Sophye Charlottè Gaßmann was born in the city of Hannover, she had her first experience on stage at the age of six (6) years old, where she gave a prize- winning performance. About ten (10) years later her modeling potential was recognized by Verona Pooth. Since then she worked for famous designers. Despite her height of only 173 cm / 5 ft 7inches, she did run way shows for: Vivienne Westwood, Guess, Agent Provokateure und la Perla to name a few. Also she was seen in magazines like: Glamour, FHM, Elle (Germany) and Marie Claire. She grew in recognition through campaigns, advertisements and photo-shoots for: VW, Apple, Axe, Pepsi, C&A, Opel, Sloggy, Otto, Ed Hardy, Sixt, Marvi, Astor and M.A.C. She also did some acting in the last ten (10) years. Sophye visited the Drama school in Hamburg and did film work for both silver and large screen. She acted in the series: Tatort and in Rubbel die Katz which was aired in cinema. Plus, she participated in the production with Detlef Buck for NDR and appeared in the Theater Kehrwieder (Stage) Hamburg. Now she can be seen working with Tomas Gottschalk for Haribo and Jürgen Klopp for Opel. With more that ten (10) years modeling, acting and travelling experience, this makes her a favourite and competent judge and coach. This time she is especially looking forward to the Face of Africa Germany, not only to be apart of the process of selecting a young lady with a beautiful face, but a contestant who has a strong character, exudes charisma and someone who is authentic.