Pia Ampaw

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Pia Ampaw (born January 5, 1976 in Unna ) is a German theater and film actress as well as television presenter .


Ampaw attended the Siegtal-Gymnasium in Eitorf and learned to act from 1997 to 2000 at the drama school Center for Movement, Drama and Dance in Cologne under the direction of Gisela Olroth-Hackenbroch. She completed her training with a general stage qualification . In 1998 she took part in the Method Acting seminar with Ian Halcrow, also in Cologne. The following year she was one of the participants in the camera acting seminar under the direction of Dorothee Neunkirchen. From 1999 to 2001 she took singing lessons with Buena Ventura Braunstein. Since 2001 she has been taking singing lessons with Fernando Moleres in Barcelona and at the same time with Adrien Morgan Hammond in Cologne.


Ampaw is the daughter of a Ghanaian and a German. She has two children.


  • 2010–2011: Bibi Blocksberg , musical, (role Flauipaui , Cocomicotheater, tour)
  • 2002–2003: Making of B-movie , (role Nana , Staatstheater Darmstadt , directed by Kai Voges)
  • 2001: Talking Food , Musical, (role Lara , project and spectacle, tour, directed by Hans Holzbecher)
  • 2000: Oleanna by David Mamet , (role Carol , Theater das Spielbrett, Cologne, directed by Ian Halcrow)
  • 1999: Stories from the Vienna Woods by Ödön von Horváth , (role Marianne , Theater das Spielbrett, Cologne, directed by Peter Rothin)
  • 1998: The time and the room by Botho Strauss , (role Marie Steuber , Theater das Spielbrett, Cologne, direction Inken Böhack)


  • ARD -Daily Soap Verbotene Liebe (2011–2012, main role (from November to December 2011 supporting role) as Sonja Jäger )
  • KiKA television series Schloss Einstein (guest appearance)
  • ARD feature film Black Forest Love (2009)
  • ARD two- parter Jakobs Frauen (2003, as Jannet Miller )
  • ProSieben -Spielfilm Tuper goods (2002, as Yasmina )
  • Sat.1 TV series Wolffs Revier (2002, episode lead role Esperanza Vargas )
  • RTL feature film Vanessa Kramer and the red scorpion (2001, as Protima Chandra )
  • ARD family comedy Reluctant Father (2000, as Kushasa Mugabe )
  • Sat.1 TV series Alphateam (2000, main role in the episode Natalie)
  • Sat.1 television series Die Rote Meile (1999-2000, as Nanda Kröger )
  • ZDF TV series Die Nesthocker - Family to be given away (1999, episode role Nadine )
  • RTL television series Nikola (1998–1999, episode role sister Ute)
  • Sat.1 television series Beloved Sisters (1997-1998, as Sylvia Schatten )

Moderation On Air (selection)

  • since 2013: QVC
  • 2010: Moderation Ehrensenf , internet show
  • 2008: Super RTL
    • Moderation of witzig putzig, Dragonfly TV and various specials
  • 2006–2007: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
    • Moderation of the weather forecast at N24
    • Representation of weather forecast in the Sat.1 News
  • 2002–2005: KiKA
    • Live moderation by Kikania
    • Moderation of Spiel Boxx , Our Sandman and the film of your choice
    • Various off-air shows, for example Bernd das Brot
    • KiKA songs summer and ARD children's festival

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Pia Ampaw is the new moderator of Kikania: First seen on Monday, April 14th, in KI.KA , presseportal.de, March 9th, 2003
  2. Burkhard Weitz: Your father comes from Ghana, his is French: Two typical Germans explore: What is actually German about us? , chrismon , May 2004
  3. Profile at qvc.de
  4. Pia Ampaw - "Children can tune in all day today!" , Medienbewusst.de, March 13, 2011