In 1968 the Pflaumes parents moved with him and his brother Ralph from Leuna to Leipzig . After High School at the Leipzig Max Klinger School made plum 1985-1987 on complaints the military service of the National People's Army , and then began at the Technical University of Magdeburg , a computer science degree . He escaped from the GDR in the fall of 1989 on Budapest in the Federal Republic of Germany , where he worked in Frankfurt a training for securities traders made. Pflaume eventually went into business for himself ; he organized and moderated events.
He is the great-grandson of the architect Hermann Eberhard Pflaume , great-great-great-nephew of the secret building councilor Hermann Otto Pflaume and a relative of the city judge Johann Caspar Pflaume , who come from a family in Aschersleben .
Plum appeared in 1991 as a candidate in the ARD television program Herzblatt , moderated by Rudi Carrell . In 1993 he was discovered as a presenter after a casting and began his television career on the RTL show Nur die Liebe sucht (since 1995 on Sat.1 ).
Kai Pflaume has hosted numerous shows and live events on Sat.1 since 1996: Die Glücksspirale , Revenge is Sweet , The Comedy Trap , Stars at the Limit , The LEGO Show , Dreams come true , Germany helps - donations for the victims of the flood disaster or The chance of your life .
Pflaume has been a partner in Promikativ GmbH in Offenbach am Main since 1999 . The company specializes in marketing and referring celebrities for advertising.
Together with his colleague Stefan Raab , he also moderated events for the ProSieben broadcaster , the second TV total high diving and the first two Wok World Championships . In the 2006/2007 season he hosted the live broadcasts of the UEFA Cup on Sat.1 .
In 2004 he played the role of 'Frozone' in the animated film The Incredibles .
Between May 26, 2007 and July 15, 2007 he moderated the program Rich List - Every answer counts on the Sat.1 channel , which went into the third season in 2008. From mid-September 2009 to mid-October, he hosted the five-part casting show Yes we can Dance , which was broadcast on Sat.1.
After many years on Sat.1, Pflaume switched to ARD in 2011. His relationship show Only Love Counts , which was broadcast on RTL from 1993 to 1994 and has been on Sat.1 since 1995, expired in March 2011.
His first format on ARD was the Star Quiz with Kai Pflaume . Since the summer of 2011, he has also hosted the Saturday evening show Small versus Large - The Unbelievable Duel and That’s Great ! , a new edition of the show Dalli Dalli on NDR . Since autumn 2011, ARD has broadcast two other formats with Kai Pflaume. In the evening program on Friday he presented the family quiz three at Kai . In addition, the show Der klügste Deutsche 2011 was broadcast.
At the beginning of 2013 he presented Barbara Schöneberger on the NDR Talk Show together with Hubertus Meyer-Burckhardt . Since July 2014 he moderated the NDR television , the rate of transmission to believe! and since 2015 the evening show Who knows something? in the first.
In June 2013, the four-part report series Show me your world was broadcast on ARD , in which young people with Down syndrome share their everyday life with Pflaume. For this he received the Bavarian Television Award in 2014 as host and discussion partner of this series .
- since 2011: Small versus big - The incredible duel , Das Erste and ORF 1 (since 2017)
- since 2013: Show me your world , the first
- since 2014: Hard to believe! , NDR television
- 2014, since 2016: Goldene Henne , MDR TV , NDR TV (since 2019) and rbb TV
- since 2015: who knows that? , The first
Former or one-off programs
- 1993–2011: Only love counts , RTL (1993–1994) and Sat.1 (1995–2011)
- 1994–1995: The Surprise Show , RTL
- 1996–1999: Die GlücksSpirale , Sat.1
- 1998–2001: Revenge is Sweet , Sat.1
- 1999: German Television Award , Sat.1
- 2000: The chance of your life , Sat.1
- 2001–2003: Germany's true heroes , Sat.1
- 2003: Show of the month , Sat.1
- 2003–2005: The TV total Wok World Cup , ProSieben
- 2003-2004: Star Search , Sat.1
- 2004–2006: Stars at the Limit , Sat.1
- 2005: TV total diving , ProSieben
- 2005–2006: The Great Pet Test , Sat.1
- 2005–2010: The Comedy Trap , Sat.1
- 2006: 50 years of Bravo , ProSieben
- 2006–2007: UEFA Cup , Sat.1
- 2007: Dreams come true , Sat.1
- 2007–2008: Rich List - Every Answer Counts , Sat.1
- 2009: Yes We Can Dance , Sat.1
- 2010: The big Disney quiz show , Sat.1
- 2010: Bavarian TV Prize , Sat.1
- 2011–2012: Drei bei Kai , Das Erste
- 2011–2012: Star Quiz with Kai Pflaume , Das Erste
- 2011–2013: Dalli Dalli , NDR television
- 2011–2012: The Smartest German , Das Erste
- 2013: Germany's strong women , Das Erste
- 2013: NDR Talk Show , NDR television
- 2013: The German Masters 2013 - The Olympics of Crazy Ideas , Das Erste
- 2013–2015: That's great! , The first
- 2015: where are you? , The first
- 2016: who offers more? , NDR television
- 2017: Great, the bet stands! , Das Erste and ORF one
- 2020: Pastewka , Sat. 1
- 2003: Bambi as the best presenter of a talent show for Star Search
- 2011: Goldene Henne as reader award moderation
- 2014: Bavarian TV Prize as host of Show me your world
- 2014: Bobby for a positive and realistic image of people with disabilities in a TV series Show me your world
- 2017: Audience Bambi Best Presenter
- 2019: Golden Camera Best documentary series for Show me your world
- Kai Pflaume and his Sehnsucht Foundation have been involved in the field of addiction prevention among young people since 2005 .
- At the end of 2007, Kai Pflaume advertised a fast food company.
Plum is missing the foremost link on his right index finger after he trapped it in a door as a two-year-old.
- Jan Wielgohs: Who was who in the GDR? 5th edition. Volume 2. Ch. Links, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86153-561-4 . . In:
- Official website of Kai Pflaume
- “I am a man with moral ideas” , interview with Kai Pflaume, welt.de September 28, 2008
- Kai Pflaume in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Management of Kai Pflaume - current information and broadcast dates
- Kai Pflaume in the German dubbing index
- Biography: Kai Pflaume at promi-magazin.de, accessed on September 10, 2015.
- Careers: Kai Pflaume at sat1.de, accessed on September 10, 2015.
- Kai Pflaume goes to ARD - and stays on Sat.1 at bild.de, accessed on September 10, 2015.
- Kai Pflaume is looking for the smartest German at derwesten.de, accessed on September 10, 2015.
- Testimonials: Kai Pflaume advertises McDonald's. Retrieved September 30, 2016 .
- Kai Pflaume - Schönheitsmakel , at jolie.de, accessed on September 10, 2015.
- Stuttgarter Zeitung, Stuttgart, Germany: Gallery of the article - Celebrities with the courage to (tooth) gap. In: Stuttgarter Zeitung. Retrieved June 17, 2017 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German television presenter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 27, 1967|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Halle / Saale|