Conchita Wurst

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Birthday
6, 1988
Birthplace
Gmunden, Austria
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1988 (age 29)
Birthplace
Gmunden, Austria

About

Austrian singer and drag queen who rose to fame after winning the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. Her song "Rise Like a Phoenix" hit #1 in her native country after she sang it during the contest.

Before Fame

She appeared on the talent series "Starmania" after studying fashion. She became a member of the band Jetzt Anders! during this time.

Trivia

Her victory at the Eurovision song contest angered some conservative viewers and pundits who objected to her drag queen persona.

Family Life

She was born Thomas Neuwirth to parents Helga and Siegfried Neuwirth.

Associated With

She succeeded 2013 winner Emmelie De Forest as champion of the Eurovision Song Contest.