Katharina Demirkan has German and Turkishroots. Her mothercomes from Turkey, her father from Munich. Togetherwith her family, she has livedforseveralyears in Dasing near Augsburg. Katharina 'smothertongueis German. Butshe also speaksfluentTurkish and English. Only 17 yearsold, Katharina canalreadylook back on a longhistory in themedia-business. At theageof 11 shebeganmodelingprofessionally. And still todaysheismetoccasionally in fashionshows and photo shootsforadvertising and commercials. Even earlier, however, shebeganto sing, has appearedas a small childatfamilycelebrations and quickly lost her stagefright and developed a bigappetiteformusic. Katharina was abletoprove her stagepresence and sheerjoyofperforming in twoseasonsofthetalentshowDSDS. Unfortunately, she was deniedentryintothefinals. But Katharina isn’tthrowen off thetrackby such small failures. Spurredbythesupportofthousandsoffans and by her ownunbroken will towin, shetook her career in her ownhands. Shesought after songwriters, found a producerteam and made her dreamof an ownrecording come true. And shedidentirelywithoutthehelpofpowerful TV-Casters and jurors. Katharina isconvinced: “beforethesuccessthegodshavesetthesweat”.