Ari Behn (Martha Louise Norwegian Princess Ex husband) Bio, Wiki, Death & Cause (Suicide)
Ari Behn (Martha Louise Norwegian Princess Ex husband)
Ari Behn Biography
Ari Behn, an author and the former husband of Norwegian princess, Martha Louise, died by suicide on December 25th, 2019, at his home in Lommedalen. He was 47 years old. Police provided no details about the circumstances of his death but said they were called to his home at 4.47 p.m.
Ari Behn Early Life
Behn was born in Aarhus,(September 30th, 1972) Denmark, and mostly grew up in Moss, Norway, where his parents moved when he was six years old. His original surname was Bjørshol however, in 1996, he changed his name to Ari Behn when he took his maternal grandmother’s maiden name.
Ari Behn Education
He attended the Waldorf School in Moss and graduated from the University of Oslo with a bachelor’s degree in history.
Ari Behn Career
Trist som faen (“Sad as hell”), his 1999 short stories collection, garnered his literary success and sold more than 100,000 copies. He subsequently published two novels; however, the reviews of these works were less positive.
In the spring of 2011, Ari Behn made his debut as a playwright with Treningstimen, directed by Kim Sørensen and staged at Rogaland Teater.
Ari Behn Marriage to Princess Märtha Louise
On May 24, 2002, Behn married Princess Märtha Louise the only daughter and eldest child of King Harald and Queen Sonja. He’d met her through his mother, who was the princess’s physiotherapy tutor and together they had three daughters: Maud Angelica Behn, Leah Isadora Behn, and Emma Tallulah Behn. The two however divorced in 2016.
Behn hit the headlines in December 2017 when he alleged that he was among a growing number of men who had been sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey. He accused Spacey of groping his genitals in 2007, at a nightclub during the after-party for the Nobel Peace Prize concert. He also published a book titled inferno in 2018 where he talked about his battle with alcoholism and mental health.
No further details about his death have been revealed.