Earning over 15 top 10 positions on Billboard‘s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, DJ Kygo established himself as a Norwegian DJ and a producer. Bringing him to the limelight, his first remix of Seinabo Sey’s “Younger” had gained over 80 million views on YouTube and SoundCloud combined.
Since then, Kygo has collaborated with stars like Coldplay, Ellie Goulding, and Diplo touring sold-out shows over the world. Moreover, he has released original songs such as Firestone, Stole the Show, and Freedom which echoed in most of the clubs and bars.
Also, as a charity project, DJ Kygo paired up with the EDM company Electric Family to create a specialized bracelet. The proceeds were donated to Doctors Without Borders, an international medical humanitarian organization.
Learn more about DJ Kygo as we let you in on his family, parents, and siblings’ info. Also, get familiar with his dating life and girlfriends as the article proceeds.
Age, Birthday, Real Name
With his real name as Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, DJ Kygo was born on September 11, 1991. That makes him 28 years of age as of early 2020.
Corresponding to his birthday, DJ Kygo is of the Virgo zodiac.
In light of his education, Kygo attended the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh for his degree in business and finance. But, he dropped out in the middle to pressure his career in music.
DJ Kygo started his piano lessons at the age of 6. Admittedly, he started meddling with electronic music after being influenced by Avicii as a teenager.
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DJ Kygo Parents, Siblings, Family
Kygo was born and raised in Singapore alongside his siblings. He has two older sisters named Johanne and Jenny, and two step-brothers Mads Bjordal (older) and Sondre Gjerde Bjordal (younger).
As for his parents, DJ Kygo’s father Lars Gørvell-Dahll was a Maritime Industry Worker and his mother Kjersti Gjerde is a dentist. Also, his family’s ethnicity has a Norwegian ancestry.
Kygo traveled a lot as a child with his parents and siblings. He revealed that he visited Japan, Brazil, Kenya, and other countries before coming to fame.
DJ Kygo Height, Weight, Features
To mention his distinct features, Kygo had naturally wavy hair hiding under his favorite cap. And his fair Alabaster skin tone compliments his light blue eyes.
DJ Kygo stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and weighs about 72 kg (158.73 lbs).
Social Media Presence
As of 2020, DJ Kygo had amassed quite a following. He had 3.8 M followers on his Instagram @kygomusic and 472.5K followers on his Twitter @KygoMusic. As for his Facebook page @Kygo, he had over 2.75M followers.
DJ Kygo Net Worth, Albums, Songs
It might be hard to remember the names of EDM songs as all we do is, dance to it. To mentions some of DJ Kygo’s songs, I’ll wait, Forever Yours, Like it is, Carry on are some that’s commonly heard around. His albums Cloud Nine (2016) and Kids in Love (2017), gained quite a revenue too.
Moreover, he has collaborated with Selena Gomez on It Ain’t Me, Ellie Goulding on First time, Whitney Houston on Higher Love, Imagine Dragons on Born to be Yours, and many more popular artists.
Reportedly in 2014, DJ Kygo signed an international deal with Sony that placed him on RCA in the U.S. and Syco in the U.K. for the release of his first proper single Firestone.
DJ Kygo’s net worth was estimated to be around $25 million as of 2020.
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DJ Kygo Girlfriend, Gay, Dating
In 2016, Kygo was reportedly dating Maren Platou.
Maren was a Norwegian nursing student who gained fame as she began traveling with Kygo on his tours. The duo regularly posted pictures together on social media and was so in love. Also, Maren’s Instagram quickly spiked to almost 50K as she dated Kygo.
Sadly around late 2019, Kygo’s girlfriend Maren shared their break up on her story, “Kyree and I are no longer together. Things don’t always turn out how you expect.”
As for his sexuality, DJ Kygo is not gay.
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Last modified: May 11, 2020