Korinna Krauss grew up in Munich, Brussels and Athens. She studied painting at Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) and documentary film at the University of Television and Film in Munich (HFF). She directed several short films, music videos and film installations. In addition she completed four years of acting education at Athanor Academy with diploma 2009 and since then has starred in various cinema and theatre productions, such as 5 WOMEN and FRÄULEIN ELSE (Best Feature Film Debut - German Film Critics Association Awards).