Francois Van Coke was born on September 18th, 1980 in Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa and is the Rock Singer from South Africa. Discover Francois Van Coke's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 41 years old.

 
Date of Birth
September 18, 1980
Nationality
South Africa
Place of Birth
Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
Age
41 years old
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Profession
Guitarist, Singer
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About Francois Van Coke
  • Francois Badenhorst, better known by his stage name Francois Van Coke, rose to fame as the front man of South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel.
  • On the 8 April 2015, Francois launched his self-titled debut solo album and kicked his solo career into gear with the release of – Toe Vind Ek Jou featuring Karen Zoid.
  • It was the first Afrikaans album and single to simultaneously jump to number one positions on the South African iTunes Store.
  • The song was downloaded more than 20,000 times on iTunes, achieving Platinum status as a single.
  • The music video for "Toe Vind Ek Jou" was viewed over a million times within six-month and was announced as the biggest Afrikaans music video of 2015.
  • His second album, Hierdie is die Lewe followed in 2017 and in 2018 he released a collab-EP, Francois van Coke en Vriende featuring collaborations with Die Heuwels Fantasties, Early B, Laudo Liebenberg and Jack Parow.
  • The first season of his TV show, Die Van Coke Show, aired in 2018.
  • His third solo album, Dagdrome in Suburbia, released in October 2019. Van Coke has always had an affinity for music.
  • Moving to Boston, Bellville, Western Cape in early childhood where he grew up, he participated in high school in a battle of the bands competition where he performed the vocals for the band.
  • He was later kicked out of the band, which put him off performing vocals for a while.
  • Van Coke's strong Christian upbringing (his father was a pastor) led him to create the Christian band AS180.
  • Van Coke established himself in the Bellville underground music scene by forming the band "A Guy Called Gerald", which later changed its name to "New World Inside".
  • Van Coke then co-founded the rock band Fokofpolisiekar.
  • The band was initially started as a joke to shock the widely conservative Afrikaans community.
  • Van Coke recalls that, "My mom cried for a day or two when she heard the name of the band".
  • After initial performances his father asked him to change his surname from "Badenhorst" to "Van Coke", as his father, being a minister, was receiving complaints about his son's performances from the local church-going community.

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