Gotye is a well-known Australian singer who has released three studio albums. He has had numerous popular singles, including “Somebody That I Used to Know” with Kimbra, “Ghosts” with Yum Cha Sessions, and “Quasimodo’s Dream” with Perfect Tripod. Gotye has released several music videos. He has sold many records all around the world, and he is regarded as more of a tinkerer than a musician.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Wouter “Wally” De Backer is Gotye’s true name. On May 21, 1980, he was born in Bruges, Belgium. He spent his boyhood in Montmorency, Victoria, Australia. He attended the University of Melbourne for his Bachelor of Arts degree after graduating from high school.
Gotye’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Gotye, who was born on May 21, 1980, is 42 years old as of today, June 6, 2022. His height is 1.92 meters and his weight is 58 kilograms.
Gotye’s Profession & Career
Gotye used to record tracks with samples in the beginning. Later, he met singer Kris Schroeder, and the two formed the band ‘The Basics.’ Between 2000 and 2010, they published four albums. Their song earned favourable feedback from listeners.
Gotye released his first album as a solo artist, ‘Boardface,’ in 2003. It was released on the Creative Vibes label. “Out of My Mind,” “Loath to Refuse,” “Wonder Why You Want Her,” “What Do You Want?” and “Out Here in the Cold” were among the album’s singles.
He released his second album, ‘Like Drawing Blood,’ in 2006. This was a commercially successful album, peaking at No. 13 in Australia. The tracklisting was both Australian and international in nature.
One Eleven Records, he released his third album, ‘Making Mirrors,’ in 2011. This was a huge commercial success, and ARIA certified it triple-platinum. The singles “I Feel Better,” “Eyes Wide Open,” “Easy Way Out,” “State of the Art,” and “Somebody That I Used to Know” was among them.
His track “Somebody That I Used to Know” was a worldwide smash. Other hits include “Hearts a Mess,” “Eyes Wide Open,” “Coming Back,” “I Feel Better,” “Ghosts,” “Save Me,” and “Learnalilgivinanlovin.”
Achievements and Awards
Gotye received three Grammy Awards in 2013. He received two MTV Europe Music Awards and three MTV Video Music Awards nominations. He was nominated for the People’s Choice Award in 2013 and had previously been nominated for three Teen Choice Awards. Soul Train Music Awards, mtvU Woodie Award, Brit Awards, and American Music Awards have all nominated him. He has received numerous honours, including APRA Music Awards, ARIA Music Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.
Gotye’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship
Gotye was in a relationship with prominent Australian singer Tasha Parker in 2011. He is currently unattached. From a young age, he was enthralled with music. He used to play the drums, piano, and a variety of other instruments. He then established the band Downstairs. He decided to pursue a solo career when his band disbanded. He was also a part of the ‘The Basics’ band.
Gotye’s Salary and Net Worth
Gotye’s net worth is predicted to be more than $15 million as of June 2022. The singer amassed this net worth by releasing numerous albums over his career. He has two commercially successful albums to his credit, and his single “Somebody That I Used to Know” was a worldwide smash. He has also released albums under the moniker The Basic. In addition, Gotye released the remix album ‘Mixed Blood’ in 2007. He has also appeared as a guest on the tracks “Hotel Home” and “Surrender.”
Gotye is one of the world’s most well-known vocalists. He has fans all over the world and is a really talented person. He has never been in a scandal and can play a variety of instruments. He is quite active in his work, and we can anticipate seeing a lot from him in the future days.
|Real Name/Full Name||Wouter “Wally” De Backer|
|Age||42 years old|
|Birth Date||21 May 1980|
|Birth Place||Bruges, Belgium|
|Profession||Belgian-born Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2022||$15 million|