Zara Maria Larsson was born in Solna Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden on December 16, 1997. Hannah Larsson from the rock band Hanna & Andrea is her younger sister. Not much is known about Zara Larsson's parents, her childhood or schooling except her refusal to sing in a choir is the reason why she turned down the chance to attend Adolf Fredrik's Music School. Zara Larsson's career in the entertainment industry began on Simon Cowell's Sweden's Got Talent aka Talent Sweden aka Talang Sverige. Ten year old Zara Larsson won the second season of Talang Sverige, broadcast on 2008, which resulted in a recording contract with TEN Music Group and Universal Record Label. Her debut EP was released four years later on January 21, 2013 and her second EP was released five months later on July 5, 2013. Her debut album was released the next year on October 1, 2014. Still staying with TEN Music Group, but switching to Epic Record Label, Zara released her third EP on January 16, 2015 and her fourth EP ten months later on December 18, 2015. Zara Larsson continues to record music and tour to support her music to this exact moment of time.