Cornelia Jakobs Biography – Cornelia Jakobs Wiki
Cornelia Jakobs (full name Anna Cornelia Jakobsdotter Samuelsson) is a singer, songwriter, and performer from Stockholm, Sweden. She is known for representing Sweden in the 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2022 in Turin with her song Hold Me Closer. Cornelia finished in fourth place behind Chanel of Spain, Sam Ryder of the United Kingdom, and winners Kalush of Ukrainian.
Cornelia comes from a musical family and thus she was exposed to music at a very young age. She made her music career debut in 2008 when she auditioned for the fifth season of Swedish Idol. Cornelia’s audition received some media attention after she was mocked by the Idol judges. She later became a member of the girl group Love Generation. The group took part in Melodifestivalen 2011 and 2012. The group’s 2011 entry “Dance Alone” peaked at place 26 on Sverigetopplistan.
In 2020, she wrote and performed the song “Weight of the World”, her song became the soundtrack for the HBO Nordic series Björnstad. In 2021, she took part in Melodifestivalen as a songwriter for the song “Best of Me” performed by Efraim Leo. Cornelia took part in Melodifestivalen 2022 as a solo singer with the song “Hold Me Closer”. She made it to the grand finale and won with 146 points. Her victory earned her a spot to represent her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.
Cornelia was excited to perform in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 finals, she said earlier via her Instagram, “Soon about to hit the Eurovision stage and I can’t even put down in words what this journey has meant to me. What ever happens tonight I am SO happy that I chose to send in this song to melodifestivalen, even tho that freaked out an indie, control-freak, emotional rollercoaster artist like myself. From being an independent artist for so many years, to this moment right here. I can’t even take it in. I am forever thankful for all these amazing memories, the unbelievable support from you guys and my amazing team!. I can’t wait for this night to be the start of the rest of my life. I love you.”
Cornelia Jakobs Songs
Her songs include “Late Night Stories”, “Hold Me Closer”, “Fine”, “Weight of the World”, “Dream Away”, “Hanging On”, “Shy Love” “Animal Island”, “You Love Me”, “Locked Into You” and “All the Gold”.
Cornelia Jakobs Age
She was born on March 10, 1992, in Stockholm, Sweden. She is 30 years old (2022).
Cornelia Jakobs Boyfriend
Is Cornelia Jakobs married? She is currently not married. She is rumored to be in a relationship with David Zanden, a songwriter.
Cornelia Jakobs Family
Who are Cornelia Jakobs’ parents? Her father Jakob Samuel is also a singer. He was a member of the pop-rock group, The Poodles until they disbanded in 2018. In 2011, Jakob Samuel was a contestant in TV4’s Körslaget, he finished in third place.
Cornelia Jakobs Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.
Cornelia Jakobs Nationality
She is of Swedish nationality.
Cornelia Jakobs Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @corneliajakobsdotter.