|A.K.A.||Der Wendler, Michael Skowronek, Michael Norberg|
|Birth||22 June 1972, Dinslaken, Germany|
Michael Wendler 2013 Michael Wendler (born 22 June 1972 in Dinslaken as Michael Skowronek, legal name after his marriage in 2009 Michael Norberg) is a German pop singer and songwriter. Since his breakthrough year in 1998, he has won several awards such as the prestigious Crown of the Folk Music and Smgo! Award in 2012 and Most Successful Pop Star of the Year and as Median Star of Year in 2014. He has been under contract with Sony Entertainment Record Label for many years and has a total of six gold Records and one platinum. Wendler also writes songs and lyrics for other Schlager singers under the pseudonym Mic Skowy.
In March 2009 he married his long time love, Claudia Norberg civilly on Sylt and in April 2009 had a church wedding on Mallorca. The image rights for this celebration he sold to the women's magazine Die Neue. January 9, 2010 Wendler was named the most successful singer in 2009 and was given the Crown of Folk Music Award. He settled in Dinslaken, building a compound estate complete with horse stables, which was completed at the end of 2010. In September 2011, Michael Wendler, together with Markus Krampe, opened the "Nina", a discothèque in Bottrop, where pop artists perform live. Another offshoot of the successful nightclub was opened in Cologne. In 2016 Michael Wendler moved his family to Ft. Myers, Florida, where he continues to write and perform in both the US and Germany.
Best Of – Vol. I (2008)
(German) Das ist ja wohl ein Ding (2001) Das haut mich um (2001) Nicht mehr in diesem Leben (2001) Dein kleiner Prinz (2001) Alibi (2002) Außer Kontrolle (2002) Verlier sie nie (2002) Oh lieber Gott (2003) Seitensprünge (2003) Warum lügen die Sterne (2003) Traue keinem über 30 (2004) Unsterblich (2004) Marterpfahl (2004) Zauberer (2004) Sie liebt den DJ (2005) Wenn alle Stricke reißen (2005) 180 Grad (2005) Heuchler (2006) Prinzessin (2006) Mein letztes Gebet (2007) Das schönste Girl der Welt (2007) Sie liebt den DJ (2007) Dennoch liebst du mich (2007) Nina (2008) Echolot (2008) Häschenparty (2008) Ich denk an Weihnachten (2008) I Don't Know (2009) Nina – Reloaded (2009) Wer weiß warum (2010) Piloten wie wir (2010) Wir sind Tänzer (2011) Sie liebt ihn immer noch (DJ Teil 2)/In The Heat Of The Night (2011) Was wäre wenn (July 2012) Nie mehr (February 2013) Honey Kiss (April 2013) Unser Zelt auf Westerland (January 2014) Die Maske fällt (2015) Wie beim ersten Mal (2016) Gut, dass Männer nie weinen (2017) Wir war'n, wir sind, wir bleiben (2017)
Michael Wendler (2010). Die Faust des Schlagers. Munich: riva. ISBN 978-3868830651.
In January 2010, The Wendler Clan was aired on the popular German television network "Sat.1" in a six-part docu-soap broadcast featuring Michael Wendler. In January 2014, Wendler participated in the reality show Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus! on the RTL (TV network). In 2015, he participated in the TV show de:Ich bin ein Star – Lasst mich wieder rein! While he was injured during the taping of an episode and had to pull out, he still got the most votes in the final show. He was hurt in a bungee cord accident and broke his right wrist with a compound fracture, requiring an emergency operation. From 15 August 2014 to 29 August 2014 Michael Wendler participated in the program Promi Big Brother and finished there in fifth place.