Elke Winkens has already had a successful career as an actress, entertainer and entertainer. Is it that private with the former ‘Storm of Love’ star? We reveal it in this portrait.
Elke Winkens is an integral part of the German film and television landscape. The actress has been inspiring audiences with her versatile acting for years. But she has other talents.
Elke Winkens was driven to the stage early on
Elke Winkens was born on March 25, 1970 in Linnich, North Rhine-Westphalia to a Dutch mother and a German father. As a child, she lived with her family and her twin brother in Belgium, the Netherlands or Africa. His interest in music and performing aroused at an early age. She took ballet lessons at the age of six and made her first stage performance at the age of nine. After graduating from high school, she went to the London Studio Center School on a scholarship. She then moved to Vienna to take further singing, acting and dancing lessons at the music school of the Theater an der Wien. After graduating in 1994, she performed with the cabaret group “Die Henker”.
Elke Winkens has completed “Love Storm”
It also paved the way for various television and film productions. So she got a role in “The Sick Sisters” (ORF). In Germany, she made her breakthrough in the series “Kommissar Rex” in 2002. She also excelled in other series and films such as “Der Bergdoktor”, “SOKO Köln”, “Rosenheim Cops”, “Der Lehrer”, “My Success Story”, “Jud Süss – Film ohne conscience”, “Rottmann” strikes back”, “Cold ass” or “love storm“. She played Xenia Saalfeld there from 2018 to 2019. She also remained faithful to the theater. In October 2012, she was seen in her first play “Tout a menti”.
Many viewers do not only know Elke Winkens from series or films. She was already in front of the camera as a presenter. She was also on the jury for “The Masked Singer Austria” and danced for “Dancing with the Stars”.
Elke Winkens stripped down for “Playboy.”
After rising to fame thanks to “Kommissar Rex”, “Playboy” knocked on the door. She accepted the offer in 2003. “I don’t regret it, but I wouldn’t do it today,” she told Madame Wien.
Elke Winkens was raped twice
Fans of the actress and artist know her as an open and cheerful person. In an interview, however, she revealed severe trauma. She was raped at the age of 16 and 20, as she said in an interview with “NewElke Winkens wanted to “get rid of this victim thing”. Therapy helped her with that.
Private Elke Winkens: Married to Bernd Ortner after breakup?
Today, she can enjoy her life. She shows it openly on Instagram. From time to time, she shows up there with her great love, the lawyer Bernd Ortner. At first they were just neighbors. But later they became lovers. Since then, the two have lived together. In 2019, the two wanted to get married. We do not know if they dared to take this step. But Elke Winkens has been married before. In 2011, she married Viennese entrepreneur Christian Fischer. The marriage broke up in 2014. Before that, she was in a relationship with cabaret performer and entertainer Viktor Gernot. The popular actress has no children.
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Elke Winkens privately in profile
Place of birth Linnich
Zodiac sign: Aries
Marital status: single, in a relationship with Bert Folder
Elek Winkens at instagram
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