Alexander Bommes is a German television presenter and former handball player. He was born on January 21, 1976 in Kiel. He played handball for TSV Altenholz when he was young but later moved to its second-division team in 1996.
Three years later, he switched to TSV Bayer Dormagen in the 1st Bundesliga and in 2001, he moved to VfL Gummersbach.
Unfortunately when his contract with VfL Gummersbach expired, it was not renewed and as a result, he moved back to TSV Altenholz in 2003.
Back at TSV Altenholz and I Kiel, Alexander Bommes continued his studies in Law. When he joined TSV Altenholz, he became the team’s top scorer. He scored a total of 824 goals in 132 second division games, including 295 from penalties.
He was also the top scorer in the 2nd Bundesliga North with 293 goals in 38 games for the 2005/06 season. Alexander Bommes stopped playing handball in 2007. He once worked as a sports reporter for NDR.
Alexander Bommes was the moderator for the Hamburg Journal from November 2007 after he had completed his first legal state exam and a traineeship at the NDR in Hamburg. Hamburg Journal was the main news program for Hamburg.
Apart from being a moderator, Alexander Bommes worked as a sports reporter and was in charge of the Sunday Sports Club.
He also presented the TV breakdown show top flops on NDR television from 2011 to 2013.
During the 2011 and 2013 World Athletics Championships and at the Women’s Soccer World Cup, he was an interviewer for ARD and he was the moderator for the Olympia Telegram at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and the Paralympics on ARD.
Alexander Bommes also hosted Olympia Telegram at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Other shows Alexander Bommes has moderated include Sunday Sports Show, Sportschau Club, sports show on Saturdays as well as NDR quiz show.
Otto Schlenzka is the great uncle of Alexander Bommes and Karl Bommes, who was the President of the Schleswig-Holstein State Sports Association from 1953 to 1973, is his grandfather.
As of 2023, the current net worth of Alexander Bommes is $1.5 Million.
Alexander Bommes New Girlfriend
Alexander Bommes has two sons with Julia Westlake. Julia Westlake is a German television presenter. She was born on September 20, 1971.
Her father is Clive Westlake, the British Songwriter. Her two sons with Alexander Bommes were born in August 2009 and May 2013.
She graduated from the Fritz Reuter School in Bad Bevenson. She also studied German and Political Science at the Univeristy of Hanover.
She has worked on radio and television since 1992 and she has worked as a presenter for NDR 1 Lower Saxony, Hallo Lower Saxony.
Julia Westlake and Alexander Bommes separated in February 2016 after they had been together for seven years.
After breaking up with Julia Westlake, it is not so clear if Alexander Bommes has a new girlfriend or not.