Karl Wolf

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Pop Singer
Date of Birth April 18, 1979
Place of Birth Beirut, Lebanon
Age 41 years old
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Karl Wolf

Carl Abou Samah better known by his stage name Karl Wolf is a Lebanese-born Canadian musician based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has been a singer, songwriter and producer since 2001, releasing his first solo album Face Behind the Face on MapleNationwide/Universal in 2006, followed by a second album Bite the Bullet in 2007. His third album Nightlife was released in 2009 followed by Finally Free in 2012, Stereotype in 2014 and WOW in 2015. His biggest hit has been a remake of Toto's "Africa" sampling from the song and providing new lyrics and arrangements. Through his company, Lone Wolf Management, Karl Wolf also manages a number of new artists. In 2015, he announced a new collaboration under the name BAE with Show Stephens, Brenda Mullen and producer MasterTrak.

Birth name: Carl Abou Samah
Also known as: KW
Born: Apr 18, 1979, Beirut, Lebanon
Origin: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres: Pop, R&B, soul, fusion
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, record producer, musician
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active: 2001 – present
Labels: LW Records, LW Entertainment, EMI (2001–2010), Universal Republic (2010), Universal Music Canada (2011–present)
Associated acts: Sky, Choclair, Culture, Striger
Website: Karl Wolf's Official site
Twitter: Karl Wolf's Twitter profile
Facebook: Karl Wolf's Facebook profile
IMDb: Karl Wolf's IMDb

About Karl Wolf

Singer-songwriter and producer who released a hit cover of Toto's "Africa" and three singles from his album Face Behind the Face in 2006.

Before Fame

He earned the nickname Wolf from his high school basketball team, a reference to the movie Teen Wolf, whose title character was also undersized but very tenacious.


His cover of the song "Africa" was a bestseller not only in Canada, but also reached #4 in Hungary and #20 in Japan.

Family Life

He was born as Carl Abou Samah in Beirut, Lebanon and moved with his family to Dubai at an early age. He moved to Canada at age seventeen.


He was featured on Taio Cruz's single "Crazy Girl."

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Latest information about Karl Wolf updated on October 26, 2020.

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