Musically gifted member of the comedy duo Ylvis, performing alongside his brother Bard Ylvisaker. With his brother, he hosts a talk show called Tonight with Ylvis.
He provided his voice for the animated film Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron.
He and English comedian David Mitchell both made their names as part of comedy duos.
His professional career began in 2000 when he performed in the critically successful Ylvis - A Cabaret. With his brother, they shot to international fame with their viral hit "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" in 2013.
He was born in Trondheim, Norway.