Once a housemate in Big Brother Germany reality show on RTL II, he became famous in Europe and also internationally with his hit songs Ich will nur dich and Willst du…?. The former reached #3 and stood there for 10 weeks in Germany, #5 for 9 weeks in Austria, and #15 for 7 weeks in Switzerland, but the latter was less successful and reached #46 for 3 weeks in German charts.
He has a son named Paul with his ex-girlfriend Jenny Elvers. She announced her pregnancy with his baby back in September 2000. They split up in November 2000.
Spouse: Britt Jolig-Heinz
Owned two local Hip Restaurants in Bonn which he handed over to his jounger brother Andreas Jolig