Peter Madsen
Peter Madsen
Celebrated Name: Peter Madsen
Real Name/Full Name: Peter Langkjær  Madsen
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 12th January 1971
Birth Place: Denmark
Nationality: Danish
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jenny Kerpen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Peter Madsen Gay?: No
Profession: Engineer and entrepreneur
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $100 Thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

Peter Madsen is a Danish who is also known by his real name Peter Langkjær Madsen. He is a renowned entrepreneur and also an engineer who set up his own company at the age of 15 to buy spare parts to build a rocket. He was, however, charged with a murder case. In April 2018, he was said to have been involved in the murder of Kim Wall in 2017, who was a Swedish journalist, which led him to be charged with life imprisonment. He has also been charged with other criminal charges of sexual assault and indecent handling of the copse.

Maybe you know about Peter Madsen very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Peter Madsen’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

Madsen was born on 12th January 1971 in Denmark. His parents are Carl and Annie Madsen. His mother was 30 years younger than his father and separated when he was six years old. He had three other siblings who his mother had from her two previous marriages. His father harassed his stepbrothers, which led to the divorce of their parents and moved in with his mother but returned to his father after some years.

He got some interest in rockets after he joined his father, and with the help of his teachers in primary and secondary school, they helped him and was able to a rocket in March 1986. The rocket was tested to reach a height of 100 m and crashing without harming anyone. He was later admitted to Gymnasium, which was an upper secondary school. Unfortunately, his father died when he was 18 years.

Personal Life

Madsen married his first wife in November 2011 at Copenhagen City Hall. His wife was a film producer and, at times, would help Madsen in his workshop. They separated in 2018 after it was said that his wife abandoned him, but he defended it, saying that they were in an open relationship. He married his second wife, Jenny Kurpen, in 2020, who is a Russian opposition activist. She said that she received death threats after her marriage to Madsen.

Madsen received the accusation of the murder of Kim Wall, who was a Swedish journalist. This happened after his UC3 Nautilus sunk, but it was discovered that it was deliberately sunk. Kim Wall was missing, and he said that he had buried her at the sea after she died in an accident. He denied it and said that Kim had been hit and fractured her skull, which led to her death.

He later said that she had died from carbon monoxide poisoning, but some wounds were discovered on her body, which included her genitals. He was accused of murder, indecent handling of a corpse, and sexual assault for having interfered with her genital area. He was found guilty for all the charges and was sentenced to life imprisonment, but with the help of a psychiatrist, he appealed to his sentence, and High Court of Eastern Denmark upheld the sentence.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12th January 1971, Peter Madsen is 53 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Madsen’s career began after his success in developing his rocket. He started consulting various engineers and also became friends with a family that was dealing with fireworks. He decided not to seek further formal education, but he went for a welding course and also engineering, where he gained knowledge about submarines. Later he was able to build three submarines, UC1 Freya, UC2 Kraka, and the third one UC3 Nautilus which took him three years with a cost of $200,000.

He is also the co-founder of Copenhagen Suborbitals, founded in 2008, although he left it in June 2014. He also happens to be the CEO of RML Spacelab APS, which he established in June 2014.

Awards & Achievements

Madsen has not yet received any awards in his life. However, his great achievement is to be in a position to establish his dream career and having succeeded in making his own submarines.

Net Worth & Salary of Peter Madsen in 2024

Peter Madsen Net Worth
Peter Madsen Net Worth

As of July 2024, Peter Madsen has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand. The main source of his income is from the making of his own submarines. He also involved himself with the development of a number of companies, which has also been a source of his income. In 2020 he had been involved in a documentary that was supposed to be distributed by Netflix, but due to some controversies, Netflix withdrew from this deal.

Peter Madsen is a successful man. Other than the fact that he was involved in the controversy of a murder case, he was doing very well and was very dedicated to his career.


  1. There are no positives for a d murderer, sorry. No accolades or acknowledgement except for making a negative impact on an individual’s life and society.


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