Laura Tesoro is a Belgian singer and actress, who was born in Antwerp.
Tesoro is a child of an Italian father and a Belgian mother. Between 2009 and 2010 she went to the Royal Lyceum of Antwerp and then she went to the Pius X Institute, where she graduated in word art drama.
In 2008 Tesoro came into the picture for the first time with a guest role in the tv-series Witse. That same year she was on stage for the first time as Annie in the musical of the same name. After that she took part in the musical program Ketnetpop at the end of 2009. In 2012 she made her appearance in the tv-series Familie.
In 2014 she appeared in the third edition of The Voice van Vlaanderen, where she ended up as runner-up in the final. In the same year she stopped Familie and released her first single “Outta here” in August. This appeared at the end of August 2014 in 23rd place in the Flemish charts.
Tesoro participated in Eurosong in 2016, the Belgian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. She won with the song “What’s the pressure” and thus representedBelgium at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.
After the Eurovision song contest, she became a co-presenter of Belgium’s Got Talent in 2016 alongside Koen Wauters. She did so in 2021 for the fourth consecutive season. In 2017 she became one of the coaches in The Voice Kids and presented the program The Band on tv-channel VTM.
Her single “Higher” was released in 2017. It was listed in the Flemish Ultratop 50 for 23 weeks. The single “Beast” was released at the end of October 2017 and a year later she released her single “Mutual” on November 30, 2018. “Up” followed in early 2019.
In 2019 she was also one of the artists in “Love for Music”. Her debut album “Limits” was released later that year, of which the first single “Limits” was released earlier. A little later, the second single, “Press Pause”, was released, which became a major radio hit.
In the meantime, she could also be seen in 2019 as the female lead actress Sarah in the musical “’40-’45” by Studio 100.
She co-hosted another show, 2 meisjes op het strand. In 2021 she was a jury member in The Voice van Vlaanderen. In 2022 she was a guest artist at I Can See Your Voice. In April 2022 she released the single “Not easy”, in October 2022 “We here”. In January 2023 she released the single “These Nights”, which she sang together with OSKI.
As a voice actress, she could be heard in dubbings of several films. In 2016, for example, she voiced Moana in the Flemish version of the Disney film Moana and Princess Poppy in Trolls. In 2017 she could be heard as Rebel in the film The Emoji Movie and in 2018 she took on the role of Gwen Stacey in the Flemish version of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.