Diane Kruger - Updated Sep 2023

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Algermissen, Germany
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Algermissen, Germany

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger is a German and American actress known for acting in the role of Katja Sekerci in the movie “In the Fade”. Till now Diane Kruger is in the acting field. She appeared in the movies like Special Forces, The Host, etc.

Early Life and Childhood

Diane was born on 15 July 1976 in Algermissen, West Germany. Currently, she is 46 years old. Her real name is Diane Kruger. Everyone calls her Diane.

Diane is the daughter of a computer specialist, Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger (father), and Maria-Theresa (mother), a bank employee. She has one younger brother named Stefan Heidkrüger. He is a professional tennis player in South Africa.

She was raised in Roman Catholic to enroll in school. Also, she and her younger brother, Stefan, were both raised in West Germany. Kruger’s childhood dream was to perform as a ballerina.

Her desire, however, did not come true. She chose to become a model and actor instead and she is German by birth and is a Christian. Additionally, her zodiac sign is Cancer. She was raised in a family of the upper-middle class in her early days.


She attended Catholic school in her early days. When she was younger, her mother sent her to “student exchange programs” to improve her English.

Since childhood, she was interested in ballerinas and wanted to become a ballerina and successfully auditioned at the Royal Ballet School in London, but a knee injury ended her ballet career.

Career and Professional Life

Diane Kruger learned French rapidly after relocating to Paris. She was a beautiful and successful actress who achieved success in the modeling industry and she represented Germany at the Elite Model Event in 1993.

She is stylish and has a great sense of humor about fashion and modeling, but she is also a little bit short, which worries her and her insecurities. Despite being only about 5 feet 6 inches tall, she has always had work despite having a highly successful modeling career.

In addition, she was featured on the covers of magazines like Marie Claire, Vogue Paris, and Cosmopolitan. In the 2000s, Diane Kruger turned her attention to acting and started participating in drama.

Her debut film appearance was in ” The Piano Player ” and then she performed in many movies which were directed by her ex-husband Guillaume Canet.  She acted in many moves such as ” Michel Valliant ” and ” Wicker Park “. Also, played in ” Troy ” which was one of the popular movies.

Plus, she played Helen of Sparta, one of the major characters in the modernized Iliad. She co-starred in the movie ” National Treasure ” with Nicholas Cage and also in ” Copying Beethoven “, “Joyeux Noel “, and ” National Treasure: Book of Secrets ” and was featured in the 2009 movie ” Inglourious Basterds “. In addition, she was featured in the movie name ” Mr. Nobody ” that year.

She made her acting debut in the movie named “ Unknown “. In 2012, she starred in a French film named ” Les Adieux à la Reine“. She appeared in “ The Host ” and also in the Tv series “ The Bridge ” in 2013. In 2016, she appeared in the movie ” The Infiltrator “. In 2019 she appeared in the spy movie “355“.

Brand Endorsements

Diane Kruger has endorsed and promoted lots of products of various brands. She has been endorsed by L’Oreal worldwide since 2009.

She also represents the Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre as a brand ambassador. And, she promoted a Calvin Klein fragrance line in 2010. She worked with other various brands like Chanel, Marc Jacobs, D&G,

Awards and Nomination

She won the Cannes Film Festival Award in 2003, also awarded the Bambi Award in 2004. In 2009 she got the ” Broadcast Film Critics, Association Award ” for the film “Inglourious Basterds“. In 2010, she has awarded the ” Screen Actors Guild Award ” for the film “ Inglourious Basterds “.

She won ” Newport Beach Film Festival Award ” in 2013 as well as in 2015, she won the ” Elle Style Award “. In 2017 she was awarded the ” Cannes Film Festival Award ” and she won Satellite Award for the film “In the Fade” in 2017.

Diane Kruger in her award ceremony

Caption: Diane Kruger in her award ceremony (Source: Messika)

Diane Kruger – Net Worth 2023

Diane has a net worth of $24 million. She has been featured in several television shows and prominent parts in some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. And, she has received numerous movie nominations during the period of her career.

Her source of income is from movies and TV series as well as an endorsement of brands.

Relationship Status

In 1999, Diane Kruger started dating Guillaume Canet, a French actor, and director. In 2001, they married each other and spent the next few years working together in various acting roles.

But unfortunately, in 2006, the couple decided to get a divorce because their busy schedules made it difficult to spend time together and their understanding didn’t match each other. Then she dated Joshua Jackson.

After dating actor Joshua Jackson for 10 years, she started dating Garrett Hedlund but her relationship with him lasted only for a few months and after that, she dated Norman Reedus, another actor. They started dating in 2016 and now.

She finally found her true love. They had a child together. But the name of that child is still unknown.

Diane Kruger with her husband source Eonline

Caption: Diane with her husband (Source: Eonline )


Diane came into controversy when she got the opportunity to work in the movie ” The Infiltrator “. No other information is available about her controversy.

Body Measurements

Her actual height is 5’7″ and weighs 57 kg. She has a slim body type and blue colored eyes and blonde hair. Diane has an attractive body and her skin is flawless and radiant.

She has a nice body shape her bra size is 32B, as well as her body measurement, is 33-23-35 inches. Her shoe size is 8 US and her clothes size is 6 US.

diane-kruger body measurement source celebheights

Caption: Diane posing for a photo ( Source celeb heights )

Diane Kruger – Social Media

She is active on Instagram and her Instagram account is marked by a blue checkmark by Instagram which has 1m followers she has followed 517 people too and posted 3206 posts.

She was active on Twitter too since 2015 but right now, she doesn’t use it because she has tweeted “Ah, this account is useless, gonna be inactive. See me on Insta. ” in which she has 289 followers. She has 692k followers on Facebook.