Björk, childhood nickname ‘Bapsi’ as a child, was born Björk Guðmundsdóttir on November 21, 1965, in Reykjavik, Iceland. Having grown up in a highly musical household, she attended the Barnamúsikskóli, in Reykjavík, from the age of five. Her recording career began in 1977 at the age of 11 while studying piano and flute at music school.
Before Björk was famous she worked odd jobs at an antiques shop, a bookstore, a vinyl record store, a Coca-Cola bottling plant, where her job was to check for cleanliness, and she worked on a farm around Christmas time in 1984 plus a fish factory during the easter break in 1984. And in her early punk band ‘Spit & Snot’ she was a drummer, and she had no eyebrows or orange hair.