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Thomas Gottschalk Net Worth

Thomas Gottschalk Net Worth is
$130 Million

Thomas Gottschalk Biography

Thomas Gottschalk net well worth: Thomas Gottschalk is a German actor and television and radio sponsor who includes a net well worth of $130 million.. He’s most widely known as the web host of the tv screen series Wetten, dass.. which aired from 1982 to 2011 in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.? He provides hosted it series Na sowas! Gottschalk gained 1 million Euros for charity in the 2008 German celebrity edition of Who would like to Be considered a Millionaire? Gottschalk in addition has starred in the films Zookeeper, Late Present, Sister Act 2: Back the Habit, Generating Me Crazy, Harry and Harriet, Think that Big, and Three Crazy Jerks. He in addition has offered as the testimonial character for Haribo confectionery Television commercials., Gottschalk NIGHT TIME, Gottschalk & Close friends, Ein Herz fur Kinder, Gottschalk Live, and Das Supertalent. Thomas Gottschalk was created in Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany in-may 1950.


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Quick Facts

Full NameThomas Gottschalk
Net Worth$130 Million
Date Of BirthMay 18, 1950
Height1.92 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Author, Actor, Teacher, Radio personality
NationalityGerman
SpouseThea Gottschalk
ChildrenRoman Gottschalk, Tristan Gottschalk
ParentsRutila Gottschalk, Hans Gottschalk
SiblingsRaphaela Gottschalk, Christoph Gottschalk
AwardsBambi - TV Event of the Year, Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Best Entertainment Program / Best Host in an Entertainment Program, Bambi - Special prize of the jury
MoviesZookeeper, 1½ Knights - In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde, Breakfast with Einstein, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Ring of the Musketeers, Trabbi Goes to Hollywood, Think Big, Zärtliche Chaoten, Zwei Nasen tanken Super, Die Supernasen
TV ShowsWetten, dass..?


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 He is good friends with Günther Jauch.
2 According to a survey, he is Germany's most popular celebrity in TV commercials (2006).
3 Appeared on Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) after Whoopi Goldberg had lost a bet on his show.
4 Ranked #1 in a survey by TV guide "Bildwoche" searching "Germany's biggest TV entertainer of all time" (March 2006).
5 Released a single entitled "What Happened To Rock'n'Roll" in 2001.
6 Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (highest Bavarian state decoration) (20 June 2001).
7 His funny and smart radio shows on BR 3 (Bavarian radio) were revolutionary in the early 70s.
8 Started his professional career as teacher (German; Latin).
9 Bought a castle in Marienfels, Germany (2004).
10 Parents: Hans and Rutila Gottschalk; siblings: Christoph and Raphaela
11 Has two sons, Tristan (b. 1982) and Roman (adopted, b. 1989).
12 Host of Europe's most successful TV show Wetten, dass..? (1981) from 1987 to 1992 and since 1994. He prolonged his contract until 2010.
13 In the 1980s he suffered the particular indignity of being replaced (as the host of a video clip pop show on TV) by a chimpanzee.
14 He received three Bambi Awards in the 1980s, which he gave back in 1988 after a dispute with publisher Hubert Burda. Nevertheless, he accepted a "Honorary Bambi" in 2001.
15 Lives in Malibu, California.


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Gottschalks Haus-Party (1996) DEM200,000 (per episode, as of 1999)


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 His blond curly hair


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Bambi Bambi Awards TV-Event Of The Year Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2009 German Television Award German Television Awards Best Entertainment Program/Best Host in an Entertainment Program (Beste Unterhaltungssendung/Beste Moderation - Unterhaltung) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2005 Golden Rose Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Best Game Show Host Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2004 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Platinum Otto (Platin-OTTO)
2002 Hall of Fame Golden Camera, Germany
2001 Special Award Bambi Awards

Gottschalk was supposed to hand over a Bambi to Günther Jauch but much to his surprise he was ... More

1999 Honorary Award of the Bavarian Minister President Bavarian TV Awards Wetten, dass..? (1981)
1999 German Television Award German Television Awards Best TV Show (Beste Show) Wetten, dass..? (1981) Viktor Worms (executive producer)

Alexander Arnz (director)
1997 Golden Lion RTL Golden Lion Awards Best TV Show Wetten, dass..? (1981)
1996 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Show Host (Beliebtester Showmaster) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
1995 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Best Host Gottschalk Late Night (1992)
1992 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Moderator (television presenter)
1991 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Moderator (television presenter)
1990 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Moderator (television presenter)
1990 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Show Host (Beliebtester Showmaster) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
1989 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Moderator (television presenter)
1987 Bambi Bambi Awards Reader's Choice This year asking for the TV favourite of the 1980s.
1987 TeleStar TeleStar, Germany Best Host - Entertainment Na sowas! (1982)
1986 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Best Host Na sowas! (1982)
1984 Bambi Bambi Awards Comedy Zwei Nasen tanken Super (1984) Mike Krüger
1983 Bambi Bambi Awards TV Hosting Na sowas! (1982)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Bambi Bambi Awards Reader's Choice Die 2 - Gottschalk & Jauch gegen alle (2013) Günther Jauch

Barbara Schöneberger
2012 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Entertainer (Beliebteste/-r Entertainer/-in) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2011 Audience Award German Television Awards Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2011 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Entertainer (Beliebteste/-r Entertainer/-in) Wetten, dass..? (1981) Michelle Hunziker
2006 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Show Host - Male (Beliebtester Show- und Talkmaster) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
2004 Romy Romy Gala, Austria Favorite Show Host - Male (Beliebtester Show- und Talkmaster) Wetten, dass..? (1981)
1997 Adolf Grimme Award Adolf Grimme Awards, Germany Outstanding Individual Achievement Wetten, dass..? (1981)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Moderator (television presenter)
1984 Audience Camera Golden Camera, Germany Male This year asking for the favorite male/female audience darling.
1983 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Male TV Star (TV-Star m)
1980 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Male TV Star (TV-Star m)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heiter bis tödlich - Hubert und Staller 2012 TV Series Johnny Silver
Zookeeper 2011 Jurgen
Das Traumschiff 2009 TV Series Thomas Gottschalk
1 1/2 Ritter - Auf der Suche nach der hinreißenden Herzelinde 2008 König Gunther
Die Traumschiff-Gala 2005 TV Movie
Late Show 1999 Hannes Engel
Breakfast with Einstein 1998 TV Movie Martin
Kleine Einbrecher 1997 TV Movie Showmaster
Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff 1994 TV Movie Dicker (voice)
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 1993 Father Wolfgang
Ring of the Musketeers 1992 TV Movie Peter Porthos
Driving Me Crazy 1991 Gunther Schmidt
Harry and Harriet 1990 Harry
Think Big 1989 Mr. Roberts
Zärtliche Chaoten II 1988 Frank Nordmann
Zärtliche Chaoten 1987 Ricky
Miko - aus der Gosse zu den Sternen 1986
Oliver Maass 1985 TV Series Moderator
Bolero 1985 Disc-Jockey
Die Einsteiger 1985 Tommy
Big Mäc 1985 Bernhard 'Big Mäc' Maurer
Mama Mia - Nur keine Panik 1984 Paul
Zwei Nasen tanken Super 1984 Tommy
Heut' abend 1984 TV Series
Dalli Dalli 1983 TV Series Kandidat
Die Supernasen 1983 Tommy Jürgensen / Prinz Faruk al Habib
Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz 1983 TV Series Ricky
Piratensender Power Play 1982 Thommy
Summer Night Fever 1978 Disc Jockey (uncredited)

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keep on Running 1991
Zärtliche Chaoten II 1988 writer
Zärtliche Chaoten 1987
Die Einsteiger 1985
Zwei Nasen tanken Super 1984
Die Supernasen 1983 writer
Piratensender Power Play 1982 additional dialogue

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tommys Hollywood Report 1988 TV Movie

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wetten, dass..? 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bud Spencer - Die grosse Dokumentation 2013 Video documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2002 World Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Gottschalk America 2002 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
Seitenblicke 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Leute heute 1999-2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Die 80er Jahre Show 2002 TV Series Himself
100 Jahre FC Bayern 2000 TV Movie Himself - Host
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1995-2000 TV Series Himself / Pornokönig Harry S.
Zauberhafte Heimat 1999 TV Series Himself
Michael Jackson & Friends 1999 TV Movie Himself - Host
Sabine Christiansen 1999 TV Series
Die goldene Kamera 1999 1999 TV Movie Himself, host
Gute Nacht, Gottschalk 1998 TV Movie Himself - Host
Feuersteins Nacht 1997 TV Movie Himself
Gottschalks Haus-Party 1996 TV Series Himself - Host
Unter Deutschen - Eindrücke aus einem fremden Land 1996 Documentary Himself
Boulevard Bio 1995 TV Series Himself
Gottschalk Late Night 1992-1995 TV Series Himself - Host
Schmidteinander 1994 TV Series Himself
Disney Filmparade 1992 TV Series Himself - Host
Pleiten, Pech und Pannen 1991 TV Series Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 1989 TV Special Himself - German Commentator (voice)
Tommys Hollywood Report 1988 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Na sowas! 1982-1986 TV Series Himself - Host
Modern Talking - The Video 1986 Video Himself
ZDF Hitparade 1985 TV Series Himself (Interview)
Seitenstechen 1985 Himself (uncredited)
Euro-Show 1984 TV Movie Himself - Host
Telespiele 1980 TV Series Himself - Host
Ein Lied für Den Haag 1980 TV Movie Himself - Host
Dalli Dalli 1980 TV Series Himself
Ein Lied für Jerusalem 1979 TV Movie Himself - Host
Am laufenden Band 1979 TV Series Himself
Szene 1972 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
Die 2 - Gottschalk & Jauch gegen alle 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
Das ist Spitze! 2015 TV Series Himself
60 Jahre Rock & Pop Geschichte 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself (as narrator)
Günther Jauch 2013 TV Series Himself
50 Jahre ZDF - Die große Jubiläumsshow 2013 TV Series Himself
Das Supertalent 2012 TV Series Himself - Judge
Gottschalk Live 2012 TV Series Himself - Host
Schlau wie die Tagesschau 2012 TV Series Himself
Klein gegen Groß - Das unglaubliche Duell 2012 TV Series Himself
Ein Herz für Kinder 2001-2011 TV Series Himself - Host
Menschen, Bilder, Emotionen 2011 TV Series Himself
Wetten, dass..? 1982-2011 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Bambi Verleihung 2011 2011 TV Movie Himself - Winner
Logo! 2011 TV Series Himself
Berlin Mitte 2003-2011 TV Series Himself
Die Nacht mit... Anna Bosch 2010 TV Series Himself - Co-Host
Der Sonntags-Stammtisch 2010 TV Series Himself
Die große Geburtstagsshow - 60 Jahre ARD 2010 TV Series
My Swinging Sixties - Gottschalks Zeitreise 2010 TV Movie Himself - Host
Neues aus der Anstalt 2010 TV Series Himself - Audience
Beckmann 2010 TV Series Himself
Menschen 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
Kult am Sonntag 2009 TV Series Himself
Michael Jackson 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Wer wird Millionär? 2001-2008 TV Series Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Aus gegebenem Anlass - Marcel Reich-Ranicki im Gespräch mit Thomas Gottschalk 2008 TV Movie Himself
Der deutsche Fernsehpreis 2008 TV Series Himself - Host
Schmidt & Pocher 2008 TV Series Himself
Ich liebe Kino - Gottschalks Filmkolumne 2008 TV Series Himself - Host
Ein Abend für... 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
Musical Showstar 2008 2008 TV Series Himself - Host (2008)
Die goldene Kamera 2008 2008 Himself - Host
Herr Schmidt wird 50, will aber nicht feiern 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Wie schlau ist Deutschland? 2007 TV Series Himself
Ein Leben wie im Flug 2007 TV Movie Himself
Menschen der Woche 2006 TV Series Himself
Bambi Verleihung 2006 2006 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Der grosse Drei Länder Check - Die Revanche 2006 TV Movie Himself - Host
2006 FIFA World Cup 2006 TV Mini-Series Himself
FIFA WM Ticket Show 2006 TV Movie Himself - Host
25 Jahre Wetten, dass..? 2006 TV Movie Himself - Host
Bambi Verleihung 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Dittsche - Das wirklich wahre Leben 2005 TV Series Himself
Der Kaiser wird 60 - Die Franz-Beckenbauer-Gala 2005 TV Movie Himself - Host
Sportschau 2005 TV Series Himself
Die Cleversten - Der große Drei-Länder-Check 2005 TV Movie Himself - Host
Gottschalk & Friends 2005 TV Series Himself - Host
Gottschalk zieht ein! 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Idole: Harald Juhnke 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
20 Jahre RTL 2004 TV Movie Himself (part 1)
Unsere Besten 2003 TV Series Himself
Verstehen Sie Spaß? 1984-2003 TV Series Himself
The 30th Annual International Emmy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself - Presenter

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Dessau Dancers 2014 Himself (uncredited)
So ein Film 2013 TV Movie Harry
Zapp 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
Kurier Romy 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself - Nominee
Wetten, dass..? 2012 TV Series Himself - Host
Hallo Deutschland 2011 TV Series Himself
Kurier Romy 2011 2011 TV Movie Himself - Nominee
Die Lugners 2009 TV Series Himself - Eröffnung der Lugner City, 1990
Welcome to the 80's 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Schmidt & Pocher 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
TV total 2006-2008 TV Series Himself - Host / König Gunther / Himself
Darüber lacht die Welt 2007 TV Series Himself - at Bayreuth Festival
Unsere Besten 2004-2007 TV Series Himself
Exclusiv - Das Star-Magazin 2006 TV Series Himself
Die 100 nervigsten... 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Ich will Spaß - Die 80er-Jahre-Pop-und-Schlagernacht mit Perlen aus Ost und West 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - GLS United (uncredited)
Kalkofes Mattscheibe 1994-2004 TV Series Himself
The Nomi Song 2004 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Sendung ohne Namen 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Der große Helga Feddersen Abend: Die Wanne ist voll 1999 TV Movie documentary
Modern Talking: Die Legende lebt 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
Alle meine Töchter 1995 TV Series TV-Moderator
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