Alexander Skarsgard Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgard known for playing the roles as Eric Northman in the HBO series True Blood, Meekus in Zoolander, and John Clayton in The Legend of Tarzan. He is also for known for starring as Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill. For his role as Perry Wright in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies, Alexander won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Birth Name

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård


Alex, Askars





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Alexander Skarsgard was born on 25 August 1976, in Stockholm, Sweden.


He’s currently 42 years old.

Sun Sign







Alexander attended Leeds Beckett University in England to study English but stated that he did not study much and “had a blast” instead. He then joined Marymount Manhattan College in New York to study theatre.

In July 2011, Skarsgård received an honorary degree from Leeds Beckett University where he was formerly a student.

Family Details

  • Father – Stellan Skarsgård (Actor)
  • Mother – My Skarsgård (Physician)
  • Siblings – Gustaf Skarsgård (Younger Brother, Actor), Sam Skarsgård (Younger Brother), Bill Skarsgård (Younger Brother, Actor), Eija Skarsgård (Younger Sister), Valter Skarsgård (Younger Brother, Actor), Ossian Skarsgård (Half-Brother), Kolbjörn Skarsgård (Half-Brother)

Marital Status



Alexander Skarsgard dated British talk show host, Alexa Chung from 2015 to 2017. His past encounters were stars such as Katie Holmes, Ellen Page, Elizabeth Olsen, Alicia Vikander, Kate Bosworth, Izabella Miko and Amanda Seyfried.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 4.5 inches
  • In centimeters – 194 cm
  • In meters – 1.94 m


  • In Kilograms – 89 kg
  • In Pounds – 196 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 44-14-32
  • Chest – 44 inches
  • Biceps – 14 inches
  • Waist – 32 inches

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 13 (US) shoe.

Dress Size




Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Alexander Skarsgard began acting at the age of 7. He starred in the 1984 Swedish drama film Åke and His World (Swedish: Åke och hans värld) for his role as Kalle Nubb.

His first leading role was with the 2000 film The Dog Trick for her role as Robinson-Micke.

Television Debut

In 1987, he starred in a TV film Idag röd marking his television debut, in which he played the role of Fred.

Famous For

Playing Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, Meekus in Zoolander and Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill.

Brand Endorsements

He has featured in advertising campaigns for brands like Calvin Klein.

Alexander Skarsgard Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Moose Stew
  • Favorite Actor – Gary Oldman
  • Favorite Actress – Isabelle Huppert
  • Favorite Movie – Duck Soup (1933)

Alexander Skarsgard Net worth

Skarsgard has an estimated net worth of $14 million as of 2018. That money was result of his appearances in films, television, brand endorsements and other business activities.

Social Media Profiles

He’s not on social media.

Alexander Skarsgard Facts

Skarsgård is a fan of Swedish football and supports Hammarby IF, a club based in Stockholm, his birth city.

In 2009, Skarsgård appeared in the music video for pop singer Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi”.

He voiced the character Stefan in the 2009 animated film Metropia, directed by Tarik Saleh.

He was the Ambassador for the American team for a Walking With The Wounded fundraising event for wounded soldiers.

He did editorial shoots for The Wall Street Journal Magazine, GQ and Details.

He has also appeared on the covers of magazines like Rolling Stone and many others.

He was named the Sexiest Man in Sweden five times.

In 2017, Skarsgard won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his stellar performance in the HBO’s Big Little Lies.

He own numerous awards for his appearance on the TV series, True Blood.

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