Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Alexander Skarsgard
Nick Name vampire Eric Northman
Real Name Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
Profession Actor
Known for Vampire Eric Northman
Age 45 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth August 25, 1976
Birthplace Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
Hobbies Not Known
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Physical Stats

Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.94 m)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Body Type Fit

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is an American actor who was born on 25th August, 1976 (his age is 38 years old) in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the child of performer Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife, My, who was a doctor. He has five young siblings and two relatives. Hid brothers Gustaf, Bill, and Valter are also performers.

In 1989, the lead part in the Swedish TV creation Hunden som log (The Dog That Smiled) made him celebrated in Sweden at thirteen years old. Uncomfortable with being remembered, he quit representing the following seven years. At age 19, he connected to do his national administration.

He served in the Swedish military for year and a half, in a unit that managed against damage and hostile to terrorism in the Stockholm archipelago. In the wake of finishing his administration in 1996 he exited Sweden and went to Leeds Metropolitan University in England for six months. He enlisted to study English however concedes he didn’t examine much and “had a great time.

Following seven years far from acting, he began to think of it as once more. In 1997, he selected in a theater course at Marymount Manhattan College and moved to New York City. He came back to Stockholm following six months, yet the time he used mulling over theater demonstrated to him that he needed to act. Upon his come back to Sweden, Skarsgård started getting acting occupations, working in film, TV and dramatic creations.

While on an excursion in the United States, he auditioned for and arrived the part of Meekus in the 2001 film Zoolander.

In 2003, his work in Hundtricket-the Movie (The Dog Trick) earned him a Guldbagge Award designation for Best Supporting Actor. He was named the Sexiest Man in Sweden five times. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 however kept on living up to expectations in Sweden.

His break came when he was given a role as Sergeant Brad “Iceman” Colbert in the basically acclaimed HBO miniseries Generation Kill. An adjustment of columnist Evan Wright’s book of the same name, Generation Kill takes after the first Reconnaissance Battalion of the United States Marine Corps throughout the early piece of the Iraq War.

The piece of Brad Colbert was the closest to a “lead” in Generation Kill, and executive Susanna White and official maker David Simon at the outset differ about throwing Skarsgård. White needed to cast him yet Simon was not persuaded he could force off the American stress.

After four trials in three urban communities, Skarsgård took in the part was his only 36 prior hours he needed to prepare to leave a plane for Namibia where the undertaking was recording. The cast and group taped for seven months in the desert, shooting six days a week.

Skarsgård worked with a tongue mentor to ace the American accent. He started dating his girlfriend actress Kate Bosworth since 2009.

The two had a romantic affair for two years before breaking up in 2011. He has never been married nor had any wife. So there is no chance of him getting any kind of divorce. Although he was questioned about his sexuality being gay, he proved all those rumors false by speaking out openly in one of his TV interviews in the United States.

He is 6 feet 4 inches tall, which is a great height but not very spectacular for a Swedish. Besides that, he also has a well maintained body and doesn’t hesitate to go shirtless. He has several pictures of him being exposed on the web. In 2013, his net worth was around 14 million US dollars. It was rumored that he was leaving true blood show.

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden . Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is Actor by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Södra Latins Gymnasium
Collage / Uni Marymount Manhattan CollegeLeeds Beckett University


Salary Under review.
Net Worth USD $12 million approx


Father Stellan Skarsgård
Mother My Skarsgård
Mirtial Status In a relationship

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Moose Stew
Favorite TV Show The Daily Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998-2006), The Simpsons
Favorite Actress Isabelle Huppert
Favorite Actor Gary Oldman
Favorite Colour Black