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Short Info

SpouseRikke Maija
FactHe is half Algerian on his father's side and half Danish on his mother's side.

René Dif (born October 23, 1973) is a Danish singer, songwriter, and actor. He is a member of the pop group Aqua.

Dif was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. His parents are Hanne and Svend Dif. He has two sisters, Rikke and Mette. Dif was educated at the Statens Teaterskole (Danish National School of Performing Arts) in Copenhagen.

Dif’s career began as a singer and actor in the Danish musical theater. He made his stage debut in the musical “Cabaret” in 1996. He has also appeared in the musicals “Les Misérables” and “Rent”. In 1997, Dif auditioned for the role of lead singer in the pop group Aqua. He was successful and became a member of the group.

With Aqua, Dif has released four studio albums: “Aquarium” (1997), “Aquarius” (2000), “Megalomania” (2011), and “Mermaidman and Barnacleboy” (2018). The group has sold over 33 million records worldwide and has had nine UK Top 40 singles.

Dif has also released two solo albums: “Stardust” (2003) and “Fairytales” (2006).

Dif’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. He has earned his wealth through his career as a singer, songwriter, and actor.

General Info

Full NameRené Dif
Height1.87 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Remixer, Actor, Singer, Coach, Disc jockey, Songwriter, Barbie Girl, Doctor Jones, Cartoon Heroes


SpouseRikke Maija
ChildrenDaniella Dif, Mabel Maija Dif, Barbie Girl, Doctor Jones, Cartoon Heroes


Music GroupsAqua
MoviesThe Collector

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1He is half Algerian on his father's side and half Danish on his mother's side.
2Has a daughter, Danielle
3Member of group 'Aqua' with Claus Norreen, Lene Nystrøm and Søren Rasted



Britain's Got More Talent2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lip Sync Battle Philippines2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s2015TV Movie writer: "Barbie Girl"
Intresseklubben2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Good Wife2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Daily Ukulele2014TV Series short writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
EastEnders2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Total Wipeout2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Monsters vs. Aliens2009writer: "Roses Are Red"
Sexykiller, morirás por ella2008writer: "Barbie Girl"
Meet the Spartans2008writer: "Barbie Girl"
The Singing Bee2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Hrvatski Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Queer as Folk2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast1998-2002TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Unison2000Video Game writer: "Barbie Girl"
All stars: De serie1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ha-Chevre Ha-Tovim1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
I'll Be Home for Christmas1998writer: "Doctor Jones" - as Rene Dif
Die kranken Schwestern1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Era Uma Vez...1998TV Series writer: "My Oh My"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1996TV Series writer: "Doctor Jones" - as R. Dif.


Det grå guld2013Neighbour #1
Far til fire - på japansk2010TV Producer
Maj & Charlie2008TV SeriesRené Dif
Mr. Poxycat & Co.2007TV SeriesRené Dif
Inkasso2004Omar Halim
Den gode strømer2004Thomas
Aqua: Barbie Girl1997Video short


Go' morgen Danmark2015TV SeriesHimself
Aftenshowet2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Vild med dans2009TV SeriesHimself - Participant
Zulu djævleræs2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Participant
Sommertid2009TV SeriesHimself
Sorte kugler2009Himself
Zulu Late Night, Live!2009TV SeriesHimself
Sandheden om danskerne2008TV Series documentaryHimself
AllStars2008TV SeriesHimself
Gu'skelov du kom2007TV SeriesHimself - Participant / Various Roles
Go' aften Danmark2002-2006TV SeriesHimself
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Turn Back Time2005DocumentaryHimself
Clement direkte med Clement Kjersgaard2005TV SeriesHimself
aHA!2005TV SeriesHimself
Sara & Signe2004TV SeriesHimself
Shooting Stars2004TV SeriesHimself
Boogie2004TV SeriesHimself
Rundfunk2003TV SeriesHimself
Stjerne for en aften - portræt af en stjerne2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Robbie Williams live i Horsens2003TV Special documentaryHimself (audience) (uncredited)
Torsdag i 2'eren2002TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Danish Dance Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Mgp 2001 - de unges melodi grand prix2001TV SpecialHimself - Host
Venner for livet2001TV SeriesHimself
Aqua: Cartoon Heroes2000VideoHimself (as Aqua)
Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia and Tibet2000TV Special documentaryHimself - Guest Performer (as Aqua)
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced2000Himself (Aqua)
Aqua i Kina2000TV Short documentaryHimself (as Aqua)
Reimer Bo møder2000TV SeriesHimself
Først & sist2000TV SeriesHimself
Música sí1998-2000TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1997-2000TV SeriesHimself
Dansk Grammy 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
TRL Italy1999TV SeriesHimself
Aqua Diary1998Video documentaryHimself
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19981998TV SpecialHimself (as Aqua)
Aqua - den amerikanske drøm1998TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Aqua)
Dansk Grammy 19981998TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Aqua)
Planet Pop1998Video documentary as Aqua
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19971997TV SpecialHimself (as Aqua)

Archive Footage

Zulu djævleræs2008TV SeriesHimself - Participant
Video on Trial2007TV SeriesHimself - Accused

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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