Ross Antony

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Ross Antony (2016)

Ross Antony (born July 9, 1974 in Bridgnorth , England ; actually Ross Anthony Catterall ) is a British television presenter , musical performer , musician and entertainer who lives and works in Germany . From 2001 until the dissolution in 2006 he was a member of the band Bro'Sis . In 2013 he started a career as a pop singer .

Beginnings and personal life

Born in England, he comes from a family of artists and was on stage for the first time at the age of three. He received singing and dance lessons early on. After high school, he completed a three-year course at the Guildford School of Acting for Music, Dance and Drama in 1995 with a diploma. During this time he took part in numerous pantomimes (fairy tale games) and musicals in England. In 1997 he made his debut on a German stage as "Field Marshall" at the world premiere of the musical Catharine in Aachen . In Germany he played many leading roles such as "Claude" in the musical Hair in Bremen, "Joseph" in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Essen or the "Tabaluga" in the Peter Maffay musical Tabaluga & Lilli in Oberhausen. From 1999 he also took part in the musical Mozart in Vienna. Ross Antony lived from 2006 in a registered civil partnership with the opera singer Paul Reeves , they are based in Siegburg near Bonn . He and his partner also ran a bed and breakfast in Wallingford, Oxfordshire , England called Little Gables . They sold this because of concerns about Brexit . On May 26, 2014, he announced on his Facebook page that he had adopted a child with Paul Reeves . Both had fought for it for a long time. In March 2017, the couple announced the adoption of a second child. Antony has been married to Reeves since December 2017.


Bro'Sis in Hamburg (2004)


Antony's career breakthrough came as a member of the band Bro'Sis. From around 2000 applicants, Antony was cast as part of the ensemble in the second season of pop stars .

In August 2004, shortly before the release of the third Bro'Sis album, the singer came out in the Viva-Bams as homosexual and introduced his friend, the British opera singer Paul Reeves , to the public .

Solo music career

Ross Antony during his appearance at Das Sommerfest in Austria in Graz (2013)

Even before his time at Bro'Sis, Antony released the solo CDs Intimate and … and that's the way it is during his engagement with Tabaluga & Lilli .

In June 2005 Antony completed a four-month guest engagement with the Stuttgart Elisabeth Production, where he played Crown Prince Rudolf . There he received a "marriage proposal" from his partner Paul Reeves on stage during his last appearance. The wedding took place on September 2nd, 2006 in Worpswede near Bremen.

In December 2006 he was seen in the role of Bobby C in the musical Saturday Night Fever at the Alte Oper Frankfurt .

On January 18, 2008, the single Dschungel Wahnsinn by Achim Petry was released , in which Ross was involved with other candidates from the jungle camp.

For Casino Pique Dame , an unpublished musical based on the novella Pique Dame by Alexander Pushkin , a single was released on February 29, 2008 with Antony's solo Endlich da . Furthermore, the single contains the duet Before God All People Are Equal , which Antony recorded with Paul Reeves.

On December 1, 2011, the album Two Ways was released , which Ross recorded with Paul Reeves. A winter edition of the album was released in October 2012. To this end, the music video Silent Night was filmed in the couple's house , which celebrated its video premiere on October 19, 2012 on Clipfish .

On June 28, 2013, Antony's first solo album Meine Neue Liebe was released , which mainly contains cover versions of German hits . In October 2013, the single Do You Speak English was released as a download. In November, the Christmas song Ding Ding Dong, composed especially for him, was released . In April 2014 the song Kettenkarussell was released as a download.

On October 24, 2014 Antony released his second hit album Goldene Pferde , with which he entered the German album charts at number 65. His third hit album Tatort Liebe reached number 37 in the German and number 68 in the Austrian album charts.

In September 2017 Antony released his fourth Schlager album Aber Please mit Schlager . In December 2018, Ross Antony became a member of the charity project Schlagerstars für Kinder and recorded the song Auf once again with the group . The campaign collects money for children in need with the Christmas song.


Cover of Ross Antony's autobiography The Inside Me

Antony's autobiography The Inside Me was published on March 18, 2007 by Machtwortverlag, in which Antony discusses drugs, sexual abuse, experiences of violence, lovesickness and lost lust for life.

In October 2016, Antony's first children's book, Mein Freund Button , appeared, which he published in collaboration with the author Sabine Zett. A CD with 12 children's songs was also released with the book.

Television projects

Ross Antony at the German Television Prize 2012
Ross Antony with Markus Lanz (2011)


Many different documentaries have been shown on television about and with Ross Antony. These were among others:

  • In 2006 the soap Ross & Paul in Love was broadcast over several weeks on the Sat.1 program Blitz . In eight episodes, the couple was accompanied in their wedding preparations.
  • On 22 June 2009 Ross was subsequently like any other No day - Small children, big dreams of RTL telecast The great reportage to see.
  • In 2009 Ross Antony was in several episodes of the Vox show Goodbye Germany! To see the emigrants at work in his “Little Gables” guesthouse in Great Britain.
  • In January and February 2010 Ross Antony appeared in several episodes of the ProSieben documentary soap Jana Ina & Giovanni - Pizza, Pasta & Amore . He also sang the theme song for this.
  • In spring 2010, Ross Antony took part in the first season of the 10-part documentary soap Der VIP Hundeprofi on the VOX channel .
  • On July 28, 2013, Ross Antony was seen in the documentary Private on… Ross Antony of the cable broadcaster glitz .
  • In October 2014, Deutsche Musik Fernsehen showed a 90-minute documentary entitled Ross Antony - Golden Horses , in which the new songs from his album Golden Horses were presented.

Jury activities

Ross Antony has served on a number of television shows as a jury member. These were among others:


Ross Antony has hosted or co-hosted many different television shows to date. These were among others:

  • On March 14, 2008, Ross Antony was co-host on the RTL II show The Dome 45 .
  • From October 25, 2008 to November 30, 2008, Ross Antony and Inka Bause hosted the casting program Die singende Firma on RTL, which looked for show talent in German companies.
  • On December 24, 2008, Ross Antony co-hosted the RTL program Oh Du Fröhliche! The funniest mess in the world .
  • In December 2009, the show " Animals make the funniest things" , hosted by Ross Antony, was broadcast on RTL. The show was filmed in autumn 2008 under the title Ross in animal mission .
  • From May 2011 Ross Antony presented the show Bingo! Bingo! on RTL II.
  • Since December 2011 Ross Antony has hosted the clip show Die Luststen… on RTL II
  • From 2011 to 2013 Ross Antony hosted the program Ross - Der Kindergartenboss on RTL II.
  • Since January 2015 he has hosted his own hit show Meine Schlagerwelt - the party with Ross Antony on MDR .
  • Since May 2015 he has been moderating the MDR series “ Schlager einer Stadt ” together with Mareile Höppner .

Music broadcasts

Ross Antony has appeared in many music shows on television. These were among others:

  • Ross Antony was several times in the RTL telecast The Ultimate Chart Show guest. In the November 21, 2008 issue, he officially announced that there would be no comeback for the band Bro'Sis .
  • Ross Antony released the song I Can't Dance Alone together with Giovanni Zarrella in 2010 . This was the title track of the docu soap Jana Ina & Giovanni - Pizza, Pasta & Amore . Ross and Giovanni presented their song in various music shows on television. Among other things, they presented the video for the song on Neu auf Viva .
  • In September 2010 Ross Antony appeared in two issues of the Super RTL program Teenage Rockstar Summercamp .
  • In December 2010, Ross Antony was one of the candidates coaches of ORF1 telecast heroes of tomorrow .
  • As a pop singer, Ross Antony has already appeared on tour at the ZDF TV Garden , The Great Festival of the Best , Sat.1 Gold Hüttenzauber or the Silvesterstadl .

Talk Shows

Ross Antony has appeared on many different TV shows as a talk guest. These were among others:

Quiz shows, game shows and television competitions

Ross Antony has participated in many different television quiz shows and competitions to date. These were among others:

  • In September 2006 Ross Antony took part in the ox race on ProSieben and fought for fourth place there with his partner Nadja Benaissa .
  • In September 2007, Ross Antony took second place in the cooking show The Perfect Celebrity Dinner .
  • From January 11th to January 26th, 2008 Ross Antony was on the RTL show Ich bin ein Star - Get me out of here! can be seen on RTL , where he emerged as the winner (“Jungle King”) ahead of Michaela Schaffrath (second place) and Bata Illic (third place).
  • On March 9, 2008, Ross Antony again took part in the cooking show The Perfect Celebrity Dinner at the “Jungle Special”, together with Michaela Schaffrath , Eike Immel and Barbara Herzsprung. Ross won the dinner with full marks.
  • 2008 Ross Antony was in six episodes of the RTL show 1 against 100 .
  • On October 18, 2008, Ross Antony took part in the RTL show Ab durch die Wand .
  • In October 2009, Antony took part in the TV Total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2009 .
  • In autumn 2009 Antony was runner-up in the dance competition organized as part of the Sat.1 program Yes We Can Dance .
  • In June 2010 Antony took part in the TV Total Autoball World Cup 2010 for Great Britain .
  • On December 13, 2012, Antony took part as a candidate in the program Es kann nur E1NEN give on RTL.
  • On May 7, 2013, Antony took part as a candidate at the TV total night on ProSieben.
  • On May 17, 2013, Antony was a candidate for the Great Sat.1 IQ Test 2013 .
  • On December 29, 2013, Antony and Ireen Sheer took part in the NDR show 50 Years Dinner for One - The Big Anniversary Show and tested his knowledge of the famous sketch.
  • In February 2014 Antony took part in the styling documentary soap Promi Shopping Queen on the VOX channel. He took first place there and thus became the “Celebrity Shopping King” of Cologne and the surrounding area.
  • On May 16, 2014, Antony took part in the game show Got the Honor .
  • On February 9, 2014 Antony was seen in Auf die 12 - Das Duel at Nickelodeon . Here he competed against Nickelodeon host Sascha Quade in a battle with a total of twelve disciplines.
  • January 8, 2017: Duel of the Stars - The Sat.1 Celebrity Arena
  • On November 23, 2018, he participated in the RTL Ninja Warrior Germany celebrity special for the RTL donation marathon .

More broadcasts

Ross Antony (2008)
  • From October 25, 2008 to November 15, 2008, Antony got his own show once in a lifetime on RTL - 30 things a man has to do , which was hosted by Daniel Hartwich . The viewers were able to vote via the Internet about the challenges Antony had to face in the four episodes.
  • On May 25 and 27, 2009 Antony was seen as a coach and motivator in the Taff Special: Ross - The Savior of Friendship .
  • On June 14, 2009, Antony was seen in a celebrity special on Mein Garten .
  • In July and August 2009 Antony could be seen in his own program Der Geisterjäger on Super RTL .
  • In 2009 Antony took part in the program Der Promi-Trödeltrupp on RTL II .
  • On August 17, 2010 Antony was in an episode of the Vox show Rent, Buy, Live .
  • On September 25, 2010 Antony was in the program Das Tier in mir on RTL II . For this he lived with wolves for a few days.
  • In the years 2009, 2010 and 2011, Antony was a guest in the house in the 9th, 10th and 11th Big Brother series as a visitor to various activities.
  • In 2013, Antony took part in the documentary soap Die hardest jobs in Austria on the ORF broadcaster as a special educational supervisor.
  • On May 12, 2013 Antony was in the RTL II telecast Celebrity Wife Swap to see. To do this, he had swapped his home, partner and family with RTL car dealer Jörg Krusche for a whole week.
  • On June 6, 2013, Antony was a guest in the program The Very Best Sebastian Winkler Show at Einsfestival.
  • On November 28, 2013 Antony was a guest in NEO magazine on ZDFneo .
  • On December 30, 2013, Antony was seen as a guest on the ProSieben program Circus HalliGalli .
  • Antony was seen several times on television as part of the RTL donation marathon. He was already on the phone for donations.
  • Antony was seen in several episodes of the RTL program Die 10 ... and made comments there.
  • Antony can be seen again and again in various reports at point 6 , point 9 or point 12 on RTL.
  • Antony can be seen or guest again and again on Sat.1 breakfast television .
  • Antony has appeared in many different celebrity TV shows so far. Among other things, these were red! , Prominent or Exclusive .


Antony starred in several films and series as an actor. These were among others:

  • In March 2006, it was announced that Antony was planning his film debut in the role of bartender Ryan in the relationship drama Back to Me . In addition to Antony, Lilo Wanders was won over for the production. The film, which is based on a true story, tells the love story between the German Marc and the Russian Andrej. Production ended in April 2006 for financial reasons.
  • On May 13th and 14th, 2009 Antony could be seen as fashion photographer Tyler Duff in two episodes of the RTL series Unter Uns .
  • In August 2009, Antony was on RTL as a vocal coach in the series Gute Zeiten, Zeiten Schlechter.
  • In 2011, Antony played in the ProSieben film Rookie - Almost Flat a Mexican.
  • In the ProSieben film Fairy Tales from 1001 Nights: The Little Muck , first broadcast in November 2012 , Ross Antony plays the landlord Chleim Sheick.


Antony made his cinema debut in the film House of Boys . He plays the role of "Rick" in the musical / drama and is one of the first AIDS sufferers to come to a tragic end. The film was shot in Cologne in February 2009, and the film was released in cinemas in autumn 2009. In autumn 2013, he was seen alongside Benno Fürmann in the comedy The almost perfect man .


Ross Antony with the Golden Hen (2018)
  • 5th place in the choice of the best musical actor of the 2004/05 season by readers of the musical magazine musicals for the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in the musical Elisabeth .
  • 1st place in the entertainment election 2005 of the scene magazine Schwulst in the category "Favorite male star".
  • 2014 and 2016: " The One of the Best " (hit award from Florian Silbereisen for the anniversary broadcast of Feste der Volksmusik )
  • 2014: smago! Award for "Ross - The Schlager Entertainer"
  • 2014: SchlagerStar 2014 - Audience Award from
  • 2015: Apollo Music Prize - winner of the star voting on
  • 2016: SchlagerStar 2015 - Audience Award from (audience award after voting on )
  • 2018: Pop star 2017 - winner of the star voting on in four categories "Pop star male", "Best TV show", "Hit of the year" and "Video of the year"
  • 2018: smago! Award for "Darling of the Year"
  • 2018: Goldene Henne 2018 in the entertainment category
  • 2019: smago! Award "The Golden Smago!" For "the goldenest" Schlager entertainer "
  • 2019: Singer of the Year 2018 - Audience Award from
  • 2020: smago! Award for "Most Successful Cover Artist"
  • His awards as a member of the band Bro'Sis can be read in their article.

Musical engagements

Ross Antony at an autograph session for the musical Elisabeth in a department store in Stuttgart (2005)
  • 1992: Song & Dance Show. Soloist at the Bridgnorth Endowed School
  • 1992: Grease , Roger at Bridgnorth Endowed School
  • 1994: Dick Whittington. Zeldomphed at the Guildford School of Acting
  • 1994: Chicago , Sergeant Fogarty, Guildford School of Acting
  • 1994: Calamity Jane , Joe at the Yvonne Arnaud Theater
  • 1994: Jack the Ripper , Dinky at Bridgnorth Endowed School
  • 1995: Cabaret , Emcee at the Guildford School of Acting
  • 1995: Trial by jury. Defense attorney at the Guildford School of Acting
  • 1995: Troilus and Cressida. Thersites at the Guildford School of Acting
  • 1995: A Chorus Line , Mark Anthony at Millfield Theater London
  • 1995-1997: Cinderella. Ensemble member at the Orchard Theater Dartford / Marlowe Theater Canterbury
  • 1996–1997: La Cage aux Folles , Jean-Michel on the National Tour
  • 1996–1997: Carousel , Enoch Snow at the Arts and Leisure Center Bridgnorth
  • 1997: Catharine. Field Marshal Lannes and hairdresser at the Aachen Theater
  • 1997–1999: Joseph , including Asser, Joseph, Bäcker, Benjamin, Butler, Naphtalie in the Colosseum Theater Essen
  • 1999–2000: Mozart! , Member of the ensemble in the Theater an der Wien
  • 2000: Dance to Win. Workshop for Miami Nights in Düsseldorf
  • 2000-2001: Tabaluga & Lilli. Tabaluga in the TheatrO CentrO Oberhausen
  • 2001: Hair , Ensemble, Claude and Margaret Mead in the Musical Theater Bremen
  • 2005: Elisabeth , Crown Prince Rudolf and ensemble in the SI-Center Stuttgart
  • 2006: Saturday Night Fever , Bobby C in the Frankfurt Alte Oper


Chart positions
Explanation of the data
Golden horses
  DE 65 07/11/2014 (1 week)
Crime scene love
  DE 37 02/19/2016 (1 week)
  AT 68 02/26/2016 (1 week)
But please with Schlager
  DE 15th 09/15/2017 (4 weeks)
  AT 52 09/22/2017 (3 weeks)
Schlager don't lie
  DE 8th 03/15/2019 (7 weeks)
  AT 62 March 22, 2019 (1 week)
  CH 84 March 17, 2019 (1 week)
Jungle Madness (feat. Jungle Allstars)
  DE 17th December 01, 2008 (7 weeks)
  AT 75 02/15/2008 (1 week)
I Can't Dance Alone (with Giovanni )
  DE 26th 02/05/2010 (7 weeks)
  AT 49 02/19/2010 (4 weeks)

For Bro'Sis discography, see: Bro'Sis / Discography .


  • 2011: Two Ways - Ross Antony & Paul Reeves
  • 2012: Two Ways: Special Winter Edition - Ross Antony & Paul Reeves
  • 2013: My New Love
  • 2014: Golden Horses
  • 2014: Winter Wonderland - Ross Antony & Paul Reeves
  • 2015: Golden Horses (Very British Edition)
  • 2016: Tatort love
  • 2016: My friend Button - Friends make you strong
  • 2017: But please with Schlager
  • 2019: Schlager don't lie
  • 2020: Schlager doesn't lie: sometimes loud and sometimes quiet


  • 2000: … And That's the Way It Is!
  • 2001: Intimate
  • 2008: Dschungel Wahnsinn Achim Petry feat. Jungle all stars
  • 2008: Finally there (musical single for the musical Casino Pique Dame )
  • 2009: Show your face - part of the charity project All for All
  • 2010: I Can't Dance Alone - Duet with Giovanni Zarrella
  • 2013: Do You Speak English
  • 2013: Ding Ding Dong
  • 2014: Chain carousel
  • 2014: Golden Horses
  • 2016: Tatort love
  • 2017: Snow Waltz
  • 2018: Picnic at the lake
  • 2018: I am what I am
  • 2018: All of a sudden - part of the charity project Schlagerstars for children
  • 2019: 1000 and 1 night (touched a thousand times)
  • 2020: Quando, Quando, Quando ("With or with without" remix)
  • 2020: Goodbye dad

Musical albums

  • 1997: Catharine
  • 1999: Mozart!

Guest posts

  • 2014: Sleigh Ride (with Stefanie Hertel , on her album December Feeling )
  • 2015: Have a look (with Linda Fäh , on her album You can fly )
  • 2015: What does the world cost (with Ireen Sheer , on her album Showtime )
  • 2018: It's nice to be in the world (with Michael Hirte , on his album Duette )
  • 2018: Carnival (with Andrea Jürgens , on her album Auf Du und Du )
  • 2019: 100,000 volts (with Maximilian Arland , on his album 25 Years Maximilian Arland and Friends )
  • 2019: Saturday Night (Schlager Fox Mix) (with DJ Pierre , on his album So Geil! (The 90s) )

Sampler contributions

  • 2019: Joana ( We love Roland: The greatest Kaiser hits and the best cover versions of his hits )
  • 2019: Angie ( Stars congratulate and sing the greatest hits of the flippers )


Web links

Commons : Ross Antony  - album with pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Ross Antony: Ross Antony on German citizenship and selling his bed and breakfast. In: Kölner Treff. WDR, April 5, 2019, accessed September 25, 2019 .
  2. Ross Antony has adopted a child.
  3. Ross Antony has adopted a second child .
  4. Ross Antony got married .; accessed on December 14, 2017.
  5. Ross Antony - "Ding Ding Dong" - released: November 22, 2013 (digital release). In: December 26, 2013, accessed December 9, 2018 .
  6. Ross publishes his first "own" hit: "Kettenkarussell"!
  7. ↑ Pop stars for children. (b). Retrieved December 5, 2018 .
  11. Ross Antony, Inka and Sky on
  12. Showtime - my talent has to be on stage. In: Britt . Sat.1, accessed December 9, 2018 .
  13. Ross Antony in the 2012 Popstars Jury , notification from April 25, 2012
  14. The singing company on ( Memento from September 8, 2012 in the web archive )
  17. The funniest ... In: Retrieved December 9, 2018 .
  18. What a shame! RTL2 throws Ross Antony out of the program. In: Promiflash . June 11, 2013, accessed December 9, 2018 .
  19. hit of a city. In: Retrieved January 2, 2018 .
  24. Ross Antony: “The perfect celebrity dinner” from March 9, 2008 ( memento from February 12, 2013 in the web archive ) on
  25. Driver - TV Total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2009 ( Memento from February 22, 2014 in the web archive )
  26. ^ "Yes We Can Dance": Giovanni Zarrella wins 50,000 euros. In: October 17, 2009, accessed December 9, 2018 .
  30. Once in a lifetime - 30 things a man has to do at Endemol
  33. “The toughest jobs in Austria” with Barbara Karlich as a mountain farmer and Ross Antony as the special educational supervisor. ORF, accessed on December 9, 2018 (press release, November 20, 2013).
  35. Ross Antony on Unter uns Ross plays the coking villain Tyler Duff on RTLnow
  36. Passion on plush in Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger from February 11, 2009
  37. Florian Silbereisen - The great festival of the best
  38. Ross Antony is happy about his 2nd Apollo! Retrieved May 21, 2017 .
  39. Facebook photo of Ross Antony with his Smago Award
  40. voting: THAT are YOUR winners!
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