Sissel Kyrkjebø (Norwegian soprano) Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Spouse, Daughters, Net Worth

Sissel Kyrkjebø
Sissel Kyrkjebø

Sissel Kyrkjebø Biography and Wiki

Sissel Kyrkjebø is a Norwegian soprano famously recognized for singing the Olympic Hymn (Hymne Olympique) at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Kyrkjebø is regarded as one of the world’s top crossover sopranos.

Her first name ‘Sissel’ is a Norwegian variant of ‘Cecilia. She also received her first U.S. Grammy nominations on December 6, 2007, for a collaboration with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Age and Birthday

Sissel was born on June 24, 1969, in Bergen, Norway. She is 52 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Cancer. Kyrkjebø turns 53 years on June 24, 2022.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Height

Kyrkjebø stands at a height of 4 feet 6 inches (Approx. 1.4 meters)tall.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Education

Details regarding her educational background have not yet been made public. However, this section will be updated soon when revealed.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Family, Parents, Siblings

Sissel is the proud daughter of Erling Johan Kyrkjebø(father) and her mother whose identity is yet to be revealed. Unfortunately, her father passed away on April 7, 2016, in Oslo at the age of 84 due to reasons unknown to the public. She grew up on Lønborg in Bergen alongside his two older brothers; Eirik Kyrkjebø and Bjørn Kyrkjebø. Further details regarding her family will be updated soon.

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Sissel Kyrkjebø Husband, Is She Married?

Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed musician is happily married to her loving husband, Ernst Ravnaas, a Norwegian tax lawyer. The couple became espoused in a blissful wedding which took place in a private ceremony in Hov church on August 13, 2013.

She was first married to her ex-husband, Eddie Skoller, a Danish-American comedian and singer from 1993 to 2004. As a result of their union, they are blessed with two beautiful daughters. They parted ways due to irreconcilable differences.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Daughters

Sissel is a proud mom to her two beautiful daughters named; Ingrid Kyrkjebø born in 1996, and Sarah Kyrkjebø born in 1999.

Sissel Kyrkjebø Net Worth

Sissel Kyrkjebø has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a musician among other investments.


  • “Adagio”
  • Adeste Fideles
  • All Good Things” (vers. 1)
  • All Good Things” (vers. 2
  • A Life So Changed”
  • Alle hav består av dråper”
  • Alma Redemptoris Mater”
  • Amazing Grace
  • Angel Rays
  • “Angels from the Realms of Glory”
  • “An Ocean Of Memories”
  • An Raibh Tú Ag An Carraig (Were You At The Rock?)
  • A Promise Kept
  • “Ave Maria”


Sissel has over 12 studio albums, 6 live albums as well as 16 music videos. Her collections have been sold well in Sweden, Denmark, and Japan. She sings mainly in English and Norwegian and has also sung songs in Swedish, Danish, Irish, Italian, French, Russian, Icelandic, Faroese, German, Neapolitan, Māori, Japanese and Latin.

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