Palina Rojinski: From competitive sports to the big screen

Updated April 21, 2020, 10:42 am

As a child, Palina Rojinski was a successful competitive athlete. She is now a well-known presenter and actress. The red-haired beauty celebrates her 35th birthday on April 21. You have to know about them. © spot on news

Palina Rojinski was born in 1985 in Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg. At the age of five, her parents moved to Berlin with her. As a child, the later actress was primarily active in sports, as she told the news agency spot on news 2013: At the age of only four, she began to train rhythmic gymnastics and ballet – and all for eleven years. Six hours of daily training were part of her everyday life.

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But after the daily competitive sport it wasn’t over yet: For three years she danced ballet, modern, jazz, street dance and dancehall. So it is almost surprising that after graduating from high school she studied literature and history in Berlin. In 2006 she had a short role in the series “Lenssen & Partner” – with that she started her career as an actress and presenter.

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In 2009 Rojinski became a presenter at the MTV music station and was part of the broadcasting team alongside Joko Winterscheidt (left) and Klaas Heufer-Umlauf at “MTV Home”. Two years later she switched to the competitor VIVA and led there, among other things, on the programs “Top 100” and “Retrocharts”.

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On ZDFneo she was part of the moderator team of “neoParadise” (2011-2013). She also led her own show “Zirkus Rojinski” (2012). Another change was due in 2013 – this time to ProSieben. There she was also shown in the Joko-and-Klaas format “Circus HalliGalli”. In the show “Got to Dance” (picture) she sat on the jury from 2013 to 2015.

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From 2014 to 2017, Rojinski hosted the show “Inside – Unterwegs mit Palina”, in which she had to perform certain tasks in foreign cities. In 2015 followed “The Big Surprise – Your most beautiful nightmare”, a show with a hidden camera. Rojinski also had a premiere in 2016: alongside Elton, she hosted her first Saturday evening show: “The ProSieben Away Game”.

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Since 2009, Palina Rojinski (left) has also been seen increasingly in the cinema as an actress. So she played roles in “men’s hearts” (2009) and the sequel “men’s hearts … and the really big love” (2011). In the same year followed Detlev Bucks (M.) film “Rubbeldiekatz”.

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Rojinski played a supporting role in Florian David Fitz’s directorial debut “Jesus loves me” in 2012. Three years later she got a leading role in the film “Dream Women” alongside Elyas M’Barek and Karoline Herfurth (right).

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Welcome to the Hartmanns

In 2016, Palina Rojinski shot again with Florian David Fitz (right). In the film hit “Welcome to the Hartmanns” she was also seen alongside Senta Berger (left), Heiner Lauterbach (2nd from right) and again Elyas M’Barek.

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In the still young year 2020 Palina Rojinski was seen twice on the big screen: In “Grandson for Beginners” she played a mother of Russian origin and in “Nightlife” she played a leading role alongside Elyas M’Barek (r.) …

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In “Nightlife” the Berlin bartender Milo (Elyas M’Barek) and his dream woman Sunny (Palina Rojinski) meet on a date. It seems to be going perfectly – until Milo’s chaotic friend Renzo (Frederick Lau) appears. The romantic evening becomes a completely crazy hunt through Berlin’s nightlife. The film opened in German cinemas on February 13.

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In her private life, the actress and presenter had been in a relationship with Jean-Christoph Ritter (picture) for six years – the separation followed in 2013. What does a man have to do to please her? “I am absolutely romantic and I love kitsch. I like to get flowers and appreciate it when someone opens the door for example. It is not a must, but if the man does it, I am blown away. This is how you get it me around anyway, “she revealed spot on news in February 2020.

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