Erik Bye Net Worth 2019 Update – Short bio, age, height, weight

March 10, 2018

Erik Bye Net Worth

How rich is Erik Erikssn Bye? For this question we spent 8 hours on research (Wikipedia, Youtube, we read books in libraries, etc) to review the post.

The main source of income: Actors
Total Net Worth at the moment 2019 year – is about $142,9 Million.



Erik Erikss?n Bye information Birth date: March 1, 1926, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States Death date: October 13, 2004, Hvalstad, Norway Birth place: New York, USA Profession:Actor, Miscellaneous Crew Education:University of Wisconsin-MadisonAwards:Arts Council Norway Honorary AwardAlbums:Vi g?r ombord, En sang under skjorta

Height, Weight

:How tall is Erik Bye – 1,67m.
How much weight is Erik Bye – 65kg


Erik Bye Net Worth
Erik Bye Net Worth
Erik Bye Net Worth
Erik Bye Net Worth


Erik Erikss?nn Bye (born March 1, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, USA – died October 13, 2004 in Hvalstad, Asker, Norway) was a versatile Norwegian journalist, artist, author, film actor, folk singer and radio and television personality. He was one of the 20th centurys most well-known and popular radio and television figures in Norway.Born in Brooklyn, New York to R?nnaug (n?e Dahl) and opera singer Erik Ole Bye, his family moved home to Norway when he was six years old. After a few years in Ringerike they settled in the Nordstrand borough in Oslo, where they took over a bed and breakfast. In his teens, Bye joined the Norwegian resistance movement during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany during World War II. Following the war, he returned to the United States for his university education, studying English, journalism and drama at Midland Lutheran College, Nebraska and the University of Wisconsin in Madison. During his studies he also traveled extensively throughout the United States, taking odd jobs and gathering impressions.In 1953, Bye took his first job as a reporter with the Associated Press and as a freelancer for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). In 1955, he moved to London and worked three years at the BBC Overseas Services as an apprentice to Anthony Martin before returning home. Bye enjoyed immense popularity with generations of Norwegians, and his songs and programs on radio and television were magnets to audiences of all ages. He was noted for his gift of being equally comfortable with the King of Norway and a random character met on the street. His roaming reports from around the world ranged from searching America for an old Apache chief to bringing an African chieftain from Ghana who answered a message in a bottle released by NRK to Norway.Bye was well known for his support of Norwegian sailors. He also spent much time helping the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue and their cause, raising funds for a brand new rescue ship in 1960, Skomv?r II, which was named after the barque Skomv?r in Byes song Skomv?rvalsen. The society also named one of their rescue vessels after the artist.In 1978 the King of Norway made him a Knight, 1st Class in the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav. In 2005 he was voted the third greatest Norwegian of the 20th century by the viewers of NRK, behind King Olav V and Einar Gerhardsen.Bye was married to politician Tove Billington J?rgensen from 1953 until his death from cancer.
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