East-Berlin-born figure skater and model who won gold medals in the 1984 Sarajevo and 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
She went to Kinder-und Jugendsportschule, a school for the athletically gifted.
She was selected as a judge on the hit British TV show Dancing On Ice.
Her parents are Manfred and Katja and she grew up with a brother, Axel.
She had a cameo, playing herself, in the 1996 hit movie Jerry Maguire, co-produced by James L. Brooks.