Alicia Vikander Bio, Wiki, Age, Movies, Husband, Net Worth, Salary, and Twitter

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress best known for The Danish Girl (2015), Jason Bourne (2016), Tomb Raider (2018), The Green Knight (2021)

Alicia Vikander Biography

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress best known for The Danish Girl (2015), Jason Bourne (2016), Tomb Raider (2018), The Green Knight (2021), and Irma Vep (2022). She rose to fame after starring in the British historical drama film Firebrand (2023).

Alicia Vikander Career

When Vikander was seven years old, she started playing on stage and TV. The Svenska Balettskolan i Goteborg taught her ballet from the time she was nine years old until 2004. She moved from Gothenburg to Stockholm, where she lived alone when she was 15 to learn at the ballet’s upper school. She learned ballet at the American Academy of Ballet in New York for one summer.

At age 16, she almost quit school to focus on the TV show she worked on with director Tomas Alfredson full-time, which is when she realized she loved playing. In her late teens, she hurt herself while dancing, which put a stop to her career. She tried out for acting school twice and was turned down both times. Vikander was accepted to law school at one point, but she never went because she wanted to be an actor instead.

Vikander started playing when she was seven years old. She was the lead in a production of Kristina från Duvemåla at The Goteborg Opera. The play was written by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson from ABBA, and Vikander was in it for three and a half years. A few of the shows she was in at the Opera were “The Sound of Music” and “Les Misérables.” In 1997, she sang on the TV4 kids’ singing show Småstjarnorna, singing “Du måste finnas” by Helen Sjoholm. The judges said she won her show because she was good on stage. In her home country of Sweden, she started to act in a few short films and TV shows. After that, from 2008 to 2010, she was in the Swedish TV show Andra Avenyn.

Vikander’s first full-length movie, Pure (2010), where she played the lead part of Katarina, got good reviews. The movie is about Katarina, a secretary who is having a hard time and wants to run away from her life badly. Vikander won the Rising Star Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival in 2010 for this part. She also won the Shooting Star Award at the Berlin International Film Festival and the prestigious Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in a Leading Part.

She signed with Tavistock Wood management in the UK, and soon after, she also signed with United Talent Agency in the US. In 2011, she played the lead part in The Crown Jewels of Fragancia Fernandez, who is being held on charges of attempted murder. Vikander became famous all over the world in 2012 when she played the lead part of Kitty in Keira Knightley’s English-language version of Anna Karenina. The movie had its world premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, where it got good reviews.

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In that year, she learned Danish when she played Queen Caroline Mathilde with Nikolaj Arcel in the movie A Royal Affair. It was shown for the first time at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, where it got great reviews. Following this, the movie was put forward for the 85th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The 20th Hamptons International Film Festival named Vikander one of the 10 Actors to Watch: Breakthrough Performances of 2012. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2013 and won the Editor’s Choice Award at the Elle Style Awards that same year.

On the TV show The Fifth Estate in 2013, she played Anke Domscheit-Berg, a member of the German Pirate Party. The movie was shown at the start of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 5. It got mixed reviews from critics. Vikander played the lead part of Erika in the Swedish movie Hotell, for which she won the Best Actress award at the Marrakech International Film Festival. In 2014, she was in Son of a Gun, an Australian crime movie. The movie came out in Australia on October 16, 2014, and got mixed reviews. Vikander was praised for her role.

Vikander played important parts in eight movies in 2015. She won many awards and praise for her role as painter Gerda Wegener in Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl. For this role, she became only the second Swedish actress to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role and the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Mot

In Alex Garland’s directorial debut, Ex Machina, she played the lead role of AI Ava and got a lot of praise. For this role, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Forbes put Vikander on its 30 Under 30 list in 2016. Along with Kit Harington and Emily Watson, she played the lead part of pacifist Vera Brittain in Testament of Youth.

When Testament of Youth came out, it got good reviews, and critics liked Vikander’s acting. She was up for the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film for her part as Brittain. She also narrated the Swedish documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015) and played Alice Deane, a half-human, half-witch character in the fantasy film Seventh Son (2015). Vikander played the lead female role in Guy Ritchie’s action movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E., which was based on the 1964 MGM TV series of the same name, and she was in the movie Burnt (2015).

It was reported on May 6, 2016, that Vikander and her agent, Charles Collier, had started a production company called Vikarious. Euphoria, the business’s first movie, was made with Swedish company B-Reel Films. Filming began in the German Alps in August 2016. Lisa Langseth, a Swedish writer and director, directed her first movie in English. It was also Langseth and Vikander’s third work together. Vikander played a sister who was fighting with her sister while traveling through Europe to an unknown destination with Eva Green and Charlotte Rampling. In September 2017, Euphoria had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

Vikander played with Matt Damon in Paul Greengrass’s 2016 movie Jason Bourne. Universal Pictures put it out on July 29, 2016. Then, Vikander was in the 2016 movie version of the book The Light Between Oceans, which starred Michael Fassbender, and Rachel Weisz, and was directed by Derek Cianfrance. At home in the US, Touchstone Pictures put out the movie on September 2, 2016.

Vikander played Lara Croft in the 2018 action remake Tomb Raider, which came out on March 16, 2018. Vikander played the lead role in Mike Mills’ 2019 short film I Am Easy to Find. The film was part of The National’s eighth record with the same name. In the same year, Vikander and Riley Keough were both in the Netflix psychological film Earthquake Bird, which was directed by Wash Westmoreland.

In 2020, Vikander played a young Gloria Steinem in Julie Taymor’s biographical thriller The Glorias. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2020. Vikander then played opposite Dev Patel in The Green Knight. This is an A24 movie that was a story set in the Middle Ages and directed by David Lowery. She also played the lead role in the thriller Beckett, which stars John David Washington. It was directed by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino and produced by Luca Guadagnino. She plays Queen Catherine Parr in Firebrand instead of Michelle Williams. Guy Maddin’s new movie Rumours has her and Cate Blanchett in it.

Alicia Vikander Salary

Vikander earns an annual salary of about $ 100,000 – $500,000.

Alicia Vikander Net Worth

Vikander has an estimated net worth of about $5 Million – $10 Million which she has earned throughout her career as an actress.

Alicia Vikander Age

Vikander was born on October 3, 1988, in Gothenburg, Sweden. She is 35 years old as of 2023 and she celebrates her birthday on the 3rd of October every year.

Alicia Vikander Height and Weight

Vikander stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall (1.67m) and weighs 53 kgs (116 lbs).

Alicia Vikander Family

Vikander was born and raised in Gothenburg, Sweden to Svante Vikander (father), a Swedish Psychiatrist, and Maria Fahl Vikander (mother), a stage actress. Both of her parents are from small towns in the north and south of Sweden. Her great-aunt on her mom’s side moved from Finland to Sweden to get away from the world war, so she is a quarter Finnish. Alicia’s parents split up when she was two months old, and her mother raised her most of the time. On her dad’s side, she has five half-siblings.

Alicia Vikander Husband

Vikander is married to Michael Fassbender, a German and Irish actor. The two first met in 2014 when they played a married couple in the movie The Light Between Oceans in 2016. They announced their relationship at the Golden Globes in 2016 and later tied the knot in 2017, in an intimate wedding ceremony, in Ibiza, Spain. The couple is blessed with a son who was born in September 2021.

Alicia Vikander Firebrand

Vikander plays the role of Catherine Parr in the British historical drama film Firebrand. Katherine Parr, King Henry VIII’s sixth and last wife, is named Regent while Henry is fighting in battles abroad. Because she is a very strict Protestant, Katherine has done everything she can to try to change the future. When King comes back, he is getting sicker and more unstable, so he gets angry at the radicals.

He charges Katherine’s childhood friend with treason and burns her at the stake. Katherine is terrified and sad, but she has to hide it because she needs to stay alive. The castle is filled with the sound of conspiracy. Everyone holds their breath, hoping that the queen will mess up and Henry will take her head like he did with other wives.

Alicia Vikander Irma Vep

Vikander plays the role of Mira Harberg / Musidora in the Television series Irma Vep. Additionally, she is the executive producer. Mira is the main character in both the show and Les Vampires, which is a “film within the show.” She is an American actress who is trying to change the direction of her career by taking part in a French show. She also wants to get rid of a recent incident in the tabloids that has been bothering her.

Alicia Vikander Beckett

Vikander plays the role of April Hanson in the action thriller film Beckett. April Hanson is Beckett’s girlfriend. Beckett, a tourist from the United States, leaves Athens, Greece, with his girlfriend April to get away from the violence there. Beckett falls asleep at the wheel on the way to their hotel in a mountain town in the region of Epirus. Their car then crashes into a nearby house. April dies in the crash, but Beckett sees a blonde woman hurrying a boy out of the house while he is stuck in the wreck.

Beckett sees two organizers, Lena and Eleni, putting up posters of the boy. They tell him the boy is Dimos Karras. Dimos is the son of a liberal leader who is said to have been taken by a far-right group. They take Beckett to Athens, but he has to leave them to get around a police police block. Beckett takes the subway to the U.S. mission, but a man with a knife attacks him on the way. When Beckett finally gets to the embassy, he is greeted by Tynan, who tells him that April’s body has been sent there. Beckett is then taken to the morgue to see April’s body.

Beckett goes back to the rally site to find Lena and Eleni but instead sees the blonde lady who took Dimos. He goes after her and finds her in a parking basement with Xenakis. Xenakis has Dimos locked in the trunk of his car. Beckett shoots Xenakis in the hand and fights with the blonde woman before they can get away. She gets shot, but she strikes her out and then runs after Xenakis as he tries to drive off. Beckett can get in the car from a higher level of the parking garage and hit Xenakis, which frees Dimos. In the last scene, Beckett looks down at his hand and sees a heart that April had drawn on it before the crash. This makes him think about how he should have died in the crash.

Alicia Vikander Movies and TV Shows

  1. Irma Vep
  2. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
  3. One Red Nose Day and a Wedding
  4. Imagine
  5. Firebrand
  6. Beckett
  7. The Green Knight
  8. Blue Bayou
  9. The Glorias
  10. Earthquake Bird
  11. I Am Easy to Find

Alicia Vikander Social Media Platforms

Vikander is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page and she has 13.7k followers on Twitter, 328.5k followers on Instagram, and 120.1k followers on Facebook.


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