Who is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau?
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a popular Danish television actor, screenwriter, and scriptwriter, who is well-known for featuring in movies like “Night watch,” released 1994, “Wildside,” and others.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau rose to prominence in 1994 after featuring in “Night watch,” a Denmark-produced movie that later became a blockbuster. In this post, I will share with you Nikolaj Coster-Waldau biography, career, net worth, and some other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at his profile.
|Date of birth||27th July 1970|
|Mother||Jorgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau|
|Net worth||$16 million|
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Biography
Famous for featuring in “Nightwatch” and for co-writing and featuring in “Wildside” as Ossy, Nikolaj was born on the 27th of July 1970 in his home country in Denmark. He was born in Rudkobing, Denmark and so holds Denmark citizenship by birth.
Although he was born in Rudkobing, Denmark, Nikolaj was raised mainly by his mother in a small village in southern Zealand named Tybjerg. His father wasn’t that involved in his early upbringing as he and his mother (Nikolaj’s parents) divorced while he was younger.
While Hanne Costner is his father (died in 1998), Jorgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau is his mother. Thus, he got his last name from his father’s and mother’s surnames. Apart from himself, Nikolaj has two older siblings – sisters, thrillng.com gathered.
Speaking about his father in one of his many interviews, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau revealed that his father abused alcohol in his youth. Moreover, he made it known that his father supported Arsenal. Unalike, he is, at present, a supporter of Leeds United.
Or simply put, he became a supporter of Leeds United and subsequently, a member of the Leeds United Supporters’ Trust after he was persuaded into joining the team in the 1990s when he went on a trip to a match at the Elland Road ground.
At the time he joined the school theatre named the Danish National School of Theater and Contemporary Dance, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was the youngest actor ever to enter the School thrillng.com reports.
Notably, he studied at the National Theater School in Denmark between 1989 and 1993. Upon graduation, he rose to prominence – just less than a year after his graduation. “Hamlet,” a stage performance at the Betty Nansen Theater became his stage debut while “Night watch,” released in 1994 became the movie that brought him to the limelight.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Marriage
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is married to Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, a Greenlandic singer and movie actress, who is especially known for being a former Miss Greenland.
The love-duo got married for as long as two decades and counting. Presently, they live together near Copenhagen with their two daughters (Saffina and Philippa), who are movie actresses.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Height
While Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stands six feet five inches tall, he has Leo as his birth/zodiac sign.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Net worth
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has an estimated net worth of $16 million. He earns his net worth from his career as a TV/movie actor.