Melanie Amann

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Bonn, Germany
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Bonn, Germany

Melanie Amann is a German lawyer and journalist. Melanie Amann is the co-editor-in-chief of the influential German weekly Der Spiegel and the director of the publication’s Berlin office.

Early Life and Childhood

Melanie Amann was born on July 7, 1978, in Bonn, Germany her age is 44 years as of 2022 and Amann is a naturalized German citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth name sign is Cancer. Amann has received a lot of family support to succeed in her career. Moreover, Amann’s family has been there for her every step. Similarly, Amann’s parents still prefer each other’s company and can make each other laugh after all these years.

Amann’s parents have mutual interests and respect for one another. Such characteristics indicate that Amann grew up in a loving home and inherited attractive traits from their parents, particularly honesty and respect.

However, there is no additional information available regarding Amann’s parents and siblings. Amann may not want to share information about her family to keep them out of the spotlight. We hope Amann will provide more information about her family to the media.


Talking about her educational background, Melanie Amann grew up in Siegburg after being born in Bonn. She studied law at the Universities of Trier, Aix-Marseille III, and Berlin’s Humboldt University.

Amann studied journalism at the Deutsche Journalistenschule in Munich after graduating from law school. She was a reporter for the Bonner General-Anzeiger and the Süddeutschen Zeitung.

Moreover, Amann worked as an editor for the Financial Times Deutschland, primarily on Middle Eastern issues. She joined the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in 2006 and primarily covered labor law issues. Her dissertation on the law of union elections earned her a Ph.D. in law from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munchen in 2011.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her career, Amann was the editor of the Financial Times Germany, where she primarily wrote about the Middle East, and a member of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’s business section since 2006, where she was in charge of legal issues and the labor law section of the weekly supplement ” Beruf und Chance.”

Moreover, Melanie Amann has been an editor in the capital city office of the news magazine Der Spiegel since 2013, which she has co-managed with Martin Knobbe since February 1, 2019. Amann has been a member of the news magazine’s editorial board since May 5, 2021, in addition to her previous position.

Amann primarily writes about the CDU and the Alternative for Germany, as well as legal issues; she is a guest at the justice press conference in Karlsruhe. She also appears on talk shows like Phoenix Round, Markus Lanz, Anne Will, and Presseclub, as well as other television shows.

Melanie Amann published Angst für Deutschland with Verlag Droemer Knaur in 2017, and a new edition was released in May 2018. Amann was a founding board member of the Berlin Debating Union in 2001.

Similarly, she was the president of the Association of Debating Clubs at Universities from 2003 to 2004, and editor-in-chief of Achte Minute, a multilingual magazine for the European debating scene from 2004 to 2005.

Melanie Amann

Caption: Melanie Amann at a news studio. Source: Imago

Brand Endorsements

Amann has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

In 2018, Amann was named “Political Journalist of the Year” by a jury from Medium Magazine. In 2015, Amann was named one of Germany’s top ten political journalists.

Melanie Amann – Net Worth 2022

Melanie Amann is a German lawyer and journalist who has earned a considerable income from her work. Amann’s estimated net worth is around $250k. Also, Amann’s annual salary is $30k per year and her source of income is mainly her journalism profession.

Melanie Amann

Caption: Melanie Amann giving a speech. Source: Imago

Relationship Status

Melanie Amann may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Amann hasn’t been married before and has no past relationships or engagements.

Moreover, Amann has no children and it is seen that Amann is quite happy being single at the moment. Similarly, there is no indication on Amann’s social media that she is in a relationship.


Amann hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies. Also, Amann avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her professional journalism career.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Amann is 5 Feet 6 inches tall and weighs 62kg. Similarly, Amann’s body measurement is 34-28-34 inches and her eye color is brown and her hair color is blonde. Also, Amann’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8(US).

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Caption: Melanie Amann giving a pose. Source: Imago

Melanie Amann  – Social Media

Amann is active on Twitter. She has 63.7k followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @melamann. Moreover, Amann is not available on any other social media sites including Instagram and Facebook.