Marie Fredriksson is a Swedish singer who achieved total fame in the 90s when her voice reached the furthest corners of the world. She also is a pianist and composer who has a net worth of $ 60 million.
Marie was born on May 30, 1958. Her full name is Gun-Marie Fredriksson, But started his career with the name of Marie, and to conform the group would become known, more by the name of the band.
His musical work started from a very young age when he formed a group of friends two bands of pop music “Strul” and “Mamas Barn”, not having much success as a group, so he decided to make his way as a soloist and was a success. Immediately produced his first album that was very successful in 1984 called “Het Vind”, continued “Den Sjunde Vågen” which she consecrate it as a success in Sweden.
Through an audition, she was able to enter the newly formed band “Rosette” in 1986, but she did not leave his work as a soloist because he was not sure that being in a band was the right thing, she did not trust the success of the band.
Already in 1992, accustomed a little more to the international success of Roxette, time was allowed for hes fans in Sweden who still demanded her new albums as a soloist, for which she returned with force with the album “Den Standiga Resan”, which was the Disc with more success in all its race. Marie never left her obligations to her band that every day went further, Roxette became a revelation of the pop bands and their world tours achieved an unprecedented success.
In 1996 she presented her album “I En Tid Som Vår” and in 2000 she made a compilation of the best of her music of the last years with the album “Äntligen – Bästa 1984-2000”, this compilation has sold about 300,000 copies in Sweden, so it was clear that her audience was still following her, capturing more than 100,000 people attending her concert.
Apparently, everything was perfect in her life, but in 2000, when they would start a tour with her band Roxette, a fainting makes Marie hospitalized in an emergency, and after long tests detect a cancerous tumor in the brain, having to operate it immediately. This was an unfortunate fact, not only for his band but also for the music world that showed her his unconditional support. As a result of this operation, Marie spent about three years receiving treatment and therapies, it is said that she had to restart her life completely learning to speak, write, read again, but the desire and love for music remained latent in her, it is so which surprises the world with the presentation of a new album “The Change”, an album in which reflects everything lived since the disease was detected.
Marie’s successes followed with “Min Bäste Vän”, “A Family Affair” and although it is difficult to believe at the beginning of the year 2011, it rejoins to its band Roxette with the single She’s Got Nothing On, that is part of Charm School.