Marie Ulven aka “Girl in Red” is a Norwegian Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer, her songs on Mental Health, Infatuation, and Heartbreaks gained popularity among many celebrities, she shot to fame with her bedroom pop songs about queer romance and mental health. Taylor Swift praised Marie Ulven and took to Instagram and said she is listening to Marie Ulven’s debut album ‘If I Could Make It Go Quiet’. Marie thanked pop star, Taylor Swift and expressed her excitement on Instagram, on IG stories Marie shared Taylor’s story.
However, social media user dubbed her as “problematic” for her October 2020 Interview with South China Morning Post, she said her least favorite word is ‘lesbian’ in the entire world “I know a lot of people say I’m a lesbian, but that’s literally my least favorite word in the entire world.” Later, she took to Twitter and wrote “Hey guys. It saddens me to have to address this. This morning I received a huge number of DMs and tweets suggesting that I am either not gay (?) or that I am “lesbophobic”.
Then, the Singer continued “This originated from a screenshot of one quote from an interview in which I said ‘lesbian’ was my least favorite word,” and added “Firstly, it is untrue that I’m not gay or that I am “lesbophobic”. To even suggest this is very hurtful. For those who need to know, what I was referring to in my interview was my feeling towards the actual WORD ‘lesbian’ itself when used about MY sexual identity.”
Later, Marie Ulven concluded the statement with “Using the WORD lesbian is not my preferred way of referring to myself in conversation” and explained that this is the “second instance in a short period of time” that she’s had to clear up inaccurate information about stuff she’s said or suggested. She also urged fans to “respect and always take the time to understand each other within the whole context of themselves and their lives.”
What is Marie Ulven aka Girl in Red Net Worth?
Marie Ulven aka Girl in Red Net Worth
$1 Million to $2 Million USD.
Marie Ulven aka Girl in Red Age
22 years old
Marie Ulven aka Girl in Red Height
5 feet 6 Inches tall
Marie Ulven started her music career at the age of 14 after her grandfather introduced her to the Guitar by gifting her as a Christmas gift in 2012, Marie thanks her grandfather for sparking her interest in music, initially Marie went on to learn piano, guitar, and music production without any ones help. Before she pursued her career in music thought of becoming a teacher.
In 2015, her father gifted her a Blue Yeti microphone and began uploading her work to SoundCloud under the moniker of “Lydia X.” In the meantime, Maire was taking guitar lessons for six months but decided to quit the class after her teacher refused to acknowledge her interest in songwriting and producing. In November 2016, Marie Ulven with the stage name Girl in Red released her debut single “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend” on SoundCloud, and within five months period her single streamed 5 thousand times and this helped her to gain large online followers. In 2018, Marie released two singles “Summer Depression” and “Girls” both became very popular and gained millions of views, in the same year she won “Norwegian Newcomer of the Year” at the 2018 GAFFA Awards.
Later that year, she released “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend” and was listed at number 9 on The New York Times list of “The 68 Best Songs of 2018,” also won “Årets Urørt” at the P3 Gull awards. In late 2019, the singer signed a worldwide recording contract with British music distribution company AWAL. In 2020, Marie released the standalone holiday single “Two Queens in a King Sized Bed”, and on 30th April 2021 the singer released her debut studio album, titled “If I Could Make It Go Quiet,” it been supported by three singles named “Midnight Love”, “Rue”, and “Serotonin.”
The Estimated Net Worth of Marie Ulven is around $1 Million to $2 Million USD.
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