Date of birth: June 22, 1973
Profession: Television presenter and former model.
Astral sign: Cancer
Height: 1.77 m
Sonya Kraus is a German television presenter and former model.
Aged four, Kraus started ballet school which eventually led her to music school in Frankfurt. She ended her ballet career in 1987 when she grew too tall, reaching 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) at the time. In 1992, she finished her Abitur / university-entrance diploma and started working as a professional model until 1994.
Her brother died when she was six years old. Her father, a book publisher, hanged himself when she was 11. Her mother lost five children during pregnancies and Sonya became her mother\'s only surviving child; this is why she became independent at an early age.
Her boyfriend, a businessman from Frankfurt and her are expecting in 2010 their first child together.
She was once bitten by a snake.