Morten Harket Biography


Morten Harket

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Birth Name: Morten Harket
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Birth Country: Norway
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   58 Years
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Born on September 14, 1959, Morten Harket is a famous Norwegian musician who is famous for being the lead singer of the synthpop/rock band A-ha. He was born in Kongsberg, Norway and he spent his childhood there. The band A-ha, released ten studio albums internationally after their first hit “Take on Me” in 1985. He belongs to White ethnicity and his nationality is Norwegian.

Morten Harket was married to his ex-wife, Camilla Malmqvist on February 11, 1989. The couple was blessed with three children: Jakob Oscar Martinus Malmqvist, Jonathan Henning Adler Malmquist Harket, and Anna Katharina Tomine Malmquist Harket. They were happy and together for about 9 years and the couple got divorced in 1998. Currently, he is a relationship with his girlfriend, Inez Andersson and the couple is dating each other since 2005. They are together since then and they are blessed with one daughter named Carmen.

The band formed of lead vocalist Morten Harket, guitarist Pual Waaktaar-Savory and keyboardist Magne Furholem was formed on September 14, 1982. The band was formed in Norway and they moved to London for pursuing a music career.

Morten Harket has released many albums and singles in his career and he has been able to earn good sum from it. His recent net worth was estimated to be around $50 million. 

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Born in Kongsberg, Norway

1959 14th of September

Morten Harket is a famous Norwegian musician who was born in the late 1950s in Kongsberg, Norway. He is currently the lead singer of the synthpop/rock band A-ha, which has released more than 10 studio albums till now.

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Formation of A-ha

1982

The band A-ha was formed on September 14, 1982, in Norway. The band is composed of lead vocalist Morten Harket, guitarist Pual Waaktaar-Savory, and keyboardist Magne Furholem. After the formation of the band, they moved to London to pursue their musical career further.

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A-ha released their first single “Take On Me”

1984

The band A-ha, released their first single “Take On Me” in 1984, however the album didn’t get hit at the initial release. The album got hit on the third attempt of release in 1985 when it was re-recorded by a  music video by Steve Barron.

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Married with Camilla Malmqvist

1989 11th of February

Morten Harket got married to his ex-wife, Camilla Malmqvist on February 11, 1989. The couple had three children together: Jakob Oscar Martinus Malmqvist, Jonathan Henning Adler Malmquist Harket, and Anna Katharina Tomine Malmquist Harket. They got divorced in 1998.

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Movie debut from Kamilla and the Thief

1998

Morten Harket has also appeared in some movies and he made his movie debut from the movie named Kamilla and the Thief which was released in 1998, directed by Grete Salmonsen. In that movie, he has a minor role as Christoffer.

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Won Clean Tech Media Awards

2012

Morten Harket has received many awards in his career. Recently in 2012, he won Clean Tech Media Awards in the category of Green Music Award. He has also won other awards including Spellemannprisen and Giffoni Film Festival Award.

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Net worth is $50 million

2016

Morten Harket has released many albums with his band as well as many singles. He has been successful in his musical career and has been able to earn a good sum from it. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be around $50 million.

 

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In relationship with Inez Anderson

2017

Morten Harket is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Inez Anderson. The couple is dating each other since 2005 but they are not married yet. The couple is together since then and they are blessed with one daughter named Carmen.

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