Who is Roksana Węgiel?
Roksana Węgie who is also known as Roxie is a Polish singer. She rose to fame in her native country after winning Season 1 of the Polish version of The Voice Kids in 2018. Also in 2018, she represented Poland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Anyone I Want to Be”. She won the competition and was the first Polish entrant to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
In this article, we will be discussing Roksana Węgiel Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Career, Songs, Awards, Parents, Siblings, Boyfriend, Instagram, Net Worth.
Before we continue, let’s take a look at her profile summary below.
Roksana Węgiel Profile Summary
|Name||Roksana Emilia Węgiel|
|Birthdate||January 11, 2005|
|Age||16 years old|
|Place of Birth||Jasło, Poland|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
Roksana Węgiel Biography
Roksana Węgiel who is also known as Roxie was born on January 11, 2005, in Jasło, Poland. She is the daughter of Rafał and Edyta. She has two younger brothers by the names Maksymilian and Tymoteusz.
At an early age, she competed in artistic gymnastics, ballroom dancing, and judo international. Roxie began singing at the age of eight, during karaoke concerts at a judo camp in Croatia.
Roksana Węgiel Age
Roxie was born on January 11, 2005. She is currently 16 years old. She celebrates her birthday on 11th January of every year. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Roksana Węgiel Height/Weight
Roxie’s body measurements are currently not available but there will be an update soon.
Roksana Węgiel Career
Roxie began her professional singing career in 2017 and this was when she auditioned for season one of the Polish version of The Voice Kids. She sang “Halo” by Beyoncé at her blind audition and had all three coaches turn their chairs for her. She eventually joined the team of Polish singer-songwriter, Edyta Górniak, who represented Poland at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994. When Roxie’s voice was first heard by Górniak, she described her as “unreal” and she also stated that she did not believe that Beyoncé had such a strong voice at that age. On February 24, 2018, Roxie was declared the winner in the final, during which she performed Górniak’s 1994 Eurovision entry “To nice ja!”, and an original song “Zyj”. After she won the competition, she was signed to Universal Music Polska, and her second single “Obiecuje” was released.
In October 2018, Roxie collaborated with Górniak on the single “Zatrzymać chwilę”, which was recorded for the soundtrack of the Polish version of the film, Hotel Transylvania: Summer Vacation. On September 21, Roxie was announced by Polish broadcaster, Telewizja Polska (TVP) as Poland’s entrant in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018, to be held in Minsk, Belarus. The title of her song for that competition was “Anyone I Want to Be”, and it was written by an international team consisting of Polish singer Lanberry, Danish producer Cutfather, British-American songwriter Maegan Cottone, and Danish-Norwegian musician Daniel Heløy Davidsen. The competition was held on November 25 and Roxie was crowned the winner, placing first with the viewing public and seventh with the professional juries. Roxie is the first Polish entrant to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Roxie released the single titled “Lay Low” on April 12, 2019, the song drew criticism for its racy lyrics branded by some as inappropriate for her age. Her eponymous debut studio album followed in June and was later certified Platinum in Poland. On August 22, 2019, Roxie was announced as the host for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019, alongside Ida Nowakowska and Aleksander Sikora, which took place in November. She also performed as an interval act during the event.
Roxie went on her first tour, The X Tour, in support of her debut album in October 2019. She won the award for Best Polish Act at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards. At the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020, hosted in Poland, Roxie performed the song “Arcade” as an interval act, alongside Junior Eurovision 2019 winner, Viki Gabor, and Eurovision 2019 winner, Duncan Laurence.
Roksana Węgiel Songs
Roxie has sung many songs and these include:
- Anyone I Want to Be
- Half of My Heart
- Lay Low
Roksana Węgiel Awards/Nominations
As a talented singer, Roxie has won and has been nominated for many awards and these include:
- 2019: Fryderyki 2019 (Nominated)
- 2019: Kid’s Choice Awards (Nominated)
- 2019: Plejada Awards (Won)
- 2019: Przebój Lata RMF FM i Polsatu (Nominated)
- 2019: Top of the Top Sopot Festival (Won)
- 2019: JOY Influencer of the Year (Nominated)
- 2019: MTV Europe Music Awards (Won)
- 2020: Bestseller Empiku 2019 (Won)
- 2020: Fryderyki 2020 (Nominated)
- 2020: Kid’s Choice Awards (Won)
Roksana Węgiel Parents
Roxie is the daughter of Rafał and Edyta. Nothing much is known about her parents.
Roksana Węgiel Siblings
Roxie has two brothers by the names Maksymilian and Tymoteusz. Nothing much is known about her brothers.
Roksana Węgiel Boyfriend
Roxie is currently single. She is focusing on building her career and she doesn’t have a boyfriend.
Roksana Węgiel Instagram Account
Roxie is active on social media. She has a total of 1.3m followers and she has made a total of 610 posts so far. Roxie is currently following 2.5k people.
Roksana Węgiel Net Worth
Roxie has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
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