Mads Mikkelsen is Europe’s most celebrated actor who is often voted “sexiest man” in Denmark in polls. Despite starting as a dancer, Mads decision to move to acting has rewarded him well. He has appeared in tons of movies including Casino Royale. Now, the actor will be appearing in Fantastic Beasts after Warner Bros’ decision to replace Johnny Deep.
Learn more on the amazing actor and get to know more on him including his married life, wife, children, net worth, and much more.
|Birth Name||Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen|
|Birthday||November 22, 1965|
|Profession||Actor, Gymnast and Dancer|
|Parents||Henning Mikkelsen and Bente Christiansen|
|Children||Viola and Carl|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
Is Mads Mikkelsen Married? Who’s His Wife?
With Mads on his way to replace Johnny Deep in Fantastic Beasts, many people are interested in knowing more on the actor. While Mads may frequently play the role of villains, he is quite romantic in real life. The actor is married to his beautiful wife, Hanne Jacobsen. The duo met in 1986 when Mads was a dancer in Copenhagen and Hanne was his choreographer. Although they tried to keep their relationship professional, the pair could not stop falling in love with each other. In 1987, Mads and Hanne went on their first dinner date.
After three years of dating, the duo finally tied the knot in 2000 and has been together ever since. Likewise, the couple also welcomed two children, a daughter, Viola, born in 1992, and a son, Carl, born in 1997. Despite being together for 33 years and married for two decades, Mads and his wife enjoys a happy married life and they have not been involved in rumors of any sort. Mads resides happily with his wife in Denmark.
How Much is Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth?
Before acting, Mad originally started his career as a dancer and a gymnast. His career started as a ballet dancer and he danced in Sweden for 10 years. However, he later shifted his focus to acting and even joined an acting school. He made his acting debut in 1996 as a drug dealer in the internationally successful movie, Pusher. Later, he appeared in movies like Bleeder and Shake It All About.
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Since then, Mads has been one of the popular actors to emerge from Europe. He has appeared in many movies like Flickering Lights, Open hearts, The Green Butcher, Prague, The Hunt, and Michael Kohlhaas. Likewise, he also starred in Casino Royale and the TV series Hannibal. In 2020, Warner Bros revealed that Mads would be replacing Johnny Deep for the role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts. As of 2020, Mads Mikkelsen holds a net worth of $14 million.
Mads Mikkelsen Wiki-Bio
Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen was born in 1965 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He celebrates his birthday on November 22, which makes his age 54. The actor is the second son of his mother, Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and his father, Henning Mikkelsen, a bank teller. His older brother, Lars Mikkelsen, is also an actor. Mads studied drama at the Arhus Theatre School in 1996.
He holds Danish nationality and comes from European ethnicity. Mads has a height of 6 feet.