Anggun Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Anggun Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth April 29, 1974
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Anggun is an Indonesian-born French singer, songwriter, television personality, record producer, author, talent show judge, panelist, actress, and philanthropist who has established herself as one of the most successful Asian artists outside Asia. Throughout her career, she has released a number of albums and tracks such as Snow on the Sahara/Au nom de la luneChrysalis/Désirs contrairesLuminescenceToujours un ailleursAu nom de la luneLa rose des ventsCounting DownEcho (You and I), and What We Remember. She became the first Indonesian artist to have success on European and American record charts and has been a recipient of accolades like the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the Government of France, the World Music Award for “World’s Best-Selling Indonesian Artist”, and the Asian Television Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television Performing Arts”.

Born Name

Anggun Cipta Sasmi

Other Name

Anggun C. Sasmi

Anggun as seen at Fete de l'Espoir in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2005
Anggun as seen at Fete de l’Espoir in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2005 (Ueli Frey – www.drjazz.ch / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Jakarta, Indonesia

Residence

Paris, France

Nationality

French

 

Education

Anggun studied at a Catholic school and also took singing lessons.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Author, Talent Show Judge, Panelist, Actress, Television Personality, Philanthropist

Family

  • Father – Darto Singo (Javanese Writer)
  • Mother – Dien Herdina (Housewife from the Yogyakartan Royal Family)

Genre

Rock, Pop-Rock, World, Pop, R&B, Urban, Dance

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

April Earth, Universal, Sony, TF1 Musique, Warner

Anggun as seen while performing her song 'Echo (You and I)' during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 grand finale in Baku, Azerbaijan
Anggun as seen while performing her song ‘Echo (You and I)’ during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 grand finale in Baku, Azerbaijan (Babak Fakhamzadeh / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 lbs

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Anggun has dated –

  1. Michel Georgea – In 1992, she got married to French engineer Michel Georgea. However, she faced criticism and reproach in Indonesia for allegedly marrying to advance her career and their relationship eventually ended in a divorce.
  2. Louis-Olivier Maury (2004-2006) – She met Louis-Olivier Maury in Canada and they married in 2004. The duo divorced in 2006.
  3. Cyril Montana (2010-2015) – She then married French writer Cyril Montana and they parent a daughter named Kirana Cipta Montana (b. November 8, 2007). In 2015, they got divorced.
  4. Christian Kretschmar (2018-Present) – On August 16, 2018, she married German musician and photographer Christian Kretschmar in Ubud, Bali.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Anggun is of Indonesian and Javanese descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Popularity
  • Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

Anggun has done endorsement work for brands like Pantene Indonesia, etc.

Religion

She grew up a Muslim. While speaking at the Jakarta Convention Center, she said, “I was born in a Muslim country. I am Muslim. But I’m very concerned that my country is becoming backward in this way. Because Islam is known as a tolerant religion. I don’t support countries that frustrate the young generation.”

Anggun pictured in concert at Le Trianon, Paris in June 2012
Anggun pictured in concert at Le Trianon, Paris in June 2012 (oouinouin / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Anggun Facts

  1. In Balinese, her full name means “grace born of a dream”.
  2. Her debut studio album, Dunia Aku Punya, was released in 1986.
  3. Anggun has served as the global ambassador of the United Nations twice, first for the International Year of Microcredit in 2005 and then for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 2009 onwards.
  4. In 2016, she became the first Indonesian woman to be immortalized in wax by Madame Tussauds.
  5. Some of Anggun’s musical influences include Guns N’ Roses, Bon Jovi, Megadeth, Sheila Chandra, StingDavid Bowie, and The Beatles.

Featured Image by Ueli Frey – www.drjazz.ch / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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