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Date Of BirthNovember 18, 1944
SpouseKarin Joop-Metz
FactFather of Jette Joop.

Wolfgang Joop (born November 18, 1944) is a German fashion designer and the founder of the Wunderkind fashion label.

Joop was born in Potsdam, Germany, and raised in Braunschweig. His father was a doctor and his mother was a homemaker. He has two sisters.

Joop began his career as a window dresser for the German department store Kaufhof. He later studied fashion design at the Berlin Institute of Fashion Technology.

In 1968, Joop launched his first fashion label, called “Joop!” The label became known for its avant-garde designs and use of unconventional materials.

In 1987, Joop launched his second label, Wunderkind. The label was aimed at a younger market and featured more casual designs.

In 1999, Joop sold his labels to the German fashion company Otto Group. He remained creative director of the labels until 2006.

Joop has been married three times. His first marriage was to Karin Gregersen, with whom he has two sons, Nikolai and Viktor. His second marriage was to Alexandra von Fürstenberg, with whom he has a daughter, Jette. His third marriage is to Ivana Sert, with whom he has a son, Julius.

Joop currently resides in Hamburg, Germany.

General Info

Full NameWolfgang Joop
Date Of BirthNovember 18, 1944
Height1.86 m
ProfessionFashion Designer
EducationBraunschweig University of Technology


SpouseKarin Joop-Metz
ChildrenJette Joop, Florentine Joop
ParentsCharlotte Joop, Gerhard Joop
PartnerValeri Nikolawa, Edwin Lemberg


AwardsBambi - Special prize of the jury
MoviesSuck my dick
TV ShowsSupermodel

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1After introducing his own trademark JOOP! in 1987, he sold 95% of the company and established his new label Wunderkind Art in 1999.
2Although owning homes in Monte Carlo and New York, he has lived in his hometown of Potsdam since 1998.
3Author of numerous articles in noted magazines and writer of several books, including the 2003 published novel "Im Wolfspelz".
4Father of Jette Joop.
5German fashion designer, considered one of the most popular Germans in the industry together with Karl Lagerfeld and [error].



Fahr zur Hölle, Schwester!2002TV MovieGoldschmidt
Suck My Dick2001Psychiater
Der Sommer des Samurai1986Heinz
Tränen in Florenz1985Rüdiger Kaienberg

Costume Department

Der Sommer des Samurai1986costumes: Nadja Tiller


Germany's Next Topmodel2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Judge
Marken-Check2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Durch die Nacht mit...2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Café Trend2010TV SeriesHimself (segment "Joop hübscht Feinrippklassiker auf")
La bisexualite: Tout un art?2010DocumentaryHimself - Fashion Designer, Potsdam
Bambi Verleihung 20092009TV MovieHimself - Winner
En Berline a Berlin2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - guest
Anne Will2009TV SeriesHimself
Ein Abend für...2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Kreuz & Quer2004-2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Modedesigner / Himself
Beckmann2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
III nach neun2005TV SeriesHimself
Sabine Christiansen2004TV SeriesHimself
Die Harald Schmidt Show1997-2001TV SeriesHimself
Fast Forward1998TV SeriesHimself (2001)
Wetten, dass..?1995-1998TV SeriesHimself
Na sowas!1982TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Schmidt & Pocher2009TV SeriesHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2002TV Series documentaryHimself


Won Awards

2009Special AwardBambi AwardsFor giving a "new face" to Potsdam, his homecity. The award was presented by his daughter Jette.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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