Lead singer for the symphonic metal and rock band Within Temptation, a group known for singles like "Ice Queen."
She was previously in the band called Kashiro.
She never professionally trained to sing.
She has been in a longtime relationship with Robert Westerholt. Together they have a daughter named Eva Luna and two sons named Robin Aiden and Logan Arwin.
She and Ruud Jolie were both members of Within Temptation.