Brigitte Nielsen
Brigitte Nielsen
Celebrated Name: Brigitte Nielsen
Real Name/Full Name: Gitte Nielsen
Gender: Female
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: 15 July 1963
Birth Place: Rodovre, Denmark
Nationality: Danish
Height: 1.85m
Weight: 74k
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Kasper Winding (m. 1983 1984) Sylvester Stallone (m. 1985-1987) Sebastian Copeland (m. 1990-1992) Raoul Meyer (m. 1993-2005) Mattia Dessi (m. 2006)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes 5
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Brigitte Nielsen Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Actress, model, singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $500 thousand
Last Updated: April 2024

Brigitte Nielson is an actress, singer, former model, and a television personality from Denmark. She is famous for her acting in the 1985 films Rocky 1V, and Red Sonja. She returned on the screen in 2018 in the television series Creed 11. As a model she began her career by modeling for Helmut Newton and Greg Gorman. Nielsen is also famous as the former wife of Sylvester Stallone with whom she starred along in the film Cobra in 1986.

Maybe you know about Brigitte Nielsen very well but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Brigitte Nielsen’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The official names of the actress are Gitte Nielsen, born on 15 July 1963. She was born in Denmark, to Svend Nielsen who was an engineer and Hanne Nielsen who worked as a librarian. There is not much information about her early life and education background and we hope some information will be available soon.

Personal Life

Nielsen has exchanged marriage vows five times with different men and she has five children. In 1983 she married Kasper Winding and they divorced in 1984. Her second husband was the famous actor Sylvester Stallone and it took place in 1985 and they divorced in 1987 and the couple did not have children. She got her first children with her ex-fiancé Mark Gastineau.

She was married to Sebastian Copeland between 1990 and 1992 and they too had no children. Her third and fourth children were from her marriage to Raoul Meyer from their marriage in 1993 to 2005. She got married to her current husband Mattia Dessi in July 2006 and they welcomed their daughter Frida in June 2018. At the time of her birth her father was 41 years old while her mother was 54 years old.

Nielsen has fought with alcohol problems for a long time and in 2007 she checked herself into a rehabilitation centre. She also appeared on the television series Celebrity Rehab where she talked more about her alcoholism. In 2018 Brigitte revealed that she underwent plastic surgery in order to look as young as her husband.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 15 July 1963, Brigitte Nielsen is 60 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. Her height is 1.85m tall, and her weight is 74 kg.


Brigitte started her career as a model in the 1980s and she posed multiple times for Playboy Magazines. She made it to the cover of the magazine in 1987 and at that time she was working with photographers Greg Gorman, and Helmut Newton. Her modeling career was widely recognized and she got the nickname Amazon due to her tall stature.

She officially got into acting in 1985 and she starred along Arnold Schwarzenegger in the fantasy film Red Sonja. The film was followed by Rocky 1V, and Cobra, where she acted with her then husband Sylvester Stallone.

From the late 1980s she appeared in several films like Beverly Hills Cop 11, 976-Evil 11, Snow Board Academy, Galaxis, The Double 0 Kid, and Chained Heat 11. She then starred in an Italian film Fantaghiro 2 and its sequels between 1992 and 1996.

She lent her voice in the Danish animation Ronal the Barbarian in 2011 and also had a role in the horror film Eldorado. In 2014 she made appearances in action film Mercenaries and the Television series Raising Hope. She reprised her role from Rocky 1V in a 2018 film by the name of Creed 11.

As a singer Brigitte released her debut album in 1987 and it was titled Everybody Tells a Story. Her second album I’m the One… Nobody Else was released in 1991. She has worked with Falco and also appeared on the music videos of Michael Jackson and Korn. As a television personality, Nielsen has worked for Italian television since 1987. She has hosted several shows and also appeared on different networks. She also hosted her own talk show on Danish Television.

Awards & Achievements

Brigitte has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades and she has never won any major award. That does not mean that she has not been successful but her career has been an achievement. She has been able to make a name in music, acting and also in television shows.

Net Worth & Salary of Brigitte Nielsen in 2024

Brigitte Nielsen Net Worth
Brigitte Nielsen Net Worth

Despite being a celebrity for more than 30 years, Nielsen has managed to have a net worth of $500 thousand as of April 2024. This might not seem much but she had to deal with issues of alcoholism in the middle of her career and this affected her effectiveness.

Brigitte Nielsen has had a diverse career over the years and she has managed to balance everything so far. She started off as a model, then an actress, singer and television personality and up to date her name is big in the entertainment industry. She has been married several times and we hope her current marriage to a young lover will last.



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