Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner is under the hood for the second time. On Sylt, the 43-year-old married his partner, the political journalist Franca Lehfeldt.

Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner and his partner Franca Lehfeldt got married in a civil registry office on Sylt. The FDP politician and the political reporter said yes on Thursday afternoon in the Sylt Museum in Keitum.

After the wedding ceremony, Linder and Lehfeldt stepped in front of the museum and waved to the numerous onlookers and journalists who had been waiting for the couple. The civil wedding was the start of the multi-day wedding celebrations on Sylt. According to information from the German Press Agency, a bachelorette party is to take place on Friday. On Saturday, the couple wants to get married in St. Severin Church in Keitum. Several prominent guests are expected at the celebration, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD).

Lindner and Lehfeldt got engaged in autumn 2021

Lehfeldt works as a political reporter for the Welt news channel, which belongs to the Axel Springer media group. It was announced last October that she and Lindner got engaged. “We are overjoyed,” Lehfeldt told the RTL broadcaster, for which she was still working. It will be the second marriage for the 43-year-old Lindner, he was already married to the journalist Dagmar Rosenfeld. Today’s editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper “Die Welt” and Lindner have been married since 2011. Their separation became known in April 2018.

Last year, Lindner also divulged private information in an interview with the magazine “Bunte”. Starting a family with his partner Lehfeldt is very important to him. “Yes, Franca and I have that wish,” he replied when asked how the topic of having a family of their own looked like. His greatest wish in life is “soon to have two, three or four girls or boys.”