Gustaf Skarsgård is a Swedish actor most known for playing Floki in the History Channel drama series, Vikings. One of eight children of eminent Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård, Gustaf counts among his siblings, actors Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård.
In this article, we look at the career and net worth of Gustaf Skarsgård.
What is the Net Worth of Gustaf Skarsgård? Earnings and Salary
As of June 2020, Gustaf Skarsgård has a net worth of $8 million.
The source of his prodigious wealth is his career as an actor. He has been a screen presence since 1989 and has appeared in Swedish and international movies and TV shows.
His first role came as a nine-year-old in the 1989 Swedish thriller, Täcknamn Coq Rouge. He went on to have a five-year hiatus from acting and enrolled at the acting school, Teaterhögskolan, in Stockholm.
He studied at Sweden’s Royal Dramatic Theatre and Stockholm City Theatre and performed in stage productions of Shakespeare and Chekov’s plays.
He quickly re-debuted and appeared in many Scandinavian movies and TV shows.
His most popular movie appearances include the 2002 Swedish drama, The Invisible; the 2003 Swedish thriller, Evil; and the 2004 Norwegian family drama, The Color of Milk.
He also starred in the 2008 Swedish comedy-drama, Patrik, Age 1.5; and starred opposite his older brother, Alexander Skarsgård in the 2010 Swedish comedy-drama, Trust Me.
He played Voss in the 2010 American survival drama, The Way Back, starring Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, and Saoirse Ronan.
He gained worldwide recognition when he joined the cast of the History Channel drama series, Vikings, as Floki. He was joined by the cast of Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, and Donal Logue, among others, and is one of the show’s most popular and enduring characters.
In 2018, he joined the second season of the HBO sci-fi/western, Westworld, as Karl Strand.
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Gustaf Skarsgård: Age, Height, Parents
Gustaf Skarsgård was born Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård on November 12, 1980, the son of Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård and physician My Skarsgård.
His father is an acclaimed actor in his own right and is most known for his roles in movies like Good Will Hunting, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Mamma Mia!, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie franchise.
The 39-year-old native of Stockholm, Sweden, is tall like the male members of his family and stands at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters).
He was in a long-term relationship with fellow Swedish actress Hanna Alström — of Kingsman: The Secret Service fame — from 1999 to 2005.
Brother to Bill, Valter, and Alexander Skarsgård
Gustaf counts among his seven siblings, actors Alexander Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård.
His older brother, Alexander, is perhaps the most accomplished and is known for his roles in the HBO vampire mystery series, True Blood, and drama series, Big Little Lies.
His younger brother, Bill, is most known for playing Pennywise in the 2017 feature-film adaptation of the Stephen King novel, It, and its sequel, 2019’s It Chapter Two.
The youngest, Valter, is also an aspiring actor who has appeared in movies like To Kill a Child and Lords of Chaos.
Besides that, Gustaf is brother to Sam and Eija Skarsgård and has two half-brothers. Ossian and Kolbjörn from his father’s marriage to Megan Everett.