Maria Furtwängler

Maria Furtwängler Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Nov 2022

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Updated On November 20, 2022

Munich, German
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Munich, German

Maria Furtwängler is well-known as a German Physician. Maria Furtwängler is well renowned for her work as a German TV actress and scriptwriter.

Early Life and Childhood

Maria Furtwängler was born on 13th September 1966 in Munich, West German. She is 56 years old as of 2022 and belongs to German nationality. Although her birthdate indicates that she is a Virgo zodiac sign and her religion and ethnicity are still unknown.

Coming to her family background, Maria Furtwängler is the daughter of famous architect Bernhard Furtwängler(Father) and actress Kathrin Ackermann(Mother).

Likewise, she is the great-niece and step-granddaughter of conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler. Similarly, she is the granddaughter of politician Katharina Von Kardorff-Oheimb. She has two siblings brothers named David and Felix.


Talking about her educational background, Maria Furtwängler is a graduate student. She has completed her graduation from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in German.

Likewise, she completed her schooling in her hometown and then studied medicine at the University of Montpellier in France.

Relationship Status

Reflecting on her relationship status, she is a married woman. She has married to a German Billionaire publisher who is the owner, publisher, and general partner of Hubert Burda Media whose name is Hubert Burda.

Maria Furtwängler was the second spouse of Hubert Burda. The couple has 2 children named Jakob and Elisabeth.

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Caption: Maria Furtwängler was captured with her husband at one of the event show
Source: Heute Welt

Career and Professional Life

Maria Furtwängler began her career as a television actress in the mid of 1990s. She has been acting in a leading role in German tv shows such as Tatort Series.

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Caption: Maria Furtwängler was captured while giving a pose for a photo

Likewise, Since 2002, she has earned significant success after playing Hanover-based police detective Charlotte Lindholm in the popular television films Die Flucht and Die Schicksalsjahre. For her work in the Tatort and Die Flucht, she has earned the most important German Award in the field of acting.

However, her performance in the movie ‘The weather inside’ has received the Best Actress award. Similarly, her film had a grand opening in New York at the German Film Festival(2016).  Although, she has planning to become a film producer.


Maria Furtwängler acknowledges that acting is her passion and that working as a doctor will always play an important role in her life. Being a physician she is always active in the medical camp program.

In 2010, she has founded the MASALA home in the Philippines where she is a member of the board trusted Hubert-Burda-Stiftung. After that, she became a ‘One’ ambassador for women, girls, and child health.

Likewise, she met Eve Ensler in Berlin in November 2013 and was motivated by her to do more to stop violence against women and girls in Germany as well.

Later on, She contributed her signature to an open letter from the ONE Campaign in 2015 that was addressed to Angela Merkel and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and appealed to them to prioritize women’s issues as they lead the G7 in Germany and the AU in South Africa, respectively.

Moreover, on International Women’s Day(2016), she endorsed the UN Women German National Committee’s petition for a revision of the country’s sexual violence laws (asking for a law based on the “no means no” – consent concept, which is not currently the case in Germany).

Currently, she is in the process of setting up a new foundation in this context where she is want to meet inspiring philanthropists Jennifer and Peter Buffett.

Brand Endorsements

Maria Furtwängler is a famous physician and actress from German, she has been a brand ambassador for many companies. Likewise, she is a member of the Advisory Board on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability since 2010. She is a brand ambassador of Stiftung Lesen.

Similarly, she is the Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees in German Doctors for Developing Countries and also a member of the council of the Felix Burda Foundation.

Awards and Nomination

Maria Furtwängler has received many awards throughout her career. Some of them include the German Television Award for Best Actress from Tatort episode Pauline and Das names lose Mädchen in 2007.

Likewise, in 2008 she received DIVA Award as a Best Leading Actress for Die Flucht. Similarly, in 2013 she received Jupiter Award for Best TV Actress for Tatort. Later on, in 2016 she won the title Festival des Deutschen Films for Dramatic Art for the movie named ‘The weather inside’.

Maria Furtwängler – Net Worth 2022

Maria Furtwängler has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career. As of 2022, she has a net worth of $1 million-$5 million. Besides this, there is no information available about her detailed income like monthly salary, annual salary, and so on.

Body Measurements

Moving to her physical appearance, she is tall at 5 feet 5 inches which a weight is 63kg with a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair colored. Besides this, there is no information available about her body measurement till now.

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Caption: Maria Furtwängler was posing for a photo at the event

Maria Furtwängler – Social Media

Regarding her social media presence, she has 61.1k followers and 207 posts on Instagram with the username @mariafurtwaengler. She is also active on Facebook with 145K followers and her Facebook account has been verified by Facebook.