Gitta Tost was born in 1966 in Marienberg, East Germany. After her education as a woodworker, she finished studying educational theory in Magdeburg. From 1990 to 1995 she worked as a German/Russian teacher in Leipzig and Taucha. Since 1996 she is an active immigration consultant for young persons at the youth immigration service of the Workers Welfare Federal Association in Magdeburg.
Gitta Tost is interested in travelling, walking and bicycle riding. In her spare time she is writing books. In spring 2011, her first amusing guidebook 'Vom Sportmuffel zum Wanderfreak' was published by the novum premium publishing company.