Kurt Nilsen Net Worth

Kurt Nilsen net worth

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Kurt Nilsen net worth net worth is
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Kurt Nilsen net worth: Kurt Nilsen was born in Bergen, Norway in September 1978. He acquired recognition for winning the first season of the Norwegian reality television show Pop Idol in 2003. Nilsen went to win the reality series World Idol in 2004. He worked as a plumber before being the lead singer of the group Fenrik Lane. Along with singing Nilsen also plays guitar, drums, and bass guitar. His debut studio album I was released in 2003 and reached #1 in Norway. Nilsen has had #1 singles in Norway with the tunes “She’s So High”, “Hallelujah”, “Push, Push”, “Lost Highway” (featuring Willie Nelson), and “With or Without You”.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 29, 1978
Birth place: Bergen, Norway
Height:5' 5" (1.65 m)
Profession:Soundtrack, Actor

Interesting Facts

1He and the second winner of Norwegian Idol, Kjartan Salvesen are left-handed. Both are also expecting babies at the start of 2006 with their girlfriends.
2Left his band Fenrik Lane
3Broke up with girlfriend since 1994, Kristine Jacobsen. They were never married, but they had two children together. (January 2005)
4On January 17th 2004 he and his fiancé suffered minor neck injuries when a car they were sitting in was involved in a chain collision in Sandviken, Norway.
5After winning World Idol he flew home to the seaside city of Bergen (Norway). There he was greeted at the airport by thousands of hysterical fans, a marching band, the city's mayor and other assorted dignitaries. Later that same day he was congratulated via phone by Norway's Prime Minister.
6After he performed U2's "Beautiful Day" on "World Idol" the Australian judge, Ian Dickson, told him: "You're one hell of a marketing challenge because you've got the voice of an angel but you look like a Hobbit. If we were looking for Middle Earth Idol I think you'd be an absolutely hands-down winner. But for World Idol I think it's going to be really tricky. What I saw was terrific." Pete Waterman, the British judge, said: "You gave us a superb performance." The dreaded Simon Cowell said: "If this competition was on radio rather than on TV you'd walk it. We've allowed a lot of ugly people to become recording artists. Under normal circumstances you'd never get a recording contract." But then he added: "You have an astonishingly good voice. I think you could be the dark horse to win this!"
7Despite driving a car in the music video for his hit song "She's So High" he, as of January 2004, doesn't have a driver's licence in real life.
8Works as a plumber.
9Is the vocalist in a band called Fenrik Lane.
10Has two sisters called Trine and Sigrid.
11Has two children with Jacobsen: Marte (born 1996) and Erik (born 2000).
12Won "World Idol", a competition between the whole world's winners of their version of the popular TV show, "Pop Idol".
13Worked as a trained plumber when he auditioned on Norwegian Idol and ended up winning the whole show.
14Worked as a plumber when he entered Norwegian Idol contest.
15Was the lead singer in the band "Fenrik Lane" until 2005.
16His first single "She's so high" went straight to no. 1 in Norway and stayed there for 9 weeks.
17He plays many musical instruments including guitar, drums, violin and flute.
18Enjoys fishing.


1Plays the guitar upside-down
2Big gap between his front teeth


1I can't imagine what it feels like for Simon to get up every morning, knowing he has to criticize people for publicity. He doesn't care about anyone else as long as he gets all the attention. [on American Idol-judge Simon Cowell]




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