Nukaaka Coster-Waldau – Facts To Know About Nikolaj Coster-Waldau’s Wife

Nukaaka Coster-Waldau is a former beauty queen who made history as the 19th placed Miss Universe for her country Greenland. The graceful woman has other talents which she managed to make the most of. She is an actress and a singer. While Nukaaka is popular in her own right, her husband’s fame has been one of the reasons she is constantly in the limelight. She married Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, a Danish actor when they were both young and they have 2 children together.

Nukaaka Coster-Waldau Biography

She was born Sascha Nukaka Motzfeldt in Uummannaq, Greenland on the 23rd of February 1971. Her parents Josef Tuusi and Vivi Motzfeldt raised her in Greenland. Being the child of a politician, Nukaaka was schooled on public conduct and comportment quite early in life.

With her exotic looks, self-confidence and flair for fashion Nukaaka took to pageantry and won the title of ‘Miss Greenland’ in 1990. Her title afforded her the opportunity to represent her country in the ‘Miss Universe Pageant in the same year. She finished in the 19th place which is the highest her country has ever placed in that competition even till date.

After her reign as a beauty queen, Nukaaka Coster-Waldau proceeded with her acting career which was how she came in contact with her husband. She studied acting in 2006 at the Danish National School of Performing Arts, Statens Teaterskole.

While she might not yet be as popular as her husband, she has featured in a couple of movies and continues to build up her career alongside managing her life as a wife and mother.

Some of her movies and television credits include; Heart of Light (1998), Vildspor (1998), Forsvar (2004), White Night (2007), Himmerland (2008), Skavenger (2012). She featured in two short movies in 2014 – Sailor’s Song and Echoes of a Ronin.

In 2018, she featured as ‘Anori’ in the movie Anori which is a tragic love story steeped in Greenlandic culture and myths. She describes the project as something very dear to her.

Besides being a big-screen actress, Nukaaka Coster-Waldau is also a theatre stage actress. She is a part of Teater Solaris and Inuit Theater companies. The amiable actress has featured in a handful of their productions;  one of which is Bronden (2015).

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Facts To Know About Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Wife

Her Ancestry

From her looks and accent, it might be a little difficult to pinpoint where she is from. She is of Norwegian and Inuit German descent. Although she was born and raised in a town (Uummannaq) that is in the Avannaata municipality which is known for big fishing and hunting hub in Greenland. She has a big love for the Greenlandic culture.

She Thrives As A Singer

As a singer and songwriter, she has some songs to her credit a few of which are Something Different, and With You, besides performing with the Greenland music group called Suluit. They once had a live recording in Christians Church, Iddumi. They also play in shows and concerts around Denmark.

What Is Her Net Worth?

The lovable wife of Nikolaj Coster Waldau is a hard worker. Although she is active in the entertainment industry as a singer, stage and mainstream actress, she is yet to make public her net worth. Her husband, on the other hand, earns a comfortable sum of $1.1 million in each episode of GOT which accumulates to a net worth estimated to be $16 million.

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Love Life 

Nukaaka met Nikolaj Coster- Waldau when they both featured in a radio play. Nikolaj featured as a pilot who fell in love with a lady- Nukaaka who is from Greenland. Nikolaj reveals that it was love at first sight for him as he even recalls the exact date and time that he first saw her. He knew instantly he was going to marry her.

The former beauty queen, on the other hand, wasn’t responsive to his advances. He admits that he wore her down as he was crazy in love. They got married in 1997 and have built a home and family. Her husband who is an alma matta of Danish National School of Performing Arts, Copenhagen has featured in many noteworthy movies like and stage productions apart from his role as Jamie Lannister in Game of Throne. Some of which are NightWatch, Black Hawk Down, Gods of Egypt, Domino, New Amsterdam, The Simpsons, Morgen Og Aften, Paradis the list goes on.

The Stunning Nukaaka Coster-Waldau Has Two Grown Daughters

Nukaaka Coster-Waldau
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau’s Husband and children – Instagram

As stunning as she looks, Nukaaka has two grown daughters (Filippa and Safina). They were birthed in 2002 and 2005 respectively. Nukaaka coster-Waldau counts her self blessed to have such lovely daughters and won’t stop gushing about them.

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She shared a series of pictures of them recently trying oysters for the first time and jokes that it might be the last time. Most of the few pictures she has shared online are of her girls laughing or loving on each other.

The children like their mother do not watch Game of Thrones as they might find it weird watching their father make out with another woman. More importantly, some of their father’s roles has upset them in the past.

Nukaaka Coster-Waldau And Social Media 

Unlike her husband and two daughters, Nukaaka Coster-Waldau is not active on all social media platforms. She has a Facebook page where she shares posts related to work productions, her singing, and acting careers, as well as what she and family have been up to. Ironically, her award-winning husband’s Instagram and Twitter pages have more pictures and followers than hers.

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She Is Yet To Watch Game of Thrones

Even though her husband features as Jamie Lannister on the popular television series, Nukaaka Coster-Waldau doesn’t watch the show. Her husband shares that she has promised to sit down one day and catch up on everything but for now, she has been showing him support in every possible way. Although, she shared a post recently celebrating him on his Emmy nomination.

Her Height

The singer has got a nice body for a mother of two and her height is some inches less than her 6 ft 2 inches tall husband on standing. Therefore it may be safe to assume that she got the height slightly higher than the average tall woman.

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