Alexander Skarsgard Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About The Swedish Actor

Alexander Skarsgard is an actor who has performed well in several movies. Here is some information about the actor, including his net worth.

All About Alexander Skarsgard

If you are a fan of “Zoolander,” you must have watched Alexander Skarsgard. You might have also watched him on “The Legend of Tarzan.” Skarsgard is a Swedish actor who is recognized for his performance in top box office movies. Alexander Skarsgard was born in Stockholm. His father Stellan Skarsgard is also an actor land he inspired Alexander Skarsgard. Skarsgard’s mother is a physician and Skarsgard has five siblings. His father’s connections helped Skarsgard land his first role when he was just seven years. Skarsgard played in “Ake and His World” and “The Dog That Smiled” and was famous in Sweden by the time he was 13 years old. Skarsgard was uncomfortable with that fame and he decided to quit acting for the next seven years. Skarsgard applied for the national service when he was 19. He farther went ahead to serve in the Swedish military for a year and a half. After he completed his service, he left Sweden and went to England where he attended Leeds Beckett University. After seven years, he began considering returning to acting. Alexander Skarsgard enrolled for a theatre course at Marymount Manhattan College. Skarsgard returned to his hometown after half a year and realized he needed to go back to acting.

Skarsgard Minor Roles In Zoolander

Skarsgard appeared in “Zoolander,” “Zoolander 2.” Both movies were directed by Ben Stiller. Both “Zoolander” movies are comedy films. Ben Stiller depicts the lead character. In the first “Zoolander” he plays the role of Derek Zoolander, a model whose reputation is tarnished and he resigns from acting. In “Zoolander 2,” the Fashion Interpol examines the looks of pop singers who were assassinated recently and they believe that the images march Zoolander’s trademark look. Skarsgard played Meekus in the first movie and Adam in the second one. Both films received mixed reviews, but Skarsgard’s net worth grew further from the roles.

Commander Stone In The Movie Titled Battleship

Alexander Skarsgard played a role in the movie “Battleship.” The 2012 movie was directed by Peter Berg. The movie also features Taylor Kitsch and Rihanna. In the movie, a fleet of ships have to battle with an extraterrestrial armada in order to prevent their destructive goals. Skarsgard plays the role of Commander Stone Hopper. He is an older brother of Lieutenant Alex Hopper, an ex-enlisted U.S. Navy officer. The movie won a couple of awards and Skarsgard’s role in “Battleship” paid off, increasing his net worth.

Skarsgard In True Blood

Skarsgard stars in the “True Blood,” a dark fantasy horror TV series created and produced by Alan Ball. “True Blood,” tells the story of Sookie Stackhouse who is a waitress living in Bon Temps, a rural town in Louisiana. What follows is a thrilling story about vampires. Skarsgard plays the role of Eric Northman, the brother of Sookie who happens to be a womanizer and a 1000-year-old vampire which administrates Area 5. The show aired on HBO in September 2008 and the final episode was watched on August 2014. The TV series received a lot of reviews.

Skarsgard As Tarzan

“The Legend of Tarzan” is an adventure film released in 2016. The movie is based on the fictional character, Tarzan and was directed by David Yates. The main star of the movie is Alexander Skarsgard who plays Tarzan and supporting character roles are played by Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson and others. It is revealed that King Leopold of Belgium is enslaving the people of Congo to repay his debts. Tarzan, Jane and William go to Congo to rescue the people against the slavery and as a result, experiences a lot of challenges but the nature that he grew in stands with him. The movie did well and got Skarsgard’s net worth grew further from his “the Legend of Tarzan’s” role.

Perry Wright In Big Little Lies

“Big Little Lies” is a drama TV series that airs on HBO and it was created and written by David E. Kelley. “Big Little Lies” first season consists of seven episodes and it’s based on Liane Moriarty’s novel with the same title. The first episode aired on early 2016 and concluded on April 2017. Alexander Skarsgard plays the role of Perry Wright. The series also stars Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Reese Witherspoon. The TV series has been won a couple of awards and got nominated for others, including four Golden Globes. It’s believed that Skarsgard is being paid hefty amounts and his net worth is growing bigger.

Skarsgard’s Dating And Net Worth

Alexander Skarsgard was dating Alex Chung form 2015, but they broke up secretly in 2017. After that, Skarsgard went ahead to date former DiCaprio’s girlfriend, Toni Garm. Garm denied that he had gone out with Skarsgard but said that it was possible. Skarsgard and Chung have not talked about their break up, but they haven’t been seen together since May’s Met Gala. Skarsgard has been nominated for Golden Globe only once. He has been nominated for other awards in the past and won some of them. Skarsgard has an estimated net worth of $12 million and he is still making more.

Skarsgard fans love his adorable performance and girls love his looks. He would do them a favor by settling down like other actors his age. 2018 is a promising year with more to watch from Skarsgard.