Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen
Celebrated Name: Mads Mikkelsen
Real Name/Full Name: Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 22nd November 1965
Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality: Danish
Height: 1.83m
Weight: 82kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Hanne Jacobsen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Viola, daughter and Carl, son)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mads Mikkelsen Gay? No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $18 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen is a Danish actor. He became popular in Denmark as Tonny, the drug dealer in the first two plays of the Pusher film trilogy as well as for his role in Peter Thorsboe’s Danish television series Rejseholdet, as brash Allan Fischer.

Maybe you know about Mads Mikkelsen very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in [current date format=’Y’]? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mads Mikkelsen’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

Mikkelsen was born in the year 1965 on 22 November in Østerbro, Copenhagen. Mads is the second son of Bente Christiansen, together with Henning Mikkelsen. He was brought up in Nørrebro. In his teenage, he trained as a gymnast, with the aim to pursue athletics, but again studied dancing in Gothenburg at Ballet academy, where he as well became fluent in Swedish. He was a talented dancer for almost a decade until he left it behind to study drama in the year 1996 at the Århus Theatre School, embarking on a career in acting.

Personal Life

In the year 2000, Mikkelsen married Hanne Jacobsen, a choreographer whom he had been dating since the year 1987. They have a daughter, Viola, born in the year 1992, and a son, Carl, born in the year 1997. Mikkelsen grew up in Copenhagen all his life but stayed in Toronto for a long while due to the filming of Hannibal. Currently, he is stationed in Denmark but also spends some good time at Mallorca, a Spanish Island where the Madsen family has a home. He, however, says that he has no commitment to any religion.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22nd November 1965, Mads Mikkelsen is 58 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 1.83m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.


Mikkelsen made his film appearance in the year 1996 in Nicolas Winding Refn’s as a drug dealer. In the year 1999, Mikkelsen had a front role of a shy movie expert who suffers from a complicated personality disorder, portraying Lenny. In the year 2000, Mikkelsen acted as a gangster in Flickering Lights. The following year, he appeared in the gay film Shake It All About.

In the year 2004, Mikkelsen performed his role as a drug dealer in Pusher II as Tonny. In the year 2005, Mikkelsen depicted a character named Ivan. Mikkelsen’s popularity and his longest-running cast were as a sensitive police officer in Niels Arden Danish television between the years 2000 to 2003. In the year 2006, Mikkelsen starred in Ole Christian Madsen’s.

In the year 2008, Mikkelsen depicted Danish resistance fighter in Ole Christian Madsen’s Flame & Citron. In the year 2011, he acted The Three Musketeer.  In the year 2012, he acted in The Hunt. The same year he acted in drama, A Royal Affair. Mikkelsen performed Hannibal Lecter in NBC’s TV series Hannibal in the years 2013 to 2015. In the year 2013, he stared in Charlie Countryman and later that year, acted the title character in Michael Kohlhaas.

In the year 2016, in October, he performed as Caecilians in the Marvel film Doctor Strange. In the year 2016, in December, Mikkelsen acted Galen Erso in the Star Wars spin-off movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In the year 2018, he acted in a survival thriller the Arctic. In the year 2019, he acted in Came With the Cold.

Awards & Achievements

Mikkelsen achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale. He became known for his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning role as Lucas in the 2012 Danish film The Hunt. In 2012, he was voted the Danish American Society’s Person of the Year. He starred in the television series Hannibal as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In 2019, he portrayed Cliff Unger in Hideo Kojima’s video game Death Stranding, for which he won the 2019 Game Award for Best Performance.

On 15 April 2010, Mikkelsen was appointed Ridder (Knight) of the Order of the Dannebrog. In April 2016, the French government appointed Mikkelsen a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Net Worth & Salary of Mads Mikkelsen in 2024

Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth
Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth

As of July 2024, Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen has a net worth of $18 million. His net worth has been contributed greatly by the earnings, prize money from his main profession of acting. Mikkelsen has acted in many great, award-winning films and dramas for a very wide span of years. Mikkelsen also did a lot of advertisements both for individuals and various cooperates from which also makes him fortune earnings.

For many years of uncertainty, Mikkelsen finally found the passion of his heart in 1996 embarking on acting. Through consistency, hard work, and patience, he has become one of the most recognized and admired actors worldwide.


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