Charles (Charly) René Pierre Luske (born 19th of September 1978, Amsterdam) is a dutch singer, actor and host. He is married to actress Tanja Jess and has two sons.
Charly Luske is best known for his appearance in the 2011 version of The Voice of Holland. Singing "It's a men's world" in the blind auditions, he amazed both jury and public, and quickly became top favorite to win. It was considered a shock when Charly lost out to Chris Hordijk in the semi-finals by only a small margin.
Charly started singing when he was twelve years old, encouraged by his father. Four years later he made his debute in the Luck Lotto Live. For a little while Charly sang in two boybands, firstly Velvet and after this band broke apart he sang in X Marks the Spot until he turned to musicals, such as Boyband, Love me a little bit more, Turks Fruit, The Wiz and We Will Rock You. He also acted in Dutch TV series Zoop, Meiden de wit and Costa, as well as hosting multiple shows.
Charly Luske has enjoyed chart success with his performances from The Voice in the iTunes top 100 for multiple weeks.