Viggo Mortensen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Mar, 2019
Facts of Viggo Mortensen
Date of Birth: 1958 , October-20
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Viggo Mortensen
Birth Name Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.
Nick Name Vig, Guido, Cuervo
Father Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr.
Mother Grace Gamble (née Atkinson)
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession Actor, author, musician, photographer, poet, painter
Net Worth $30 million
Eye Color Blue
Waist size 32 Inches
Chest Size 40 Inches
Bicep Size 15
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Weight in KG 75kg
Affair with Ariadna Gil (2009–)
Boyfriend Exene Cervenka
Married Yes
Married to Exene Cervenka (m. 1987)
Divorce Exene Cervenka (1998)
Education St. Lawrence University
Awards 89th Academy Awards
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Viggo Mortensen is a prominent actor from the United States. Besides acting, he also takes the job of musician, poet. He has established himself as a painter and photographer. He is popular for portraying his role in the movies 28 Days and A Walk on the MoonMade his movie debut in the 1985 thriller, Witness, he has appeared in many other movies including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), A Walk on the Moon (1999), and 28 Days (2000).

Early Life, Bio, And Education Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen was born on October 20, 1958. He was from the middle-class family born as Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. in Manhattan, New York City, United States of America.

Born to mother Grace Gamble and father Viggo Peter Mortensen, he holds an American and Danish nationality. He is of Danish, American, and Canada, English and Nova Scotia descent.

As a child, he spent his childhood days at several places by struggling. As his parents divorced, he didn't get much support from his mother. Raised with siblings, Viggo Mortensen, he studied at St. Lawrence University. He was able to complete his education from there and earned his degree in Spanish Studies and Politics in 1980.

Viggo Mortensen's Career

Viggo Mortensen began working as a truck driver; he once took the job of selling flowers. After almost a year of hard work, he returned to the US. With his return, he got a chance to play in movies and gain huge popularity. The dream of his to be an actor since his childhood came to be true. He also has done poetry and fiction which helped in his career. 

Viggo Mortensen had experience of working in almost all sector. He has worked as a dock worker, bartender, waiter, and experienced hard works. He then started working in television mini-series and took his step further. He started enhancing his skills and got opportunities for many other movies.

Excluding his perfect work in acting, he also started to come into the field of poetry, photography, art, music, and much more. This made him famous in an instant, an actor with high skills in almost all fields is difficult to find. As the acting career in hand, he has played the famous movies like the series of Lord of the rings, and above 40 movies and some telemovies.

In the year 2018, the actor was a cast in the movie Green Book. 

Viggo Mortensen's Net Worth And Salary

Viggo Mortensen's net worth is $30 million at present. With such extraordinary and multi-talents, he is able to earn almost $2 million. an actor, musician, photographer, painter, and poet earns a huge amount of money from his career. 

Mortensen owns a house in Los Angeles, California. He has also some property in Idaho. 

Viggo Mortensen's Wife, Son, And Affair

Viggo Mortensen met his ex-wife Exene Cervenka in 1986 when he was shooting in the Salvation for the first time. The couple fell in romantic love affairs since then and they were also spotted dating each other elsewhere.

Exene Cervenka is an American singer in the California punk rock band X. Viggo Mortensen and Exene met in 1986 on the set Salvation; a parody of televangelism. Mortensen played as her husband, Jerome.

After dating each other for about a year, Viggo Mortensen and Exene Cervenka finally married on 8th of July, 1987.

They became parents for the first time in 1988. They welcomed their first child, a son Henry Mortensen on 28th of January after being married for less than a year. In 1992, Viggo Mortensen and his wife Exene Cervenka decided to live separately. They were legally divorced in 1997.

Viggo Mortensen is now linked to his new girlfriend Ariadna Gil. Ariadna Gil is a famous actress from Spain. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in movies like Belle Époque and Laurimar Negros. It is said that they began dating each other from the start of 2009.

Social Media 

As a famous actor, Viggo Mortensen is pretty much famous for almost all social sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others. 

Viggo Mortensen's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Viggo Mortensen's height: he stands at 5' 11" (1.8 m)
  • Mortensen's age: He is aged 60 years.  
  • Birth Name: Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.


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