Franka Potente: Dating History & Exes

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Franka Potente is a 49-year-old German Movie Actress from Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She was born on Monday, July 22, 1974. Is Franka Potente married or single, who is she dating now and previously?

As of 2024, Franka Potente is married to Derek Richardson.


Franka Potente is a German film actress and singer. She first appeared in the comedy After Five in the Forest Primeval and as Jason Bourne’s love interest in the Bourne film series. In her late teens, she won a Bavarian Film Award for her performance in After Five in the Forest Primeval. At around this time, she trained at New York’s famous Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

Real Name
Franka Potente
Movie Actress
Place of Birth
Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Date of Birth
July 22, 1974 (age 49)
Birth Sign
Marital Status
Derek Richardson

Fun Fact: On the day of Franka Potente’s birth, "Annie's Song" by John Denver was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Franka Potente’s husband is Derek Richardson. They got married in 2009. Franka had at least 3 relationship in the past. Franka Potente has not been previously engaged. She had relationships with punk guitarist Eric Melvin and director Tom Tykwer and was briefly engaged to an American business executive. One year before marrying screen actor Derek Richardson, she welcomed a daughter named Polly. In 2013 they welcomed their second daughter, Georgie. According to our records, she has 2 children.

Franka Potente’s husband

Franka Potente Husband
Derek Richardson

Franka Potente’s husband is Derek Richardson. Derek Richardson was born in NY and is currently 48 years old. He is a American Movie Actor. The couple started dating in 2009. They’ve been together for approximately 15 years, 5 months, and 20 days.

American actor best known for his starring roles in the films Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd and Hostel. He also starred on the FX series Anger Management.

Franka Potente’s husband is a Capricorn and she is a Cancer.

According to Chinese Zodiac, Franka was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born in the Year of the Tiger are brave and independent. They are respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Franka Potente has a ruling planet of Moon.

Like many celebrities and famous people, Franka keeps her love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Franka Potente past relationships, exes and previous hookups.

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Past Relationships

She has not been previously engaged. Franka Potente has been in relationships with Elijah Wood (2003) and Tom Tykwer (1998 – 2002). We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

About Franka Potente

Franka Potente was born on the 22nd of July, 1974 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.

Franka was born in the 1970s. The 1970s were an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements.

Franka Potente is best known for being a Movie Actress. Best known for her starring role in the 1998 film Run Lola Run, this acclaimed German actress also portrayed Sissi Schmidt in The Princess and the Warrior and Marie Helena Kreutz in the popular Bourne series of films. Her television credits include episodes of House, Psych, and The Shield. Playing the role of Barbie Buckley, she appeared with Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, and Ray Liotta in the 2001 film Blow.

Franka Potente’s Spouse
Derek Richardson
Started Dating

The 49-year-old American was born in the Year of the Tiger and is part of Generation X generation

Franka Potente attended Humble High School, Humble, TX (exchange student, one year) and Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts, Munich, Germany, Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York.

Franka Potente Facts

What is Franka Potente marital status?


Is Franka Potente gay?


Who is Franka Potente husband?

Derek Richardson

Does she have any children?

Franka Potente has 2 children.

When did Franka Potente start dating Derek Richardson?

Franka started seeing Derek Richardson in 2009.

Is Franka Potente having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Franka Potente ever been engaged?

Franka Potente has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Franka Potente?

Discover the net worth of Franka Potente from CelebsMoney

Franka Potente’s birth sign is Cancer and she has a ruling planet of Moon.


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