Thomas Berge

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Thomas Berge
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Berge performing at Het Feest van Sinterklaas
Background information
Birth name Chiel Thomas Ottink
Born (1990-01-25) 25 January 1990 (age 25)
Origin Enschede, The Netherlands
Years active 2003–present

Thomas Berge, pseudonym of Chiel Ottink (born 25 January 1990) is a Dutch singer.


Thomas Berge was born in Enschede. He released his first single at the age of twelve. The album, Mijn Luchtballon, sold 800,000 promotional copies and was distributed by Neckermann. His stage name was chosen with the German music market in mind.[1] In 2005 he was awarded the Zilveren Harp, the most prestigious award for promising new talent given in The Netherlands.

In October 2007 he recorded, along with fellow Dutch singer Tess, the Dutch version of the song "You Are The Music in Me 'from High School Musical 2, called "De Stem van Mijn Hart".

He has made a number of television appearances throughout his career. Most notably, he stars in his own reality show, broadcast since 11 January 2008, on Dutch television station Nederland 1.

He released his first single to enter the Dutch top 10, Zonder Jou in 2008. Zonder Jou was followed shortly by Ieder Moment which peaked at number 4 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart and Kon Ik Maar even bij je Zijn which was Thomas' first number one single in The Netherlands.

Personal life[edit]

Thomas Berge lives in Losser. It was announced at RTL Boulevard that Thomas Berge was sent to a rehabilitation clinic for his alcohol and drugs use. He had spoken freely about his own problem. After having had other relationships, he has a relationship with his five years older actress Myrthe Mylius from the famous Dutch series Nederlandse Hollywood Vrouwen. In June 2013 May they received their first child.

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Album Year Peak position
Album Top 100
Thomas Berge 2003 41
Als jij lacht 2004 20
Kerst met Thomas Berge 2005
Geloof in je dromen 2006 32
Compleet 2007 41
Kon ik maar even bij je zijn 2009 10
1221 2011 8
Compilation albums
Album Year Peak position
Album Top 100
De mooiste 2005 37
Live albums
Album Year Peak position
Album Top 100
Live in de HMH 2008 46


Single Year Peak position
Single Top 100
Mijn luchtballon 2003 24
Als jij alles kon overdoen 2003 34
Een glimlach 2004 36
Als jij lacht 2005 46
Ik zie mijn leven als een melodie 2005 26
De mooiste 2005 45
Als een mooie droom 2005 54
Jantjes gitaar
(with Johnny Hoes)
2005 68
Val aan 2006 68
Bellen 2006 68
Jij bent mijn leven 2006 68
Heel even 2007 71
De wereld ben jij
Soundtrack to Zoop in Zuid-Amerika
2007 35
De stem van mijn hart
(with Tess /
Soundtrack High School Musical 2
2007 45
Niet meer en niet minder 2008 48
Zonder jou 2008 10
Ieder moment 2009 4
Kon ik maar even bij je zijn 2009 1