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Wotan Wilke Möhring: Five secrets he would rather keep to himself

TV and cinema star Wotan Wilke Möhring.
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Now revealed!

Ten million people have turned on their first "crime scene". In front of the camera Wotan Wilke Möhring (45) gives everything, but who is the person behind it? We reveal five secrets that he would rather have kept to himself:

His first name

The story about his first name he reluctantly tells. His father named him after the pagan god Wotan from the opera "The Valkyrie" by Richard Wagner. He always preferred rock music and could not identify with it.

His past

Today he chases criminals. But as a teenager, Wotan has cracked cars, drove without a license. The police caught him. He barely escaped jail sentence.

His career

Before he tried his luck in front of the camera, the former Waldorf student had a whole range of other jobs: doorman, disabled person, electrician, model.

His biggest loss

His father lost the election Cologne in a car accident. "When something like that happens, it's important to have people around you to talk to."

His faith

Hidden behind its rugged facade is a spiritual man. "I believe that there is power. I also believe in fate. "That finally seems to mean well with him.