Kygo is a world-famous Norwegian DJ and record producer who is known for his numerous hit songs. He is also a songwriter and has collaborated with several other artists to create music which brings melody in one’s ear. To know more about this wonderful musician Kygo and his net worth in 2018, keep reading the article.
Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, commonly known by his stage name “Kygo” was born on September 11, 1991, as a non-native foreign in Singapore whose origin belongs to Bergen, Norway. He was born to his mother, Kjersti Gjerde who is a dentist by profession, while his father, Lars Gørvell-Dahll is an abroad worker in the maritime industry. He grew up with four siblings and traveled a lot with his family.
Kygo was born into a rich family, and he often spent his vacations in places like Brazil, Japan, Kenya, Egypt, etc. He developed an interest in music right from the childhood. He was just six years old when he received his first piano lessons. Ten years later, with the help of same piano lessons, Kygo started his own music using a keyboard.
There is no information about his schooling, but he was halfway through his degree in Business and finance at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland when he decided to pursue a career in music.
Kygo got the idea of his stage name through a username he received in his high school. The name “Kygo” was chosen as it was very easy to pronounce in both English and Norwegian. Besides music, Kygo loves watching football and is a fan of an English Football club called ‘Manchester United.’ He often visits their stadium ‘Old Trafford’ on a game day to enjoy a game of football.
Getting to some of the facts about Kygo’s personal life, he is still unmarried. He has been dating Bergenser Maren Platou for a long time, even before he emerged as one of the famous DJ’s. She is often seen with him during his concerts, and the duo travels together a lot.
Kygo’s breakthrough came when he released ‘Firestone’ featuring vocals from Conrad, which gained him popularity all around the world. He made a debut on several charts across the globe earning him much needed fame and fortune. He then was contacted by ‘Coldplay’ to make a remix of one of their songs.
One of the turning points of his career came when Avicii supported him to appear in one of the festivals in Norway. He later replaced Avicii at the festival of ‘TomorrowWorld’ as a mainstream artist. One of his track became the official music for the EA Sports’ FIFA 16, a popular video game among the football fans around the world.
Kygo made several singles with numerous artists around the globe, and most of his singles were on the top of the chart. His recent hits include a single ‘It Ain’t Me’ with an American singer Selena Gomez and ‘First Time’ with a British Singer Ellie Goulding. He also had an honor of remixing one of the songs by ‘U2’. Till now, Kygo has released two studio albums, ‘Cloud Nine’ and ‘Kids In Love.’
Awards & Achievements
Kygo is a gifted artist who has achieved a lot at a very young age. The list of his nominations and awards is quite big. Apart from being nominated for ‘MTV Europe Music Awards,’ he has been the winner of ‘YouTube Music Award.’ Kygo has also won the ‘International Dance Music Award’ on numerous occasions.
Net Worth of Kygo
The estimated net worth of Kygo is approximately $9.5 million. His main source of income has been his contribution to the world of music.
Kygo has already achieved a success only the best musician can dream of. A lot of traveling has inspired him to create a music which is one of its kind. Currently, he is unmarried but has been going out with his longtime girlfriend who always supports him to grow his career to a greatness.