Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Height Weight Age Net Worth

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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Birth Date

July 27, 1970


53 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 2 in | 188 cm

Net Worth

$16 Million


87 kg | 192 lbs


43 in | 109 cm

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU


34 in | 86 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkøbing, Denmark, on July 27, 1970, is a Danish actor.

Young Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first started performing in school theater productions.

He made his professional stage debut in a play "Hamlet" (1992–1993) in role as Laertes, at the Betty Nansen Theater.

He got his television debut in drama movie Slaget på tasken (1993) in role as Christian.

He made his big screen debut in Danish thriller film Nightwatch (1994) in role as Martin Bork.

He landed his Hollywood debut in war action movie Black Hawk Down (2001) in role as MSG Gary Gordon.

Nikolaj's breakthrough performance came as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Height and Weight

How tall is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and what is his weight? Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's height is 6' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 188 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 192 іn pоunds or 87 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Age

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is 53 years old.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Net Worth

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau net worth is around 16 million dollars.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Svend in Danish drama film The Bouncer (Manden bag døren) (2003).

He was nominated for the Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Martin Bork in Danish horror thriller film Nightwatch (Nattevagten) (1994).

He wrote and starred as Ossy in Danish thriller drama movie Wildside (Vildspor) (1998), for which he was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Headhunters (2011) action thriller as Clas Greve

Mama (2013) supernatural horror as Lucas / Jeffrey Desange

Enigma (2001) espionage thriller as Puck

Blackthorn (2011) Western as James Jovin

Shot Caller (2017) crime thriller as Jacob 'Money' Harlon

The Other Woman (2014) comedy as Mark King

Gods of Egypt (2016) fantasy action as Horus

The Baker (2007) comedy crime thriller as Bjorn

My Name is Modesty (2004) action as Miklos

Stealing Rembrandt (2003) comedy crime as Kenneth

Oblivion (2013) post-apocalyptic action adventure as Sykes

Small Crimes (2017) crime as Joe Denton

Domino (2019) crime thriller as Christian

The Silencing (2020) action thriller as Rayburn Swanson

The Day We Died (2020) drama as Rico

He co-wrote, produced and starred as Ejnar Mikkelsen in historical survival film Against the Ice (2022).

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and three Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actor on Television for his performance as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).

Lock, Stock... (2000) Channel 4 crime drama series as Jordi

New Amsterdam (2008) Fox drama series as John Amsterdam

The Left Wing Gang (2009-2010) crime miniseries as Jan Weimann


Attended Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance (1989-1993) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Has two older sisters, Dorte Coster-Waldau and Rikke Coster-Waldau.

Has German ancestry.

Fan of storytelling.

Good friend with Danish painter Thomas Kluge.

He portrayed Becket in a play "Becket" (2002), at Gladsaxe Ny Teater.

He played Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (2020), at Geffen Playhouse.

Huge "Breaking Bad" fan.

Supporter of the Danish Red Cross since 2003.

Supporter of Leeds United.

He is a member of the Leeds United Supporters' Trust.

He is a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.

Lives in Los Angeles.


He married Greenlandic actress and singer Nukâka in 1998, they have two daughters, Filippa and Safina.