Niklas Landin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Feb, 2021
Facts of Niklas Landin
Date of Birth: 1988 , December-19
Age: 32 years old
Name Niklas Landin Jacobsen
Mother Annette Landin
Nationality Danish
Birth Place/City Søborg
Profession Handballer
Net Worth $2 Million
Married Yes
Married to Liv Skov Christensen
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Siblings Magnus Landin Jacobsen
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Niklas Landin Jacobsen is a professional Danish handballer who currently plays for the club, THW Kiel and previously played for Rhein-Neckar Löwen. The 32-year-old player, who plays the position of goalkeeper, is also the captain of the Danish national team. Apart from that, he is the older brother of a professional handball player, Magnus Landin Jacobsen

Early Life Of Niklas Landin: Parents And Brother

Niklas Landin Jacobsen was born on 19th December 1988 in Søborg, Denmark. He is the son of his mother, Annette Landin, and his father's name is not available.

His brother, Magnus Landin Jacobsen is also a professional handball player who plays for the club THW Kiel and the Danish national team.

Niklas holds Danish nationality and is currently 32 years old. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 7 inches, i.e, 200 cm. His weight is around 98 kg, i.e, 216 lbs.

Plays For 'THW Kiel'

Niklas Landin began his career with the Youth club KFUM København in 1991 and played there until 2004. For two years, he became the player of GOG but later returned to his old club in 2005.

Handballer, Niklas Landin plays for THW Kiel SOURCE: Stregspiller

From 2006-2010, he played for the senior club GOG Svendborg TGI. He became the player of Bjerringbro-Silkeborg from 2010-2012.  

Subsequently, he signed his contract on a three-year deal with the club Rhein-Neckar Löwen in 2012. His team eventually won the EHF Cup of 2012-13 season.

Landin joined the Germany club, THW Kiel, in August 2014. He won the Super Cup 2015 with THW Kiel.

International Level 

The 32-year-old player, who plays the position of goalkeeper, is also the captain of the Danish national team. He won the European Championship 2012 with the Danish national team, after beating the host nation, Serbia.

He won two silver medals at the World Men's Handball Championship in 2011 and 2013. He also won the World Men's Handball Championship 2019 with the Danish national team.

Net Worth Is In Million

The 32-year-old athlete is believed to have an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. He earned his good sum of fortune from his professional life as a handballer.

He currently plays as a goalie for the club THW Kiel and the Danish national team. He has previously played for the club Rhein-Neckar Lowen.

Exchanged Wedding Vows With Liv Skov Christensen

The sportsman, Niklas Landin Jacobsen is a married man. He walked down the aisle with Liv Skov Christensen on 24th June 2017 in a beautiful wedding ceremony.  

Niklas Landin with his wife and son SOURCE: Instagram

As per some reports, he is the father of a son, born in 2015, and a daughter, born in 2018.

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