Nikolaj Coster-Waldau “Jaime Lannister” is an actor, screenwriter as well as a producer from the Kingdom of Denmark. He probably gained most of his fame these days for his starring role in the fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones”. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on July 27, 1970, in Rudkøbing old market town in Denmark. His father’s name is Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau, and he passed away in 1998, his mother Hanne Søborg Coster worked professionally at a library. His father had problems with alcohol, and his parents were divorced according to what he said in an interview.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was mostly grown and raised by his mother in a small village called Tybjerg. He is the younger brother of 2 sisters, Rikke Coster-Waldau and Dorte Coster-Waldau. He studied at the Danish National School of Performing Arts for around four years where he was the youngest starting actor at the school ever.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has been into marriage and has children that we are aware of and that is confirmed. He has been married to the Greenlandic actress and singer Nukaaka Coster-Waldau since 1998. The couple has two daughters together, actress Philippa Waldau who was born in 2000 and Safina Waldau was born in 2004.
Nikolaj’s wife received letters saying that he is in an affair with the former actress, author, producer and fashion model Cameron Diaz but she never believed that.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first stage performance was at the Betty Nansen Theater in “Hamlet”. He began rising to prominence after his role in the thriller film “Nightwatch”. His career in the United States mainly began with the drama war film “Black Hawk Down”. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau had his most career success in “Game of Thrones”.
For the awards, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has received more than 20 wins and nominations which most were for “Game of Thrones”. His wins include an Empire Award and a Nordisk Film Fond. Recently, he was nominated for the Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau 2018-2019 acting work includes starring in a crime thriller movie titled “Domino” along with Carice van Houten and Guy Pearce, and a thriller film named “The Silencing” which is directed by Anders Engström.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The Danish actor, screenwriter and producer Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. He earned his millions from performing first in stage and then in films and TV series. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau estimated salary per episode of “Game of Thrones” is not confirmed, some say it’s $500 thousand and others say it’s around £2,000,000.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is recognized as one of today’s most loved to watch actors for his role and performance in “Game of Thrones”. He now has around 60 credits as an actor in films and series, and one of his most popular films is “Black Hawk Down”. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has been happily living with his wife and their daughters in Kongens Lyngby.