Jari Sillanpaa

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Birthday
16, 1965
Birthplace
Ludvika, Sweden
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Ludvika, Sweden

About

Swedish-born Finnish singer known for being one of Finland's best-selling musical artists of all time, with more than 800,000 records sold.

Before Fame

He burst onto the music scene in 1995 by winning the Seinäjoki Tangomarkkinat Tango Contest. He then released his self-title debut album.

Trivia

He was named Male Soloist of the Year in 1998. He represented Finland at the 2004 Eurovision competition.

Family Life

He was born to Raimo and Raija Sillanpaa. He came out as gay in 2006.

Associated With

He and Samuli Edelmann are two of Finland's best selling singers.