Katarina Witt Net Worth

What Is Katarina Witt’s Net Worth?

Katarina Witt is Katarina Witt is a German retired model, figure skater producer, and writer who is worth a net of 9 million dollars. Katarina Witt earned her wealth through the years of competitions in figure skating and appearances on TV as well as in movies, as well in the form of her autobiography she wrote in 1994 “Meine Jahre zwischen Pflicht und Kur” (“My Years between Compulsories and Freestyle”) and her novel “Only With Passion.” Witt has been awarded 2 Olympic gold medals. In addition, she’s regarded as one of the most accomplished female single figure skaters of the history of figure skating. Witt also took home several gold medals in the World Figure Skating Championships and European Figure Skating Championships before taking a break from skating for amateurs in the year 1988.

Katarina was able to come out of retirement and competed at her first Winter Olympics, where she received the Goldene Kamera award. in 1989 Witt was first introduced to acting, with an appearance in the movie “Carmen on Ice,” which won her an Primetime Emmy. She co-created and starred in the 1996 TV film “Die Eisprinzessin” (“The Ice Princess”) as well as was also in films “Jerry Maguire” (1996) as well as “Ronin” (1998) and the television show “Everybody Loves Raymond” (1997), “Arli$$” (1997-1998), “Nikola” (1999), “V.I.P.” (2000), and “Legal Affairs” (2021). Katarina was an co-producer and host on the 2006 German TV series “Stars auf Eis” (“Stars on Ice”) In 2012 she appeared as judge for the British show “Dancing on Ice.” In 1995, she was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in the year 1995.

Katarina Witt net worth
Katarina Witt Net Worth

Early Life

Katarina Witt was born 3 December of 1965 at Falkensee, East Germany. The mother of the physiotherapist Kathe Witt, and the farmer Manfred Witt, and she has a brother called Axel. Katarina went to her school, the Kinder- und Jugendsportschule, an institution that caters to talented in athletics, located in Karl-Marx-Stadt.


Katarina was a member of the East German (GDR) SC Karl-Marx-Stadt club Then, in 1977, Jutta Muller became her coach. Witt began her training 6 each week. And the year 1979 saw her compete at the European Figure Skating Championships, coming 14th in the competition. In 1981, she was top in the shorter skate and second in the combination free skate and third in the long skate at the World Figure Skating Championships. in 1982, Witt won silver medals at both the World Championships and the European Championships. Her first gold medal in the 1983 European Championships, and in 1984, she claimed the gold medal at the Winter Olympics, World Championships as well as European Championships. The year was 1984 when the readers of “Junge Welt” voted Katarina GDR Female athlete of the year. Witt was awarded gold medals at the European Championships in 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988, as well as in the World Championships in 1985, 1987 and 1988. She also won a silver medal in 1986 at the World Championships. Katarina took home her third Olympic silver medal at the 1988 Olympics. at the end of 1988, a block of medals in honor of her triumph was issued within North Korea. In 1988, Witt was able to retire from skating and started a pro-skating career. She traveled along with the fellow Olympic world champion Brian Boitano for three years in the telecast “Witt and Boitano Skating,” which was a huge success and sold to the max at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Katarina then joined “Holiday on Ice” and was in the film “Carmen on Ice.” She also appeared in the 1994 film “Carmen on Ice.” made a brief return to competitive skating and appeared at competitions such as the German Championships, European Championships as well as the Winter Olympics. The most recent tour was in 2008.

In the year 1996, Witt appeared in the film “Jerry Maguire,” and she was later seen in appearances as a guest star in”The” CBS sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond” (1997) as well as”Arli$$,” an HBO show “Arli$$” (1997-1998) as well as a minor support role in the action film “Ronin” (1998). In 1996, she starred in the German television film “Die Eisprinzessin” (“The Ice Princess”) as well as sang the song that was featured in the film, “Skate with Me.” Katarina was photographed naked in”the December 1998 edition of “Playboy” magazine, and it was the second issue that sold out (the previous issue was its debut issue that featured images featuring Marilyn Monroe). In an interview in 2012 with “The Telegraph,” Witt stated of her decision to appear in the magazine “After many years of success as a professional skater, I was stuck with an adorable beautiful, attractive, Ice Princess image. I wanted to challenge opinions of the public, however it was crucial that my images be sensual and natural, so I opted for a location that was natural such as the beach or in the water, where it felt normal to not wear clothes instead of being provocative with tights or in sexy lingerie. This worked for me and the most gratifying thing was the fact that the majority of women and men purchased this magazine.” Katarina hosted the TV show “Stars on Ice” (“Stars on Ice”) in 2006 as well as in 2012, she participated as a judge for “Dancing on Ice.” The year 2013 saw her appeared as the role of the main character in the German TV film “Der Feind in meinem Leben” (“The The Enemy in My Life” (“The Enemy in My”).

Personal Life

Katarina got married to discus player Rainer Schmidt on the 29th of September in 1989 and the couple had one son named Felix (born in 1990) prior to divorce in 1992. Witt got married to an entrepreneur Wolfgang Staudinger in 2002, and welcomed daughters Anna Maria and Sophia in 2003 and 2005, respectively.


Witt won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Performance in Classical Music/Dance Programming for “Carmen on Ice” in 1990 and the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award in 1996. She was awarded the country’s Golden Camera award for Sports as well as in 2003 she was awarded the German Golden Hen Award for Entertainment in the show “Die DDR-Show.” In skating, Katarina won two Olympic gold medals. She also won six World Figure Skating Championship medals (four gold and two silver) as well as seven European Figure Skating Championship medals (six gold and one silver).

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