January 31, 1952
From 1970 to 1974 Hofer studied Business economics in Cologne. Hofer has been the German commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest. Hofer works as television presenter in TV news programme Tagesschau on German television broadcaster ARD. From 1989 to 1991 Hofer was talk show host of NDR Talk Show. Since 1992 Hofer is talk show host of Riverboat on German broadcaster MDR. Hofer has three children. His original Name is Johannes Neuenhofer.