Daniel Ek

Daniel Ek


Daniel Ek is a Swedish billionaire entrepreneur and technologist. 


Daniel Ek is a Swedish billionaire, entrepreneur and technologist. Ek is known for being the co-founder and CEO of the Spotify music streaming service.

Before Fame

Ek graduated from IT Gymnast (sv) in Sundbyberg in 2002 and then studied engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology before retiring to focus on his IT career.


It was reported in 2016 that Ek owns around $ 825 million of Spotify (10.3%), when it was valued at $ 8 billion.

Family Life

In 2016, Ek married his longtime partner Sofia Levander at Lake Como. At Ek’s wedding, Bruno Mars was invited to perform and Chris Rock directed; he invited numerous guests, including Mark Zuckerberg. Ek and his wife have two children together.

Associated With

In 2017, Daniel Ek was named by Billboard as the most powerful person in the music business by Billboard