Who Is Cornelia Jakobs Boyfriend David Zandén? Details To Know About Her Love Life

Cornelia Jakobs met her now-boyfriend David Zandén while writing "Hold Me Closer," which won Melodifestivalen 2022, earning a spot in Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

Birth name Anna Cornelia Jakobsdotter Samuelsson began her career in music as a member of the girl band named "Love Generation," and the band participated in Melodifestivalen 2011 and 2012.

The artist went solo as a singer and participated in Melodifestivalen 2022 and was victorious, earning her the position to represent her homeland, Sweden, in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

Jakobs will be singing her single "Hold Me Closer" in the final of the song contest, which is taking place in Turin, Italy. Cornelia will be competing against 24 other participants representing their respective countries.

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Who Is Cornelia Jakobs Boyfriend David Zandén? 

Cornelia Jakobs' boyfriend, David Zandén, met each other while Jakobs was writing her song "Hold Me Closer." David is also an artist like her girlfriend.

David has written songs for famous personalities like Kiddo, Chris Kläfford, Peg Parnevik, etc. He is also a member of the folktronica group Wintergatan, which has specialized in unusual and self-constructed instruments since 2011.

Melodifestivalen winner Cornelia described how her boyfriend brings light, safety, and happiness to her life in an interview with Aftonbladet.

Interestingly "Hold Me Closer" is a song about Jakobs' ex, but during the Melodifestivalen, she fell head over heels for Zandén, who also co-wrote the song.

Cornelia said, "We wrote this song with Isa. It's really about another guy I was heartbroken about last summer. Then there were many hours together in the studio during the autumn and that's when I realized that I wanted to be with David," in an interview.


Family Background & Origin Of Cornelia Jakobs

Cornelia Jakobs has undoubtedly developed an interest and love of music from her family as her father, Jakob Samuel, is also a Swedish singer.

Karl Erik Jakob Samuelsson, a.k.a. Jakob Samuel, was a singer for the pop-rock band called "The Poodles" until the band disbanded in 2018.

The Poodles was formed by Jake Samuel, bassist Pontus Egberg, guitarist Pontus Norgren and drummer Christian Lundqvist.

The Poodles performed their song "Metal Will Stand Tall" and "Night of Passion" in Melodifestivalen in 2006, the annual music contest to determine the Swedish entry to the Eurovision Song Contest. 

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Cornelia Jakobs Net Worth Explored


Cornelia Jakobs estimated net worth is about one million. However, the stated digit is just an assumption as the singer has not explicitly commented on this matter.

It is obvious that the artist's primary source of income is her career as a singer. Hold Me Closer, Fine, Dream Away, and Locked Into You are some of her famous songs.

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