Björk
Björk
Celebrated Name: Bjork
Real Name/Full Name: Bjork Guomundsdottir
Gender: Female
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 21ST November 1965
Birth Place: Reykjavik, Iceland
Nationality: Icelander
Height: 1.64m
Weight: 53kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Thor Eldon (1986 – 1987), Mathew  Barney (2000- 2013)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Sindri Eldon Þórsson, Ísadóra Bjarkardóttir Barney
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bjork Lesbian?: No
Profession: Musician
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2021: $55 million
Last Updated: May 2021

Maybe you know about Bjork very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Bjork ’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The Icelandic pop musician was born on the 21st of November 1965 in Reykjavik in Iceland to Guomundur Gunnarsson (father) and Hildur Runa (mother). She did not enjoy her biological father as her mother, who was an activist, divorced her father, an electrician.

She joined Reykjavik school  Barnamusikskoli where she studied playing some instruments such as flute and piano. She grew up in an environment that was somehow musical since her stepfather was a famous guitarist. She, therefore, developed as a musician, and as a matter of fact, her recordings were aired on national radio after her teachers sent them. She was barely a teenager at that time.

She further released her first album when she was 12 named Bjork, recorded by the Falkinn record label. She was even part of the ‘Spit and Snot ’band, which was an all-girl punk band.

In 1979, she formed the jazz group, which she called Exodus.

Personal Life

Bjork expected Thor`s son before she married him. She, however, married him in1986. This relationship did not last as they divorced a year later.

It is said that she was earlier in a relationship with a Brazilian musician Eumir Deodato who was much older than she was. Much about this relationship is not exposed to the media.

Bjork has been in many other relationships afterward. In 1993 she was in yet another relationship with a French Photographer. The relationship too lasted for only a year before she got into another relationship with the British man, Tricky, who is a composer.

In 1996 she broke up with Tricky and hooked up with Goldie, an Electronic musician who was also British. This also lasted a year.

She got married to Mathew Barney in  2000, an American, and had a daughter Isadora Barney. This was a long term as they were together for close to 13 years. She divorced him in 2013 and has remained single to date.

She had a mini-controversy when she pushed down a news reporter Bangkok who approached her son after she refused to talk to the reporters as she landed in Bangkok. She, however, apologized and was fortunately forgiven by the victim.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21November1965 , Bjork is 55 years old as of today’s date 16th May 2021. Her height is 1.64m tall, and her weight is 53 kg.

Career

Bjork began her career early as a teen when she formed the Spit and Snot band and went on growing in her career. In 1979, she formed  Exodus, a jazz fusion group. After graduated from music school in1982, she collaborated with Jakob Magnusson, and together they released an album named Miranda in 1983.

They later named their band the Icelandic Kuki band. The band released another album in 1984 called The Eye. They also performed in several festivals in Europe, such as the Roskilde Festival in Denmark during their two month trip to Europe. She wrote some poems and published them in a book the same year.

She formed another band called ‘ Sugarcubes ’ in 1986 and released a single ‘Birthday ’ soon afterward a song which became popular in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom, and as a result, they won a contract in the ‘One Little Indian ’ label. The band became immensely popular, and they released another hit song, ‘Life`s Too Good,’ which also made headlines in Iceland.

Bjork left the band for London, where she released a solo hit song ‘Human Behaviour’  in 1993, whose video was aired on MTV. She was working closely with producer Nellee Hooper. She went ahead and released her first solo album the same year. This was her big entry into stardom as a solo artist as the album was named the album of the year by the British New Musical Express (NME) and further was certified by platinum of the United States.

She released her second solo album in 1995 named ‘ Post,’ which was produced by a group of producers among them was Nellee Hooper, Howie B, among others.

She has been releasing many other solo albums as follows;

  • Homogenic in 1995
  • Vespertine in 2001
  • Medulla where she featured some other artists in 2004
  • Volta in 2007
  • Bastards which was a remix in 2012

Awards & Achievements

Bjork has won many awards that symbolized her exceptional achievements in the music industry.

She won the Jury price in 1999 in the ArtFutura Awards. She has been a winner of many Montville Music Video Awards for many years, such as the 2012 Best Visual Effects, among many others.

She won the 2011 AIM Independent  Music Awards for the Outstanding Contribution to Music award.

Currently, she has won several awards even after aging, such as the 2018 and 2019  awards for Best Visual Effects by the Ciclope Festival Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Bjork  in 2021

Björk Net Worth
Björk Net Worth

As of May 2021, Bjork has an estimated net worth of $55 million. Her salary is not known, but being a great musician with many people following her on social media platforms.

Bjork is a musician who has collaborated with many artists across the globe and, therefore,  a living musical legacy maker musically.

1 COMMENT

  1. Awesome article. Thank you! I’ve been a fan of her’s since the time of the Sugarcubes. One of my daughters look quite a bit like her.

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