Alexander Skarsgard was born on 25th August 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden, as the eldest son of an iconic Swedish actor, Stellan Skarsgard and his first wife, My Sonja Marie Agnes, a physician. Alexander Skarsgard dad was an acclaimed actor in Europe but yet had not acquired international fame until his “Breaking the Waves” (1996) shone in the limelight. According to Alexander Skarsgard bio, he has five younger siblings among whom three of them are also actors. His parents wanted all of them to be raised as normal working-class children and hence, he was brought up under the modest circumstances in a working-class Swedish neighborhood.
Alexander Skarsgard movies and net worth
After attending various theater classes for several months, Alexander Skarsgard moved to New York to pursue his dreams. Thus, he began his acting career from several movies and TV series with very short roles. He was given his first biggest break for the critically acclaimed HBO miniseries, “Generation Kill”. Then the biggest hit “True Blood” released from which he won different awards including ‘Scream Award’ (thrice), ‘Satellite Awards’, ‘Robert Award’ and nominated for more than six awards. His other movies are Zoolander (2001), Heartbeat (2004), Exit (2006), 13 (2010), Hidden (2015), The Legend Of Tarzan (2016) and so on. He also appeared in a music video for the pop-singer Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” and also gave his distinctive mellow voice for the animated movie “Metropia” for the character “Stefan”. Among Alexander Skarsgard movies in which he appeared in 2011, “Melancholia” was premiered at the Cannes Festival and the other one, “Stray Dogs” was a remake of the 1971 film of the same name. He gets paid very well. Currently, Alexander Skarsgard net worth is $12 Million.
Alexander Skarsgard height
Alexander Skarsgard height is 6 feet 4 inches tall (193 cm/ 1.9 m) and weighs 89 kg / 196 lbs. His Foot/Shoe size is 12 (US) & Dress Size is N/A (US). Besides, being much admired for playing very calm restrained individuals, often with positions of authority, Skarsgard has been frequently praised for his bold unique appearance. With his towering height and lean but a very impressive masculine physique, he has been voted for the sexiest man in Sweden five times. And in addition, his magnetic blue green eyes and blonde hair has won many hearts because of which he has been ranked #30 on Empire Online list of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in 2013.