Sissel Kyrkjebø Weight, Height, Net Worth, Age, Husband, Ethnicity, Wiki, Bio

Who is Sissel Kyrkjebø?

Born on born 24 June 1969, Sissel Kyrkjebø, also simply known as Sissel, is a Norwegian singer or soprano who is considered one of the world’s top crossover sopranos. Her musical style ranges from pop recordings and folk songs to classical vocals and operatic arias. She possesses a “crystalline” voice and wide vocal range, sweeping down from mezzo-soprano notes. She is well known for singing the Olympic Hymn (Hymne Olympique) at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1994 Winter Olympic.

She sings mainly in English and Norwegian and has also sung songs in Swedish, Danish, Irish, Italian, French, Russian, Icelandic, Faroese, German, Neapolitan, Māori, Japanese and Latin.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Family / Siblings / Religion

Sissel grew up on Lønborg in Bergen with two older brothers, Eirik and Bjørn. Sissel and her parents often took hikes in the mountains surrounding Bergen. In their early years she wanted to be a nurse, but at the age of nine music became her passion. Sissel won her first local talent competition when she was ten.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Boyfriend / Husband / Spouse / Children

Kyrkjebø was married to her first husband Danish-American comedian and singer, Eddie Skoller from 1993 to 2004. They have two daughters, Ingrid and Sarah. On 13 August 2013, Kyrkjebø married her second husband, Norwegian tax lawyer, Ernst Ravnaas, in a private ceremony in Hov church.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Net Worth / Age / 2021

As of 2021, Sissel is 52 years old and has a net worth of $5 million. For more updates, follow her on Instagram & Youtube.

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Profile / Wiki

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Sissel Kyrkjebø
  • Nick Names: Sissel
  • Birthday: 24 June 1969
  • Age in 2021: 52
  • Birth Place: Bergen, Norway
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: N/A
  • Education: N/A
  • Profession: Singer
  • Nationality:  Norwegian
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: N/A
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Body Measurement

  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 57 kg
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Body Measurement: 32-28-33
  • Bra Size: 33D
  • Hip Size: 33 inch
  • Waist Size: 28 inch
  • Body Type: Unkown
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

Family

  • Father: Erling Kyrkjebø
  • Mother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Brother: Eirik and Bjørn
  • Husband / Boyfriend / Spouse : Ernst Ravnaas (m. 2013), Eddie Skoller (m. 1993–2004)
  • Children: Ingrid Skoller, Sara Skoller

Trivia / Facts

  • Sissel is considered one of the world’s top crossover sopranos.
  • She is well known for singing the Olympic Hymn at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
  • Sissel received her first U.S. Grammy nominations on 6 December 2007.
  • Sissel’s combined solo record sales amount to 10 million albums sold, most of them in Norway, a country with 5 million people.
  • Her first name ‘Sissel’ is a Norwegian variant of ‘Cecilia’.
  • Sissel won her first local talent competition when she was ten