Capital: € 4 million
Age: 28
Born: May 23, 1991
Country of origin: Germany
Source of wealth: singer
Last updated: 2024

Short introduction

Lena Meyer-Landrut is best known for her victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 and the steep, sudden rise to star shortly afterwards. But the young singer can do more than just “satellite” and sings to the echoes at the age of less than thirty.

Early life

Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut was born in Hanover in spring 1991. She is an only child, and her mother raised her alone after her father left the family in the early 1990s. Meyer-Landrut’s grandfather was the German ambassador to Russia.

As a child, the later singer was interested in various dances such as ballet, jazz dance or later also show dance, which is composed of several types. In 2009 Meyer-Landrut gained his first acting experience with mini roles in series such as “K11” or “Richter Alexander Hold”. In the same year she also applied for the casting of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Meyer-Landrut took part in the Eurovision Song Contest at the age of 18. She was in the middle of her A-levels and had her exams examined in sports and history. Meyer-Landrut initially enrolled in studying languages and culture. However, since success increased steeply after the Eurovision Song Contest, she finally decided against visiting the university.


At the casting of “Our Star for Oslo” in March 2010, Lena Meyer-Landrut prevailed against 4,500 competitors. Just two months later, she took first place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with 246 points, with several million people watching her. Meyer-Landrut performed here with their most famous song “Satellite” and immediately got a record deal.

Meyer-Landrut took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 again, this time with the song “Taken By A Stranger”, and took 10th place. That same year she released the second studio album “Good News”, followed a year later by “Stardust”. In 2015 the singer released “Crystal Sky” with the successful release “Traffic Lights” and worked on a children’s song project and the soundtrack for “Fack ju Göhte 2”.

Lena Meyer-Landrut has been running her YouTube channel with the name “helloleni” since 2015. She also built up a stable TV career: In five seasons she was a juror on the casting show “The Voice Kids”, also worked on the dubbing of several films and has been working as an advertising medium for a cosmetics brand since 2013.

In 2018 Meyer-Landrut’s comeback followed with the very emotional song “Thank You”. This was part of her album “Only Love, L”, which was released a year later. The young singer presents herself emotionally and seriously and also recorded a duet with Nico Santos. In 2017 her songs became an episode of “Sing my song!” dedicated.

Career highlights

Lena Meyer-Landrut’s greatest success was the song “Satellite”, with which she competed in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. The song reached 120,000 downloads in three days, platinum status within four weeks and even placed in the Australian charts. The corresponding album also landed on hit lists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – after “Satellite” even a car model was named.

The second album “Good News” achieved gold status and first place in 2011 after a week. This year Meyer-Landrut not only received an echo as the best newcomer, but also came back in the top ten in the Eurovision Song Contest. The following year she released the album “Stardust”, which received gold just like the single of the same name. The song “Stardust” received another echo for the best music video.

In 2015 Meyer-Landrut released the successful album “Crystal Sky”, which included a song from a film soundtrack and received a remix EP. Only four years later, the artist came back, her new album scored with serious issues such as bullying and great feelings. No wonder Meyer-Landrut was even nominated for a Bambi in 2019.

Famous quotes

– “I am a person who likes to try out.”
– “Things you do are good if you can remember them.”
– “I think it is encouraging to commit to weaker phases.”
– “My life is a way, an avenue. And every experience is a little tree. ”
– “If things are not going so well, it is not because it is bad, but maybe it just doesn’t fit in with the times.”

Amazing facts

– Meyer-Landrut is particularly proud of working with her favorite actor Matthias Schweighöfer, for whose film “What A Man” she was allowed to record a song.
– Lena Meyer-Landrut’s management had a big problem with her appearances in series like “Richter Alexander Hold” and even deleted videos of it from internet platforms.
– The musician says of herself that her biggest sin is chips, even though she is very slim.
– Singer Adele heard Meyer-Landrut’s interpretation of her song “My Same” and described the young woman’s singing in her statement as “fascinating”.


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