Jon Birgisson, best known by his stage name Jónsi, developed an affection for music at age 13 when he performed Iron Maiden’s "Wrathchild" on guitar. Seven years later, he became the lead vocalist of a band named Bee Spiders, where he was known as 'Jonny B'.
A couple of years before that, he performed with a group known as Stoned. He also appeared on the “Kitchen Motors Family Album” as Frakkur. The Icelandic musician is best known for his association with the Sigur Rós band which he joined in 1994.
Known to be the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band, Jónsi helped the group to record many albums including their maiden one titled “Von”.
Jónsi has worked with many top musicians across the globe. The most publicized one is his partnership with American singer Alex Somers. The duo, popularly referred to as Jónsi & Alex, released an album in 2009 dubbed “Riceboy Sleeps”. Other musicians that he has worked with include Troye Sivan.
Aside from his work with the aforementioned collectives, the singer has also worked as an independent performer. In 2010, he released his debut studio album entitled “Go”.
Jónsi is known to be gay. He has been in a romantic relationship with his music partner, Alex Somers.
Interesting Facts about Jónsi
In 2012, his song titled "Tornado" was used in the movie “Disconnect”, which was directed by Henry Alex Rubin.
Aside from his native Icelandic language, he’s also fluent in English.
"Sticks and Stones", the score for the 2010 animated movie “How to Train Your Dragon”, was recorded by him.
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F.A.Q. about Jónsi
When is his birthday?
Jónsi' birthday is on April 23, 1975.
In how many days is his birthday?
Jónsi' birthday is in 181 days
How old is he?
He is 46 years old.
Where is Jónsi from?
He was born in Iceland.
Jónsi is a famous Icelandic musician and singer, who was born on April 23, 1975. As a person born on this date, Jónsi is listed in our database as the 48th most popular celebrity for the day (April 23) and the 177th most popular for the year (1975).
People born on April 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Jónsi is the 1390th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Jónsi' birthday, Jónsi is the 6th most famous Icelandic.
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