Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was an inspirational musician who was renowned for his approach in the EDM (Electronic Dance Music) genre. He rose to fame with hits like, wake me up and levels. His upbeat rhythm in music has brought joy to many people in the world.
Though he was the artist who brought joy to many, how were things going on in his life? Well, we have brought you details on his relationships with his family, love affairs and the reason for his death. Continue reading.
Avicii's Families and Friends
Avicii was born to mother Anki Liden and father Klas Bergling. Anki is a Swedish actress, who has appeared in more than 50 movies and television in her career time, while his father Klas is a businessman.
Avicii had three siblings; two brothers, Anton Körberg and David Bergling, and a sister Linda Sterner.
Avicii was inspired into music by his brother David who was also a DJ. Avicii was close to his family, especially with his mother and brother David.
His brother David was reported to have flown to Oman after his death to get into details regarding the cause of death.
Over the course of his musical journey, Avicii has collaborated with various successful artists of the music world the likes of which include, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Chris Martin, Madonna, Calvin Harris, Adam Lambert and Mike Posner to name but a few.
He is good friends with the artists that he has worked with. However, out of all the artists out there, one of his close friends was Steve Aoki.
Secret Relationship of Avicii: Girlfriends & Affairs
As an artist, Avicii was upfront and would give the listeners the best of his work in music. However, unlike other celebrities, he led a very private life and things about his personal life were kept away from media.
In the past, Avicii has dated Canadian Model Raquel Bettencourt. He used to be in a live-in relationship with her. However, the couple broke off their relationship in the year 2014.
Aside from Bettencourt, Avicii had a relationship with Emily Goldberg. Emily posted pictures of herself and the artist together stating how much of a shock she was in following Avicii's passing.
There had not been any news regarding Avicii' relationship besides these two. But, recently after his death, the rumors of his secret relationship has come out to the public. Following his death, Czech model Tereza Kacerova has come out to the public speaking of her secret relationship with him.
Czech model Tereza Kačerová spoke publicly about their secret relationship through social media. She posted pictures of herself and Avicii together on many occasions.
She revealed of her nature of the relationship to the artist through an open letter where she details how she felt about his death.
Death of Avicii; Suicide or Foul Play?
With the rise in his fame, Avicii had been touring the world which took its toll on him as he got into the habit of alcohol to keep up with the pressure that he felt. His excessive alcohol use led him to face health issues caused by acute Pancreatitis. He suffered from health issues for a long time and in 2014 he went through with the surgery to have both his appendix and gallbladder removed.
Avicii did not get much better and he retired from performing live in 2016. After he retired from touring, his health looked to have gotten better which many began to notice. However, no one had expected his sudden passing on 20 April 2018. At the age of 28 near Muscat, Oman, the actor passed away. The Omani Police statement revealed that no foul play was at hand.
No news regarding the cause of death was given and an investigation was still going on. On 26 April 2018, his family released an open letter to the public stating that he
"really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace."