|Floor Jansen Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||February 21, 1981|
|Spouse||Hannes Van Dahl|
Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer, songwriter, and vocal coach who is best known for being the lead vocalist for the symphonic metal band Nightwish. Aside from that, Jansen is also known to be the former lead vocalist and frontwoman of the band After Forever.
In 1999, Jansen started attendeding the Dutch Rock Academy in Tilburg. She then went on to study at the National Conservatory.
Singer, Songwriter, Vocal Coach
- Siblings – Irene Jansen (Older Sister) (Singer)
Neoclassical Metal, Power Metal, Progressive Metal, Symphonic Metal, Thrash Metal, Gothic Metal
She has released her music with various record labels including Cornelis Music BV.
6 ft or 183 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jansen has dated –
- Sander Gommans
- Hannes Van Dahl – She and Jansen had their first child named Freja (b. March 15, 2017).
Race / Ethnicity
She has Dutch ancestry.
- Her tall physical appearance
- Thin lips
Floor Jansen Favorite Things
- Metal Singer – Russell Allen
- Song To Play Live -Ghost Love Score (2004)
Floor Jansen Facts
- Growing up, Jansen wanted to be a biologist.
- She was 15 years old when she discovered her passion for making music after being featured in a school musical.
- She is a vegetarian.
- Prior to Jansen becoming a full-time musician, she worked as a singing tutor.
- In 2018, Jansen had a new species of beetle named after her that was dubbed Tmesisternus floorjansenae. This made her the 2nd member of the band Nightwish to have a newly discovered species named after them.
- Jansen is a soprano. Her vocals range from classical to belting and raspy vocals like screaming and death growls.
- In the past, Jansen trained in musical theatre and also attended opera lessons for a year.
- After parting ways with After Forever, Jansen started training performing arts in a course called the Wanna be a Star?!.
- With time, she has collaborated with various bands such as Northward, After Forever, ReVamp, Star One, MaYan, Ayreon, Avalon, and Sabaton.
- She is very good at playing the guitar, piano, and flute.
- With After Forever, Jansen released her debut studio album titled Prison of Desire in the year 2000.
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