Howard Carpendale.

Early life

Wayne Carpendale was born in Frechen, Germany on March 23, 1977 and grew up in his hometown. After primary school and the first time in a secondary school, Wayne Carpendale went to England from 1992 and was enrolled there as a student at the Stowe boarding school in Buckingham / England from 1992 to 1995. In 1995 he graduated from school in England with the English university entrance qualification. He also came into contact with drama for the first time in England, as he participated in the school musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Wayne Carpendale first studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences for Business Management (WHU) in Vallendar. He dropped out of college after completing his pre-diploma with the desire to become an actor. So Wayne Carpendale moved to the United States in 1999 and took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York.


Returning to Germany, Wayne Carpendale quickly became known when he played in the Soap Unter uns for the first time from February 2000 to October 2001, where he took over the role of Maximilian Pfitzer. Wayne Carpendale was also part of the alphateam hospital series – The lifesaver in the operating room and was involved in some television productions such as The Crystal Princess. Wayne Carpendale also mimicked the role of Old Surehand at the Karl May Games in Bad Segeberg in 2003. From 2005 to 2007, Wayne Carpendale also appeared on the ARD series Storm of Love, where he played one of the leading roles. In 2007, after more than 60 episodes, Wayne Carpendale returned to the Storm of Love set to die his own serial death there.

Wayne Carpendale was able to return to the camera as the serial brother of the late role at the end of 2007 and act there until mid-2008. Wayne Carpendale also played Dirk Scheerer in Our Charly. In the summer of 2006, he took on the leading role in the Rosamunde Pilcher film adaptation Love of Her Life. The film was shot in his old home country England under the direction of Michael Steinke. For the Karl May Games in Bad Segeberg he was able to step on stage again in 2013 and 2014 and take on the main role of Old Shatterhand there.

Career highlights

One of the highlights of Wayne Carpendale’s career in professional life is without a doubt his participation in the hit show Let’s Dance. In 2006 he ventured onto the dance floor and competed there with the professional dancer Isabel Edvardsson from Sweden. The two of them made it to the finale of the show, where they gave cloud Hegenbarth and their dance partner Oliver Seefeldt. Wayne Carpendale and his Swedish partner Edvardsson emerged victorious from the match.

Another highlight in Wayne Carpendale’s career is the moderation of the show Dancing on Ice, which Wayne Carpendale took over in 2006 in cooperation with his partner Mirjam Weichselbraun. He also hosted many other programs such as Superkids – The World’s Greatest Little Talents and Ran an der Mann. Incidentally, he moderated the second broadcast together with his wife.

Famous quotes

If you know THAT’S NOT YOU, but still look twice to be sure ”.

Amazing facts

An interesting story is that of a double of the famous actor. As Wayne Carpendale posted on Instagram himself, he had to look several times before realizing how similar the actor is to him. He posted a photo on his Instagram account showing the alleged doppelganger. He says: “If you know THAT’S NOT YOU, but still look twice to be sure.” Wayne Carpendale’s apparent twin really looks a lot like him. Even the numerous fans of Wayne Carpendale on Instsagram were amazed when they also recognized the similarity. So one of the followers writes about the picture: “Crass I only noticed it when I turned the cell phone”. Incidentally, the double is a Kononenko gentleman who lives happily and happily on Mallorca with his wife Alena. The wife of Wayne Carpendale must have been very happy, too, because she also saw the photo with the supposed Carpendale twin. So Wayne Carpendale is loyal to her, which she must have been very happy about.


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