Who is Malin Åkerman, the Eurovision 2024 presenter who worked with Jennifer Aniston and is a star in Hollywood

Who is Malin Åkerman, the Eurovision 2024 presenter who worked with Jennifer Aniston and is a star in Hollywood
Who is Malin Åkerman, the Eurovision 2024 presenter who worked with Jennifer Aniston and is a star in Hollywood

Malin Åkerman and Petra Mede, presenters of Eurovision 2024 (Eurovision.tv)

Everything is ready at the Malmö Arena so that nothing fails in the 68th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Starting at 9:00 p.m. (Peninsular time) the 26 finalists will perform in front of an audience of more than 150 million viewers.

The hosts of the gala are Malin Akerman and Petra Mede, who already hosted the festival’s semifinals. Furthermore, his presence will mark a milestone in the contest, since it has been 8 years, since 2016, since Eurovision did not have two presenters. And, in fact, this will be the first time that a female duo present the festival. In that sense, it was in Liverpool 2023 when three other women, Alesha Dixon, Hannah Waddingham and Julia Sanina were in charge of directing the semifinal.

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This Saturday, May 11, the Hollywood star will change the filming set for a big stage. Malin Åkerman, born May 12, 1978 in Stockholm, is a well-known Hollywood star who grew up in Canada. She began her career as a model in that country before moving to the United States. She later studied psychology at New York University, although she knew that her vocation was another: that of acting. In this way, she wanted to gain a place in film and television, and he achieved it to the point of working with artists of the stature of Jennifer Aniston.

His career includes notable roles in series such as Earth: Final Conflict, Relic Hunter with Tia Carrere, and The Comeback. In film, she has appeared in The Utopian Society, The Visiting with Nicole Kidman, and The rock era with Tom Cruise. Furthermore, he has also developed a career as a singer-songwriter.

As a singer, Malin Åkerman is known as the vocalist of the indie rock group Ozono, which later changed its name to The Petalstones. In 2006, the magazine For Him Magazine He included her in his list of the 100 most attractive women. This 2024 is the first time that the artist assumes responsibility for presenting this festival. However, she has assured that it is “a dream come true.”

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Malin Åkerman has been married to Jack Donnelly since 2018. Previously, she was in a relationship with Roberto Zincone, with whom she had a son, Sebastian Zincone.

His father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance agent, while his mother, Pia Sundström, worked as a model. After his parents’ divorce He moved with his mother to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, when he was two years old. However, Åkerman speaks fluent Swedish and celebrates Swedish holidays. His father and stepmother, Vera Stevens, reside in Falsterbo. They both appeared on the Swedish reality show Skånefruar in 2010. Åkerman has two younger sisters, Mikaela and Jennifer Akerman.

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