Lykke Li

Name: Lykke Li ( Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson )
Born: March 18, 1986
Age: 37 years old
Birthplace: Ystad, Skåne, Sweden
Height: 171 Feet
Occupation: songwriter, singer, model
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  • Horoscope: Pisces
  • Net worth: $4 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Mixed(Scottish, Swedish, and German)
  • Nationality: Swedish
  • Fathers name: Johan Zachrisson
  • Mothers name: Kärsti Stiege
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Hazel
  • Match marriage: not married
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    Lykke Li: biography

    Li Lykke is a Swedish singer who creates music of dream pop, indie pop, and electronic. The artist has four albums for now, and they all are rather successful. Lykke is the daughter of Johan Zachrisson, also a musician.

    Childhood and youth

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    Li Lykke was born in Sweden in 1986. She was raised in the creative family: her mother, Kärsti Stiege, was interested in photography, and her father, Johan Zachrisson, is a member of the group called Dag Vag. When Li was six, she and her parents moved to Portugal, where they lived at the top of a mountain for five years. Besides, Lykke’s family has lived in Morocco, Nepal, India. At the age of nineteen, Lykke resided in Brooklyn for a small amount of time, and two years later she returned there to record the album. By the way, Michael Jackson was the one who became the inspiration for the singer.

    Music career

    In 2007, Lykke released her first EP titled Little Bit. The online music magazine Stereogum called the artist as the one to watch in October 2007. Next year, the first album, Youth Novels, produced by Björn Yttling, was released. It was a breakthrough, and after this, Lykke performed on Later... with Jools Holland, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, at the festivals like Glastonbury and Coachella.

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    The singer started collaborating with various artists. In 2008, Lykke worked with Kleerup on the album titled after his stage name, and in 2009, she appeared on Röyksopp’s album, Junior. Besides, Li’s songs I'm Good, I'm Gone, and Possibility were featured in the 2009 movies Sorority Row and The Twilight Saga: New Moon respectively.

    The song Get Some, included in the second album, was used in several series like Hawaii Five-0, Pretty Little Liars, and The Vampire Diaries. In 2011, the Wounded Rhymes was released. That year, Lykke performed at the Latitude Festival in England. In 2013, the singer appeared on David Lynch's second album The Big Dream, in the song I'm Waiting Here.

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    The 2014 year was full of new Lykke’s music videos: she released videos for Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone, No Rest for the Wicked, and Gunshot. Also in 2014, Li’s third album I Never Learn was released. On the Billboard 200, it was on the 29th place. The singer also made her debut in acting when appeared in the Swedish film Tommy (2014), for which she wrote a song, Du är den ende, and worked with the band U2 on their album Songs of Innocence.

    In 2014, Lykke performed at London's Eventim Apollo with a cover of Drake's single Hold On, We're Going Home. In 2018, the next album by Li, So Sad So Sexy, got released. A year later, she created the EP Still Sad Still Sexy which included remixes from the previous album. Also in 2019, Lykke appeared in the song and its video Late Night Feelings of Mark Ronson.

    Lykke has a net worth of $4 million.

    Personal life

    Speaking about Lykke’s love life, it is actually a mystery. There is the fact that she has been dating her record producer Jeff Bhasker for a while. In 2015, the singer posted on her Instagram the news about the pregnancy, and next year the child, Dion, was born from her boyfriend. As we know, the couple broke up, and Lykke raises her son on her own. Three weeks after the birth of Dion, Lykke found out about her mother’s brain cancer. In July 2016, Kärsti died.

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    • 2007 – Little Bit (EP)
    • 2008 – Youth Novels
    • 2011 – Wounded Rhymes
    • 2014 – I Never Learn
    • 2018 – So Sad So Sexy
    • 2019 – Still Sad Still Sexy (EP)


    Lykke has been nominated for 30 awards, and she received six of them, including Grammy Award as Best Artist and Best Album for her Wounded Rhymes, and European Festivals Award – Festival Anthem of the Year for the song I Follow Rivers.

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