Helene Fischer (born 10 June 1985) is a German schlager singer, dancer, entertainer, television presenter, and actress. Since her debut in 2005, she has won numerous awards, including 17 Echo awards, four Die Krone der Volksmusik awards and three Bambi awards. She has sold at least 15 million records worldwide and released 15 albums so far in her career. Helene Fischer: Wiki Biography Awards and More. Helene Fischer: Wiki Biography Awards and More Early Life Helene Fischer was born in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, on August 5, 1984. Her family moved to Germany when she was two years old. She began taking singing and dancing lessons at an early age and went on to study at the TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy in Berlin. After a stint working as a hairdresser, she decided to pursue a career in music. In 2004, Fischer entered the German talent show Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS), but lost out to Daniel Schuhmacher. However, after joining forces with other contestants that had also lost out in earlier rounds of DSDS, she formed a pop group called Wir sind Helden (We are Heroes). The band released their debut album Wir sind Helden (We are Heroes) which reached number one on the German charts within weeks of its release and won them several awards including an ECHO award for best pop group of 2005. The song Halt dich an mir fest (Hold onto me) was awarded song of the year at the 2004 Bambi Awards ceremony. Helene Fischer: Wiki Biography Awards and More Music Career Fischer began her career as a backing singer for various artists before releasing her debut album in 2005. She has since released eight albums, which have all topped the German charts. In addition to her success as a recording artist, she is also a successful live performer, having sold out arenas throughout Germany. Fischer has won numerous awards for her music, including 17 Echo awards and four Die Krone der Volksmusik awards. Internationally, she was nominated for Best National Female Artist at the 2012 ECHO Awards, where she won the award. In 2013, Fischer was awarded with three Bambi awards at the 42nd annual ceremony of Europe's most prestigious entertainment show awarding company Bundesverband Musikindustrie (German Music Industry Association). On 27 October 2015, Fischer became only the fourth recipient of Die Krone der Volksmusik award, giving her this distinction alongside Mario Adorf and Helmut Lotti. Her newest song was released on 2 November 2015 titled Wenn sie tanzt. Helene Fischer: Wiki Biography Awards and More Television Career In 2005, Helene Fischer made her television debut on the German show Star Search. She went on to win the show, which helped launch her career. She has since appeared on numerous television shows in Germany, both as a performer and as a presenter. In addition to her work in television, she has also starred in a few films. Most recently, she appeared in the 2016 film Jugend ohne Gott. In 2007, she hosted the Eurovision Song Contest for German broadcaster ARD. Film Career Fischer began her career as a dancer, appearing in various shows and music videos. In 2005, she released her debut album, Die Helene Fischer Show, which became a huge success in Germany. The album spawned the hit single Achterbahn, which reached number one on the German charts. Personal Life Helene Fischer was born in 1984 in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, to German parents. When she was two years old, her family moved back to Germany and settled in the small town of Calw. Growing up, she took an interest in music and dance, eventually winning a number of local competitions. After finishing high school, she decided to pursue a career in entertainment. Helene Fischer: Wiki Biography Awards and More Q.& A. 1. Who is Helene Fischer? Helene Fischer is a German schlager singer, dancer, entertainer, television presenter, and actress. 2. What awards has she won? Since her debut in 2005, she has won numerous awards, including 17 Echo awards, four Die Krone der Volksmusik awards and three Bambi awards. 3. How many albums has she sold? She has sold at least 15 million records worldwide.