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Karen O

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Quick Facts
Birthday ***, 1978
Place of Birth Busan, South Korea
Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
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Karen O

Karen Lee Orzolek, known professionally as Karen O, is a South Korean-born American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. She is the lead vocalist for American rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Birth nameKaren Lee Orzolek
Also known asMarshmellow
BornNovember 22, 1978, Seoul, South Korea
GenresIndie rock, alternative rock, art rock, punk
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, piano, keyboards, guitar
Years active2000–present
LabelsShifty, Touch and Go, Dress Up, DGC, Interscope, Cult
Associated actsYeah Yeah Yeahs, Unitard, The Kids, Native Korean Rock, Swans, Danger Mouse, The Flaming Lips
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About Karen O

Singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist for the New York garage rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, best known for singles such as "Maps" and "Heads Will Roll."

Karen O before fame

She attended New York Univerity's Tisch School of the Arts.

Achievement of Karen O

She was approached by Playboy but turned them down.

Karen O family life

She has dated Spike Jonze and musician Angus Andrew. She married her longtime boyfriend Barnaby Clay in 2011. The couple welcomed a son, Django, in 2015.

Associations of Karen O

She contributed vocals to the cover of "Immigrant Song," which was featured on the soundtrack for the American version of the film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which starred Rooney Mara.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Karen O

  • Musicians from Busan
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs members
  • NME Awards winners
  • American female rock singers
  • South Korean emigrants to the United States
  • Singers from New Jersey
  • American indie rock musicians

Latest information about Karen O updated on May 07, 2021.