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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Biography

Updated On 02 Aug, 2017 Published On 02 Aug, 2017
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Facts of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Date of Birth :
Age : 53 years old
Family Name : Coster-Waldau
Birth Country : Denmark
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

What is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Nikolaj Coster-Waldau have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Gay ? No

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a well accomplished Danish actor, producer, and a screenwriter. He gained his success portraying the role of Jaime Lannister in HBO’s popular series Game of Thrones. Coster-Waldau is a married man. His wife Nukaka is a Greenlandic performer and vocalist. Both the husband and wife are living a contended and blissful married life.

Early Life and Education

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on July 27, 1970. He was born in Rudkobing, Denmark and raised in Tybjerg, Zealand. He is the son of Soborg Coster and Jorgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau. He grew up with his two elder sisters.

Coster-Waldau attended Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary dance in Copenhagen.


Nikolaj began his career performing on the stage at the Betty Nansen Theatre. He gave his first performance as Laertes in Hamlet. He gained fame when he acted in the critically acclaimed film Nightwatch in 1994. He then performed in the film he co-wrote, Staho’s Wildside in 1998.

 In 2001 Coaster-Waldu was cast in Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down, his first U.S movie. The movie featured popular stars like Josh Harnett, Eric Bana, and Ewan Mcgregor. Afterward, he got the lead role in Michael Apted’s Enigma. Later he got an opportunity to play in an array of movies including the Kingdom of Heaven in 2005, and Firewall in 2006.

Additionally, Nikolaj starred in Fox drama New Amsterdam followed by the hit HBO drama Game of Thrones. He earned Screen Actors Guild card after filming Fox TV series. He also starred in the science fiction action film Oblivion starring Tom Cruise as well as suspense thriller Mama in 2013. In 2014 he was seen in the film The Other Woman and In Gods of Egypt in 2016.

An accomplished actor plus director Coster-Waldau used his success to popularize Denmark films'. He is also the Executive Vice President of Hemmingsen Entertainment Corporation and its affiliate Hemmingsen Creek Production.  He was listed on Buddy TV’s list and ranked #85 as the year's sexiest men.

Personal Life

The 47-year-old actor Nikolaj is a married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend Nukaka in 1998. His wife is an actress and singer from Greenlandic. The duo is blessed with two daughters namely, Filippa and Safina.

Net worth

As one of the successful actors, Coster-Waldau is well paid from his career. He earns quite a decent amount. He has accumulated an estimated net worth of $6 million and lives a luxurious life along with his family in Denmark.







Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Married

Marriage with Nukaka

Nukaka and Nikolaj married in 1998. She is an actress and a singer. They have two daughters together.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Children

DAUGHTER : Filippa

Mother: Nukaka

Filippa is the oldest daughter of Nikolaj and his beautiful wife Nukaka. She was born on October 2000.


Mother: Nukaka

Safina is the youngest daughter of Nikolaj and Nukaka. She was born on November 2003.

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