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Alan Walker is a Norwegian-British music producer, and disc jockey

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BirthdayAugust 24, 1997
NationalityNorwegian, British
FamousDjs, Norwegian Men, Musicians, DJs
Nick namesDJ Walkzz, Walkzz
Known asAlan Olav Walker
Birth PlaceNorthampton
Height180cm
GenderMale
FatherPhilip Alan Walker
MotherHilde Omdal Walker
Sun SignVirgo
Born inNorthampton
Famous asDJ
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Who is Alan Walker?

Alan Walker is a Norwegian-British music producer, and disc jockey. He shot to fame with his single track, ‘Faded.’ The song was applauded by music lovers all over the world, and it received platinum certification in more than ten countries. Walker was fascinated about computer programming, and graphic designing quite early in life. He became interested in music production, after listening to the music composers, such as David Whistle, and Hans Zimmer. Walker had no formal training in music composing. He learned music production by listening to the tutorial videos on ‘YouTube.’ Following the success of ‘Faded,’ Walker composed many other tracks such as the ‘Spectre,’ ‘Alone,’ and ‘Sing Me to Sleep.’ Alan Walker had a humble beginning as a music producer. He started music production on his laptop, using the ‘FL Studio.’ He gives live performances on stage. Walker is known for his unique way of dressing too. In his shows, Walker makes his appearance wearing a hoodie, and a mask covering half of his face. He is active on social media platforms, including ‘Instagram,’ Facebook,’ and ‘Twitter.’

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Childhood & Early Life

Alan Olav Walker was born on August 24, 1997, in Northampton, England. His father, Philip Alan Walker, is of British origin, and his mother, Hilde Omdal Walker, is of Norwegian origin. Walker holds dual citizenship (Norway and Britain). He has an elder sister, Camilla Joy, and a younger brother, Andreas.

In his early years, Walker was inclined towards computers, and graphic designing. In 2012, he listened to a song composed by David Whistle. Walker contacted the musician, to understand how the music was produced. After listening to music composers, such as Hans Zimmer, and Steve Jablonsky, Walker became more interested in music production. He did not receive any formal training in music. Walker learned music production by watching the ‘YouTube’ tutorials on the topic.

Career

In 2012, Alan Walker started pursuing music as a career. He started producing music on his laptop, with the help of the digital audio workstation, ‘FL Studio.’ He posted his music on ‘YouTube,’ and ‘SoundCloud,’ and took feedback from listeners.

In August 2014, Walker released his track, ‘Fade.’ In November 2014, it was re-released with the record label, ‘NoCopyrightSounds.’ The track became immensely popular. It has over 300 million views on ‘YouTube,’ 70 million plays on ‘Spotify,’ and 20 million streams on ‘SoundCloud.’

In December 2015, Walker released the single track, ‘Faded,’ with the music production company, ‘MER Musikk.’ It was a remastered version of his earlier track, ‘Fade.’ It featured the Norwegian pop singer Iselin Solheim. This track was more popular than its original version. Music lovers around the world embraced the song, and it topped the year-end charts in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden. It has over 1.9 billion views on ‘YouTube.’ The song found place in the list of top 10 most-liked ‘YouTube’ videos.

In 2015, Alan Walker released the tracks, ‘Spectre,’ and ‘Force.’ In February 2016, Walker gave his debut live performance, at the ‘Winter X games,’ held in Oslo. He performed 15 tracks, including ‘Faded.’ In April 2016, Walker performed at the ‘Echo Awards,’ in Germany. Swedish singer Zara Larsson accompanied him on stage.

In June 2016, Walker released the song, ‘Sing Me to Sleep,’ which featured singer Iselin Solheim. This was also a big success, and has over 400 million views on ‘YouTube.’ In December 2016, he released the song ‘Alone,’ featuring the Swedish singer Noonie Bao. This song was described as the final piece of Walker’s trilogy - the other two being ‘Faded,’ and Sing Me to Sleep.’

In December 2016, Walker held the first concert in his hometown, Bergen. It was titled ‘Alan Walker is Heading Home.’ In the concert, he performed with singers, such as Angelina Jordan, Alexandra Rotan, and Tove Styrke. It was live-streamed on ‘YouTube.’ Walker premiered several unreleased tracks in this concert. He performed the song, ‘The Spectre,’ which was the remastered version of his earlier track, ‘Spectre.’

In 2017, Alan Walker released the instrumental version of the song, ‘Ignite.’ It featured Norwegian music producer K-391. In May 2017, he recorded his first song with Irish singer Gavin James. The song was titled ‘Tired.’ Walker described it as a song that “adds another dimension to his productions.” In October 2017, Walker released the song, ‘All Falls Down,’ featuring American singer, Noah Cyrus, and British record producer ‘Digital Farm Animals.’

In 2018, Walker became the top ‘YouTuber’ in Norway, with more than 15 million subscribers. In May 2018, Walker, together with K-391, released the vocal version of the song, ‘Ignite,’ which featured Norwegian singer Julie Bergan, and South Korean singer Seungri. In July 2018, he released the song, ‘Darkside,’ featuring Au/Ra, and Tomine Harket.

Personal Life

Alan Walker has kept his personal life a closely-guarded matter. He is not married, and is not known to be in any relation. Though Walker is active on social media, he avoids disclosing his personal affairs.

Walker is known for his unique attire during stage performances. He is always seen wearing a hoodie, and a mask that covers half of his face. Walker explains that he likes to maintain anonymity while being a public figure. He has created a logo for his music, which consists of the two letters, ‘A’ and ‘W,’ intertwined.

Trivia

Walker says that he borrowed the concept of the mask from the hacker group, ‘Anonymous,’ and the TV series, ‘Mr. Robot.’ His background as a gamer also inspired him to hide his face behind a mask.

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Alan Walker biography timelines

  • // 24th Aug 1997
    Alan Olav Walker was born on August 24, 1997, in Northampton, England. His father, Philip Alan Walker, is of British origin, and his mother, Hilde Omdal Walker, is of Norwegian origin. Walker holds dual citizenship (Norway and Britain). He has an elder sister, Camilla Joy, and a younger brother, Andreas.
  • // 2012
    In his early years, Walker was inclined towards computers, and graphic designing. In 2012, he listened to a song composed by David Whistle. Walker contacted the musician, to understand how the music was produced. After listening to music composers, such as Hans Zimmer, and Steve Jablonsky, Walker became more interested in music production. He did not receive any formal training in music. Walker learned music production by watching the ‘YouTube’ tutorials on the topic.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, Alan Walker started pursuing music as a career. He started producing music on his laptop, with the help of the digital audio workstation, ‘FL Studio.’ He posted his music on ‘YouTube,’ and ‘SoundCloud,’ and took feedback from listeners.
  • // Aug 2014 To Nov 2014
    In August 2014, Walker released his track, ‘Fade.’ In November 2014, it was re-released with the record label, ‘NoCopyrightSounds.’ The track became immensely popular. It has over 300 million views on ‘YouTube,’ 70 million plays on ‘Spotify,’ and 20 million streams on ‘SoundCloud.’
  • // Dec 2015
    In December 2015, Walker released the single track, ‘Faded,’ with the music production company, ‘MER Musikk.’ It was a remastered version of his earlier track, ‘Fade.’ It featured the Norwegian pop singer Iselin Solheim. This track was more popular than its original version. Music lovers around the world embraced the song, and it topped the year-end charts in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden. It has over 1.9 billion views on ‘YouTube.’ The song found place in the list of top 10 most-liked ‘YouTube’ videos.
  • // Jun 2016 To Dec 2016
    In June 2016, Walker released the song, ‘Sing Me to Sleep,’ which featured singer Iselin Solheim. This was also a big success, and has over 400 million views on ‘YouTube.’ In December 2016, he released the song ‘Alone,’ featuring the Swedish singer Noonie Bao. This song was described as the final piece of Walker’s trilogy - the other two being ‘Faded,’ and Sing Me to Sleep.’
  • // Dec 2016
    In December 2016, Walker held the first concert in his hometown, Bergen. It was titled ‘Alan Walker is Heading Home.’ In the concert, he performed with singers, such as Angelina Jordan, Alexandra Rotan, and Tove Styrke. It was live-streamed on ‘YouTube.’ Walker premiered several unreleased tracks in this concert. He performed the song, ‘The Spectre,’ which was the remastered version of his earlier track, ‘Spectre.’

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Alan Walker's FAQ

  • What is Alan Walker birthday?

    Alan Walker was born at 1997-08-24

  • Where is Alan Walker's birth place?

    Alan Walker was born in Northampton

  • What is Alan Walker nationalities?

    Alan Walker's nationalities is Norwegian,British

  • What is Alan Walker nick names?

    Alan Walker's nickNames is DJ Walkzz, Walkzz

  • How tall is Alan Walker?

    Alan Walker's height is 180

  • Who is Alan Walker's father?

    Alan Walker's father is Philip Alan Walker

  • Who is Alan Walker's mother?

    Alan Walker's mother is Hilde Omdal Walker

  • What is Alan Walker's sun sign?

    Alan Walker is Virgo

  • How famous is Alan Walker?

    Alan Walker is famouse as DJ

  • What is Alan Walker's facebook?

    Alan Walker's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/alanwalkermusic/

  • What is Alan Walker's twitter?

    Alan Walker's twitter is https://twitter.com/iamalanwalker/

  • What is Alan Walker's youtube?

    Alan Walker's youtube is http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJrOtniJ0-NWz37R30urifQ/

  • What is Alan Walker's instagram?

    Alan Walker's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/alanwalkermusic/