Anni-Frid Lyngstad Net Worth
Anni-Frid Lyngstad net worth: Anni-Frid Lyngstad is a well known Swedish singer who has a net worth of $300 million. Anni-Frid Lyngstad is probably most famous from her career with the Swedish pop super group ABBA. She has also had a very successful career as a solo artists and has made many appearances on stage and TV. She was born in Norway to a Norwegian mother and a German father who was a soldier in WWII. Her father left when she was very young to return to Germany after the war and her mother and grandmother took her to Sweden where she spent the rest of her childhood and most of her adult life. Lyngstad showed interest and talent an an early age and by the age of 13, she got her first job as a dance band and schlager singer in 1958, with The Evald Eks Orchestra. In 1967, Frida won the Swedish national talent competition, "New Faces", arranged by record company EMI and held at Skansen, Stockholm; the first prize in this contest was a recording contract with EMI Sweden. She had a solo career for many years before finally joining ABBA in 1972. ABBA went on to be one of the most widely recognized bands in the world. With hits like "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance On Me," "Waterloo," and "Fernando," the band enjoyed over a decade of success and still earn income from their hits being played today. In the 1980s, and after ABBA broke up, Lyngstad enjoyed a solo career for many years, and achieved success on her own as well as with the band. Over the years, she has also been involved in many high profile relationships. In 1963, she married Ragnar Fredriksson at age 17. Immediately after their divorce in 1970, Frida courted eventual ABBA band member Benny Andersson, co-habiting together until they officially married in 1978. The couple divorced in 1981. In 1992, Anni-Frid married Heinrich Ruzzo Prince Reuss of Plauen, who was a German Prince of the former sovereign House of Reuss. The prince died of lymphoma in October 1999. She currently lives in Zermatt, Switzerland, sharing a home with her British boyfriend, Henry Smith, 5th Viscount Hambleden, since 2008.