Katrin Gray

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Katrin Gray
Born
Katrin Schwarz

(1985-05-09) May 9, 1985 (age 34)
NationalityGerman
Other namesKatrin Felton, Mermaid Kat
OccupationModel, Underwater Model, Mermaid
Years active2008–present

Katrin Gray, (born May 9 1985)[1] professionally known as Mermaid Kat, is a scuba diving instructor and model, best known in modern mermaiding.[2][1][3] She was crowned Queen of the World Germany 2007 and Star Girl 2008.[4]

Early life and career[edit]

Gray was born and raised in Hanover, Germany.[1] In 2006, she started her modelling career and was named Miss Germany International, 2006.[5][6] In 2011, Gray moved to Phuket, Thailand, where she continued modelling and also became a scuba diving instructor.[7] In May 2012, Gray started working as an underwater model and professional mermaid under her artist name Mermaid Kat.[8][9]

In August 2012, she opened "Mermaid Kat Academy" in Thailand.[10][11] It has trained over 6,000 new mermaids in over 10 different countries.[12] The main base of her mermaid school is now in Germany. When Gray moved back to Australia in 2015, she opened branches of her mermaid school in Western Australia and Queensland.[13]

In January 2016, Gray has worked with Dream Cruises, performing as a mermaid, teaching mermaid classes and giving talks during cruises.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Year Titel Role Genre
2010 The Far Cry The Experience - Episode 2[16] Girl with tattoo on her back on boat TV Mini-Series
2014 Anything for Alice Girlfriend French Comedy
2014 Mädchen vom Meer - The Knechtsand[17] Mermaid Music Video
2015 SOKO Wismar - Episode: Die kleine Meerjungfrau[18] Anne Lausick German Crime Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Godau, Jana (11 March 2018). Pass auf, dass keiner anbeißt!, Bild (in German)
  2. ^ "Meet Perth's very own mermaid". Stephanie McKenna, Perth Herald Sun. September 30, 2017
  3. ^ "Want to be a mermaid? This is how". The Sunday Times (Western Australia). 30 September 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Professional mermaid swims with sharks and offspring mermaids". Kreiszeitung. March 2 2015
  5. ^ "Mermaid ready to help you make splash". The Standard. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Goodbye Deutschlan -Auswanderin Katrin Gray: Hochzeit nach 5 Wochen – doch dann kam die große Enttäuschung". BUNTE.de (in German). Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Mermaid in Cebu". Albert Pedrosa, Sunstar. August 2 2013
  8. ^ "Goodbye Germany: Katrin lives as a mermaid in Australia". vox.de (in German). Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  9. ^ Schwab, Bill (17 October 2017). his is what being a sea creature enTAILS: Meet the world's 'first professional MERMAID', Daily Mail Australia
  10. ^ Leong, Audrey (18 May 2018). "Be part of a mermaid's world on Genting Dream". The New Paper. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  11. ^ "The rising trend of people dressing as mermaids, and why they do it". South China Morning Post. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  12. ^ "Mermaid Academy". The Morning Show, Yahoo News. October 24 2017}}
  13. ^ "Meet Perth's very own mermaid". Stephanie McKenna, Perth Now. September 30 2017
  14. ^ "Mermaid ready to help you make splash". Phoebe Ng, The Standard. January 23 2017
  15. ^ "Mermaid Kat Aboard Genting Dream". Cruise Industry News. January 7 2017
  16. ^ The FAR CRY Experience : Episode 2 [1]
  17. ^ The Knechtsand [2]
  18. ^ ZDF.de, Soko Wismar [3]

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