DJ Otzi

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Birthday
7, 1971
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Austria

About

Austrian singer who became a sensation in German-speaking countries in the late 90's with singles like "Anton Aus Tirol," which hit the top of the singles charts in Austria. In the English-speaking world, he is perhaps best known for his 2001 single "Hey Baby (Uhh, Ahh)."

Before Fame

He suffered from epilepsy as a child and began his entertainment career after being discovered at a karaoke contest.

Trivia

His stage name was inspired by the 5,300-year old mummy known as Otzi the Iceman, discovered in the Otztal Alps.

Family Life

His father is DJ Anton Friedle. He was given up for adoption by his mother, who was a teenager at the time of his birth. His birth name is Gerhard Friedle. In 2001 he married Sonja Friedle and together they had a daughter in 2002.

Associated With

His hit single "Hey Baby (Uhh, Ahh)" is a cover of the Bruce Channel song "Hey! Baby."