Lukas Forchhammer is a Danish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is widely recognized as the lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for the Danish band ‘Lukas Graham’. The band consists of members: bass and backing vocals, Magnus Larsson, and Mark “Lovestick” Falgren who is a drummer, percussion, and backing vocals since 2011.
Furthermore, he along with his band earned international attention with hit songs like ‘7 years’ and ‘Love Someone’. As a child, Forchhammer starred in the Danish family movie series Krummerne. Let us scroll over to know more information on the singer while going through his personal details and earnings.
Caption: Lukas Forchhammer, the main vocalist of pop band Lukas Graham.
Lukas Forchhammer: Bio, Family, Education
Lukas Graham Forchhammer was born on 18 September 1988 in Freetown Christiania, Denamrk. His mother worked as a night-shift cleaner. His father, Eugene Graham worked repairing and refurbishing old household items. However, his father died at the age of 61 due to a heart attack. He grew up in an anarchist community of Copenhagen where he joined the Copenhagen Boys Choir at the age of 8.
From a young age, he became interested in classical music as well as trained in it too. He also once said that he took interest in classical music because of his father’s Irish roots. Before forming his band Lukas Graham in 2010, he spent six months in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During his childhood days, he appeared in the popular Danish movie ‘Krummerne’ series.
Lukas Forchhammer: Career & Life Achievements
As mentioned above, he started learning music from a young age. After years, in 2011, he formed a band with his other members: Magnus Larsson and Mark “Lovestick” Falgren. In addition, his band music style is described as a pop-soul hybrid as well as some described their music as where pop meets R&B. Further, he initially started to upload their songs on YouTube and Facebook before entering into the mainstream.
His band signed a record deal with the Danish record label Copenhagen Records. Then they first released a self-titled studio album in 2012 selling 80,000 albums and over 10k singles in Denmark throughout that year. Following that, they toured across Europe and other countries like England, Sweden, Spain, Austria, and France. They gained international recognition in 2015 with the songs like ‘Mama Said’, ‘7 Years’, and ‘Strip No More’ from the album ‘The Blue’. The band performed in the 17th season of American Idol in April 2019 during that second night of the Top 20 Duets.
Lukas Forchhammer: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he is in a healthy and long-term relationship with his girlfriend Marie-Louise “Rillo” Schwartz. The couple reported meeting during their high school and started to date in 2013. In 2019, they engaged each other after he proposed to her during a sunset on a rooftop as he said in an interview. But it seems that they are not planning as soon to wed.
He with his fiance had welcomed two children. They had their first child, daughter Viola in September 2016. And they greeted their second daughter, Billie in April 2020. Apart from that, he loves to hang out with his friends and family in a leisure time.
Caption: Lukas and his girlfriend Marie-Louise “Rillo” Schwartz
Lukas Forchhammer: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Being a main vocalist and songwriter, he surely makes a huge fortune out of it. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $10 million as of 2021. Further, he also makes a profitable amount from his acting career and promoting brands as well.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has a Facebook account under his name with 792k followers. On Twitter, he has an account @LukasGraham with 202.2k followers. He has an Instagram account @lukasgraham with 636k million followers.
Lukas Forchhammer: Body Measurements
The veteran singer has a healthy and fit body structure that stands to a height of 5 feet 6 ½ inches or 1.68 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body weight or measurements of chest and biceps. He has dark brown hair color as well as eyes color.