Pernilla Wahlgren

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24, 1967
Stockholm, Sweden
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24, 1967 (age 53)
Stockholm, Sweden


Award-winning Swedish singer and actress who first rose to fame in 1985 competing in the Melodifestivalen. It was through this and her hit single "Piccadilly Circus" that she launched a decades long pop career in Sweden.

Before Fame

She first broke into entertainment at the age of four when she appeared alongside her mother in the television show The Longest Day.


She has had a long career performing in musical theatre. She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Maria von Trapp in a 2007 production of The Sound of Music.

Family Life

Her mother, Christina Schollin, and brother Niclas and Linus are all actors. She married dancer Emilio Ingrosso in 1993 and the pair had three children, Oliver, Bianca, and Benjamin. She also has another son, Theodor, from a previous relationship.

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In 2013, she and the band Swedish House Wives competed against Robin Stjernberg in the annual Melodifestivalen music competition.