Katja Bavendam is a German retired professional basketball player and reality star who shot to fame after appearing on TLC’s My Giant Life (2016-2017) with her then-wife Julie McGuire. She has more than 50k followers on Instagram.
New York City, New York, United States
- 13 – Botaş SK
- 50 – St. Francis College
Girlfriend / Spouse
Katja has dated –
- Julie McGuire (2015-2018) – Katja and Julie McGuire tied the knot in January 2015. The couple explored the possibility of starting a family with sperm donors during their stint on My Giant Life. However, the two filed for divorce in 2018.
Tall height and stature
Katja has endorsed –
- Long Island Oysters
- Animal Haven
Katja Bavendam Facts
- She belongs to a family of tall members. Her mother is 6 feet tall, her father is 6 feet 4 inches, and her sister stands at 6 ft 3 in.
- Katja and her ex-wife Julie, who was a mere 5 feet 2 inches, shared an incredible height difference of a foot and a half.
- She has 2 rescue pet dogs named Ripley and Marley.
- Katja’s promising basketball career was cut short in 2011 due to a knee injury after which, doctors advised her to hang up her boots for good.
- She speaks multiple languages like German, French, English, and Spanish.
Featured Image by Katja Bavendam / Instagram
Facts of Katja Bavendam
- Gender Female
- full nameKatja Bavendam
- birthplaceHambergen, Lower Saxony, Germany
- Date of Birth January 02, 1985
- Age 36 years 11 months
- Horoscope Capricorn
- Lucky Number 8
- Lucky Stone Topaz
- Lucky Color Brown
- Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
- net worth$100,000 - $5 Million
- professionFormer Professional Basketball Player, Reality Star
- weight84 kg or 185 lbs
- height6 ft 8 in or 203 cm
- hair colorLight Brown
- eye colorBlue
- body type / buildLarge
- high schoolGymnasium Osterholz-Scharmbeck High School
- collegeSt. Francis College