Dagmar Chidolue was born in Sensburg (Eastern Prussia) – now Mrągowo in Poland – and grew up in Gütersloh, Germany. She completed training as an auditor and tax consultant before studying law and political science. Afterwards she was in charge of the finances and controlling of a banking association for many years.
She has been a very successful author of books for children and teens for approximately 30 years, and has worked exclusively as a writer since 2003.
Dagmar Chidolue has two children and lives with her husband near Frankfurt.