Viggo Mortensen is an actor.He debuted as an Amish farmer in Peter Weir's Witness.He is the son of Grace Gamble and Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr.He gained Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Studies and Politics in 1980.He did many jobs such as selling flowers ,driving trucks before his acting career. Mortensen is also an author,with various books of poetry.
Early Life of Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen was born Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.on October 20, 1958, in New York City to Grace Gambel (née Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr. He is American and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his mother was American and father was Danish.
His family moved to different places like Venezuela, Denmark and finally settled in Argentina. He completed his primary education in Argentina. At the age of 11, his parents get divorced and he started living with his mother in New York.
Mortensen completed his graduation from the Watertown High School in 1976. Later, he attends the St. Lawrence University and grabbed his bachelor's degree in Spanish studies and politics.
After completion of his education, he moved to Denmark where he took various jobs like, driving trucks in Esbjerg and selling flowers in Copenhagen. However, later he returned back to the US in order to pursue his career in acting.
Viggo Mortensen Net Worth
Viggo Mortensen holds an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Viggo Mortensen Personal Life
Viggo Mortensen is possibly single but previously he married to his longtime girlfriend, Exene Cervenka on 8, July 1987. Exene is the singer of the punk band named X. They met on the set of the comedy Salvation !: Have You Said Your Prayers Today?.
The couple is blessed with one son named Henry Blake Mortensen. They were divorced on 13, March 1998. He has a relationship with Ariadna Gil who is an actress. Viggo Mortensen is also a jazz musician. There is no information about his affairs with other girls on social sites.
Viggo Mortensen Affairs
First Affair with Ariadna Gil
He has a relationship with Ariadna Gil,she is an actress.They are together for seven years and there is no sign of breakup in their relationship.