Bjorn Ulvaeus Biography


Bjorn Ulvaeus

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Birth Name: Bjorn Ulvaeus
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Sweden
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age: 72 Years
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Swedish songwriter, Bjorn Ulvaeus is a former member of the Swedish musical group ABBA and besides his songwriting career; he is also the composer and a producer. He is also popular for being the co producer of the movie, Mamma Mia!. Born as Björn Christian Ulvaeus in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden to Swedish parents, Bjorn was raised in Västervik after he moved there with his parents at a young age. He is of white ethnicity.

On 6th of July 1971, Bjorn got married to Agnetha Fältskog. Agnetha Fältskog is also the Swedish actress and she is also an established singer. Together they welcomed two children and they finalized their divorce on 9th of June 1980.

At the end of his first married life, Bjorn began his love affairs with Lena Källersjö. They got married on 5th of January 1981. They have also welcomed two children together. They are still together and they are leading an example of married couple.

After he completed his school education, Bjorn joined the military service. After being in the army for few years, he joined Lund University and majored in business and law. Then he began his musical career by joining with Swedish folk-schlager band Hootenanny Singers. Then in 1972, he joined Swedish pop group, ABBA. He is also one of the founding members of this group. There he reached the eminence of his career but after a decade of success, ABBA announced its permanent break. As a singer, he earned the huge amount of salary and his net worth is $300 million.

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Born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län

1945 25th of April

Born as Björn Christian Ulvaeus in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden to Swedish parents, Bjorn was raised in Västervik after he moved there with his parents at a young age. He is of white ethnicity.

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Joined Hootenanny Singers

1963

After he completed his school education, Bjorn joined the military service. After being in the army for few years, he joined Lund University and majored in business and law. Then he began his musical career by joining with Swedish folk-schlager band Hootenanny Singers.

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Released his debut solo singles

1968

Since 1968, he has released several solo singles in his life. He released his debut single that year and it was released under the name Raring. The same year, he also released his second solo single, Fröken Fredriksson.

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Appeared in the television

1969

While he was still associated with Swedish folk-schlager band Hootenanny Singers, he also made his appearance in the television. In March of 1969, he starred on a nostalgic schlager special for television and that time he met his future wife.

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Began dating Agnetha Fältskog

1969

He met his first wife for the first time in 1968 and then again while filming a Nostalgic Schlager special for television, he met her and then they began their romantic love affairs. With her, he also formed the musical group ABBA.

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Married to Agnetha Fältskog

1971 6th of July

After years of love life, he decided to get married with Agnetha Fältskog. On 6th of July 1971, Bjorn got married to Agnetha Fältskog. Agnetha Fältskog is also the Swedish actress and she is also an established singer.

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Joined ABBA

1972

With Hootenanny Singers, he had successful career in his life. He went on a tour with them and they also released several albums together. And in 1972, Bjorn and other three members formed the Swedish musical group ABBA and began recording their own songs.

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First child, Linda Ulvaeus

1973 23rd of February

He became father for the first time in his life in 1973. He and his ex wife, Agnetha Fältskog welcomed their first child together on 23rd of February and that time it was a daughter and they named her Linda Ulvaeus. Linda Ulvaeus is now an established singer and songwriter.

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ABBA released its debut album, Ring Ring

1973 26th of March

Within a year, after the formation of ABBA, ABBA was finally able to release its debut album on 26th of March 1973. They released their first album under the name Ring Ring. They also released their second album the following year.

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Won the Eurovision Song Contest

1974 6th of April

After gaining massive success from their first studio album, Ring Ring, they also released their second album in 1974. This album also consists a single, Waterloo, with this single, they won the the Eurovision Song Contest on 6th of April.

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Second child, Peter Christian Ulvaeus

1977 4th of December

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 1977. He and his first wife, singer and actress Agnetha Fältskog welcomed their second child together on 4th of December and it was a baby boy named Peter Christian Ulvaeus.

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Divorced with Agnetha Fältskog

1980 9th of June

After decade of married life and after being father twice with Agnetha Fältskog, he decided to dissolve his married life with her and they finalized their divorce on 9th of June 1980. The reason for their divorce was his extra affairs.

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Married to Lena Källersjö

1981 5th of January

At the end of his first married life, Bjorn began his love affairs with Lena Källersjö. They got married on 5th of January 1981. They have also welcomed two children together. They are still together and they are leading an example of married couple.

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Third child, Emma Ulvaeus

1982

Within a year after being married with Lena Källersjö, they welcomed their first child together and in total his third child. That time it was a baby girl, Emma Ulvaeus. Lena Källersjö also gave birth to a sweet girl in 1986.

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Won Ivor Novello Special International Award

2002

Till now from his musical career, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2002, he received one of the major individual awards in his life and that was Ivor Novello Special International Award.

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