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This is a suuuuuper old biography / interview which was originally published on a-teens.com in late 2002. Dhani was then 18. Enjoy reading this archive. :D

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Full name:
John Dhani Lennevald

Born:
July 24th 1984 in Stockholm, Sweden

Tallness:
6'1" (186 cm)


Favourite car:
Jeep

What are some artists/bands that you currently like?
Michael Jackson, Maxwell, Craig David, Nsync

In the years to come, when you look back upon this experience, how would you like to be remembered? Would you like to be remembered in that idolizing star manner to begin with?
I would like to be rememered as a member of A-TEENS and that people will remember us forever.

Have you ever overslept/got too late to an important interview/show?
Ooohh YEAH, many times.

What kind of movies do you like?
Star wars, Face off, Rush hour 2 and I will soon see Lord of the Rings. I promise it will be amazing.

Where do you think the direction of the A-Teens music is headed?
For our new album we will do pop but a bit older because we have been growing.

Do you ever listen to your own music at home?
Yeah, specially when it's new, but then you hear it so much anyway.

What is the most important for you, love or career?
I would say love, but right now it's my career, cause this is what I love.

Do you have siblings? If so are they older or younger than you?
1 older sister, she's 6 years older than me.

What do you do on your day off? If you go out like shopping or to the movies, do you ever get noticed?
When we are in Stockholm, people notice us but not that often, they're more whispering.

Do you ever get homesick?
When you are away for a long time.

If you had to choose between dancing and singing, what would you choose?
I would stand inbetween. I love it both so much.

Whats the best thing a fan has ever done for you?
I mean, it's so nice and you feel pretty bad but when they're crying and just screaming, thats really flirting.

Have you met your biggest fans yet?
I've met Craig David and Nsync, but the one that's missing is still Michael Jackson.

If a fan invites you to dinner (for example a great dinner with Italian food like pasta and pizza), would you accept?
I don't know actually depending on the fan, if it's a crazy fan I probably wouldn't, but maybe otherwise.

What is daily eating and exercise habits?
All kinds of food like fish, pasta, meat, rice blablah... And I'm trying to work out every other day. Eatings 4 times a day.

What bugs you about the other in the group?
Actually, we're getting along really well, but sometimes we're just together too much and you can get annoyed of anything.

You are all great at singing and dancing, but what do you really stink at?
I'm not really good at skating.

If you could go back in time for a day, who would you spend it with and what would you do?
Bob Marley and sing "Could you be loved" and "No woman no cry" with him.

Could you ever be friends with a fan?
Yeah, but it would be hard in the beginning, but it would work.

What are you scared of?
To not be home if it happens something with my family.

What is one of the most coolest places you have been to for a concert that you did? And why?
Viņa del Mar in Chile, cause that was a big venue and the fans were CRAZY! Also Brazil were a really cool place.

What three things would you take on the desert island?
Mobilephone, scuba diving equipment and a knife.

What is the most embarassing thing you did on stage?
Riped my pants or said "Good bye Las Vegas" instead of Reno. OOPPS!!

Spill on each others biggest secret and their most stupidest and embarassing mistake.
I mean all of us are doing stupid and embarassing things all the time...

Do you have your own A-Teens doll at home?
Yes, I actually have all of us.

What do you plan to do with your lives after your singing career is over?
I wanna do this till I'm 30 about, then I wanna write and produce songs. That would be the dream.

How do you take out the stress of your work or if you've just had a bad day? Some people write, some people take nice long baths.. how do you handle it?
Not try to stress. And just be calm and let our people that takes care of us be stressed :)

Have you ever gone to your website chatroom pretending that you weren't a person part of your group and asked the people in the chatroom what they did or didn't like about the group?
Yeah, once so far, that's pretty funny...

How many languages do you speak?
English, Swedish and 10 words Spanish.

Have you ever tried smoking?
Never.

Whats the hardest part of being a pop star?
Being away from home, family and friends.

What has been the best moment of your career so far?
This summer (2001) tour in the States.

Are you sick of being famous sometimes?
Yeah, sometimes when you're out shopping and just wanna be with your friends.

Do you write with your right or left hand?
Right.

What do you see in a person of the opposite sex?
The personality, romantic, humor, thoughtful, easy going, easy to talk to.

What would you name your island if you had one?
Una noche

What do you wish for christmas?
Snow, and maybe PS2.

Can you describe your room, and home back in Sweden?
I'm living with my family in a flat in Stockholm, Sweden. I'm having the top floor by myself, about 40 sqm.

Let's say you fall in love with a fan, but your manager disagrees. What would you do?
If you are in love you are.

What do you do with all the money you make?
Save most of it.

Have you had a stalker or a really obsessed fan?
No, not yet.

What is your favorite ice cream flavors?
Sorbet (all kinds) and cookies and cream and strawberry from Häegendaz.

If you had 24 hours to live, where would you go and what would you do?
I would take my friends and family and go snowboarding in the alps.

Which was the latest music you bought?
Michael Jacksons new album.

If you would see a boy/girl that you think is cute in a crowd at a concert would you do?
I would try to take contact with her.

What was the nastiest thing you did when you were a kid and what was your happiest and the most unforgettable childhood memory?
2 weeks in the summer my family and a friends family were out with our sailing boat.

Do you drink coffee?
"Coffee". Sometimes milk, sugar and with coffee flavour. haha.

What is the most flattering thing a fan has done for you?
Stuff like when they give you flowers and rings. That's really flattering.

What is the weirdest birthday present you have gotten?
Got a porno video from Marie, Sara and our dancers on my birthday year 2000.

If your boy/girlfriend told you to leave your career in A-Teens, would you leave it?
No, not now.

Did you ever think you would make it big someday?
Never. You could never believe that something like this could happen to you.

Are you all just like a brothers and sisters? Do you fight and everything?
Yeah, just like brothers and sisters.

What would you be doing now if you never got into the A-Teens?
Right now, go to school and take alot of dance and vocal classes. And dream about this that I'm doing.

What was one of the funniest experiences you've had with each other?
When we were in Chile together last year for the first time, that was crazy.


Published: 2002-12-29 16:30:00


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What do you plan to do with your lives after your singing career is over?
I wanna do this till I'm 30 about, then I wanna write and produce songs. That would be the dream.

Amazing to see his plans were already clear, despite his youth. :)


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Do you have your own A-Teens doll at home?
Yes, I actually have all of us.

Er, what is that?


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Elmisa wrote:
Er, what is that?


Oh, you've really never heard of the A*TEENS dolls ?
Well, here they are then. :mrgreen:

A-Teens dolls


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No, I didn't know about their existence...
Back in time, I would have bought them all. :mrgreen:


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