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Maybrit Illner Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Married, Husband, Salary, Net Worth

Maybrit Illner (Maybrit Klose) is a German Journalist. She is a TV Presenter working at the ZDF Broadcasting Company. She got into journalism in early 90s. Let’s find Maybrit Illner Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Married, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, etc.

Maybrit Illner Wiki:


She is born and raised by her German parents in East Berlin, East Germany. Like every child, she has deep respect and love for her parents.

Date of Birth / Birthday:

She is born on 12th January 1965. She loves to spend her birthday evening with her close ones and family members.

Place of Birth:

She is born in East Berlin, East Germany.


How old is Maybrit Illner? Maybrit Illner is 58 years old as of 2023.


Her nationality is German.


Her ethnic background is White.


Her nickname is Maybrit.

Maiden Name:

Her maiden name is Maybrit Klose.

Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign:

Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Physical Measurements:

Maybrit Illner Height:

How tall is Maybrit Illner? Maybrit Illner stands at 5 feet and 5 inches tall in height.


She has well managed her body following a healthy diet and strict workout regime and thus her weight looks in the range of body mass index.

Hair Color:

The color of her hair is brown.

Eyes Color:

The color of her eyes is not available.

Shoe Size:

Her shoe size details are not available.


She has not shared the details about her siblings.


She completed her high school education from Andreas-Gymnasium in 1983.

She obtained her graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Karl Marx University based in Leipzig in the year 1988.

She joined the Social Unity Party of Germany (SED), when she was studying at the University in 1986, which she left in 1989.


She is an experienced and professional journalist and TV Presenter.


Now let’s talk about her career, achievements and awards.

Soon after being a graduate, she worked as a sports journalist for East German television known as Deutscher Fernsehfunk (DFF).

She has served in various roles while working at the DFF including as an editor, TV Presenter, reporter and also has served in the foreign department. She was an editor and moderator for the DFF Journal called azur – das Reisejournal.

She left the DFF in 1991 only to join the likes of Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen(ZDF) also known as Second German Televison public broadcaster in Germany.

She put her legs as a journalist at the ZDF and never looked back and since 1992, she is working as Political Editor and moderates the ZDF Morning Magazine, which is a a morning news and information program produced by ZDF every two weeks.

She started as a moderator for her own political program called Berlin Mitte in 1999. They later change the naame of the show from Berlin Mitte to Maybrit Illner on March 14, 2007.

Also, she moderated the night duel on ZDF in 2005 as well as worked as co-moderator for the television duels for the federal elections in 2002, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017, and 2021.

Since 2003, She worked as an ambassador for the German Red Cross and traveled to many countries.

She has written many books including Women In Power, Political-German.German-Political, Duck on the air- from media and their makers.

Awards Won By Maybrit Illner:

She won the Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs Prize together with Gabi Bauer and Sandra Maischberger in the year 2000.

She earned the Hans Klein Prize award in the year 2001 following that she own the first Bambi in the year 2002 and second Bambi in 2007.

Also in the same year, she won the German Television Award in the category “Best Information Show/Best Moderation Information” for her TV duel with Sabine Christiansen.

In the following year, she won the Bavarian Television Prize in 2003, and for her show Berlin Mitte, she won an German TV Award “Best Information Show/Best Moderation Information in 2004.

She was entitled the tag of TV Journalist of the Year – Golden Prometheus” by the trade journal VISDP in the year 2005. While she won the Hildegard von Bingen Prize for journalism in the year 2006 and won the Golden Camera Award in the category Best Information in the year 2009.

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Husband / Spouse:

The name of her first husband is Michael Illner. They got married in 1988 and seperated in 2007.

After giving divorce to Michael, she married Rene Obermann in August 14, 2010 and they are living happily in Germany.

Marriage / Wedding

Obermann and Maybrit exchanged wedding vows in the presence of their family members, relatives, and close friends in the year 2010.

Kids / Children:

They haven’t revealed any information about their kids in the public domain.


She is not available on Instagram.


She got more than 68k followers on her Twitter profile with the username @maybritillner.


Her Facebook page or profile is not available.

Salary / Net Worth:

How much she makes and how much she has accrued as her net worth? We will update when the actual details will be known.