Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a 47-year-old actor, producer, and a screenwriter. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is mostly known for his role in the HBO series “Game of Thrones” which is based on George R. R. Martin’s best-selling Fantasy Novel series “A song of Ice and Fire”. He plays Jaime Lannister in the series. He was also the UNDP goodwill ambassador in 2016.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau married at the age of 28 and has never been linked with any other woman other than his wife
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on 27 July 1970 in Rudkobing, Denmark as a third child after two daughters to Hanne Soborg Coster and Jorgen Oscar Fritzer.His father had some problems regarding alcohol. Since his parents were divorced, he was raised mainly by his mother. He was raised in a small village, Tybjerg, in the southern part of Zealand (the most populated island in Denmark).
Talking about affairs and relationships, he has never been attached to anyone other than his wife. He married his girlfriend Nukaka at the age of 28. She is a Greenlandic singer and actress. They have been married for 19 years now and have two Children Filippa, 17 and Safina, 14.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has a net worth of $6 million, all earned on his own
He was educated at the Danish National School of Theater and Contemporary Dance (1989 to 1993). Right after his college, he was brought to fame by his role in a Danish film Nightwatch. His U. S. career began in 2001 with the movie Black Hawk Down. Thereafter he worked in movies like My name is Modesty, Firewall, Enigma, 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman, Mama, Oblivion, Gods of Egypt and so on.
His pictures with a charming smile, shirtless masculine body, well-groomed hairstyles have made him one of the most sought after actors over the internet. He is one of the highest paid actors in the industry. He gets paid £340,000 per episode of Game of Thrones. This self-made man has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is not just an actor but also a social activist
In September 2016, he was appointed as the UNDP Goodwill Ambassador for awareness and support to UN Sustainable Development Goals, fight inequality, ends poverty and checks climate change. He also partnered with Google to document the effects of global warming in Greenland using Street View. He participated in the female empowerment initiative in Kenya on International Women’s Day and wrote a pledge to all the father’s to support gender equality.