Christoph Maria Herbst - Updated May 2024

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Christoph Maria Herbst

Christoph Maria Herbst is a comedian and actor from Germany. Christoph Maria Herbst is widely known for his work on The Vexxer (2007), The Trixxer (2004), Look Who’s Back (2015), and the Television series Stromberg (2004-2012).

Early Life

Christoph Maria Herbst was born in Wuppertal, West Germany on 9 February 1966. According to his birthdate, he is 57 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Aquarius.

Herbst holds German nationality while his ethnicity is not mentioned. Besides that, there is no information concerning his family background or childhood life.

Christoph Maria Herbst

Caption: Christoph Maria Herbst with his family source: BD PHOTO.

Speaking of his educational background, Christoph Maria Herbst is a well-educated man. Herbst completed his University level at a well-known University somewhere in Germany.

Personal Life

Regarding his personal life, Christoph Maria Herbst is currently married to Gisi Herbst. The couple wed in 2012 after a long relationship. Regarding their initial meeting and romantic history, there is no information available.

Moreover, they are yet to have children. Previously, Herbst was in a relationship with Marie Zielke. The couple divorced after three years of marriage.

Christoph Maria Herbst

Caption: Christoph with his wife Gisi Herbst source: Getty Images.



Herbst was a founding participant in the private Theater in Cronenberg and its acting program in 1986. He continues to act in German theaters. His most recent performance was “Männerhort” (Men nursery) alongside Bastian Pastewka, Michael Kessler, and Jürgen Tonkel at Berlin’s Theater am Kurfürstendamm. Gisi Herbst is his wife.


In 1997, Herbst made his debut on German television in the program Sketchup – The Next Generation. He appeared in Ladykracher in a supporting role from 2002 to 2004. He played the protagonist in the ProSieben series Stromberg in 2004. Stromberg’s third season began production in October 2006 and will premiere in early 2007.

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Caption: Christoph in the TV Series Stromberg source: WELT.

In 2006, Herbst also made an appearance in Ladyland, a production by Anke Engelke, and Sesamstraße. His seven-part adaption of the British series The Worst Week of My Life, entitled Hilfe! Hochzeit! – Die schlimmste Woche meines Lebens, was shown in 2007.


Herbst’s acting debut was in the 1998 movie Der wirklich letzte Junggeselle (“The last bachelor”). In 2003, he co-starred in Traumschiff Surprise – Periode 1 with Michael “Bully” Herbig, Rick Kavanian, and Christian Tramitz.

In 2004, he played the butler Alfons Hatler alongside Oliver Kalkofe, Thomas Fritsch, Oliver Welke, and other notable German comedians in the film Der Wixxer. Herbst and Herbig collaborated once more on the film Hui-Buh, das Schlossgespenst in 2006, with Herbst playing King Julius the 111th.

In the film Look Who’s Back, he played the character Christoph Sensenbrink, who was more prominent.

Christoph Maria Herbst – Net Worth 2024

Christoph has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth in 2022 is around $1.6 million.

Brand Endorsements

Herbst credits wise stock selection, sizable real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement contracts with CoverGirl cosmetics for his success. He also owns several eateries (the “Fat Herbst Burger” chain) in Berlin, a football team (the “Wuppertal Angels”), and his vodka brand (Pure Wonderherbst – Germany).

Moreover, she is currently vying for juniors’ attention with a popular perfume (With Love from Christoph Maria) and clothing line (Christoph Maria Herbst Seduction).

Awards and Achievements

Christoph has won many awards and honors throughout his acting career. In 2002, he won the Deutscher Comedypreis as Best Supporting Actor in  Ladykracher.

In 2005, he earned Jupiter-Filmpreis as Best TV Actor and Goldener Gong for StrombergLikewise, Herbst became the Man of the Year in the category of TV in 2006.

In the same year, he earned the Deutscher Comedypreis as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Stromberg. Moreover, In 2007, he won the Deutscher Comedypreis as Best Actor (in a Comedy Series) for Stromberg.

Body Measurements

Christoph is handsome, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and weighs about 74 kg (163 lbs). In addition, Herbst has a dark brown pair of eyes and dark brown hair color.

Christoph Maria Herbst – Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Christoph is active on his Instagram account @christophmariaherbst with 6,901 followers. He also has 23K followers on his Facebook page @Christoph Maria Herbst. Besides that, Herbst is not active on any other social media sites including Twitter.