Kiesbauer at the Romy TV awards in Vienna, Austria in 2016.
|Born||Cosima Arabella-Asereba Kiesbauer
8 April 1969
|Occupation||TV presenter, writer, actress|
|Known for||Hosting Arabella, Starmania and the Vienna Opera Ball|
|Spouse(s)||Florens Eblinger (m. 2004)|
Cosima Arabella-Asereba Kiesbauer (born 8 April 1969 in Vienna, Austria), known professionally as Arabella Kiesbauer, is a German-Austrian TV presenter, writer and actress. She grew up in Vienna with her grandmother after her mother Hannelore (a German theater actress) and her father Sammy Ammissah (a Ghanaian engineer) separated.
From 1994 to 2004 she hosted her own daily talk show Arabella on the German TV channel Pro7. On 17 January 2006 she started a weekly late night talk show Talk ohne Show on the Berlin TV station N24 TV. However, after 40 shows she resigned suddenly claiming that the frequent traveling between Vienna and Berlin was putting too much stress on her private life.
Arabella Kiesbauer won several awards for her TV work, 1994 the Bayerischen Fernsehpreis in the category "Beste Talk-Newcomerin" and 1996 the media award Das Goldene Kabel. She appeared in the German Playboy on the cover and 14 pages in July 1995. Arabella Kiesbauer also works as a model and fashion ambassador for the shoe company Vögele Shoes.
On 9 June 1995 she was the target of a letter bomb by the racist terrorist Franz Fuchs at the Pro7 studios. However she did not open the letter; this being done by her assistant who was subsequently injured by the bomb.
Since November 2004, Kiesbauer has been married to the Viennese businessman Florens Eblinger. They have a daughter called Nika who was born in Vienna on 2 December 2007 and a son Neo born on 19 December 2010.
|1991||Rund um Hollywood||ProSieben|
|2004||Comeback – Die große Chance||ProSieben||Presenter|
|Sound of Football||ORF|
|2005||Stars in der Manege||ARD|
|2012–13||Life Ball||ORF eins||Co-presenter|
|2012–14||Kiddy Contest||Puls 4||Presenter|
|2014–15||Bauer sucht Frau||ATV|
|2015||Eurovision Song Contest 2015||ORF eins||Co-presenter|
- Mein Erfolgs Programm (1998 VGS Verlagsges., K) ISBN 3-8025-1360-6
- Nobody is perfect (2001 Lübbe) ISBN 3-404-14246-2
- Mein afrikanisches Herz (September 2007 Pendo Verlag GmbH) ISBN 3-86612-132-6
- Number one (CD 1994, Eviam Musi (DA Music), EAN 4018771410320)
7. Tonight (Moonlight-Mix)
- CD compilation Arabella Soul Night
- Girl-Power (2000, presented by Arabella Kiesbauer)
- ORF Biography (in German)
- N24 Archived October 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- sueddeutsche.de Zuviele Koffer in Berlin Archived January 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Playboy covers Archived March 9, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
- Vögele Shoes Archived February 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- FIFA.com Archived December 19, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Siim, Jarmo (19 December 2014). "Who gets to host Eurovision in Vienna?". eurovision.tv. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- Nachrichten.at[permanent dead link]
- NEWS Arabellas geheime Hochzeit Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Kurier Arabella Kiesbauer bekam Tochter Archived July 30, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- ORF Opernball Geschichte[permanent dead link]
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|Awards and achievements|
Lise Rønne, Nikolaj Koppel and Pilou Asbæk
|Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Mirjam Weichselbraun and Alice Tumler)
Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw