Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard is widely known for portraying the role of Jan Nyman in Breaking the Waves, as Professor Gerald Lambeau in Good Will Hunting, as Captain Tupolev in The Hunt for Red October, as Martin Vanger in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, as Dr. Erik Selvig in The Avengers, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and as Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia!.
The actor is the father of actors like Alexander Skarsgard, Gustaf Skarsgard, Bill Skarsgard, and Valter Skarsgard.
Stellan Skarsgard’s Net Worth In 2020
The 69 years old actor has been active in the entertainment field for over half a century. Being active in the field for entertainment industry working in dozens of movies and television series, Stellan has collected a hefty amount of money.
As of 2020, Stellan Skarsgard’s net worth is around $40 million. The multi-millionaire has been earning hefty cash from his professional acting career. His annual salary is reported to be approximately $2 million. Back in 2006, his salary from Goya’s Ghosts was around $1 million.
The actor’s son Alexander bought a 2,479 square feet mansion in 2012. The villa, which was purchased for $1,850,000, consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Stellan Skarsgård’s Professional Career
Stellan Skarsgård has around 146 acting credits. He began acting profession portraying as Bombi Bitt in the television series, Bombi Bitt och jag.
He then has acted in television series like Chernobyl, Quarry, Entourage, Playhouse Presents, River, The Kingdom II, Rapport till himlen, Helen of Troy, Masterpiece of Contemporary, S*M*A*S*H, The Wild Duck, Harlan County War, Arn, Babels hus, Farmor och var herre, Hustruskolan, and so on.
Regarding movie career, Stellan began in 1972, as Erik in Strandhugg I somras.
He is famous for appearing in movies like Anita: Swedish Nymphet, The Simple-Minded Murderer, Ake och hans varld, Hip hip hurra!, Friends, S/Y Joy, The Perfect Murder, The Hunt for Red October, The Ox, Wind, Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg, Zero Kelvin, Insomnia, Breaking the Waves, Good Will Hunting, Amistad, and so on.
Likewise, his other movies notable performances include in Deep Blue Sea, Savior, Passion of Mind, Harlan County War, Dancer in the Dark, Powder Keg, To Kill a Child, King Arthur, Guilty Hearts, Goya’s Ghosts, God on Trial, Frankie and Alice, Submission, The Physician, Our Kind of Traitor, Our Stealing Horses, Hope, The Painted Bird, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Gordon & Paddy, among others.
His Personal Life Including Marriage And Divorce
Stellan is married twice. He was first married to My Skarsgard. His ex-wife is a physician. The former couple tied the knot in April 1975. Together, they welcomed six children. Their first child, actor Alexander was born in 1976.
Four years later, I gave birth to their second child, actor Gustaf. The former couple is also blessed with kids; Sam born in 1982, actor Bill Skarsgard in 1990, Eija in 1992, and actor Valter Skarsgard in 1995. Their daughter Eija is a former model.
The ex-couple got divorced in 2007. Two years after the divorce, Stellan got married to Megan Everett on 12th January. The happy couple shares two kids; son Ossian and son Kolbjorn.Stellan has gone through a vasectomy. He once mentioned that he felt eight children was enough.