Sweedish actress, dancer and producer, Alicia Vikander started out with short films and TV series which greatly prepared her for the bigger days. The beautiful actress who is known for her multi-talented personality is indeed a delight to behold and an endearing figure to fans and the media alike. Vikander has a lot of awards and accolades to her name, a feat she thanks her impeccable prowess for. Apart from her different on-screen personalities, there is so much more to know about the talented actress from Sweden.
Alicia Vikander’s Bio, Age, Ethnicity
Alicia Amanda Vikander was born on October 3, 1988, in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden to her parents Maria Fahl Vikander – mother and Svante Vikander, her father who was a Psychiatric. For her ethnicity, Alicia is Sweedish and partly Finnish. It could have been a matter of heredity or emulation for the actress whose mother was a stage actress. Her parents had divorced when she was just two months old, and she grew up with her single mother, eventually following in her footsteps.
At the age of seven, she was already a stage actress, performing in several musicals and productions. She was part of the singing show Småstjärnorna in 1997 when she performed a song titled “Du måste finnas”. Picking an interest in dancing, she enrolled in a ballet class at the age of 9 in 1998. She soon graduated to a higher ballet class and had to move from Gothenburg to Stockholm to major in professional dancing. Although she made her film debut in the movie, Pure (2010), Vikander gained much popularity in 2008 with TV drama series Andra Avenyn, where she appeared for two years. For her role in the film Pure, she won several awards like the ‘Rising Star Award’ in 2010, the ‘Shooting Star Award’, as well as the ‘Guldbagge Award’ for Best Actress.
Alicia Vikander began getting more major roles; in 2011, she got a role in the movie The Crown Jewels. The following year, she got another major role in Anna Karenina, a British adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel. In 2013, she starred in the thriller The Fifth Estate which was used to usher in the Toronto International Film Festival that year.
The year 2015 came with more roles as well as more awards and recognition for the actress. Alicia landed a major role in British drama Testament of Youth where she starred alongside Kit Harington and Emily Watson. Her remarkable performance in the movie earned her a nomination at the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress. The actress made the news in 2016 when it was reported that she had set up her own production company – Vikariuos, with Charles Collier her agent. Vikarious produced a movie – Euphoria, its first film which premiered in 2017.
Her Net Worth
The Sweedish actress is not only good at winning awards and getting nominated, she has also garnered some wealth in the course of her career. While some sources estimate her net worth at $4 million, others have pegged it at $8 million. Nonetheless, Alicia Vikander enjoys a comfortable life and has her on-screen endeavours to thank for it.
Personal Life – Married, Husband (Michael Fassbender)
Alicia’s personal life may not be as glamorous as her career life but even in her simplicity, the media cannot get their eyes off her private life. The actress who seems to be reserved does not have many names in her boyfriend diaries, although, like most of her female counterparts, she has had a fair share of relationship speculations and rumours from the media.
Alicia Vikander is one of those celebrities who chose to end up with their counterparts. When she wanted to settle down, she did not go far, neither did she go through the troubles of reaching a decision. The genesis of her marriage started on the set of the movie The Light Between Oceans (2016) where she met co-star Michael Fassbender. It was a matter of connection for the two who were in New Zealand, Australia at the time of shooting the movie. Things moved so fast and the couple soon tied the knot in October 2017 in a private wedding ceremony in Spain.
It was rumoured in 2014 that the actress was in a relationship with Alexander Skarsgård, a Sweedish actor, although it was never confirmed. Vikander is happily married to Fassbender with whom she resides in Portugal.
Her Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Alicia can never go unnoticed in gatherings with her distinctive eyebrows and slim body shape. Not only is she facially beautiful, Alicia has a perfect figure that suits her career. With a height of 1.66 meters (5 ft 5½ in) Alicia passes for an average woman in height and has a proportional weight of 53 kg (117 pounds). The talented actress has body stats of 34-24-34½, giving her an elegant slender figure which fits into size 6 (US) dresses.