Who Is Guildo Horn?
Guildo Horn, born Horst Heinz Köhler on February 15, 1963, in Trier, Germany, is a multifaceted entertainer known for his work as a pop singer, presenter, actor, and moderator.
When he represented Germany in the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, he became well-known for his performance of the song “Guildo hat dich lieb!” and his seventh-place finish.
Horn, the son of a civil engineer and a housewife, was raised in Trier. He pursued a profession in education after earning his diploma from the Auguste-Viktoria-Gymnasium in 1983 and continued his education there until 1994.
At the Trierer Lebenshilfe, a self-help centre for people with mental disorders, he worked as a music therapist.
Horn has had two marriages in his personal life. He married his longtime girlfriend Daniela in 2013, and they have a son together from his previous marriage. They have two daughters together. They live in Much, a city in Germany’s Bergisches Land.
Guildo Horn began his musical career in Trier in 1991 as a pop vocalist. He rose to fame with the band “Guildo Horn & the Orthopaedic Stockings” and found success at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Guildo hat dich lieb!” Horn is renowned for his distinctive wardrobe and crowd participation throughout his concerts.
He frequently performs renditions of well-known foreign songs and injects funny lyrics into them. “Ich mag Steffi Graf” (a rendition of the Bee Gees’ “How Deep Is Your Love”) and “Ich find Schlager toll” (a cover of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”) are a couple of his well-known covers.
Horn frequently performs at a variety of music festivals and events in Germany, such as the Trier Altstadtfest and the summer festival in the CentrO retail centre in Oberhausen. In Trier, he also plans an annual Christmas concert.
Horn has dabbled in acting in addition to his career in music. His roles in films like “The First Semester” and “Waschen, Schneide, Flecken” as well as his appearance in the RTL daily soap “Unter uns” are all noteworthy. Additionally, he has done voice acting for computer games and operettas.
The SWR chat programme “Guildo and his guests” was hosted by Horn as his first foray into presenting. The multi-season programme featured conversations with persons who have intellectual disability as its main theme.
Guildo Horn has had a long-lasting influence on the German entertainment scene. He keeps enthralling audiences as a musician and entertainer with his distinctive performances, humorous covers, and endearing demeanour.
Is Guildo Horn Married?
Yes, Guildo Horn is happily married to his beautiful wife by the name of Daniela Horn with whom they tied the knot in 2013.
Daniela and Guildo have two daughters together, born in 2012 and 2018.