Sofia Levander

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Sofia Levander is a talented Swedish journalist and writer. Sofia Levander is also famous as the celebrity wife of the Swedish billionaire and co-founder of Spotify – Daniel Ek.

Early Life

Sofia Levander hasn’t shared her exact date of birth. Nevertheless, Sofia’s year of birth is 1980 and therefore she is 42 years old as of 2022. Moreover, this personality is a native of Sweden.

Since her exact date and month of birth are unknown, Levander’s zodiac sign is also a mystery.

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Caption: Sofia Levander posing for a photo at a public event. Source: Business Guide Africa

Education

Likewise, Levander attended Stockholm University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in media and communications.

Career

Professionally, Sofia Levander is a journalist and writer. Similarly, this personality has spent her life working abroad as a journalist. Also, Sofia has authored a book titled The Minefield Girl which she published in the year 2018.

Besides her own professional achievement, she is also famous as the celebrity wife of Daniel Ek. Her husband is a famous billionaire entrepreneur and technologist. Moreover, her husband gained international fame as the co-founder and CEO of the music streaming service “Spotify”.

In the year 2016, her husband and his fellow Spotify co-founder – Martin Lorentzon – wrote an open letter on the blogging platform Medium to the Swedish government. In the letter, her husband and Martin wrote that if certain changes to Swedish law regarding housing, taxation, and education are not made, Spotify will be forced to relocate from the country.

Furthermore, Sofia’s husband started to make websites for clients from his home at the young age of 13 years. Her husband’s 1st and 2nd clients were charged $100 and $200 respectively. Eventually, her husband began to charge $5,000 per website.

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To help expand the business, her husband recruited students from his class to work on the websites from the school computer lab. For this, Sofia’s husband had to bribe their fellow students with video games.

Subsequently, her husband’s earnings reached $50,000 per month. By the age of 18 years, Sofia’s husband was managing a team of 25. Later on, her husband served in a senior role at the Nordic auction company “Tradera”. Likewise, her husband also served as the CTO of the browser-based game and fashion community Stardoll.

Her husband is also the founder of another company Advertigo. After selling Advertigo, her husband briefly became the CEO of μTorrent for which her husband worked with the founder of μTorrent – Ludvig Strigeus.

After selling Advertigo, her husband was rich enough to retire. However, Sofia’s husband founded Spotify. He had an idea for Spotify in 2002 when peer-to-peer music service “Napster” shut down and another illegal site “Kazaa” took over.

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Caption: Sofia Levander and her husband Daniel Ek posing for a photo with artist Alessia Cara. Source: Insider

Brand Endorsements

Sofia might have worked with various brands and companies over the years. Levander has used products from such brands and also collaborated with them to advertise and/or endorse their products and services.

However, Sofia has not exclusively mentioned such brands and companies over the years. She has also set her Instagram account to private and hence there is no way to confirm who she has collaborated with over the years for brand endorsements.

Relationship Status

Sofia is a happily married lady. Her husband’s name is Daniel Ek and he is available on Instagram as @eldsjal. Together, this lovely couple has two children namely Elissa and Colinne.

Moreover, Sofia and Daniel tied the knot on 27 August 2016 at Lake Como. At their wedding, they also invited signer Bruno Mars to perform whereas Chris Rock officiated their marriage. Moreover, the couple also invited numerous guests including Mark Zuckerberg.

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Caption: Sofia Levander and Daniel Ek during their wedding. Source: Daily Mail

Body Measurements

Sofia stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches or 167 cm and her weight is around 60 kg. Likewise, Sofia has mesmerizing blue eyes and brown hair color.

Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Sofia Levander is available on Instagram under the username @levandersofia. As of October 2022, this profile is set to private, and hence only Sofia’s followers the activities on this profile.

Similarly, this personality joined Twitter in August 2012 and her username on this platform is @levander_sofia. Further, Sofia has also created her profile on LinkedIn.

Net Worth

Sofia Levander’s exact net worth and earnings are still under review. Nevertheless, Levander makes her earnings and net worth through her career as a journalist and writer.

On the other hand, her husband Daniel Ek is worth around $1.8 billion US dollars as of 2022.