John Leven

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Birthday
25, 1963
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Best known for his work with the rock group Europe -- famous for its international hit "The Final Countdown" -- this Swedish bassist became a member of the band in the early 1980s and was still performing with the group at the conclusion of the first decade of the Twenty-first Century.

Before Fame

In 1981, he replaced Europe's original bassist, Peter Olsson.

Trivia

During Europe's 1990s hiatus, Leven performed and toured with artists and bands such as Glenn Hughes and Brazen Abbot.

Family Life

He was raised primarily in the Stockholm suburb of Upplands Vasby, Sweden. He later had a long-term relationship that resulted in three sons: Adrian, Alex, and Daniel.

Associated With

He and rock vocalist Joey Tempest were Europe bandmates.