Lead vocalist for alternative rock band The Rasmus, the group known for albums like Hide From the Sun and Playboys.
He attended Suutarila High School.
He met Eero Heinonen, the bassist for The Rasmus, when he was eight years old.
He has a son named Julius who was born in April 2008.
He collaborated with HIM singer Ville Valo on the 2004 song "Bittersweet."