Mikkel Hansen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Feb, 2021
Facts of Mikkel Hansen
Date of Birth: 1987 , October-22
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Denmark
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Mikkel Hansen
Birth Name Mikkel Hansen
Father Flemming Hansen
Nationality Danish
Birth Place/City Helsingor
Profession Handball Player
Net Worth $44 million
Girlfriend Stephanie Gundelach
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Mikkel Hansen is a rising Danish handball player who plays for the Danish national team and Paris Saint-Germain. The player started his professional playing career in 1997 and has played for teams like GOG Gudme, FC Barcelona, AG Kobenhavn, Paris Saint-Germain, and Aalborg Handbold. He, however, is also famous for being the son of Flemming Hansen.

Who Is His Father? Age And Short Biography

Mikkel was born on 22nd October 1987 and is 33 years old, as of early 2021. He was born in Helsingor, Denmark, and belongs to Danish nationality.

Mikkel is the son of Flemming Hansen, who had also played for the Danish national handball team. He has played 120 national team matches and has scored 240 goals. His father has also participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Professional Career

The 33 years old handball player started his youth career in 1997, playing for Helsingor IF. He then joined Virum-Sorgenfri HK in 2000 and played for five years.

His senior career started in 2005 after joining GOG Gudme. He left the club in 2008 to join FC Barcelona. He played for FC Barcelona for only two years. In 2010, he joined AG Kobenhavn.

Mikkel currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain but will leave the club in 2022. He is signed for Aalborg Handbold.

The player is widely known for winning IHF World Player of the Year- Men three times, i.e., 2011, 2015, and 2018. His individual awards are Handball Planet- Best World Handball Player 2016 and 2019, Most Valuable Player of the Olympic Games 2016, Top Scorer of the World Championship 2011 and 2019, Top Goalscorer of the LNH Division 1 2015 and 2016, Top Goalscorer of the EHF Champions League 2012 and 2016, and many others.

How Much Is Mikkel Hansen’s Net Worth?

Mikkel has been active in the playing career for over two decades and has played for famous clubs. Likewise, he has also won hefty cash prizes and awards.

Do you know Mikkel is the highest paid handball player of 2020 in the world? According to Sportekz, He earns a basic salary of €2.5 million, whereas his monthly wage is €120,000. His earnings increased from €80 thousand to €120 thousand per month after his contract was extended.

As of 2021, Mikkel Hansen’s net worth is reported to be around $44 million.

Who Is His Partner? Is He Married?

Mikkel is not married but is currently dating girlfriend, Stephanie Gundelach. It is not clear how and when the couple started dating, but they seem happy together.

CAPTION: Mikkel Hansen posting his girlfriend's picture on Instagram SOURCE: Instagram

Pictures shared on their respective Instagram are what makes it clear that Mikkel and Stephanie are happy together. Together, the pair has welcomed a child. Her partner gave birth to their first child in January 2019.

Mikkel is 6 feet 5 inches tall and has an athletic body build.

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