Stephanie Zoe Warncke born in Germany, studied law at the University of Cologne and practiced criminal and contract law in Duesseldorf.
Growing up in dysfunctional family, Zoe was always searching for her way out to finally experience love and. During her time at university, she was introduced to dominatrix and started to take clients, thinking, when she graduates, she’ll stop. But Zoe found she liked the life-style so much, she continued and eventually became the internationally sought out dominatrix, Domina Hera.
Some friends encouraged her to write an autobiographical book. The book called “Hera - Rechtsanwältin am Tag, Domina in der Nacht”, (Lawyer by Day, Dominatrix by Night) was published by Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin. Released in Europe, it became a best seller and prompted her to host a TV show about relationships of an alternative sexual nature, "Hera’s harte Schule“. (Hera's School of Love) on SKY/ Beate Uhse TV. Zoe became a spokesperson/model for various designers, photographers and musicians.
She currently lives in New York with her husband/co-writer and Sphynx cats, working as an editor at large for a digital magazine & creative studio with clients like Prada, Dior, Tom Ford, Miu Miu, Hermes etc.