"Sambo" in Swedish is short for "samboende", meaning cohabitation. And now Swedes have chosen their favorite “sambo”: Carina Berg, a TV-host. In a poll conducted by Svensk Fastighetsförmedling (Swedish Real Estate Ltd), Berg tops the list of who Swedes would most like to move in with during 2013, beating both Princess Madeleine and her fellow TV-host Gina Dirawi. Berg is most popular among both men and women, coming in first among women and second among men. Men put the Princess at the top followed by Berg then Dirawi sharing third place with Noomi Rapace while women put André Pops (TV-host, sports journalist) and Ola Rapace after Berg,
Carina Berg has won the hearts of Swedes through the popular TV-series “Berg flyttar in”, in which she moves into the homes of famous Swedes and get to live with them for a few days. She is popular among both men and women. In “Berg flyttar in” (literally “Berg moves in”), she tries to get closer to the famous people, following them during their day-to-day business.

The next most popular “sambo” is Princess Madeleine, followed by Gina Dirawi, a blogger, TV-host and comedian.
Director of the Press Department at Svensk Fastighetsförmedling, Bessie Wedholm, says: “(Singer) Sarah Dawn Finer is also among the top, which may have to do with the fact that she was the 2012 Christmas TV-host.” The least popular “sambo” was Gunilla Persson, from the reality TV program “Svenska Hollywoodfruar” (Swedish Hollywood Wives).


We're listing the results further down to the right.

The survey was conducted during December 2012, 1,397 persons replied and the results were statistically proven by the Novus Institute.

In case you read Swedish, here's a link to the original release: Carina Berg är svenskarnas favoritsambo

The former couple, Noomi and Ola Rapace both performed in Sweden's contender for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, "Beyond" (Svinaalängorna) directed by Pernilla August. See our review here: Review of Pernilla August's Beyond