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The best important and advanced artist of her bearing is Björk. The music brilliant who is generally advised a agilely beginning artistic force is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, ambassador and actress. She is best accepted for her works which cut beyond a advanced array of music styles.

Musically, she explores the accord amid attributes and technology and integrates cyberbanking and amoebic sounds. She is broadly acclaimed for songs like I’ve Apparent It All, Animal Behaviour and Big Time Sensuality. Covered herein are all you charge to apperceive about her.

Björk Biography, Wiki

The Animal Behaviour accompanist was built-in in Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 21, 1965, and accustomed the bearing name, Björk Guðmundsdóttir. Her aboriginal name is a accepted name for females in Iceland and agency besom while her added name is patronymic. She has a admixture of Irish and Norse ancestry.

She was built-in to mother, Hildur Runa Hauksdottir, who was an activist and her father, Guomundur Gunnarsson was a abutment baton and electrician. Her mother protested adjoin a hydro-electric development in Iceland. She did not appetite to be a housewife and larboard the alliance with her babe to become allotment of a hippie group.

Hilduh remarried a guitarist, Sævar Árnason, in a bandage alleged Ancestor who was advised at the time the Jimi Hendrix of Iceland. This additional abutment provided a agreeable belvedere for the ambitious singer.

Early Career

Björk studied classical music with piano in elementary academy from the age of 11. Subsequently, she started recording and had some of her songs aired on radio. Anon after, she aggregate acceptable Icelandic folk songs, which would become her aboriginal album, Björk. The anthology was appear in 1997 and she got a arrangement with the Franklin almanac label.

She was a affiliate of assorted bandage groups throughout her boyish years. Some of these groups accommodate Discharge and Snot (an all-girl band), Jam-80 after afflicted to Tappi Tikarrass (formed in 1981), Departure (a applesauce admixture accumulation formed in 1979), and KUKL (a gothic bedrock band) which she abutting at the age of 18.


Björk would anatomy the pop bandage Sugarcubes in 1986 with added KUKL associates including Einar Örn, Siggi Baldursson, and Einar Melax. The accumulation was abutting by Magga Örnólfsdóttir, Bragi Ólafsson, and guitarist Thór Eldon (who after became her aboriginal husband).

The bandage came out with their aboriginal hit distinct Birthday. They got a arrangement with the almanac label, One Little Indian as a aftereffect of that one song. Their additional song, Life’s Too Acceptable (1988) got them a bandage afterward both in the US and the Uk. The bandage appear their album, It’s It in 1992 above-mentioned to their split.

Solo Career, Acting Career

After actuality allotment of a bandage for abounding years, Björk relocated to London area she set off on her abandoned career afterward the breach of Sugarcubes in 1993. She collaborated with producer, Nellee Hooper to aftermath her hit single, Animal Behaviour. The music video was directed by Michel Gondry and publicized on MTV.

She appear Debut, her additional anthology back Bjork in 1993 which met with a huge success affairs abutting to 3 actor copies. The abutting album, Post, came in 1997 acceptable added acknowledged because the cardinal of sales.

She has absolutely had a acknowledged abandoned career and has appear 8 flat albums which accommodate Homogenic (1997), Vespertine (2001), Medúlla (2004), Volta (2007), and Biophilia (2011), Vulnicura (2015), Utopia (2017). Biophilia was appear as a alternation of apps afterward a accord with Angel ad, authoritative it the aboriginal app anthology in the world.

Björk had a assignment in acting back she appeared in the alarmingly acclaimed film Dancer in the Aphotic (2000), which she additionally scored. The blur which was directed by the Danish director, Lars von Trier got her the prize for best extra at the Cannes Blur Anniversary and a Aureate Apple choice for her performance.


She has collaborated with a advanced ambit of artists and explored a array of multimedia projects. Anniversary of her albums has featured accustomed artists who are all avant-garde in their own rights. Some of them accommodate techno gurus Graham Massey, Howie B, Tricky, , Plaid, Matmos, DJ Thomas Knak, Zeena Parkins, Timbaland, Antony Hegarty, Sjon, Mark Bell, Min Xiaofen amidst others.

Björk collaborated with David Attenborough in 2013 for his documentary alleged ‘When Björk Met Attenborough’. The documentary featured musicians from about the world, showcasing their booty on the music.

Awards and Accolades

The pop brilliant has accustomed 14 Grammys nominations, one Aureate Apple Award, and two Academy Awards. She has accustomed absolutely a scattering amid which are:

  • An Oscar for the Best Song class for the appellation song of the blur Selmasongs, I’ve Apparent It All.
  • A Grammy Accolade in 2013 for Best Recording Package.
  • Five Brit Awards including the 1994 Accolade for All-embracing Advance Act, 2016 Accolade for All-embracing Changeable Abandoned Artist.
  • Four MTV Video Music Awards
  • One Mojo Awards
  • 21 Icelandic Music Awards
  • Three Uk Music Awards
  • The 2010 Arctic Music Award-winning from the Aristocratic Swedish Academy of Music in acceptance of her acutely claimed music and lyrics, her absolute arrangements, and her different voice.

Björk was included in 2015 Time Magazine’s account of the 100 best affecting bodies in the world.A all-encompassing attendant exhibition committed to her was captivated the aforementioned year at the Building of Avant-garde Art.

Björk Husband, Son, Daughter

During her time in Sugarcubes, she got affiliated to adolescent bandage member, Thor Eldon, on June 8, 1986. They had a son Síndri Eldon Thórsson but afar anon after, in 1987. Sindri is a Announcer by profession and has a abandoned activity alleged ‘Sindri Eldon’.


Björk was romantically complex with several added associates of the music industry, including U.K. artists Goldie and Catchy (of Massive Attack). In 2000, she met Matthew Barney, an American artisan in New York while promoting Dancer in the Dark. They hit it off afterwards again and got affiliated anon after.

The brace had their daughter, Isadora Bjarkardottir Barney, on October 3, 2002. The marriage, however, hit the rocks in September 2013.

Net Worth

She currently has an estimated net account of $45 million.

Quick Facts

Name: Björk Guðmundsdóttir (Björk).

Birthday: November 21, 1965

Place of Birth: Reykjavik, Iceland

Parents: Hildur Runa Hauksdottir (mother), Guomundur Gunnarsson (father).

Occupation: singer, songwriter, music producer, and occasional actress.

Spouse: Thor Eldon (1986-1987). Matthew Barney(2000-2013)

Children: Síndri Eldon Thórsson (son), Isadora Bjarkardottir Barney (daughter)

Nationality: Iceland

Ethnicity: Mixture of Irish and Norse.

Albums: Nine studio albums

Height: 5 ft 4 in (163 cm).

Weight: 122 lbs (55 kg)

Net Worth: $45 million

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