Duncan Laurence Biography, Age, Height, Family, Spouse, Facts

Duncan Laurence Biography

Duncan Laurence is a Dutch singer and songwriter who caught the spotlight after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 for the Netherlands with his soulful rendition of the song “Arcade”.

He started his career as a singer in 2014. That same year, he participated in the fifth season of The Voice of Holland, finishing as one of the semi-finalists. He released his debut album “Small Town Boy” on November 13, 2020, which reached number 6 in the Netherlands and his second album “Skyboy” was released in September 2023. So, who is Duncan Laurence? Here’s everything we know about the Dutch singer.

Duncan Laurence Biography

Duncan Laurence was born on the 11th of April 1994, in Spijkenisse, South Holland, Netherlands. He is currently 30 years old.

Birth NameDuncan de Moor
NicknameDuncan Laurence
Date of BirthApril 11, 1994
Place of BirthSpijkenisse, South Holland, Netherlands
Age30 years old
Sun SignAries
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Musician
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJordan Garfield

Family and Education

Talking about his family background and his early life not much is known about Duncan’s parents, siblings, and education. He developed an interest in music at a very young age. His parents enrolled him at Tilburg’s Rock Academy, one of the biggest music schools in The Netherlands. He graduated in 2017.

Duncan Laurence Love Life

Laurence is currently in a relationship with American songwriter Jordan Garfield and got engaged on October 5, 2020. They married on August 21, 2023. He came out as “bisexual” in 2017, stating, “I am more than just an artist, I am a person, I am a living being, I’m bisexual, I’m a musician, I stand for things. And I’m proud that I get the chance to show what I am, who I am.”

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 9 inches
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
WeightKilograms – 70 kg
Pounds – 154 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe SizeUnknown

Professional Statistics

Singing Debut

Duncan Laurence released his debut single “Arcade” in March 2019, which topped the Dutch’s Single Top 100 chart as well as peaked within the top 30 in several countries. The single was eventually certified Platinum by NVPI.

Famous For

Having won the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 for the Netherlands with his song “Arcade”.

Duncan on Social Media

Being a musician, he is very active on social media platforms. He has a good amount of followers on social media with more than 500 thousand followers on Instagram and 50 thousand followers on Facebook. He also has a Twitter account where he has over 30 thousand followers.

Duncan Laurence Facts

He was raised in Spijkenisse, Netherlands.

He and his friends formed the band called ‘The Slick & Suited’ during his time in school.

Laurence learned how to play the piano at a young age.

In 2014, he participated in the fifth series of The Voice of Holland, making it to the semifinals.

He has also written for South Korean duo TVXQ, co-composing the song “Closer” for their 2018 album New Chapter #1: The Chance of Love. The album peaked at #1 on the South Korean charts.

Duncan is the first male musician to win the contest for the Netherlands.

The talented singer-songwriter represented the Netherlands at the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest and eventually won the competition after 44 years. The last time the Netherlands won was in the year 1975.