Ville Hermanni Valo was born on November 22, 1976 at 8:28 a.m., in a small wood-house suburb of Helsinki called Vallila. Valo was born to Finnish father Kari, who owns a sex shop, and a Hungarian mother Anita. He is the vocalist, songwriter and frontman of the Finnish band HIM. Valo is one of the founding members of HIM, a band that have gone on to enjoy success across Europe and the US. He currently lives in Finland and is known to be friends with skateboarder and 'Jackass', Bam Margera, Valo also appeared in Bam's MTV show Viva la Bam.