Katrin Müller-Hohenstein, known by her initials KMH, is a German television and radio presenter born on August 2, 1965, in Erlangen. Since 2006, she has been hosting the “aktuelle sportstudio” on ZDF, along with several live sports events.
Early Life and Education
Katrin Müller-Hohenstein attended the Emil-von-Behring-Gymnasium in Spardorf, where she completed her Abitur. She initially pursued a degree in theater studies at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Erlangen but decided to prioritize her career in the media industry.
Radio and Television Career
In 1988, she began her career as a presenter at the local radio station Radio Gong 97.1 in Nürnberg. Starting in 1992, she worked for the private Munich radio station Antenne Bayern, hosting various programs, including “Servus Bayern” and “Guten Morgen, Bayern.” In 2007, she joined Bayerischer Rundfunk and hosted the program “Bayern 1 am Vormittag” until September 2008.
Katrin Müller-Hohenstein joined ZDF in January 2006 and took over as the host of the “aktuelle sportstudio” on January 28, 2006, succeeding Rudi Cerne. Over the years, she has worked alongside colleagues such as Sven Voss, Jochen Breyer, and Dunja Hayali. In 2008, she was honored with the Bavarian Sports Award in the category of Outstanding Sports Presentation.
She covered various major sporting events, including the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Notably, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, her use of a phrase containing “innerer Reichsparteitag” about a goal by Miroslav Klose sparked controversy, leading to an apology from ZDF.
Katrin Müller-Hohenstein continued her role as a studio host for various sporting events, such as the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. She also covered multiple FIFA World Cups and FIFA Women’s World Cups.
In 2021, she participated in the fourth season of ProSieben’s “The Masked Singer” as the “Schwein.” She has also resumed her work in radio, hosting the weekly talk show “Antenne Bayern Sonntagsfrühstück” on Antenne Bayern.
Katrin Müller-Hohenstein is a member of the German Academy for Football Culture and hosts the award gala for the German Football Culture Prize. Since 2010, she has been a jury member for the “Fußballspruch des Jahres” (Football Quote of the Year) award.
She is also involved with the nationwide initiative “Schule ohne Rassismus – Schule mit Courage” (School Without Racism – School with Courage) as a patron of the Christian-Ernst-Gymnasium in her hometown of Erlangen.
Is Katrin Muller Hohenstein Sick?
Katrin Muller-Hohenstein maintains a private personal life and there is no information indicating any health issues related to her.
Katrin Müller-Hohenstein was married to radio presenter Stefan Parrisius from 1996 to 2007, and they have a son together, born in 1995. She is a supporter of 1. FC Nürnberg and a member of FC Bayern München. In her spare time, she plays tennis and holds a brown belt in judo. During her youth, she played the guitar for ten years.