Lykke Li - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 19, 2022

Lykke Li
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Model
Best Known For: So Sad So Sexy (album
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 18, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson
Birth Place: Ystad, Skane, Sweden
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Johan Zachrisson
Mother's Name: Karsti Stiege
Siblings: 2

Zara Lou Zachrisson (sister)
Zacharias Zachrisson (brother)

High School: Sodra Latin
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Swedish, German, Scottish)
Nationality: Swedish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 1

Dion (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.71 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Lykke Li?

Lykke Li, whose real name is Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson, is a Swedish singer, songwriter, and model. She is well known for her albums Youth Novels, Wounded Rhymes, I Never Learn, and So Sad So Sexy.

Lykke Li – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Lykke Li’s birth took place on 18 March 1986 in Ystad, Skåne, Sweden. She was born as Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson to her mother Kärsti Stiege, a photographer, and her father Johan Zachrisson, a member of the Swedish punk-reggae band Dag Vag.

She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- a sister named Zara Lou Zachrisson and a brother named Zacharias Zachrisson.  

When Lykke Li was only a toddler her family moved to Stockholm and then moved to Lisbon, Portugal when she was six. The family also traveled to Morocco, Nepal, India, and New York.

young Lykke Li (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The details of her educational history are not known. Her ethnicity includes Swedish, German, and Scottish. 

Lykke Li – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Lykke Li is currently a single woman, sans boyfriend, or husband, and has never been married. However, she does have a child.

Her son Dion was born on 12 February 2016 and the father of her child is Jeff Bhasker. Other past relationships of hers are still under wraps.

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Lykke Li, Jeff Bhasker in 2015 (Billboard)

Lykke Li – Career

EPs, Albums

Lykke Li began her career in 2007. She released her first EP, Little Bit the same year. Her debut album Youth Novels was released on 30 January 2008. This was followed was albums Wounded Rhymes (2011), I Never Learn (2014), and So Sad So Sexy (2018) through the label RCA.

It is well known that she possesses the vocal range of a soprano, a singing voice with the highest vocal range.

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She has collaborated with ASAP Rocky, Emile Haynie, Lil Baby, DJ Dahi, etc.

Other work

In January 2012 Lykke Li signed with the VIVA Model Management agency, worked with Gucci, and was announced as the official face of Levi's Curve ID Collection in September 2010.

Moreover, she has appeared in the Swedish crime films Tommy (2014), Song to Song (2017), and in the TV commercial for Peugeot 108.

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Lykke Li (Billboard)

Lykke Li – Awards, Nominations

She has had 10 Grammy nominations among which she has won 2. She also has over 20 other nominations with 4 wins.

Lykke Li – Net Worth, Salary

Lykke Li’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 Million while there have been no estimates on her salary.

Lykke Li – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

On social media she is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and has an official YouTube channel with over 423k subscribers. She also has an official website where she sells tour tickets as well as provides information on her upcoming music.

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