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How Tall Is The Big Little Lies Actor Alexander Skarsgard? His Body Measurements, Career Stat, and Personal Life

Shaile Published On Mon Sep 09 2019   Modified On Wed Sep 11 2019
How Tall Is The Big Little Lies Actor Alexander Skarsgard? His Body Measurements, Career Stat, and Personal Life


    How Tall Is The Big Little Lies Actor Alexander Skarsgard? His Body Measurements, Career Stat, and Personal Life

    Primetime Emmy Award winner Alexander Skarsgard is a Swedish actor. He is primarily known for his role in the series like Eric Northman in True Blood, Brad Colbert in Generation Kill and as Perry Wright in Big Little Lies.

    Besides he is also the recipient of several awards including Golden Globe Award and other. His silver screen presence included as the main character Tarzan in The Legend of Tarzan and Meekus in Zoolander.

    Alexander Skarsgard's Early Life & Education

    Alexander Skarsgard was born on August 25, 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Virgo.

    Talking about his family, he is the eldest son of Stellan Skarsgard and My Skarsgard. His father is a renowned actor and his mother is a physician. He grew up with his five younger siblings Gustaf Skarsgard, Sam Skarsgard, Bill Skarsgard, Eija Skarsgard, and Valter Skarsgard. From his father's side, he also has two half brothers.

    Alexander served in the Swedish military for 18 months for his national service at the age of 19. After completing his service he left Sweden and joined Leeds Beckett University in England for six months. 

    Later enrolled in a theater course at Marymount Manhattan College. He studied there for six months and the time he spent there made him realized he wants to act.

    Age & Body Statistics

    • Age: As of 2019, Alexander Skarsgard's age is 43 years old.
    • Body Measurements: He has an athletic body physique with 44 inches chest, 31 inches waist and 14 inches biceps.
    • Height: Swedish actor stands  6 feet 4 inches or 194 in cm tall.
    • Weight:He weighs 89 kg or 196 lbs.
    • Eyes Color: Legend of Tarzan actor has blue eyes which looks very attractive.
    • Hair Color: He has dark brown hair.

    Personal Life: Marriage, Affairs

    As of 2019, Alexander Skarsgard is single and unmarried. But in past he has gone through several relationship and affairs. He was in a relationship with Alexa Chung from 2015. 

    Alexander Skarsgard and Alexa Chung
    Alexander Skarsgard and Alexa Chung

    They were seen together in various events and occasions. But the relation between him and his girlfriend ended in 2017. He has long dating history in his past.

    Before he that he dated Kate Bosworth from 2009 to 2011 and Evan Rachel Wood from 2009 to 2010. He also dated Camille Rowe in 2001.

    Alexander Skargard and Margot Robbie
    Alexander Skargard and Margot Robbie 

    His was rumored to be dated with Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Olsen, Anne Vyalitsyna, Amanda Seyfried

    Net Worth & Career

    Alexander Skarsgard has a net worth of around $12 million as of September 2019. He earned pretty well from his acting career in Hollywood films and television series. For his role in series True Blood he earned a salary of $275,000 per episode. 

    He also acted in various movies and earned pretty well in the Box office. Here are some movies with a budget and box office collection.

    MovieReleased DateBudgetBox-Office
    Zoolander2001$28 million$60.8 million
    Zoolander 22016$55 million$56.7 million
    The Legend of Tarzan2016$180 million$356.7 million
    Long Shot2019$40 million$52.8 million

    Skarsgard family also earned pretty well from the career in acting as his father has a net worth of $40 million. Here is also list of his siblings net worth.

    • Bill Skarsgard's Net Worth: $5 million
    • Valter Skarsgard's Net Worth: $300 thousand
    • Eija Skarsgard's Net Worth: $500 thousand

    He also own a apartment at New York with 1100 square feet with 1 bed room and bathroom. For which he paid $2.3 million. He also own a Brookly Heights house with 5,444 square foot which is also worth in million.


    Skarsgard started his career as a child actor in the movie Ake and His World in 1984 and later appeared in two movie as a child artist. After returning from U.K he worked in a small role as Bamse Viktorsson in Happy End in 1999. He appeared with Ben Stiller, Milla Jovovich, Will Farrell in 2001 movie Zoolander

    Furthermore, he also appeared in the 2010 movie 13 with actor Jason Statham, Sam Riley. His major role movie as a title character Tarzan in The Legend of Tarzan was released in 2016. 

    His movie Long Shot was released in 2019 in which he shared a screen with actors like Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, Oshea Jackson Jr., Andy Serkis and many more.

    Alexander has also acted in various television series. His major role series includes Generation Kill, True Blood, Eastbound & Down

    For his role as Perry Wright in Big Little Lies he won various awards including Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and many more. In Big Little Lies, he shared a screen with actors like Nicole Kidman, Kathreen Khavari, Gia Carides and many more.

    Quick Summary of Alexander Skarsgard

    Who are Alexander Skarsgard brother?

    Alexander Skarsgard brother's are Bill Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Eija Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård.

    Is Alexander Skarsgard cast in Big Little Lies?

    Yes, Alexander Skarsgard is a cast of Big Little Lies as a Perry Wright.

    Who is Alexander Skarsgard dad?

    Alexander Skarsgard dad is Stellan Skarsgård who is a Swedish actor.

    What is Alexander Skarsgard role in True Blood series? 

    Alexander Skarsgard role in True Blood series is Eric Northman.

    Who is Alexander Skarsgard wife? 

    He is yet to be married, so didn't have wife.