Agnetha Fältskog is a Swedish singer, member of the group ABBA. Born in April 1950, the singer is now 72 years old. After years in the spotlight, he has chosen to live a simple life. But Agnetha Fältskog does not forget her passion for singing and music. Find out more about this singer who made the history of music as a member of the famous group ABBA.
Long before joining the group ABBA, Agnetha Fältskog was a singer. She created her compositions of hers, the most famous of which is Jag var så kär (i was so in love). Find out about its history and what it has become.
Agnetha Fältskog, a voice ofABBA
Agnetha Fältskog is a singer, known to be part of the group ABBA, a Swedish band which was part of the world numbers in the 70s and 80s. Agnetha Fältskog was interested in music from an early age. Her father is an amateur theater producer. She learned to play the piano at the age of five. At fifteen, the girl sang in an orchestra and simultaneously worked as a receptionist in a car dealership.
In 1967, at the age of 17, Agnetha Fältskog experienced her first success with Jag var så kär (I was so in love), one of its compositions. Continue on this path before joining the group ABBA, a band she formed with her then-husband Björn Ulvaeus and a couple of friends. When the group disbanded in 1983, Agnetha Fältskog did not forget her music, although her public appearance became increasingly rare. The singer resumed her solo career and released albums that were also successful.
Agnetha Fältskog, a private life full of twists
The members of the group ABBA they are originally couples. Agnetha Fältskog was married to Björn Ulvaeus. Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad was married to Benny Andersson. Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus separated in particular in 1979. The separation of the couples preceded the separation of the group. The song The winner takes it all it is also dedicated to this separation. Agnetha Fältskog was then in a relationship with Tomas Sonnenfeld. They married in 1990, but their relationship only lasted three years. The couple divorced in 1993. Since then, Agnetha Fältskog has remained very discreet about her love life.
In 1994, the singer faced a drama in her private life, her mother committed suicide. And this turn in her life led her to remain very discreet for a few years. In 2004, Agnetha Fältskog returned to the scene again with a new album, followed by another album in 2013. The singer decided to lead a quiet life away from the spotlight on a farm near Stockholm.
Agnetha Fältskog’s children
Agnetha Fältskog has two children from her marriage to Björn Ulvaeus. Linda Elin Ulvaeus, her eldest daughter, was born on February 23, 1973 and Peter Christian Ulvaeus, her son, was born on December 4, 1977. her daughter Linda Ulvaeus has evolved in the entertainment world. The famous 80s singer and the Swedish actress participated in the solo album in memory of her mother Nu tändas tusen juleljus (Now a thousand Christmas candles are lit) and did the choirs in the single When you enter the room (2004). Agnetha Fältskog’s son, Peter Christian Ulvaeus, is also a singer.
Agnetha Fältskog’s wealth
Agnetha Fältskog’s fortune is estimated at $ 200 million. This amount is mainly made up of the revenues of the Swedish group ABBA, but also of his solo career. The group ABBA was born in 1970, at the origin of two couples in love with music. But following the separation of the couples, the group also dissociated in 1982. ABBA he has sold more than 300 million albums worldwide during his career, almost as many Beatles.
Each of the members of the group has become a multimillionaire. Also, together, the four members of the group ABBA weigh more than a billion dollars. When an American consortium asked them to reform in 2000, the musicians refused. Still, the deal was juicy, a billion dollars for 100 shows worldwide.
against all odds, ABBA however he reformed on stage in 2016. The group released the album Travel in 2021 with the intact voices of its now 60-year-old members. This is the band’s ninth album drawing on nostalgia, selling 1.9 millioncopies in the whole world.