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Icelandic singer-songwriter
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Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Reykjavik
Country: Icelander
BirthDay: 21 November 1965
Height: 1.63 m

Bjork was bornon 21 November 1965 in Reykjavik, Icelander, is Icelandic singer-songwriter. Bjork Guomundsdottie is a famous Icelander singer of the alternative music. She is also known for writing her own songs and producing her albums. She was born and brought up in Reykjavik, Iceland and took interest in the music from a very young age. She was only 12 years old when her first recorded album ‘Bjork’ came out that got her attention from the record labels. She has been a part of many bands like ‘Spit and Snot’, ‘Jam-80’, ‘Exodus’ and ‘Sugarcubes’. She has released seven full studio albums and many remixed and live recordings versions of her songs. She has over the period of time in her musical career worked with famous artists like: Matmos, DJ Thomas Knak, zeena Parkins, Timbaland, Thom Yorke, Tagaq, Rahzel, Dokaka, Mike Patton, Robert Wyatt, Mark Bell, etc. She has also worked in movies like ‘Dancer in the Dark’, for which she was awarded at the Cannes Film Festival, ‘Drawing Restraint 9’, etc. She is also a proud winner of an Academy award for the original sound track that she sang for the movie ‘Selmasongs’. She lives with her long term partner Matthew Barney and has a daughter with him. She also has a grown up son with her former partner and band mate from ‘Sugarcubes’ Thor Eldon.


$45 Million


In 2013, she collaborated with David Attenborough for his documentary called ‘When Bjork Met Attenborough’


In 2012, Bjork’s remixed album ‘Bastards’ was released


In 2011, Bjork released the details about her new musical project called ‘Biophilla’


In 2010, Bjork with Ennio Morricone was to receive the Polar Music Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music


In 2004, ‘Medulla’ was released that featured the work from artist like: Tagaq, Rahzel, Dokaka, Mike Patton, Robert Wyatt and several other choirs, alongside Bjork’s singing


In 2003, a set of four CDs that contained live recordings of Bjork’s work was released


They both had a daughter together in 2002, called Isadora Bjarkardottir Barney


She received the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1999 for the movie


Bjork was troubled by a stalker back in 1996 who tried to kill her by sending her an acid-spraying letter bomb and later killed himself


In 1995, her third studio album ‘Homogenic’, produced by Mark Bell, Howie B


In 1994, she was awarded as the Best International Female Artist and Best International Newcomer at the BRIT Awards, which gave her an opportunity to collaborate with many British artists like David Arnold, Madonna, Tricky, Plaid, etc


In 1993, ‘Debut’ was released and it went platinum in the US


In 1986, she formed a band called ‘Sugarcubes’ and came out with their first hit single ‘Birthday’


In 1981, Bjork formed a band called ‘Jam-80’ with the bassist Lakob Magnusson


By the time she was 14 years old, Bjork collaborated an all-girl punk band called ‘Spit and Snot’ and formed a jazz fusion group called ‘Exodus’ in 1979


In 1977, when she was only 12 years old, her first album ‘Bjork’ came out and she signed a contract with the Falkinn record label


Bjork was born on 21 November 1965 in Reykjavik, Iceland to Hildur Runa Hauksdottir and Guomundur Gunnarsson

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