Tove Lo is a stunning Swedish singer and songwriter. It is said that her stage name was recommended by her godmother because of her love for lynxes. Here are the things to know about the saddest girl in Sweden.
Tove Lo Bio – Early Days and Family Background
Tove Lo was born as Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson in Djursholm, Stockholm, to psychologist mother and businessman father on October 29, 1987. She earned good grades while at school and was fond of poetry and short stories. She developed an interest in music and wrote her first song at 10.
Tove started performing on stage before enrolling at Rytmus Musikergymnasiet, a music school in her hometown. Furthering, she formed a duo Icona Pop with Carola Hjelt to make a career in music.
She started writing songs with Christian Bjerring and formed a math rock band named Tremblebee and played in bars across the country. She shifted her focus towards pop music and started focusing on single releases. She also gained knowledge of music programming and record production while also learning to play the drums. Lo signed a deal with Warner/Chappell Music and moved to Los Angeles where she worked with Max Martin, a Swedish producer. She came to prominence after co-writing Girls Alouds’ Something New and Icona Pop’s We Got the World. Both were big hits in 2012.
Lo’s singles like Love Ballad, Habits, among others made her a star. However, Queen of the Clouds in 2014 was her breakthrough song. Additionally, the remix of Stay High by Hippie Sabotage marked her career into mainstream media and she was named VH1’s You Oughta Know the same year.
Also, the debut album Queen of the Clouds ranked 14 on US Billboard 200, selling 19,000 copies the first week. The singles of her first album were big hits that helped Lo to increase her fame and wealth.
Beyond that, she featured for several artists like Adam Lambert, Hilary Duff, and Ellie Goulding, among others. Considered one of the world’s most brutally honest pop star, her songwriting carries a theme of love, sex and failed relationships mostly. The 2015 Artist of the Year is fascinated by Kurt Cobain’s music and also idolizes Amy Winehouse and Beyonce. Although she’s said to have been influenced by Courtney Love and grunge culture,
How Financially Strong is Tove Lo?
Tove Lo has been working really hard to build a career as a successful musician and, she has accomplished a lot thus far. Apart from featuring with some of the most influential artists of this generation, including being a part of certified platinum records such as Heroes (We could be) by Alesso. The collaboration also reached number 5 on Sweden charts and rewarded her immensely.
Currently, Lo lives a sound life and is estimated to be worth over $7 Million from $ 5million in 2015.
She is also known as one of the highest paid singers and songwriters with salary earnings of about $2,000,000 each year. This with everything else she owns as a part of shareholdings profit agreements, endorsement deals increased her earnings.
Let’s not forget that Tove Lo has been on the list of some of the richest business magnets in Sweden. According to many surveys, she has many joint ventures with some of the most successful business entities in the world such as her lucrative endorsement deal with cosmetics tycoons like Cover Girl Cosmetics. She does music tours continuously. Her official site http://www.tove-lo.com has a schedule of all her music concerts with the venue. She also sells tickets on the site and concertgoers can pay online. As soon as the online payment gates are opened, the tickets get sold out. Meanwhile, her merchandise which is sold on the website is also available on online shopping giants like Amazon.
The star has a fleet of the most luxurious cars and sports cars that worth millions including brands like Ferrari, BMW, Rolls Royce and Maserati. In her videos, she is known for showcasing luxurious cars. Tove Lo has collaborations with online music applications like the Google Play Music app on which her songs feature. As well, Apple store iTunes also features her songs.
Tove Lo Quick Facts
- Full Name: Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter
- Height: 5 ft 6 in
- Weight: 58 kg
- Ethnicity: Swedish
- Nationality: Sweden
- Date of Birth: 29 October 1987
- Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden
- Marital status: Dating (Stephen Dorff)
- Astrological sign: Scorpio