Sunday, 21 October 2012

Conchita Wurst

Thomas Neuwirth, better know by his stage name Conchita Wurst, born on November 6 1988 in Gmunden Oberösterreich, is an Austrian singer and drag artist.

Thomas grew up in the Styrian municipality Bad Mittendorf. In 2006 he took part in the third season of the talent show Star Mania. He finished in second place behind Nadine Beiler. In 2007 he started the boyband Jetzt Anders! Other members of the band were Falco De Jong Luneau, Johnny K. Palmer and Martin Zerza. In that same year they broke up.

In 2011 he participated as Conchita Wurst at the ORF-talentshow Die große Chance. In 2012 Conchita took part at Österreich rockt den Song Contest, the Austrian national final for the ESC with the song That's what I am which came 2nd.

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