|Axwell Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 18, 1977|
|Spouse||Gloria Golnar Haghpasand|
Axwell is a Swedish DJ, record producer, and remixer who attained worldwide fame as a member of Swedish House Mafia and is also a part of Axwell Λ Ingrosso. Axwell is an accomplished DJ and has remixed popular songs for artists like Adele, Pauls Paris, The Temper Trap, and many more. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.
Axel Christofer Hedfors
Axwell, Axwell the Great
DJ, Record Producer, Remixer
In September 2016, Axwell started getting represented by Amy Thomson.
Progressive House, Electro House, Funky House
Music Sequencer, Synthesizer, Drum Machine
- Axtone Records
- Ministry of Sound
- Def Jam Recordings
- Ultra Music
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Axwell has dated –
- Gloria Golnar Haghpasand (2012-Present) – Axwell and Gloria Golnar got married in Ibiza in 2012. Together they are parents to two boys named Leon and Elton. His son Leon became the inspiration behind Axwell’s song ‘Center of the Universe’. Axwell also has his wife’s last name “Golnar” tattooed on his chest. In 2015, he released a song Waiting For So Long (Gloria) as a dedication of his love to his wife.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Swedish ancestry.
- Dimpled smile
- Tattoo on his chest
Axwell has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Beats by Dre (2014) (Featured the song ‘Something New‘)
- H&M (2015) (Featured the song ‘Sun Is Shining‘)
- Puma (2014)
Best Known For
- Being a member of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia alongside Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello from 2008 to 2013
- His second musical act formed with former bandmate Sebastian Ingrosso called Axwell Λ Ingrosso since 2014
- Axwell’s debut album titled Superdeejays was released in November 2008.
- As a part of Swedish House Mafia, his debut album was named Until One released in October 2010.
- As a member of the music duo, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, he released his debut album More Than You Know in December 2017.
Axwell Favorite Things
- BPM (Beats Per Music) – 120.1
- Drink – Beer
- Beer – Carlsberg Hof Organic
- Music Artist – Coldplay
- Song By Swedish House Mafia – Don’t You Worry Child
Source – EDM.com, RaverRafting.com
- From an early age, Axwell was inclined towards music. He learned to play the drums on his own at the age of 9 and began creating music on his computer as a 13-year-old.
- As a teenager, he was very active in the tracking music scene and had released many acid techno tracks under the moniker Quazar.
- Axwell has won the DJ Awards in 2010 and 2011, in the “Best House DJ” category. He was also included on DJ Magazine‘s Top DJ 100 Poll at the 19th spot in 2013.
- He suffers from Tinnitus which causes a constant ringing or humming sound in his ears.
- In 2008, Axwell collaborated with Cyndi Lauper for the album Bring Ya to the Brink. He co-wrote and co-produced the song Rain On Me from the album.
- Till 2018, he had been nominated thrice for a Grammy award in the “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical” category for his songs Sweet Disposition (Remix) (2011) and In My Mind (Remix) (2013), and in the “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration” category for Wild Ones (2013).
- Axwell and Ingrosso opened a nightclub called Departures in Ushuaïa, Ibiza in 2013.
- Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, SoundCloud, and YouTube.
Featured Image by MIXTRIBE / Flickr / CC BY-2.0