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Overview (3)

Birth NameWouter De Backer
Nicknames Gaultier
Gotye
Height 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gotye was born as Wouter De Backer.

Trivia (4)

Performs under the stage name Gotye.
The Gotye song "Easy Way Out", from his 2011 album "Making Mirrors", was background music in a bar scene from an episode of Prime Suspect (2011) titled Prime Suspect: Shame (2011).
His stage name Gotye is pronounced "go-ti-yeah".
His birth name is Wouter, which is Flemish for Walter. When he moved to Australia, he began to go by Walter or Wally. His stage name, Gotye, is derived from Gauthier, the French form of Wouter.

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