Dana Winner is famous for her cover of The Carpenter’s Top of the World. Dana is a Belgium singer widely known in Europe for having sung in various languages. Dana started getting fame from the year 1973.
It wasn’t until 1995 when she released her first hit single to reach the Dutch top 40. The song was called Westenwind, which one a cover of the song ‘One Way Wind’ by the Volendam group The Cats.
The singer was born Chantal Vanlee on 10 February 1965, meaning she will be turning 57 this year. Dana’s birth sign is Aquarius. Her place of birth is Hasselt, Belgium.
Dana is a Belgium citizen with knowledge of different languages. However, her ethnic background hasn’t been made public.
Family and Education
The details regarding Dana Winner’s parents and siblings remain a mystery. However, we do know that her mother’s name is Maria Bervoets. Even if the singer doesn’t talk much about her family, we can say that she wants to keep her loving and caring family’s privacy hidden and safe.
Dana also revealed her qualifications to the public. However, her past self is mainly hidden from the media. There isn’t any information about her schooling or her undergraduate level.
After her breakthrough from covering the song by The Carpenter, many other songs that she covered got popular, such as’Woordenloos’.
Subsequently, Winner started getting recognition in Germany and South Africa. During the late 90s, the singer began singing in other languages.
Dana is not just a singer but an actress as well. She’s known for a variety of her roles as an actress. Mostly, Winner is famous for movies such as Allemaal Chris(2017), The Millenium Menace(1999), and Belgium Twelve Points(2004).
Dana Winner’s Husband, Daughter
Dana Winner first married Wilfried Van Baelen in 1998, when the singer was 33 years old. Wilfried even wrote his wife a song, but the marriage lasted only till 2006 and ended in just its eighth year.
The couple has a daughter together, named Chinouk Van Baelen.
The singer and her daughter seem to be very close to each other. In 2016, Chinouk paid tribute to her mother by taking over the stage to sing a Taylor Swift song on Jonas & Van Geel (a Belgium talk show), which left Dana and the audience surprised.
In addition, Chinouk seems like a fierce and confident woman, as she once took a stand against her bullies who left hurtful comments on her social media handles.
The singer isn’t currently single, as, through an Instagram post, it was speculated that she was dating someone. Unfortunately, there isn’t much information regarding Winner’s boyfriend; even his name has not been revealed. However, we can see the singer glow as she seems to be in a happy relationship.
Dana Winner’s Net Worh
With a somewhat great singing career and years of experience in the field, we can say the singer has a good enough fortune. Considering her hit covers and popularity, her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.
The singer can always be seen smiling with a faint dimple on her cheeks. She has bright blue eyes that accentuate her face.
Likewise, she stands at an average height and seems to be in a fit shape. The singer looks perfectly healthy, so we can assume she exercises well. There have been no reports of Dana getting unwell.
Other Interesting Trivia and Facts
The singer also has a godson named Robin, who Dana congratulated for passing a Ph.D. in physics.
Between the years 2000 and 2006, the singer didn’t release any Dutch albums.
Her Instagram account is verified and has 19.2K followers.
The singer has a dog named Max, about who she posts often.
She is also highly regarded as a fashion icon for her trendy style.