While the sci-fi TV series Lexx may be what she is best known for, Xenia Seeberg has other remarkable works to her name. She is a film and television actress who is working hard to prove her significance in the entertainment industry. Seeberg is also a singer and is known for several records. Her single, Heartbeat which was released in 1996 was a hit and drew lots of fans towards her. Since her debut in music, it has been an interesting and dynamic journey for the singer and actress. Here is everything you need to know about her.
Xenia Seeberg – Biography, Age
Xenia Seeberg was born Anke Wesenberg on April 4, 1968, in Geldern, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. There is no information about her parents. Seeberg is also known as that celebrity who was born on the day Martin Luther King was assassinated. Always inclined to entertain, she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg school in Manhattan, New York where she studied theater. This did not stop her from getting a formal education. For those who do not know, Xenia has degrees in Latin and philosophy.
The German actress started out her acting career in the early 90s when she started appearing on the screens of film lovers. She started out with small roles and was barely noticed until the late 90s when she starred in the film Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, whose name was coined from Bob Dylan‘s song of the same name. Afterward, the actress started getting more significant roles. She joined the cast of the series Geliebte Schwestern shortly after her appearance in the movie.
In 1998, Xenia Seeberg got her breakthrough when she joined the cast of the sci-fi series, Lexx. Playing the role of Xev Bellringer, she was quite remarkable and was widely recognized for her role. She appeared next on Total Recall 2070 after which she landed another big role in the 2003 film, Beyond the Limits. The year 2005 saw the actress star in Der Clown alongside Eva Habermann, who was the first person to play the character, Zev in Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories.
Xenia Seeberg went on to appear in 80 Minutes, a direct to video production. She also played a role in Annihilation Earth, another sci-fi. While in the business of bringing characters to life, Seeberg also showcased her talent in music. In 1996, she made her debut as a singer with the single, Heartbeat, through the EMI Electrola label. After her first single which was a hit, she went on to release more singles. Several songs by the singer formed part of the dance music compilation album, Dancemania 4.
Personal Life – Husband, Children
Like many of her counterparts, Xenia Seeberg has got some stories in her love diary. She is the ex-wife of Sven Martinek, a German actor who also starred in Der Clown. Seeberg and Martinek got married in 2003 after dating for a while. However, in 2011 they parted ways. With Sven, Xenia has a son, Philip-Elias; he was born in 2005. She is said to be the second ex-wife of the German actor.
After her divorce from Sven Martinek, Seeberg moved on with Sven Kilthau-Lander, a manager at Universal Music. Their relationship lasted for about three years before they split in 2014. It cannot be said with certainty whether the actress and singer is married to anyone at the moment or if she is in a relationship.
Other Facts To Know About Xenia Seeberg
- Net Worth
The actress has a net worth estimated to be around $1 million. Seeberg makes her earnings from her acting and music stints.
- Height and Weight
The singer and actress stands at a height of 5ft 8in which is quite proportional to her weight of 140 lb.
- Breakthrough Year
2005 was indeed a remarkable year for Xenia Seeberg. After starring in the popular Der Clown, she also appeared on the cover of the German edition of Playboy and drew lots of recognition towards herself. Before then she had made her way to the Maxim Hot 100 Women ranking no 84 in 2001.
- She is a Polyglot
Apart from the German Language, the actress is also fluent in English and French.
- Singing Career
Seeberg’s singing days are not over yet, she still sings and is the lead singer of the band Vertikals.