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Bjorn Ulvaeus Biography

Bjorn Ulvaeus

Facts of Bjorn Ulvaeus

Date of Birth: 1945 , April-25
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Bjorn Ulvaeus

1945 Born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län
1963 Joined Hootenanny Singers
1972 Joined ABBA
1969 Appeared in the television
1969 Began dating Agnetha Fältskog
1971 Married to Agnetha Fältskog
1973 First child, Linda Ulvaeus
1977 Second child, Peter Christian Ulvaeus
1980 Divorced with Agnetha Fältskog
1981 Married to Lena Källersjö
1982 Third child, Emma Ulvaeus
1973 ABBA released its debut album, Ring Ring
2002 Won Ivor Novello Special International Award
1974 Won the Eurovision Song Contest
1968 Released his debut solo singles

Detail Timeline of Bjorn Ulvaeus

April 25 , 1945

Born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län

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.

1963

Joined Hootenanny Singers

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.

1972

Joined ABBA

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.

1969

Appeared in the television

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. 

1969

Began dating Agnetha Fältskog

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.

July 6 , 1971

Married to Agnetha Fältskog

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.

February 23 , 1973

First child, Linda Ulvaeus

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. 

December 4 , 1977

Second child, Peter Christian Ulvaeus

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. 

June 9 , 1980

Divorced with Agnetha Fältskog

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. 

January 5 , 1981

Married to Lena Källersjö

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.

1982

Third child, Emma Ulvaeus

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. 

March 26 , 1973

ABBA released its debut album, Ring Ring

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. 

2002

Won Ivor Novello Special International Award

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.

April 6 , 1974

Won the Eurovision Song Contest

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. 

1968

Released his debut solo singles

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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Swedish songwriter Bjorn Ulvaeus is a former member of the Swedish musical group ABBA. 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 Swedish nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

After Bjorn completed his school education, he joined the military service. After being in the army for few years, he joined the 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.

On 6th of July 1971, Bjorn got married to Agnetha Fältskog. Agnetha Fältskog is also the Swedish actress and singer. Together they welcomed two children. After nine years of married time, the pair separated. Their divorce got finalized 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 5 January 1981, just a year after his divorce from the first wife. They have also welcomed two children together. They are now living a blissful married life with no rumors of divorce.

 As of 2018, Bjorn Ulvaeus' net worth is reported to be $300 million. His singing career might have helped him to maximum to build such a high figure of net worth.