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Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth

Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Mads Dittman Mikkelsen net worth is
$10 Million

Mads Dittman Mikkelsen Wiki/Biography

Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen was born on the 22nd November 1965, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is an actor, who since the middle of 1990s, has been involved in more than 30 film and television productions. He gained international fame through the film “King Arthur” (2004), “James Bond 007: Casino Royale” (2006), and “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky” (2009). In 2011, he was awarded the European Film Prize in the category of the Best European Performance in the World Cinema. Mikkelsen has been active in the entertainment industry since 1996.

How rich is the actor? Authoritative sources announced that the outright size of Mads Mikkelsen net worth is equal to $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017.

Mads Mikkelsen Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, Mads Mikkelsen was the second son of a nurse and banker, and grew up in the Nørrebro district. He attended the drama school at Aarhus Theatre, and graduated in 1996. Before becoming an actor, he was a professional dancer for eight years in the Micado Dance Ensemble, and prior to that, he had been a gymnast and gymnastics instructor in Gymnastikforeningen Gefion.

In 1996, he began his film career with secondary roles in short films, then landed a role in the film “Pusher” (1996), playing the bald-headed, drunken Tonny. After this memorable role, further supporting roles followed, including a family father in the drama “Vildspor” (1998). Then from 2000 to 2004, the role for which he was known in his homeland was of a policeman in the Danish television series “Rejseholdet”, followed in 2003 by starring in the film “Open Hearts”.

The following year, he made the jump to Hollywood and appeared in the film “King Arthur” (2004) produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. In 2006, he played the villain Le Chiffre in the James Bond movie “Casino Royale”, moreover, he starred in the films “Adam’s Apples” (2005), “After the Wedding” (2006) and “Prague” (2006). In 2008, he played Jørgen Haagen Schmith in the film “Flame & Citron” and composer Ígor Stravinsky in “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky” in 2009. The same year he starred in “Valhalla Rising” (2009) by Nicolas Winding Refn, then in 2010 joined the cast of “Clash of the Titans” by Français Louis Leterrier. In 2011, he was the villain, Rochfort in the movie “The Three Musketeers”, but in 2012, came his most brilliant work so far landed, in the film “The Hunt” by Thomas Vinterberg, which was nominated for an Oscar for the Best Foreign Language film. For his performance, Mikkelsen was awarded the prize at the Cannes Film Festival for the Best Actor.

In 2013, the actor starred in the drama film based on real facts “A Real Matter”, directed by Nikolaj Arcel and Lars von Trier, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film for the Golden Globe and the Oscar Awards. The same year, he portrayed the title role in “Michael Kohlhaas” and was nominated for the Best Actor in the César Awards. His latest work was the role in the television series “Hannibal” (2013 – 2015) as Dr. Hannibal Lecter alongside actor Hugh Dancy as FBI special agent Will Graham, an expert on profiling serial killers. He has also starred in a number of other feature films, including “Doctor Stange” (2016) and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2016). Soon, the film “Arctic” (2017) will be released.

Finally, in the personal life of Mads Mikkelsen, he married the choreographer Hanne Jacobsen in 2000, with whom he had lived since 1987. They have a daughter and a son.


Full NameMads Mikkelsen
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 22, 1965
Place Of BirthØsterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, dancer, gymnast
EducationDrama school at Aarhus Theatre
NationalityDanish
SpouseHanne Jacobsen (m. 2000)
ChildrenViola Jacobsen Mikkelsen, Carl Jacobsen Mikkelsen
ParentsHenning Mikkelsen, Bente Christiansen
SiblingsLars Dittmann Mikkelsen
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/theofficialmads/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/theofficialmads?lang=en
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/theofficialmads/?hl=en
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0586568
AwardsRobert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2004), Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television (2013), European Film Prize - Best European Performance in the World Cinema (2011), Robert Award - Best Actor in a Leading Role (2014), European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award (2011), Cann...
NominationsCésar Award for Best Actor (2013), European Film Awards for Best Actor
Movies“Open Hearts” (2003), “King Arthur” (2004), “James Bond 007: Casino Royale” (2006), “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky” (2009), “The Three Musketeers (2011), “The Hunt” (2012),“Doctor Stange” (2016),“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2016), “Arctic” (2017)
TV Shows“Hannibal” (2013-2015), “Rejseholdet” (2000-2004)
#Trademark
1Often plays a character with a defective left eye: Ivan in Adam's Apples (2005), Le Chiffre in Casino Royale (2006), One Eye in Valhalla Rising (2009) and Rochefort in The Three Musketeers (2011).
#Quote
1I try not to carry any character back home because that would be extremely frustrating for my family. It stays with you, of course, if for 14 hours a day you're being accused of something you haven't done and you can't get your frustration out anywhere. Whereas with a character like Hannibal, he's probably the happiest man I've ever played, even though he's doing horrendous things. He's a happy duckling and life is beautiful.
2[his version of Hannibal Lecter] He loves fine art. He is a three-piece- suit man. He loves classical music. He hates everything that is banal. And he loves the beauty of everything that's refined. He's trying to make friends with people, so I can't play that one card of being evil. It has to be hidden.
3I ask a million questions, and I insist on having answers. I think that is what we have to do. I have to know what the director wants. Some are very much in their head, and I need to force it out of them. I just can't play around for eight hours and see if something happens.
4I take my work enormously seriously. When I do something it has to feel right. Everything has to be right. I'm not ambitious about my career, but I am ambitious with each job. I can be fairly annoying to work with. No compromises. Let's put it this way: compromises are from hell.
5On his 1937 Danish Nimbus motorcycle: It is like something Steve McQueen would ride. I love the freedom and it doesn't go quite as fast as a modern bike, which pleases my wife.
6I'm a beer man. I tried to drink whiskey and Scotch but I don't get it. It smells like a girl who didn't shower and just splashed a lot of perfume on.
7On the fact that he is voted "the sexiest man in Denmark" over and over: "I'd rather be voted 'the sexiest man in Denmark' than 'the ugliest man in Denmark'."
#Fact
1Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival in 2016.
2He has played the accountant in the music video "Bitch Better Have My Money" from the singer Rihanna.
3Has appeared in three Danish films that were submitted for the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category: Efter brylluppet (2006), A Royal Affair (2012) and Jagten (2012).
4Was a guest at Kristian Luuk show (Godnatt Sverige) [May 2005]
5Shooting the Danish movie Adam's Apples (2005). [August 2004]
6USA: Playing lead role of Dr. Hannibal Lecter in NBC thriller Hannibal, based on the novel Red Dragon by Thomas Harris [April 2013]
7The first Danish actor to play Hannibal Lecter. He is also the tallest of the four actors to play Lecter to date.
8Received an award at the Cannes Film Festival from Li Gong. Mikkelsen plays Hannibal Lecter in the NBC series Hannibal (2013), Li played Lady Murasaki (Lecter's aunt and lover) in Hannibal Rising (2007).
9Plays Le Chifre, the villain of Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel, Casino Royale (2006). Fleming's final Bond novel was The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), the villain and title character of which was played by Fleming's cousin, Christopher Lee. Mikkelsen and Lee have also both played Count Rochefort in The Three Musketeers (1973)/The Three Musketeers (2011).
10Knighted on April 16th 2010 by Her Majesty Margrethe 2nd, Queen of Denmark.
11Wasn't a James Bond fan before starring in Casino Royale (2006).
12Mads is a form of Matthew; meaning "Gift of God".
13A keen motorcyclist owning a rare 1937 Danish Nimbus.
14Learned Swedish during his 1-year-long dance training in Göteborg because he grew tired of Swedes only smiling and nodding at him when he spoke to them in Danish.
15Speaks Swedish fluently and has lived in Gothenburg for many years.
16Mads is pronounced like 'mas' in Christmas. Mikkelsen is 'mikkel' as you would pronounce the metal 'nickel' and 'sen' is pronounced 'zen' - Mickelzen.
17Brother-in-law of actress Anette Støvelbæk.
18Son of Henning Mikkelsen.
19He was a professional dancer for 8 years.
20The Danish magazine Woman voted him "the sexiest man in the world".
21His favourite movie is Taxi Driver (1976).
22Several polls in girl magazines and newspapers have voted him "sexiest man in Denmark".
23Two children, Viola and Carl.
24Younger brother of actor Lars Mikkelsen.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death StrandingVideo Game pre-production voice
Rogue One2016Galen Erso
Le Fantôme2016ShortLe Fantôme
Doctor Strange2016Kaecilius
Hannibal2013-2015TV SeriesDr. Hannibal Lecter
Rihanna: Bitch Better Have My Money2015Video shortThe Accountant
Mænd & høns2015Elias
The Salvation2014Jon Jensen
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas2013Michael Kohlhaas
Charlie Countryman2013Nigel
Move On2012Mark
Jagten2012Lucas
A Royal Affair2012Johann Friedrich Struensee
The Three Musketeers2011Rochefort
Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti2010Sniff (English version, voice)
Clash of the Titans2010Draco
Die Tür2009David Andernach
Valhalla Rising2009One Eye
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky2009Igor Stravinsky
Quantum of Solace2008Video GameLe Chiffre (voice)
Flame and Citron2008Citronen
Casino Royale2006Le Chiffre
Exit2006/IThomas Skepphult
Prag2006Christoffer
Efter brylluppet2006Jacob Pederson
Adam's Apples2005Ivan
Pusher II2004Tonny
King Arthur2004Tristan
Rejseholdet2000-2004TV SeriesAllan Fischer
Torremolinos 732003Magnus
De grønne slagtere2003Svend
Dykkerdrengen2003ShortFar
Nu2003ShortJakob (young)
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself2002Horst
Open Hearts2002Niels
Bertelsen - de uaktuelle nyheder2002TV SeriesAllan Fischer
I Am Dina2002Niels
En kort en lang2001Jacob
Monas verden2001Casper
Blinkende lygter2000Arne
Bleeder1999Lenny
Tom Merritt1999ShortElmer Karr
Angel of the Night1998Ronnie
Vildspor1998Jimmy
Café Hector1996ShortAnders
Pusher1996Tonny
Blomsterfangen1996ShortMax

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hannibal2013TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Tür2009thanks - as Mads
Til døden os skiller2007thanks - as Mads D. Mikkelsen

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Danmarks Indsamling 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Call Center
Janela Indiscreta2010TV SeriesHimself
Xposé2010TV SeriesHimself
Gomorron2006-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Om Valhalla Rising
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2010TV SeriesHimself
Clash of the Titans: A G4 Special2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Zulu Awards '102010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Skavlan2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2008 European Film Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Produktionsdagbog: Prag - Berlin - København2008Video documentaryHimself
Meyerheim2008TV SeriesHimself
Zulu Awards '08 - Den røde løber2008TV SpecialHimself
The 2007 European Film Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Zulu Awards '072007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter and Winner
Zulu Awards '07 - Den røde løber2007TV SpecialHimself
The 2006 European Film Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
FörKväll2006TV SeriesHimself
Noche Hache2006TV SeriesHimself
Becoming Bond2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
James Bond Casino2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Senkveld med Thomas og Harald2006TV SeriesHimself
Joonas2006TV SeriesHimself
Dinas dates2006TV SeriesHimself
Zulu Awards '052005TV SpecialHimself
Go' aften Danmark2002-2005TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Actor
Godnatt, Sverige2005TV SeriesHimself
Sådan ligger landet2005TV SeriesHimself
Klovn2005TV SeriesHimself - Fodboldspiller
Bodilprisen 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Winner
Blood on the Land: The Making of a King2004Video documentary shortHimself
Spot2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Zulu Awards '032003TV SpecialHimself - Winner (taped message)
'Así se hizo' - Torremolinos 732003TV Short documentaryHimself - Actor / Magnus
De grønne slagtere - en virkelig god marinade2003TV Short documentaryHimself / Svend
Viva2003TV SeriesHimself
Filmland2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Bodilprisen 20032003TV SpecialHimself
'Elsker dig for evigt' på filmfestival2003Video documentary shortHimself / Niels
Zulu Awards '022002TV SpecialHimself
Banjos likørstue2002TV SeriesHimself
Stjerner i manegen2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kultur-Journalen2001TV SeriesHimself
Bag om filmen 'Bleeder'1999TV Movie documentaryHimself / Lenny
Harry Måneskin1990TV SeriesHimself - Micado Danse Esemble
Made in Hollywood2010-2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHimself - Plays Galen Erso / Himself - Guest
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - World Premiere2016TV MovieHimself - Galen Erso, Rogue One
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2016TV SeriesHimself
Go' morgen Danmark2016TV SeriesHimself
A Bond for Life: How James Bond Changed My Life2016DocumentaryHimself
Hannibal: Season Three - Getting the Old Scent Again: Re-imagining Red Dragon2015Video documentaryHimself - 'Hannibal Lecter'
Hannibal: This Is My Design2014Video documentaryHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2013-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman: The Making of 'The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman'2014Video shortHimself
A Taste for Killing2013Video documentary shortHimself
Hannibal Reborn2013Video documentary shortHimself
Cinema 32013TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
The 2012 European Film Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Aftenshowet2012TV SeriesHimself
NWR (Nicolas Winding Refn)2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2011 European Film Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Award Recipient
Pokerfjæs2011TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to the Basement2014TV SeriesHimself / One-Eye
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesDr. Hannibal Lecter in 'Hannibal'
Movie Guide2013TV SeriesMichael Kohlhaas
Z Hit-Paraden2009TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Lost Weekend AwardFilm Club's The Lost WeekendBest Supporting ActorMænd & høns (2015)
2014Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor in a Television SeriesHannibal (2013)
2014BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)Jagten (2012)
2014Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest ActorJagten (2012)
2014CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Actor - International CompetitionJagten (2012)
2014FIPRESCI PrizePalm Springs International Film FestivalBest ActorJagten (2012)
2014RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Jagten (2012)
2014Critics AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)Jagten (2012)
2014Audience AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)Jagten (2012)
2013ZuluZulu AwardsBest Actor (Årets danske skuespiller)Jagten (2012)
2012Best ActorCannes Film FestivalJagten (2012)
2012Silver Medallion AwardTelluride Film Festival, US

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2011Outstanding European Achievement in World CinemaEuropean Film Awards
2010CineMerit AwardMunich Film Festival
2007FIPRESCI PrizePalm Springs International Film FestivalBest ActorEfter brylluppet (2006)
2007ZuluZulu AwardsBest Actor (Årets danske skuespiller)Prag (2006)
2006Best ActorPuchon International Fantastic Film FestivalAdams æbler (2005)
2005BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)Pusher II (2004)
2005RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Pusher II (2004)
2005ZuluZulu AwardsBest Actor (Årets danske skuespiller)Pusher II (2004)
2004Directors' Week AwardFantasportoBest ActorDe grønne slagtere (2003)
2003Best ActorRouen Nordic Film FestivalElsker dig for evigt (2002)
2003ZuluZulu AwardsBest Supporting Actor (Årets danske mandlige birolle)Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
2002Annual Television AwardCopenhagen TV FestivalBest ActorRejseholdet (2000)
2002ZuluZulu AwardsBest Actor (Årets danske skuespiller)En kort en lang (2001)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor on TelevisionHannibal (2013)
2016RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Mænd & høns (2015)
2015Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actor in a Television SeriesHannibal (2013)
2015IOFCP AwardInternational Online Film Critics' PollBest Actor in a Leading RoleJagten (2012)
2014CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Actor (Meilleur acteur)Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
2014ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest ActorJagten (2012)
2014OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Drama SeriesHannibal (2013)
2014Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Series, DramaHannibal (2013)
2014TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite VillainHannibal (2013)
2013BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)En kongelig affære (2012)
2013HFCS AwardHouston Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActorJagten (2012)
2013IGN AwardIGN Summer Movie AwardsBest TV VillainHannibal (2013)
2013IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista)Jagten (2012)
2013ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsActor of the YearJagten (2012)
2013OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActorJagten (2012)
2013RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)En kongelig affære (2012)
2012European Film AwardEuropean Film AwardsEuropean ActorJagten (2012)
2011RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Valhalla Rising (2009)
2010Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActorFlammen & Citronen (2008)
2009RobertRobert FestivalBest Supporting Actor (Årets mandlige birolle)Flammen & Citronen (2008)
2008European Film AwardEuropean Film AwardsEuropean ActorFlammen & Citronen (2008)
2007BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)Prag (2006)
2007RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Efter brylluppet (2006)
2007RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Prag (2006)
2006European Film AwardEuropean Film AwardsEuropean ActorEfter brylluppet (2006)
2006RobertRobert FestivalBest Supporting Actor (Årets mandlige birolle)Adams æbler (2005)
2004BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)De grønne slagtere (2003)
2003BodilBodil AwardsBest Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)Elsker dig for evigt (2002)
2003RobertRobert FestivalBest Actor (Årets mandlige hovedrolle)Elsker dig for evigt (2002)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest TV ActorHannibal (2013)
2015Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest TV ActorHannibal (2013)
2013Golden Space Needle AwardSeattle International Film FestivalBest ActorJagten (2012)

3rd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2012DFCCDublin Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActorJagten (2012)

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