Aksel Hennie | Biography

Posted On: 28 Jul, 2014

Aksel Hennie | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 29, 1975
Age 45 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality Norwegian
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Not yet
Girlfriend Tone Damli Aaberge(broken-up)
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Now
Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Hedda Hennie

Average heighted, white, and blonde Aksel Hennie, is most of the time talk of the town in Norwegian media as a hard-working action hero who does his roles stunts by himself. Nevertheless, he has worked in movies from other genres as well. In fact, his first movie is a hit drama comedy Jonny Vang.

But the movies that make him a distinguished action hero are Head Hunters, age of Heroes (2011) and Hercules (2014). Although Hercules is an American Adventure film, his role of brave warrior Tydeus alongside Dwyane Johnson as Hercules has surely made the action crazy fans all over the world happy. Plus, he worked out and followed a strict diet plan for more than one year which in turn proved to be highly productive. Moreover, his roles in movies from other genre except action such as drama, thriller and even comedy are equally popular. Handsome and straightforward Aksel is best known for his roles in movies such as Johny Vang, Buddy, Uno, age of Heros, Headhunters, Pioneer and Hercules.

On top of that, his other movie skills except acting are writing and directing. It’s an amazing fact that, Aksel just in his first debut as a writer and director in the movie Uno (2005), wins prestigious Amanda Award for “best direction” category as well gets nominated for  "Best Actor" and "Best Film" category. Moreover, it’s true that his personal story has helped the movie background and it’s also true that he was sentenced for graffiti in his late teens.

Other wiki on his professional life can be extracted from Wikipedia's biography on him. His shirtless pictures from some movies are extremely viral on the internet.  As of 2014, he is 38 years of age. He is an average tall man with the height of 5 feet and 8 inches.  

Because it is not revealed who he is dating or having an affair with in the media, many people speculate that he is a gay  and some rumors even goes as far back as stating that he is secretly married. It is not known who his wife is but his brilliant portrayal of the character Roger Brown in the movie was successful to relate the character of a brilliant thief who thinks his wife is having an affair. Also, it is not known whether he has any children. Also, recent rumors about his divorce cannot be verified as well. But, there’s a strong chance that he is dating the Norwegian singer Tone Damil.

To view the photo where the two lovebirds kiss each other, one can go to the following link:


Moreover, his exact net worth is not known but it’s probably high. One can follow him via twitter where he is extremely popular with 55.4 k fans. His twitter username is @AkselHennie and his Instagram id is @mrakselhennie.

Nevertheless, he is a graduate from Norwegian National Academy of Theatre. The fact that he got into the academy after applying for 4 times proves that he was passionate about acting since his early days.

He is a kind of actor who first likes to understand in and out about his role before he acts. To better understand his personality and role choosing style, one would like to view some of insightful interviews of the actor by going to the following link:



Seriously, one can learn many more lessons from his life. He confessed and got arrested for his Graffiti because he believed whatever he did was not a crime but an art.

Surely, Hercules was glad he got Aksel as Tydeus fighting alongside him.