|Real Name/Full Name||Björk Dudmundsdottir|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Björk|
|Birth Place:||Reykjavik, Iceland|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 November 1965|
|Age/How Old:||57 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres –170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 125.663 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Gudmundur Gunnarsson
Mother –Hildur Runa Hauksdottir
|Siblings:||Arnar Saevarsson, Inga Hronn Gudmundsdottir|
|School:||Reykjavik school Barnamusikskoli|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Þór Eldon (m. 1986–1987)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Sindri Eldon Porsson, Isadora Bjarkardottir Barney|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, record, producer, actress|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Björk is a singer, songwriter, and actress who has developed an eclectic musical style that spans electronic pop, experimental, trip-hop, etc. Her career has spanned over four decades, and she first gained recognition as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes.
After the band split up, she embarked on a solo career, which became a huge success, with every album receiving praise from fans and critics. She has also starred as an actress in the film Dancer in the Dark, for which the critics praised her.
Well, how well do you know about Björk? If not much, here is what we know about Björk to date.
Biography and Early Life
Björk was born in Reykjavik, Iceland on November 21, 1965 to parents Hildur Runa Hauksdottir and Gudmundur Gunnarsson. Her mother was an activist who protested against the development of Iceland’s Karahnjukar Hydro power Plant. She passed away in 2018.
Her father is a union leader and electrician. When she was young, her parents got divorced, and she lived with her mother. Her stepfather Saevar Arnason was a guitarist for a band called Pops. She also has two siblings, Arnar Saevarsson and Inga Hronn Gudmundsdottir.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Björk in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Björk’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 15th March 2023 having been born on 21 November 1965. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125.663 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Black.
When she was only six years old, she enrolled in Reykjavík school Barnamusikskoli where she studied classical piano and flute. At a recital, she sang a song whose recording was sent to a radio station, and it was nationally broadcast. Hearing her sing, a representative of the Falkinn record label offered her a recording contract, and when she was only 11, she released her debut album.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Björk has been in many relationships in her life. Her most recent relationship was with artist Matthew Barney with whom she had a daughter in 2002, called Isadora Bjarkardottir Barney. The couple got divorced in 2013. Before him, she was married to one of her fellow band members Thor Eldon, and they had a son together, Sindri Eldon Thorsson. The couple got divorced in 2013.
Is Björk Lesbian?
No, Björk is not lesbian as she has been romantically involved with men only. She has been married twice in her life, and both times to men. There are no reports that suggest she is lesbian.
At the beginning of her career, Björk was a part of many bands. They released many albums, and in 1986, she formed the band, The Sugarcubes. The band achieved cult status just after its launch. The band disbanded in 1993, and she shifted to London for her solo career.
She collaborated with producer Nellee Hooper and released the hit song Human Behaviour. She released her first solo album in 1993 and since then has released several albums. In 2013, she was featured in a documentary titled, When Björk Met Attenborough. She even acted in the film Dancer in the Dark, which featured her music. Both critics and fans praised her for her performance.
Björk has won several awards in her career, both as a solo artist and as part of a band. She has won awards such as Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act, NME Award for Best Solo Artist, Icelandic Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Female, ASCAP Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, European Film Award for Best Actress, UK Music Video Awards, Polar Music Prize, and several Grammy nominations. She also received the Order of the Falcon in 1997 from the President of Iceland and the Ordre national du Merite in 2001 from the President of France.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Björk in 2023
As of 2023, Björk has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She has generated the majority of her fortune from her career as a singer-songwriter. Her career began when she was only 11 years old and since then has spanned for over four decades. She has also earned some of her wealth from her career as a producer and actress.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She recorded the vocals for her song Cover Me in a bat-infested cave in the Bahamas.
- Her favorite album as a child was Spark’s Kimono My House.
- She had written a song for Madonna. The song was called Bedtime Story and was an adaptation of Björk’s demo Let’s Get Unconscious.
Björk is one of the most famous artists in the industry. She has changed the music industry with her eclectic musical style. She is known all over the world for her creative nature and creative music. She is one of the most influential people in the world.