Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Daughter’s, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | April 12, 2022

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor and producer born on July 27, 1970 in Rudkobing, Denmark to Hanne Soborg Coster and Jorgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau. However, her parents soon got divorced. He has two elder elders and was raised with his sisters by his mother. 

He attended the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance from 1989 to 1993. However, he soon got into acting and made his stage debut with the play, Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Theater. However, he made his big-screen debut with the 1994 film, Nightwatch which brought him immense fame. Next in 1999, he worked on the film, Misery Harbour. 

Later in 2001, he started his US career with Black Hawk Down. The film was successful which took him towards more roles. Next, he was seen playing a leading role in the file, Enigma, and then a negative character in the film, My Name is Modesty. 

Following between 2011-and 2019, he got a major TV break with the successful HBO series, Game of Thrones where he played the role of Jaime Lannister. For his performance, he got nominated for a number of accolades. At the same, he was also featured in many other films like Blackthorn, Mama, Oblivion, A Thousand Times Good Night, A Second Chance, Gods of Egypt, Small Crimes, and many others. He has a long list of films and TV series to his credit. 

Apart from acting, Coster-Waldau has also been a part of many humanitarian causes and is also serving as a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador. 

Talking about his personal life, he got married to a Greenlandic actress, Nukaka in 1997. The couple has two daughters Filippa and Safina. 

NameNikolaj Coster-Waldau
Nick NameNikolaj
ProfessionActor, Producer, Screenwriter
Date of Birth17 July 1970
Age51 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceRudkobing, Denmark
HometownRudkobing, Denmark
SchoolNot Known
CollageDanish National School of Theatre and Contemporary
Dance. Copenhagen
DebutFilm Debut –
In USA – Black Hawk Down
In Denmark – Nightwatch (1994)
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignCancer

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Career

  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made his acting debut on stage with the play, Hamlet. 
  • Following this, In 1994, he made his feature film debut with the Danish film, Nightwatch after which he starred in a number of Danish films like Wildside, The Cable Club, Misery Harbour, and others. 
  • In 1997, he made his British film debut with the movie, Bent. 
  • Four years later, he made his US film debut with Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down. 
  • After this, he landed up with many films like Enigma, 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman, My Name is Modesty, Kingdom of Heaven, and many others. 
  • Next, between 2009-and 2010, he appeared in the five episodes of ‘The Left Wing Gang’. 
  • After that, in 2011, he got a major role with HBO’s Game of Thrones. In the same year, he was also seen in films like Blackthorn and Headhunters. 
  • In 2013, he worked in the hit horror film, Mama followed by Oblivion and A Thousand Times Good Night in the same year. 
  • At the same time, he was also working on many Danish films. 

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Family 

Father Name Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau (died 1998)
Mother Name Hanne Saborg Coster (A librarian)
Brother None
Sister Rikke Coster-Waldau Dorte Coster-Waldau
Wife Nukaaka Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Wife/ Spouse Nukaaka Coster-Waldau  (m. 1997)
Marriage date In 1997
Marriage Place N/A
Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and his wife Nukâka attend  Italy's Taormina Film Festival | Daily Mail Online
Daughter(s): Safina Waldau, Fillippa Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau with wife Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau with wife Nukaaka Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Favorite

Favorite Actor N/A
Favorite Actress N/A
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie N/A
Favorite CuisineN/A
Favorite Color Red, Black, Blue
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Destination Paris, New York
Favorite TV Series Breaking Bad
Favorite MovieSergio Leone’s – Once upon a time in America (1984)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Education 

School Not Known
Collage Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary
Dance. Copenhagen
Educational Qualification Graduated in 1993

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Net Worth

Net WorthUSD $ 22 Million Doller
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

  • Does Nicolaj Coster-Waldau smoke : No
  • Does Nicolaj Coster-Waldau drink : Not known
  • He made his debut on the stage with Shakespeare’s famous play, Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Dance. 
  • Also famous as Jaime Lannister, Coster-Waldau has won many nominations for his performance. 
  • He was raised in a small village of around 40 people.
  • When he was a kid, Nicolaj wanted to be an actor or a footballer.
  • Waldau thinks we all have capacity of evil in us.
  • He is completely down to earth with his family at his heart.
  • The British accent Coster-Waldau used in the Game of Thrones was fake which he pulled out with pretty well. 
  • Not many know that the actor is not very good with horror movies and he is scared of watching one. 
  • He grew up in a very small village in Denmark which had a population of only 40 people.

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