Kristof Hering

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Kristof Hering was born on 27 February 1989 in Hanover, Lower Saxony. He is best known for finishing in sixth place in season 9 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Kristof Hering was born on 27 February 1989 in Hanover, Lower Saxony.[3] He currently lives in Hamburg.[3] He lives with his boyfriend who is 30 years older than him.[4] He has a tattoo on his left ankle.[3] He has an older sister and younger brother.[3] In 2008, he left home and went to a catholic gymnasium where he received his abitur.[3] He is a fan of Udo Jürgens, Robbie Williams and Peter Maffay.[3] He also likes jazz and pop.[3] He likes to go shopping, listen to music, and do sports with his friends. He has lost 56 pounds since 2008.[3] He keeps it off by going to the gym three times a week.[3] He was at the Stage-School-Hamburg in 2008 and 2009.[3] His favorite songs includes "Über 7 Brücken" by Peter Maffay and "I sing a Liad für di" by Andreas Gabalier.[3]

DSDS[edit]

Kristof was eliminated in the Top 6.[1][2] He suffered verbal and death threats during his participation during season 9 due to his homosexuality.[1] People were writing stuff like "You are sooo gay to .."; "I'll cut your balls"; "Get out of DSDS, if you value your life" and "I stab you up".[1][5] RTL filed charges against unknown persons because of the threats.[5]

Performances[edit]

Show
(Original Airdate)
Song (Artist) Percentage of calls
Top 16
(25 February 2012)
"Und es war Sommer" (Peter Maffay)
Top 10
(3 March 2012)
"Verdammt ich lieb dich" (Matthias Reim)
Top 9
(10 March 2012)
"Ai se eu te pego!" (Michel Teló)
Top 8
(17 March 2012)
"So bist du" (Peter Maffay)
Top 7
(24 March 2012)
"Über den Wolken" (Dieter Thomas Kuhn)
Top 6
(31 March 2012)
"Joana" (Roland Kaiser)
"Y.M.C.A" (Village People) (duet with Daniele Negroni)

Post-DSDS[edit]

After DSDS, Hering came out with his new single "Tears of Happiness".[6]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Todeskino, Marie (31 March 2012). "DSDS-Aus für Kristof Hering". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Stich, Juliane (1 April 2012). "Die Top 5 stehen fest - Kristof ist raus". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "DSDS 2012: Kandidat Kristof Hering" (in German). RTL. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Kylla, Denise (4 March 2012). "Kristof Hering (23): Mein Lover ist älter als mein Vater". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Kylla, Denise (10 April 2012). "Kristof rechnet mit Superstars ab". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  6. ^ Kylla, Denise (27 August 2012). "Das machen die ehemaligen DSDS-Stars heute". Hamburger Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 27 August 2012.