Swedish singer
The Swedish pop diva who ditched international success in favor of a more diverse sound that made critics rave.
BornJune 12, 1979
HometownStockholm, Sweden
Net worth$10 million
Height5'3" (1.60m)
SpouseMax Vitali
ParentsWilhelm Carlsson, Maria Ericson


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