Who is Duncan Laurence?
Duncan Laurence is a Dutch singer and songwriter who has garnered attention after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 for the Netherlands with his interpretation inspired by the song Arcade. He began his career as a singer in 2014. The same year, he participated in the fifth season of The Voice of Holland, finishing one of the semifinalists.
Duncan Laurence was born on April 11, 1994 in Spijkenisse, in the south of the Netherlands. He is currently 25 years old.
|Birth name||Duncan de Moor|
|Birth date||April 11, 1994|
|Place of birth||Spijkenisse, South Holland, Netherlands|
|Sign of the sun||Aries|
|Profession||Singer, composer, musician|
Family and Education
Speaking of his family history and his beginnings, little is known about parents, siblings and Duncan's education. He developed an interest in music from an early age. His parents enrolled him at the Tilburg Academy of Rock, one of the largest music schools in the Netherlands. He graduated in 2017.
Duncan Laurence Love Life
Laurence is currently in a relationship with a man whose identity was not revealed by him. He appeared as "bisexual" in 2017 and said, "I am more than an artist, I am a person, I am a living being, I am bisexual, I am a musician, I defend things. And I'm proud to have the chance to show who I am, who I am. "
|size||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 70 kg|
Books – 154 lbs
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Hair color||Dark brown|
Duncan Laurence released his first single "Arcade" in March 2019, which tops the Single Single 100 charts in the Netherlands and ranked in the top 30 in several countries. The single is finally certified Platinum by NVPI.
Having won the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 for the Netherlands with his song "Arcade".
As a musician, he is very active on social media platforms. It has many followers on social networks, with more than 400,000 followers on Instagram and 50,000 followers on Facebook. He also has a Twitter account where he has more than 30,000 subscribers.
Duncan Laurence Facts
He was raised in Spijkenisse, the Netherlands.
With his friends, he formed the group "The Slick & Suited" during his school years.
Laurence learned to play the piano very young.
In 2014, he participated in the fifth series of The Voice of Holland, going up to the semi-finals.
He also wrote for the South Korean duo TVXQ, co-composing the song "Closer" for their 2018 album, New Chapter # 1: The Chance of Love. The album culminated at the 1st place of the South Korean charts.
Duncan is the first musician to win the contest in the Netherlands.
The talented singer-songwriter represented the Netherlands at the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest and finally won the contest after 44 years. The last victory of the Netherlands dates back to 1975.