|Birth Day||April 20, 1980|
|Birth Place||Apeldoorn, Netherlands|
|Age||40 YEARS OLD|
Dutch country singer known primarily for taking second place alongside Ilse Delange in The Common Linnets in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. The versatile singer and Songwriter has been active in music since 1997, but first gained major success after competing on Holland's Got Talent in 2008.
A performer even as a child, he made his debut in 1995 singing on Telekids. He then spent his late teens developing an album in Nashville, Tennessee, though the album was never completed.
In 2010, he won Best Newcomer at the 3FM Awards.
He was born Willem Bijkerk to Henny and Willy Bijkerk. He married in 2002. He and his wife had one son before divorcing three years later. He later began a relationship with Bibi Breijman.
He took his stage name from his idol Waylon Jennings and even performed extensively with him in the United States until the country star's death in 2002.