Petra Mede Biography
Petra Mede is a Swedish comedian, dancer, actress and television presenter. She is known for her roles in comic shows and as a television presenter. In all of Europe, Mede is known for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in 2013 and co-hosting in 2016.
Petra Mede Age
Mede was born on 7 March 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is 48 years old as of 2018.
Petra Mede Family
The comedian was born as Petra Maria Mede, a daughter of Klas Mede (father) and Ulla Mede (mother). She has one sibling: a sister by the name Anne Agaling.
Petra Mede Eurovision
In May 2013, Petra hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden after Loreen’s win in Baku in the previous year’s competition. Her performance was widely acclaimed by TV critics and journalists around Europe and she performed an interval act during the Grand Final. She was the first solo presenter in nearly 20 years after Mary Kennedy hosted solo in Dublin back in 1995.
In 2015 Mede, along with Graham Norton, hosted the Eurovision’s Greatest Hits EBU/BBC 60th anniversary concert show recorded on 31 March at the Eventim Apollo, in Hammersmith, London and broadcast in 27 countries.
On 14 December 2015, SVT announced in a press conference that Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw would co-host the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. It was Mede’s second time hosting the contest, joining Katie Boyle and Jacqueline Joubert as the only people to host the contest more than once.
Petra Mede Host
In 2006, she hosted Melodifestivalen 2009, where the Swedish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was chosen and was voted Sweden’s best female comedian. In 2016, Mede was the co-host of the first semi-final of the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2016 with Gina Dirawi at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg.
Petra Mede Husband
Mattias Günther is Petra’s former partner. They have a daughter by the name Adeline Mede, born in 2012. Their separation was confirmed in 2015.
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