Former German figure skater Katarina Witt has not only had an amazing career in figure skating but she has also used her prominent position for the good of humanity. Not only is she a multiple award-winning figure skater but she is also a social worker in her own sense. She has been involved with a number of charities, often donating sums of money for the good of a cause. She has never been shy in expressing her true opinion out to the public.

The native of Staaken, Berlin won the World Figure Skating Championships four-time in 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 and World silver medalist in 1982 and 1986. She is the winner of gold medals in the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo 1984 and Calgary in 1988.

Effort For Social Welfare: Katarina Witt raises funds from the charity golf tournament organized by Katarina-Witt-Foundation, held in May 2017 (Photo:

After the retirement, she made various on-screen appearances such as portraying Cameo in the 1996 comedy-drama sports movie, Jerry Maguire, and a judge in the British television show, Dancing on Ice in 2012.

Katarina Witt's Bio: Family, Height

Katarina was born in German family on 3rd December 1965 to parents Manfred Witt and Kathe Witt. She grew up in Staaken, East Germany with her family that includes her brother Axel Witt.

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Standing tall at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.68 m), she attended school in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Chemnitz today) at Kinder- und Jugendsportschule, a special school for athletically talented children.

Made First Major International Appearance At Age 14

Katarina made her first major international appearance at the age of 14 on the 1979 European Championships, where she finished in 14th rank.

The popularity of Katarina increased after she finished second in the World Figure Skating Championships in 1981. She won the European Figure Skating Championships consecutively for six times from 1982 to 1986.

Katarina won NHK Trophy thrice in 1983, 1987 and 1988. During the time, she collected eight gold medals in East German Figure Skating Championships from 1980 to 1988. 

At the age of 29, she bid goodbye from figure skating in 1994. For her remarkable achievement, she was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1995.

Post Figure Skating Career; How Much Is Her Net Worth Today?

After the two years of retirement, she appeared on a movie, Jerry Maguire and CBS sitcom; Everybody Loves Raymond in 1996. She landed a small role on action thriller film Ronin and played a villain on the episode of action comedy-drama series, V.I.P.  Since the year 2012, she has been working as a judge for the British television show "Dancing On Ice".

In 2005, she published a novel, Only with Passion that spans advice to a fictional young skater based on her many years of experience in skating.

Achieving the height of success at an early age, today, Katarina is considered as one of the most victorious athletes in the world. With the popularity, she has also accumulated the remarkable net worth from her long span career.

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With the earning made as an athlete and from on-screen appearances, she today enjoys the net worth of $9 million.

Katarina Witt's Multiple Dating Partners: Richard Dean Anderson, Marcos Hermann, Dave Hoffis

Katarina holds several names in her dating diary. At the age of 18, she was dating her 25-year-old boyfriend, who was the drummer in a rock band.

As the authorities believed that her boyfriend might affect her concentration, the relationship came to the full stop.

Katarin also dated, Richard Dean Anderson, the star of the former television series, MacGyver but their long-distance relationship did not work well.

Afterward, she found a new dating partner, Marcos Hermann, a Berlin-based publicist, and pop group manager. They began their relationship after their first meeting on a blind date in 1996.

However, their relationship also did not work as it came to the light that Katarina had her dream husband, Dave Hoffis in 2002. They were seen cuddling together in the Transport Museum and Borchardt just to end their relationship later.

The other named her dating partner incudes  Christian Schertz and Andreas Rüter.

Is Katarina Witt Married With Husband?

Over the years, Katarina Witt has been linked with a number of men and the possibility of her being in a relationship center around the news that she is in a relationship with someone. But Katarina has always been the first to dismiss any rumors that link her to a possible relationship.

Being married, having kids and starting a family may sound a wonderful thought. But for Witt, it seems she has not yet decided to get married and settle down. She has never spoken about her relationships past or present and has never bee seen posting anything that hints at a possible relationship. Instead, she focuses her time and effort in helping the ones in need through her various charity works.

On the occassion of Valentine's day in February 2018, she wished her followers attending PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games through an Instagram video.

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As of 2019, the 53-year old Witt is yet to get married. Only time will tell whether she ever decides to finally get married and settle down.