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Standing at a height of 1. His interest in entertainment began to grow during his days at Lyttleton Manor High, where he was a part of various musicals and school plays.
Interestingly, his ability to write and perform his songs with a mix of both Afrikaans and English has made him one of the most outstanding artists in the Rainbow Nation.
As strange as it may sound, Kurt Darren was at one time an army man. After completing his high school education in the mids, the music star applied for a position within the military and was accepted.
He did his basic military training at Walvisbay military camp and was later posted to the army entertainment unit, where his passion for music was nurtured.
Although he toured with the army entertainment unit for one year, Kurt realized that his life long dream is to be a music star.
Consequently, Darren left the military, and afterward, he decided to try his hands at different things. However, he later ditched his construction job to focus on his music career.
After leaving the construction industry, Kurt Darren went on to start his music career in At the initial stages of his career, Darren faced lots of difficulties and was a struggling underground artist for over 7 years before he got his big break in the South African entertainment industry.
He sang ballads, motionless on a chair, with a microphone in his hand, and also performed at smaller venues, including corporate functions and bars.
It sold over 60,00 copies after its release, a big feat at that time. Since his big break, the singer has never looked back since then.
In the course of his career, which has spanned over two decades and still counting, Kurt Darren has released over twenty albums, including fourteen solo albums.
Asides his solo career, the singer has equally done lots of collaboration with other prominent artists in South Africa, some of which include Don Kelly and Marc Brendon.
His breakthrough album, Meisle Meisle, which has been certified Double Platinum, was one of the top 3 hits of It was while recording the album that his path crossed with that of Marc Brendon and Don Kelly.
Like we aforementioned, Kurt Darren is fluent in both Afrikaans and the English language. This can be largely attributed to his bilingual upbringing, where his father is of Afrikaans descent and his mother, English origin.
His bilingual language skills have helped his music career greatly as it has enabled him to produce music in both languages.
Below are some of his singles done in Afrikaans. Since he stepped into the limelight, Kurt Darren has become one of the most beloved hip hop stars in South Africa.
His top-notch musical skills have seen him perform on various stages both in South Africa and beyond, garnering lots of awards and award nominations in the process.
From to , the singer won 8 South African Music Awards , an astounding feat for any musician. He was considered as the king of South African music during this time.
But before then, the singer had already won a few awards. Some of his awards include the following:. A post shared by Kurt Darren kurtdarren.
The concert lasted for three and a half hours, with 46, people in attendance. According to the singer , it was indeed the highlight of his career and a very big privilege.
Kurt is a clear example of someone endowed with special skills. Beyond his musical exploits, the singer has also tried his hands at acting and has appeared in a few movies so far.
His first movie appearance was in when he played minor roles in three movies, including Liefling, The Race-ist, and Susanna van Biljon.
The following year, he was seen in Ek lief jou. Darren also made a cameo appearance in the soapie Egoli: Place of Gold. The singer has also done a great job as a media personality.
He previously served as the anchor of a weekly TV show, Jukebox, from to It was also broadcast live on special radio stations.
This came as a shock to many because Darren was considered as a player and had at one time had a steamy relationship with another South African model, Minkey Van Der Westhuizen, that turned sour.
The couple first met several years ago, and a few years later, they tied the knot on January 8, After their wedding, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Kyrah in November Their second child, a son named Kade, was born two years later, on March 30, In July , Kurt sustained serious injuries after being involved in a car crash on his way home after watching a rugby game.
In the same car was his secretary and agent, Marnus Bisschoff, who both suffered serious injuries. After they were airlifted to the hospital, it was later discovered that Kurt Darren had 11 broken ribs and serious injury to his head.
A few weeks later, the singer was discharged, and a few months down the line, he resumed his musical tour in the UK and United States. During a birthday party, which was held on his farm, Kurt Darren escaped a helicopter crash.
Aside from these accidents, Daren has equally had other health issues. Many of Kurt Darren's songs in Afrikaans are known in Europe through cover versions particularly by artists in the Netherlands and Belgium, and to some extent in Germany and Austria.
They have a four year old daughter, Kyrah and a two year old son, Kade. On 7 July , Darren suffered serious injuries as a result of a car accident on his way home after watching a rugby match.
His agent Marnus Bisschoff and his secretary were also seriously injured. All were airlifted urgently to hospital where tests showed Darren had 11 broken ribs and serious injuries to his head.
He was released after weeks of treatment. He returned to active life months later with a rescheduled gig dates and a tour in US and Europe beginning in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Authority control MBA : ae3a1-accdcf61f3. Categories : 20th-century South African singers 21st-century South African singers South African male singers South African songwriters births Living people 20th-century male singers 21st-century male singers.Kurt Johan van Heerden , mieux connu comme Kurt Darren, né à Pretoria le 19 février  est un chanteur sud-africain, auteur-compositeur-interprète et animateur de télévision, qui a remporté des récompenses de la musique d'Afrique du Sud (South African Music Awards) entre et .En outre, il apparaît comme acteur dans plusieurs films shantiguesthousepokhara.comté principale: auteur-compositeur . 8/1/ · Kurt Darren, also known as big KD, is a popular South African Afrikaans singer and songwriter who also fa med as one of the most celebrated media personalities in . Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.