Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Feb, 2019
Facts of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Date of Birth: 1970 , July-27
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: Denmark
Name Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Father Fritzer Waldau
Mother Hanne Søborg Coster
Nationality Danish
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 87 KG
Married Yes
Married to Nukaaka Coster-Waldau (m. 1998)
Children Philippa Waldau, Safina Waldau, Fillippa Coster-Waldau
Education Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance
Movies A Second Chance
TV Show Game of Thrones Since 2011
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish screenwriter, producer, and actor known for films like Nightwatch, Bent, Hemmeligheder etc. Coster-Waldau is a man of all seasons whose careers spans more than 26 years as of 2019. 

Early Life And Education Of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau: Age, Nationality

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkøbing, Denmark and he was raised in Tybjerg, a small village in southern Zealand. He was born on 27 July 1970. He was born to the father Hanne Søborg Coster and his mother name was Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau.

His father was a librarian. His nationality is Danish. He is white according to his ethnicity. He was born as the youngest children in the family, he has two elder sisters.

From 1989 to 1993, Coster-Waldau attended the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance. At the Betty Nansen Theater, he made his first stage debut as Laertes in Hamlet.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's Career

In 1993, he made his television debut from TV movie Slaget pa tasken. He was also featured in Who's Hitler? and Lyse Tider in 1995. In 2008, he made his super acting presence in television series New Amsterdam. From 2009 to 2010, he was featured in The Left Wing Gang as Jan Weimann.

Since 2011, he has been featured in one of the most popular series in the television Game of Thrones. The role of Jaime Lannister/The Kingslayer made him very much popular and also with his role he has been nominated in different awards.

Nikolaj has also been regularly been featured in movies, he started his movies career in 1994 from the movie Nightwatch. During the 1990s he was also featured in the other movies like Hemmeligheder, Nattens engel, The Cable Club and Misery Harbour.

In 2001, he appeared as Gary Gordon in one of the best war movie of all time Black Hawk Down. In 2002, he acted in the movie 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman. During 2005 to 2010, he was also featured in the movies like the Kingdom of Heaven, The Headsman, Triple Dare, The Kautokeino Rebellion and At World's End.

He has also worked in the globally acclaimed series Game of Thrones, where he worked alongside Olivia O'FlanaganMurray McArthur, and Chuku Modu.

He has also been the part of movies Headhunters (2011), Oblivion (2013), A Thousand Times Good Night (2013), The Other Woman (2014) and Klovn Forever (2015). In 2016, he is to be presented in the movies like Gods of Egypt, Shot Caller, and 3 Things. 

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's Net Worth

His net worth is about $16 million dollars as of February 2019, he is a big earner and took home around $1 million for each episode of Game of Thrones that he worked in. 

Similarly, the average salary of a producer is around $67,000 and the average actor earns around $39.84 per hour. Likewise, the average screenwriter earns anywhere from $60,000 to $100,000.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's Personal Life: Who Is His Wife? 

Nikolaj Coster Waldau is a very good looking guy, but he has not been linked with many girls. His sexual orientation is straight and his currently relational status is married.

He has not been in an affair to any girl other than his wife. In 1998, he was married to his girlfriend Nukâka, a Greenlandic actress and singer. He has been married for about 18 years. There is not any information regarding where Nikolaj meet and when they started dating.

They have two children, his first child was a daughter named Filippa who was born October 2000 and youngest is Safina born in November 2003. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters in Kongens Lyngby. He loves animal and he also has two pet dogs, which lives in his residence.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's Body Measurements

  • Height: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm tall.
  • Weight: He weighs in at 87 kg or 191 lbs.

 

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