Verona Pooth

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Verona Pooth
Verona-pooth 2013.jpg
Pooth in 2013
Born
Verona Feldbusch

(1968-04-30) 30 April 1968 (age 53)
La Paz, Bolivia
NationalityGerman
OccupationTelevision personality, model, actress
Net worth€3.5 million[1]
Spouse(s)
Children2

Verona Pooth (née Feldbusch; born 30 April 1968) is a German television personality, model, and occasional actress. In 1993, she was Miss Germany and Miss Intercontinental and represented Germany at the Miss Universe 1993 contest.[2]

Early life[edit]

Pooth was born Verona Feldbusch in La Paz, Bolivia to German engineer Ernst Feldbusch and Bolivian hairdresser Luisa Feldbusch (19352015).[3] The marriage of her parents was dissolved in 1978. Pooth grew up with her mother in Hamburg, her father's hometown.

Career[edit]

Beauty pageants[edit]

Pooth took part in several beauty pageants in the 1990s. She won the finals of the following beauty contests: Miss Hamburg (1992), Miss Germany (1993), Miss Intercontinental (1993), and Miss American Dream (1995).

Film and television[edit]

Pooth in 2004

Pooth hosted the erotic TV show Peep from 1996 to 1999[4] and her own late-night comedy talkshow Veronas Welt from 1998 to 2000.[5] In 1998, she appeared in one episode of the US series Conan the Adventurer. Pooth made her film debut in Wer liebt, dem wachsen Flügel in 1998 and acted in several more movies in the 1990s and 2000s. She has dubbed certain cartoon characters since 2005, first time in the film Chicken Little.[6]

Pooth presented the scripted reality TV shows The Swan – endlich schön! (2004)[7] and Engel im Einsatz – Mit Verona Pooth (2008).[8] She was part of the jury in the TV show Pool Champions – Promis unter Wasser (2013)[9] and offered private insights into her family's life and education in the show 6 Mütter (2017).[10]

Pooth received the German Bambi Award in 2004 and 2006.[11]

Other ventures[edit]

In 1990, Pooth was asked to join the music group Chocolate, and performed the single "Ritmo de la noche".[citation needed]

She served as the spokesperson for several advertising campaigns on TV, such as for Telegate,[12] Iglo,[13] for the Expo 2000,[14] and for KiK.[15]

Pooth created her own fashion collections in Hamburg 1990 under the label Immerschön. From 2002 to 2004, she merchandised jewelry and lingerie under the label Veronas Dreams.[16] Since 2007, she owns the cosmetic brand So ... perfect.[17]

Personal life[edit]

In August 1996, Pooth married German entertainer and musician Dieter Bohlen. The marriage was dissolved in May 1997.[18] In 2004,[19] she married Franjo Pooth, a German entrepreneur. They have two sons, San Diego and Rocco Ernesto.[20]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
1999 Wer liebt, dem wachsen Flügel Ricarda Gabriel Barylli
1999 Heirate mir! Malgorzata Kawalerowicz Douglas Wolfsperger
2000 2001: A Space Travesty Yetta Pussel Allan A. Goldstein
2001 Driven Nina Renny Harlin
2002 666 – Traue keinem, mit dem du schläfst! as herself Rainer Matsutani
2005 Chicken Little Abigail "Abby" Mallard (voice) (German version) Mark Dindal

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.dasvermoegen.com/verona-pooth-vermoegen/
  2. ^ Fraser, Catherine C.; Hoffmann, Dierk O. (2006). Pop Culture Germany!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. ABC-CLIO. pp. 238–. ISBN 9781851097388. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Star Datenbank - Verona Pooth". 11 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Peep!". fernsehserien.de (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Veronas Welt".
  6. ^ "Himmel und Huhn (2005)". synchronkartei.de (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  7. ^ Lückerath, Thomas (30 March 2007). "Verona Pooth klagt gegen "The Swan"-Produzent" [Verona Pooth sues producer of "The Swan"]. DWDL (in German). Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  8. ^ "ENGEL IM EINSATZ - MIT VERONA POOTH". RTL2 (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Die Pool Champions". RTL (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Große Liebe, kleine Frotzeleien".
  11. ^ "» Preisträger Suche - BAMBI". bambi.de.
  12. ^ Bieker, Christian; Masur, Jens (26 October 2005). "Ciao, Verona!" [Bye, Verona!]. FOCUS ONLINE (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  13. ^ Albrecht, Jörg (21 June 2001). "Rettet den Blubb!" [Save the Blubb]. ZEIT ONLINE (in German). Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Verona Feldbusch wirbt für die Expo" [Verona Feldbusch promotes the Expo]. SPIEGEL ONLINE (in German). 13 July 2000. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  15. ^ "KiK sagt nach fünf Jahren "Danke, Verona!"" [Kik says thanks to Verona]. kik-blog.de (in German). 26 December 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  16. ^ WELT (23 January 2008). "VERONA POOTH" – via welt.de.
  17. ^ Huber, Joachim (9 April 2008). "RTL 2 trennt sich von Verona Pooth" [RTL 2 splits with Verona Pooth]. TAGESSPIEGEL (in German). Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  18. ^ "Verona Pooth und Dieter Bohlen: Erste Begegnung nach zehn Jahren" [Verona Pooth and Dieter Bohlen: First meet after ten years]. T-ONLINE (in German). 21 June 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  19. ^ "Verona". Discogs.
  20. ^ ""Wie bei der Bundeswehr": So hart erzieht die Werbe-Ikone Sohn San Diego" [Like in the German military: Verona Pooths strict education of her son San Diego]. T-ONLINE (in German). 21 June 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Verona Pooth at Wikimedia Commons