Jürgen Vogel Bio, Affair, Divorce, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Height

Jurgen Vogel

Jürgen Vogel: Biography in Details

Who is Jürgen Vogel?

Jürgen Vogel is a German actor, screenwriter, film producer, and singer. He is considered to be one of the most successful character actors in German cinema.

He started acting on the big screen in 1992 with his role in Little Sharks.

Jürgen Vogel: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born Jürgen Peter Vogel on 29 April 1968 in Hamburg, Germany. His father was a waiter in Hamburg and his mother was a housewife.

Vogel has German ethnicity and he worked as a child model, later and had different jobs.

Vogel moved to Berlin, where he shared a flat with German actor Richy Müller in 1985. Gaps between his teeth are his trademark.


Vogel went to The Munich Drama School just for one day.  Because he thought the teaching methods there were too theoretical and unnatural he dropped out.

However, Jürgen Vogel studied acting at the Zinner Studio in Munich, Germany.

Jürgen Vogel: Professional Life, Career

Jürgen Vogel states that he got inspiration from the movie Taxi Driver, starring Robert De Niro. Vogel became famous with the movie Little Sharks in German: Kleine Haie in 1992.

He has starred in TV films like Violence: The Last Resort in the role of Martin (1993), Der Part as Jan (1998), Das Phantom as a character of Leo Kramer (2000), and Die Schatzinsel as Israel Hands(2007). He also did TV miniseries, Das Adlon. Eine Familiensaga as a role of Siegfried von Tennen.

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Vogel has also done different television series like Tatort: Rendezvous (1990),  Tatort Blutwurstwalzer(1991). His latest TV Series are Nachtschicht: Ladies First as a role of Jacky Herbst(2016), and The Team as Gregor Weiss (2018).


He has won different awards which are: Bayerischer Filmpreis – best young actor in Rosamunde (1989)

  • Bayerischer Filmpreis – best actor in Kleine Haie (Little Sharks) (1992)
  •  Telestar for Dann eben mit Gewalt (Violence: The Last Resort)(1994)
  •  Deutscher Shooting Star(1998)
  •  Jupiter – best TV Star(2000)
  •  Adolf-Grimme-Preis for Das Phantom (The Phantom)(2001)
  •  Jupiter – best actor in Die Welle (The Wave)(2009)
  •  Herbert-Strate-Preis (2010)

Net Worth, Salary

Jürgen Vogel has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.

His source of income is from starring and acting in different movies and TV Series.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jürgen Vogel has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and his weight is 70kg. He has blond hair color with light brown eyes.

Social Media

Jürgen Vogel has about 187k followers on Facebook. But he is not active on Instagram and Twitter.

Jürgen Vogel’s Birthday Dates

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2025 April Tuesday
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2028 April Saturday

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