Duncan Laurence - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022

Duncan Laurence
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : April 11, 1994 (age 29)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Duncan de Moor
Birth Place: Spijkenisse, South Holland, Netherlands
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Cor de Moor
Mother's Name: Petra Aguiar Laurentia
Siblings: N/A
University: Rock Academy
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Dutch, German, Belgian)
Nationality: Dutch


Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Jordan Garfield

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Duncan Laurence?

Duncan Laurence is a professional singer, songwriter, and Dutch national. He rose to fame in 2014 as a semi-finalist in the fifth season of The Voice of Holland and went on to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, during which he represented the Netherlands.

Duncan Laurence – Age, Parents, Siblings

Duncan Laurence’s birth took place on 11 April 1994 in Spijkenisse, South Holland, Netherlands. He was born Duncan de Moor to his mother Petra Aguiar Laurentia and his father Cor de Moor. 

Other details of his personal life including that of his siblings, childhood, and the rest of the family are not shared with the public.

young Duncan Laurence (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education Duncan Laurence attended Rock Academy in Tilburg, graduating in 2017. His ethnicity is multi-ethnic (Dutch, German, Belgian).

Duncan Laurence – Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Husband

In October 2018 Laurence revealed via Instagram that he came out as bisexual "a couple of years ago". In June 2019 he confirmed that he was dating a man. However, in September of the same year, he revealed that his relationship with his boyfriend Gerco Derksen has ended.

He went on to date American songwriter Jordan Garfield. In October 2020, Duncan Laurence announced that they had gotten engaged.

There have been no records of his former girlfriends. He is sans a husband, wife, and children.

Duncan Laurence (Image: Twitter)

Duncan Laurence – Career

Early Days

Laurence was still in school when he started playing in a number of brands including The Slick and Suited, his very own band. The band, which was formed in 2013 went on to perform at Eurosonic Noorderslag before leaving its position as a lead singer in March 2016.

Duncan Laurence (Image: AzerNews)

Contest, Albums, Singles

In 2014 Duncan Laurence participated in season 5 of The Voice of Holland. He went on to secure a position in the Cross Battles/Semi-Finals but was eventually eliminated.

He was internally selected to represent the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in January 2019. His song Arcade, which he sang in the competition in March 2019 won him the title. His the fifth Dutch national to win the competition. 

Although Duncan Laurence is yet to release his debut album, he released his second single Love Don't Hate It on 23 October 2019. He is currently signed with Capitol Records.

Duncan Laurence – Awards, Nominations

Duncan Laurence has been nominated for three Edison Awards in 2020, among which he won one as the Best Single (for single Arcade). He has also won the 2019 Marcel Bezençon Awards- Press Award.

Duncan Laurence (Image: Eurovision.tv)

Duncan Laurence – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Duncan Laurence’s net worth and salary is under review and will be updated.

Duncan Laurence – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Duncan Laurence is followed by several hundred thousand followers. He also has an official website -  duncanlaurence.nl.

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