As a child he was a member of Sølvguttene (The Silver Boys), the most respected boys choir in Norway.
In 2000 he was paid an almost unprecedented NOK 500,000 (about $60,000) for a series of commercials for the Norwegian foodstore-chain Kiwi.
He was born with only one kidney.
Father of actress Liv Strand Nordin.
Touring Norway with his version of "Defending the Caveman" by Rob Becker 2001-2002 [September 2001]
Playing one of the lead roles in "I blanke messingen" (The Full Monty) at Chateau Neuf theater [September 2002]