Juliane Koepcke- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Ethnicity

Juliane Koepcke

Juliane Koepcke is a professional German-Peruvian mammalogist. On December 24, 1971, she was the only survivor of the LANSA Flight 508 aircraft crash in the Peruvian jungle. She just departed from her position as deputy director of the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich.

Quick Facts

Real Name Juliane Koepcke
Nick Name Juliane
Date Of Birth October 10, 1954
Age 68 years old
Birthplace Lima, Peru
Nationality German-Peruvian
Profession Mammalogist
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 56 kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eye color Hazel
Net Worth $1.5 million

Juliane Koepcke Age & Early Life

Juliane Koepcke was born in Lima, Peru, on October 10, 1954. Juliane Diler is her married name as well. Her nationality is German, and she is of mixed (German and Peruvian) ancestry. She is the daughter of a well-known German-Peruvian family; her father is a biologist, and her mother is an ornithologist. She is the only child of Hans-Wilhelm Koepcke (father) and Maria Koepcke (mother).

In terms of her academic background, she attended a German Peruvian High School. She went on to study zoology at the University of Kiel, where she graduated in 1980. She also earned her Ph.D. from Ludwig-Maximilian University.

Juliane Koepcke Height & Weight

In terms of body measurements, she is a pretty girl with an amazing and cool personality. Juliane Koepcke is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 56 kilograms. She has a nice body figure and is in good health. Her hair is blonde, and she has hazel eyes.

Juliane Koepcke

Juliane Koepcke Net Worth

How much is Juliane Koepcke’s net worth? Juliane may have amassed a sizable fortune during the course of her work. However, she has yet to reveal her true income and other profits to the media. She is expected to be worth $1.5 million in 2022.


She moved to Peru after finishing her degree and started a study in mammalogy, focusing on bats. Her thesis, Ecological investigation of a bat colony in Peru’s tropical rain forest, was published in 1987. She worked as a librarian at Munich’s Bavarian State Collection of Zoology.

Pipper Verlag published her memoirs, When I Fell From the Sky, on March 10, 2011. Giuseppe Maria Scotese, an Italian director, developed a feature-length fictitious film and a documentary titled “I miracoli accadono ancora” on Koepcke’s experience in 1974. Wings of Hope, directed by Werner Herzog in 1998, was a remake of the film.

Juliane Koepcke Husband & Marriage

Who is Juliane Koepcke’s husband? Juliane Koepcke keeps her personal life a well-guarded secret. Erich Diller, an entomologist who specialized in parasitic wasps, is her husband. Aside from that, little information about her personal life is accessible.