Alan Walker is best known to the world as DJ Walkzz and is a Norwegian DJ and record producer. His 2015 single called Faded got him fame and earned him platinum certifications.
The family of Alan Walker
Alan was born on 24 August 1997 in Northampton, England and is 21 now. His parents are Hilde Omdal Walker and Philip Alan Walker. His mother is a Norwegian and his father an Englishman. He has dual citizenship by birth. When he was 2, he was moved to Bergen in Norway. He has an elder sister Camilla Joy who like him was born in England and a younger brother called Andreas who was born in Norway.
Early life and childhood of Alan Walker
Alan had a keen interest in computers from a very young age. He soon got attracted to graphic designing and programming. He learned the basics of music through YouTube. He quit school in January 2016 to pursue music.
The career of Alan Walker
In 2012, he took to expanding his knowledge about music. He began to make music on his laptop with FL Studio. He got good reviews on it from his online fans and jumped into the field. He soon began posting new music on YouTube and SoundCloud. His track Fade was released on 17 August 2014 and In November the same year, it was released through NocopyrightSounds. It is most viewed track.
His next venture was Faded and it came out on 8 December. This was also a hit. In 2016, he began live performances and made around 30-40 songs. He won accolades for his music. His single Sing me to sleep was also liked by his fans. His single Alone came out in December 2016. More live performances were seen and he also released Routine, Tired, The Spectre, and All Falls Down. In 2018, he had made Ignite, Darkside, and Diamond Heart. He was the top YouTuber in Norway and had 15 million subscribers to his channel.
The public image of Alan Walker
He always is in his hood and mask and said:
“At the very beginning, we were thinking about ideas like how can we promote Alan Walker as an artist, and then we created a symbol that’s kind of almost attach anyone. Therefore, you can just have the hoodie and the mask and you immediately become a ‘Walker’. That’s also a sign of no matter who you are, you can be a ‘Walker’, we’re all equal.”
His net worth is estimated to be $ 1.5 million.
Alan’s height is 5 feet and 11 inches and his weight is 80 kg. He has brown hair and eyes. He has a Facebook page with 2.7 m likes. He has Twitter handle and a YouTube channel. His songs are also released on Spotify. 4 m people follow him on his Instagram.
Personal life of Alan Walker
Alan does not disclose much about his love life. There were rumors of his dating Cree Cicchino who is an actress but neither has confirmed on it.
Source: en.wikipedia.org, idolwiki.com, marriedbiography.com