Jannine Weigel

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Jannine Weigel, 2018

Jannine Parawie Weigel (artist name Ploychompoo , born July 30, 2000 in Steinfurt ) is a German actress , singer , reality TV participant and YouTuber , who is particularly popular in Asia .

life and career

Weigel was born on July 30, 2000 as the youngest of four siblings in Steinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia . In 2010, the family moved wandered Thailand , the homeland of her mother from what the VOX telecast Goodbye Germany! The emigrant was escorted. In 2011 Weigel took part in the singing competition "Singing Kids" in Thailand, where she came third and got a record deal.

In 2012 Weigel published the first cover versions of well-known songs in Thai and English , which she published on YouTube . In 2015 Ashton Kutcher shared one of her songs on Facebook , which gave her a boost in popularity. Weigel's cover version of See You Again by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth has been viewed over 50 million times since then. She was the first user from Thailand to be awarded a YouTube Gold Button for more than a million subscribers. Your YouTube channel had over 3.4 million subscribers in August 2019.

Weigel recorded his first professional songs in 2015 and received advertising contracts as well as roles in feature films and various television series. Among other things, she starred in the Thai horror film Senior (รุ่น พี่). Under the stage name Ploychompoo (English: pink sapphire ) it achieved great popularity in Thailand and other Asian countries.

In 2017 Weigel published the song Back to Dir in Germany , which Patrick Kronenberger wrote for her.

Weigel has been fluent in German, English and Thai since she was a child .



  • 2015: Genesis
  • 2017: Deep End


title year Chart positions album
IW charts
"Chak Din Chak Ngo"
ชัก ดิ้น ชัก ง อ ("Temper Tantrum")
2015 - The meeting room
"Pluto" - genesis
"Still Your Girl" -
"Shotgun" -
"Guard Your Heart" -
2016 3 -
"Finish Line" - -
"Because of You"
อาจ เป็น เพราะ
- -
"I'm Glad"
2017 - -
"Deep end" - Deep end
"Strangled Love" -
"Back to you"
"Words" 2019


  • 2015: Senior (รุ่น พี่)
  • 2015: Kitarajanipon
  • 2018: Love Score
  • 2018: The Diary


Web links

Commons : Jannine Weigel  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Goodbye Germany - 17-year-old German is a superstar in Thailand , express.de, accessed on June 23, 2018
  2. Ashton Kutcher made the young singer a megastar in Thailand vip.de, accessed on June 23, 2018
  3. a b c Jannine Weigel - Superstar in Thailand , stylebook.de, accessed on June 23, 2018
  4. 17-year-old German is a mega pop star in Thailand , rtl.de, accessed on June 23, 2018
  5. Senior . January 14, 2016.
  6. a b 17-year-old becomes a superstar , focus.de, accessed on June 23, 2018