Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard, better known as Gustaf Skarsgard is a Swedish actor. He is famous for his role in the History Channel series Vikings. He has also acted in the movie Evil, The Way Back and Kon-Tiki. He is active in both Swedish and Norwegian movies. He was previously married to Hanna Alstrom.
Gustaf Skarsgard Personal Life
Gustaf Skarsgard is possibly single at the moment. The actor is far from any kind of intimate affairs and relationships since the bitter split with the ex-partner, Hanna. Or he might be waiting for the true love of his life.
Skarsgard was once in a lovey-dovey married relationship with his girlfriend, Hanna Alstrom. The couple married in 1999, and after living as husband-wife for nearly 6 years, they divorced in 2005. Skarsgard and his spouse didn't have any children's midst the six years of a romantic affair.
How Much Is Gustaf Skarsgard's Net Worth?
Gustaf Skarsgard, a 39-year-old actor possesses an estimated net worth of $8 million. Assuming the lifestyle he lives, Gustaf probably earns big bucks from his profession as an actor. He makes $300,000-$400,000 per episode from Vikings.
Some of his hit movies and television series include The Way Back ($20,348,249), Kon-Tiki($22,842,887), and Arn: Tempelriddaren ($21,287,566).
The Stockholm, Sweden born actor spends money on traveling and gathering with his friends. The brown-haired owns a deluxe mansion in Los Angeles, California worth $4 million. His spacious residence consists of Sauna, Jacuzzi, Home cinema and swimming pool. He drives a silver-colored Audi A8 ($70,000) car.
His father Stellan Skarsgard's net worth is estimated to be around $40 million. The Vikings cast was brought up in a richy rich celebrity family background.
Gustaf Skarsgard's Career: Movies, TV series
Gustaf Skarsgard is an incredible actor and has played in the TV series and mini-series like Min van Percys magiska gymnastikskor, Euroboy, Skuggornas hus, and Kontrakt. Then after playing several series, he portrayed the character of Niklas in the Swedish movie Den osynlige directed by Joel Bergvall and Simon Sandquist.
In 2002, he also appeared in movies such as Kontrakt, Gavan and in the Swedish drama/comedy TV series Cleo. The following year, he was seen in the movie Evil where he shared the screen with Anders Wilson and Henrik Laundstorm. The movie was one of the hit movies that collected over $12.4 million at the end of box-office collection.
In 2008, he appeared in a successful hit movie Patrik, Age 1.5 for which he was nominated for the Guldbagge Awards as the best supporting actor and as the best leading actor. He also won Guldbagge Awards for his role as Johan in the movie, Kidz in da Hood. That's not all, but he also received the prize as Best Leading Actor for his role in Forortsungar.
He joined the History Channel’s series Vikings as Floki, the shipbuilder. The drama television series was created and written by Michael Hirst for the History channel and premiered on 3rd March 2013 in Canada. The TV series starred Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Jessalyn Gilsig, Nathan O'Toole and so on.
Apart from movies, he has played several TV series such as My Friend Percy’s magical Sneakers, Swedenhielms, Snapphanar, Ettor & nollor and much more. Moreover, he has also played few short movies including Prima ballerina, Euroboy, May Fly and The Big Leap.
Gustaf Skarsgard Wiki-Bio
Gustaf Skarsgard was born as Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard on 12th November 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden. His father, to Stellan Skarsgard, is a Swedish actor whereas his mother, My Agnes is a physician.
He grew up along with five other siblings: Alexander, Sam, Bill Skarsgard, Eija and Valter, and two half-brothers Ossian and Kolbjorn. He is the best friend of fellow Swedish actor Matias Varela, since childhood.
Being the son of an actor, he easily got a chance to enter the movie industry. At the age of 9, he appeared in the short movie Prima ballerina and Tacknamn coq Rouge as a child actor.
From 1999 to 2003, he attended the Teaterhogskolan in Stockholm and he joined the Royal Dramatic Theater.
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