Gotye  Australian Singer


Wouter Andre "Wally" De Backer (born 21 May 1980), better known as Gotye (pronounced /ˈɡoʊti.eɪ/ GO-tee-ay), is a Belgian-Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of &q...

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First Name Wouter
Middle Name Andre
Last Name De Backer
Full Name at Birth Wouter Andre De Backer
Alternative Name Wally De Backer, Gotye, Gaultier De Backer
Age 36 years
Birthday 21st May, 1980
Birthplace Bruges, Belgium
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Prominent Blue Eyes, Slender Figure
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Australian
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, musician
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Gotye's 2011 single "Somebody That I Used to Know" (International)
Music Genre (Text) Indie rock, alternative rock, indie pop, trip hop
Year(s) Active 2001–present
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizer
Record Label Fairfax, Universal Republic, Independent, Samples 'n' Seconds, Inertia, Lucky Number, Eleven, Creative Vibes
Associated Acts The Basics, Kimbra, Spender
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Father Frank De Backer (engineer of computer systems and software)
Associated People Kimbra, Tash Parker, The Basics
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