Tarja Turunen

About Tarja Turunen

Birth Day: August 17, 1977
Birth Place: Kitee, Finland

Tarja Turunen

Tarja Turunen was born on August 17, 1977 in Kitee, Finland. Former frontwoman of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish who was fired from her own band and went on to pursue a solo career.
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Popular As Tarja Turunen
Occupation Metal Singer
Age 46 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 17, 1977 (Kitee, Finland)
Birthday August 17
Town/City Kitee, Finland
Nationality Finland

🌙 Zodiac

Tarja Turunen’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tarja Turunen was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.


Former frontwoman of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish who was fired from her own band and went on to pursue a solo career.

Before Fame

She was bullied at school by girls envious of her voice; she sought refuge in singing and, supplemented by formal training, developed a strong vocal style.


After personalities in the band clashed, she was forced out of Nightwish in a drama closely followed by the media. In 2005 started an award-winning solo career.

Family Life

She married Marcelo Cabuli, an Argentine businessman who became her manager. Together they have a daughter named Naomi Eerika Alexia.

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Nightwish fans have been bitterly divided over whether she or Anette Olzon, her replacement, was a better singer.

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