Jeanette Hain - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Jeanette Hain
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Reader (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 18, 1969 (age 54)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jeanette Hain
Birth Place: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Malou Hain

University: Munich School of Television and Film
Ethnicity: German
Nationality: German


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 2

Jonas Hain (son)
Malou Hain (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Jeanette Hain?

Jeanette Hain is an actress by profession and German by nationality. She is well known for starring in the films The Reader, Frau Rettich, Das Trio, TV film Die Cellistin.

Jeanette Hain in Die Cellistin (Image: IMDb)

Jeanette Hain – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jeanette Hain’s birth took place on 18 February 1969 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. In contrast to her well-known successful career, there are no details of her early life, childhood, mother, father, or what her parents did for a living. The name of her sibling has been revealed to be Malou Hain.

Education, Ethnicity

After high school graduation, Jeanette Hain went on to study directing at the School of Television and Film in Munich.

Her ethnicity is German.

Jeanette Hain – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jeanette Hain is the mother of two children- Jonas Hain (son) and Malou Hain (daughter). However, there are no details available on the father of the kids- a husband or boyfriend. It is also unclear if she had married and later divorced or if she is single.

Jeanette Hain in The Reader (Image: YTS)

Jeanette Hain – Career

Early Days

Although Hain studied directing, filmmaker and screenwriter Sherry Horman discovered her as an actress. Following a minor appearance as Lu in the 1990 film Kleiner König Erich, she was cast as the lead role Paula Falk in the TV movie Die Cellistin (1998). This was followed by appearances in the films Requiem for a Romantic Woman (1999), The Journey to Kafiristan (2001), Nick Knatterton - Der Film (2002), TKKG: The Secret of the Mysterious Mind Machine (2006), TV series Riding the Storm (1999), Blow Dry (2005-2006), The Eagle (2005-2006), shot films Mensch, Jesus! (1999),

She has also played roles in TV movies Die Westentaschenvenus (2002), Dinner for Two (2003), and Welcome Home (2004), to name a few. Finally, Jeanette Hain was cast as Brigitte in the 2008 film The Reader which is considered her breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Throughout her career, Hain has appeared in more than 90 film and television productions. Hain has starred in the films Albert Schweitzer (2009), The Poll Diaries (2010), An Enemy to Die For (2012), Head Full of Honey (2014), Hannes (2021), Die Geschichte der Menschheit - leicht gekürzt (2022), Finale, among others.

She has also portrayed characters in the TV series Gier (2010), The Old Fox (2014-2017), Trakehnerblut (2017), Tatort (2001-2017), Cologne P.D. (2013-2020), Babylon Berlin (2017-2020), Mirage (2020), Tribes of Europa (2021), Luden and in TV movies Stiller Abschied (2013), Zeit der Zimmerbrände (2014), Klassentreffen (2019), to name a few.

Jeanette Hain in Tribes of Europa (Image: Wherever I Look)


On the set of Tribes of Europa, Jeanette Hain has worked alongside Emilio Sakraya, Jannik Schümann, Robert Finster, Henriette Confurius, Ana Ularu, and Melika Foroutan.

Jeanette Hain – Awards, Nominations

Hain's successful career is accompanied by a series of awards won. She won the German Video Young Talent Award (1999), DIVA Award (2004), Grimme Prize (2010), Golden Nymph at the Festival in Monte Carlo (2003), and Bambi Award- Best National Actress (2011).

Jeanette Hain – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Jeanette Hain is under review and will be updated.

Jeanette Hain – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jeanette Hain is absent.

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