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 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.
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.
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 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.
|Zoolander||2001||$28 million||$60.8 million|
|Zoolander 2||2016||$55 million||$56.7 million|
|The Legend of Tarzan||2016||$180 million||$356.7 million|
|Long Shot||2019||$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.
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.
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.
Alexander Skarsgard brother's are Bill Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Eija Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård.
Yes, Alexander Skarsgard is a cast of Big Little Lies as a Perry Wright.
Alexander Skarsgard dad is Stellan Skarsgård who is a Swedish actor.
Alexander Skarsgard role in True Blood series is Eric Northman.
He is yet to be married, so didn't have wife.