Last year’s winner and this year’s host nation Israel will be pulling out all the stops at Eurovision 2019, and their entry is no exception: Kobi Marimi, whose actor’s good looks (literally – he’s an award-winning Israeli actor) and distinct singing style are sure to reel in votes.
Here’s everything you need to know about Kobi Marimi.
The 27-year-old actor and singer was born and raised in Ramat Gan, Israel, and studied acting in Tel Aviv. He first gained acclaim for his role in Messiah Now, for which he won the ‘Promising Actor’ Award at the 2017 Musical Celebrations.
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