Gustaf Skarsgard is a Swedish actor. The audience outside of Scandinavia knows Gustaf for his role as Floki in the popular History Channel series Vikings. In addition, he became famous worldwide after his roles in movies Evil, Kontakt and The Way Back.
You can follow Gustaf on his Instagram and find out more about his personal life and professional endeavors.
Gustaf Skarsgard Age
Skarsgard was born in 1980 and he is turning 37 very soon. At the moment, he is 36 years old.
Gustaf Skarsgard Brothers and Family
Gustaf Skarsgard was born on November 12, 1980 as Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard in Stockholm, Sweden. His father is also a Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard and his mother My Skarsgard is a physician.
Gustaf’s mother My is Stellan Skarsgard’s first wife. Gustaf has five siblings: Bill, Alexander, Sam, Eija and Valter. Furthermore, he has two half-brothers from his father’s second marriage with Megan Everett, Ossian and Kolbjörn.
It is interesting that Gustaf Skarsgard brothers Alexander, Bil and Valter are also actors. At the same time, his godfather is a Swedish actor Peter Stormare.
Therefore, it is clear that Gustaf grew up in a family of actors and it’s no wonder that he has chosen acting as his profession.
Is Gustaf Skarsgard Married?
The handsome Swedish actor is not married at the moment, as far as we know. However, Gustaf Skarsgard was married to an actress Hana Carolina Alström. After a couple years of dating, they got married in 1999. Nevertheless, the marriage lasted only six years. The couple divorced in 2005, after deciding that they can no longer stay in a relationship.
According to some sources, Gustaf Skarsgard is a single man at present.
Gustaf and Alexander Skarsgard
Alexander Skarsgard is Gustaf’s older brother, born on August 25, 1978. Additionally, he is an actor as well, and we know him the best for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood. Also, he became famous playing Meekus in Zoolender.
Gustaf and Bill Skarsgard
Gustaf’s younger brother Bill Skarsgad was born on August 9, 1990 and he is a model and an actor. We know Bill for his role of Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the horror film It from 2017.
Gustaf Skarsgard as Floki in “Vikings”, Other Movies
Skarsgard began his acting career when he was only nine years old. He appeared in the Swedish film Codename Coq Rouge. Subsequently, he joined Royal Dramatic Theater where he played in several stage dramas and other shows.
However, Gustaf Skarsgard’s professional debut came in 1989 with the movie Prima Ballerina. In 1994 he made a TV debut when he appeared in television series My Friend Percy’s Magical Sneakers.
In 2008, Skarsgard appeared in a film Patrik, Age 1.5. For this movie was nominated for the Guldbagge Awards as best supporting actor and as best leading actor.
In addition, Gustaf won Guldbagge Awards for his role as Johan in the 2006 movie Kidz in da Hood. Furthermore, he is a winner of European Film Academy’s Shooting Stars Award in 2007.
In the popular History Channel series Vikings he portrays Floki, a mastermind ship builder that designs and builds a new generation of Viking ships. These ships can sail across the ocean, however they can reach up the shallowest of rivers as well. Actually, it is only thanks to Floki that Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) is able to discover new lands and civilizations.
Gustaf Skarsgard Net Worth and Income
According to some reports, Gustaf has a net worth of $200,000. However, he is a part of an acting family with much bigger net worth and incomes. Namely, Skarsgard’s father Stellan has a net worth of approximately $40 million.
Gustaf and his Father Stellan Skarsgard
Stellan Skarsgad is a famous Swedish actor. In addition, he found his spot among prominent Hollywood starts with the roles in the movies Breaking the Waves, The Hunt for Red October, Good Will Hunting, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. His other prominent movies include the long list of titles such as: Mamma Mia!, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Cinderella and others.
Gustaf Skarsgard Height and Weight
As per some reports, the handsome Floki is 6’4″ or 1.93m tall. Furthermore, his weight is somewhere around 78kg.
Ethnicity and Nationality
Regarding his nationality, Gustaf Skarsgard is Swedish. At the same time, he belongs to white, European descent.
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