- Morten Harket is the lead vocalist of the chart-topping 80s pop/rock band ‘A-ha’ best known for their legendary hit single ‘Take On Me.’ He also had a successful solo career with six studio albums. Out of his six solo albums, four peaked at number one in Norway’s music charts. In recent years, he appeared as a judge on ‘The Voice Norway’ for two seasons and as Viking on ITV’s The Masked Singer in 2021.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Morten Harket is the lead vocalist of the chart-topping 80s pop/rock band ‘A-ha’ best known for their legendary hit single ‘Take On Me.’ He also had a successful solo career with six studio albums. Out of his six solo albums, four peaked at number one in Norway’s music charts. In recent years, he appeared as a judge on ‘The Voice Norway’ for two seasons and as Viking on ITV’s The Masked Singer in 2021.
Originally from Kongsberg, Norway, Morten Harket was born on 14 September 1959 under the star sign Virgo. The 61-year-old pop singer is Norwegian by nationality and belongs to Dutch ethnicity. He had started writing music at the age of four.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Harket is best known as the lead singer of 80s hit band ‘A-ha.’ Since the band’s formation in 1982, the group released ten studio albums and several hit singles. The band is best known for their hit single ‘Take On Me’ and albums ‘Hunting High and Low’ and ‘Analogue.’ They disbanded in 2010 after a farewell tour but still perform on special events and shows.
Harket also ventured into a solo career and has released six studio albums. Four of his albums Wild Seed, Letter from Egypt, Out of My Hands, and Brother earned number 1 positions on Norway’s music charts. He also appeared as a judge in the fourth and fifth season of The Voice Norway. In 2021, he appeared in the singing show The Masked Singer as Viking.
Despite being on his 60s, Harket is still active in the music industry. Over three decades of a music career, he has accumulated a ballpark net worth and continues to add more. As of December 2020, Harket has an estimated net worth of $60 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
The Norwegian superstar has been in a relationship with his partner Inez Anderson since 2006. He shares a daughter, Karmen Poppy, with his longtime partner. However, Karmen is his fifth child.
Harket was previously married to his now ex-wife, Camilla Malmquist. He began dating Camilla in 1987. After dating for two years, the pop star married her in 1989. Together, the husband and wife welcomed three children – Jakob Oscar Martinus Malmquist Harket (b. 1989), Jonathan Henning Adler Malmquist Harket (b.1990), and Anna Katharina Tomine Malmquist Harket (b.1993).
Harket’s 10-year of marriage with wife, Camilla, ended with a divorce in 1998. He has another two children from his two relationships after the divorce with his wife. He welcomed a daughter, Henny, in 2003 with his ex-girlfriend Anne Mette Undlien.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The pop singer was born to parents Reidar and Henny Harket. His father, Reidar, was a chief physician at a hospital, while his mother was an Economics teacher. He grew up with his four siblings – brothers Gunvald, Hakonm, Ingunn, and Kjetil in Asker in southern Norway.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Harket has a tall, rangy height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has a fit, athletic body that weighs around 82 kg. His naturally dark brown hair has started turning grey. Moreover, he has blue eyes.