Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Height Weight Age Net Worth

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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Birth Date

July 27, 1970


52 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 2 in | 188 cm

Net Worth

$16 Million


87 kg | 192 pounds


43 in | 109 cm

Shoe size

Not available


34 in | 86 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkøbing, Denmark, on July 27, 1970, is a Danish actor.

Young Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first started performing during his years at the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance (1989-1993) in Copenhagen, Denmark, in school productions.

He made his stage debut in a play "Hamlet" (1992–1993) in role as Laertes, at the Betty Nansen Theater.

He got his television debut in drama movie Slaget på tasken (1993) in role as Christian.

He made his big screen debut in Danish thriller film Nightwatch (1994) in role as Martin Bork.

He landed his Hollywood debut in war action movie Black Hawk Down (2001) in role as MSG Gary Gordon.

Nikolaj's breakthrough performance came as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Height and Weight

How tall is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and what is his weight? Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's height is 6' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 188 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 192 іn pоunds or 87 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Age

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is 52 years old.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Net Worth

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau net worth is around 16 million dollars.

Best Movies

Headhunters (2011) action thriller opposite Aksel Hennie and Synnøve Macody Lund

Mama (2013) supernatural horror with Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse

Enigma (2001) espionage thriller opposite Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet and Saffron Burrows

Blackthorn (2011) Western with Sam Shepard, Eduardo Noriega and Stephen Rea

Shot Caller (2017) crime thriller opposite Jon Bernthal and Lake Bell

The Other Woman (2014) comedy with Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton

Gods of Egypt (2016) fantasy action opposite Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites and Chadwick Boseman

The Baker (2007) comedy crime thriller with Damian Lewis, Kate Ashfield and Dyfan Dwyfor

My Name is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004) action opposite Alexandra Staden and Raymond Cruz

Stealing Rembrandt (2003) comedy crime with Jakob Cedergren and Lars Brygmann

Oblivion (2013) post-apocalyptic action adventure opposite Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko and Morgan Freeman

Small Crimes (2017) crime with Gary Cole, Molly Parker and Robert Forster

Domino (2019) crime thriller opposite Carice van Houten, Guy Pearce and Eriq Ebouaney

The Silencing (2020) action thriller in role as Rayburn Swanson, opposite Annabelle Wallis and Hero Fiennes Tiffin

The Day We Died (2020) drama in role as Rico, with Jakob Oftebro and Lars Brygmann

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his performance as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

Lock, Stock... (200) crime drama series in role as Jordi

New Amsterdam (2008) Fox drama series in role as John Amsterdam

The Left Wing Gang (2009-2010) crime miniseries in role as Jan Weimann

He played Jack DeVoe in drama television movie Gone Hollywood (2019).


Attended Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance (1989-1993) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Has two older sisters.

He is a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.

Fan of storytelling.

Good friends with Danish painter Thomas Kluge.

He portrayed Becket in a play "Becket" (2002), at Gladsaxe Ny Teater.

He played Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (2020), at Geffen Playhouse.

Huge "Breaking Bad" fan.

Lives in Los Angeles.


He married Nukâka in 1997, they have two daughters, Filippa and Safina.

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