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  • Born NameGustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard
  • Birth Placesodermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Height1.93 m
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Zodiac SignScorpio
  • NationalitySwedish
  • EthnicityEuropean
  • ProfessionActor
  • WifeHanna Alstrom (div)
  • Net Worth$40 million
  • Weight89 KG
  • Age37 years
  • SiblingAlexander Skarsgard (brother), Bill Skarsgard (brother), Valter Skarsgard (brother), Sam Skarsgard (brother), Eija Skarsgard (sister)
  • ParentsStellan Skarsgard (father), My Skarsgard (mother)

We don’t think that you are unaware of one of the Vikings main character ‘Floki.’ Well, he is an incorrigible trickster and a boat builder. He is Ragnar Lothbrok’s closet and eccentric friend who helps Ragnar to sail west on his self-built longboats.

Swedish actor ‘Gustaf Skarsgard‘ portrays the role of a neurotic person, possessed with a vast intellect and reasonable fear as ‘Floki’ in Vikings. But is he the same in real life?

If you wish to know about his real-life details such as his age, wife, children and so on, then you have arrived at the best place. So, have patience and scroll down:

Gustaf Skarsgard Wiki-Like Bio|Facts; From Age To Every Detail!

Born in the year 1980, Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard celebrates his birthday on 12th of November. He is the son of a Swedish actor ‘Stellan Skarsgard’ and his first wife, ‘My.’ His godfather is also a Swedish actor ‘Peter Stormare.’ No doubt, Gustaf has his acting skills from his parents. He has a good relationship with his parents and siblings.

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Gustaf has seven siblings altogether. Five of them are from his biological mother, My: Alexander, Bill, Eija, Sam, and Valter Skarsgard. And the remaining two: Ossian and Kolbjorn are his half-brothers; born to his father’s second wife, Megan Everett.


Caption: Gustaf Skarsgard alongside his brothers, Alexander, and Bill at ‘It’ premiere, 5 September 2017

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Gustaf’s current age is 37. His birthday is in next month; 27 days from now and he will be the age of 38.

Gustaf played the role of a husband to a wife, Helga in Vikings. He also had a child: a daughter “Angrboda” and an adoptive child; also a daughter “Tanaruz”. However, his On-screen, wife and two daughters died in the series.

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In real life, Gustaf had a wife, an actress, Hanna Alstrom. He married her in the year 1999. However, his marriage ended after six years in 2005 with a divorce. He had no children from his former wife, Hanna. However, they had cast together in the popular TV series ‘Cleo.’


Caption: Gustaf Skarsgard with his then-wife, HannaAlstrom.

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Gustaf is currently single and has not married anyone after the divorce with his wife, Hanna.

He is not fond of social sites like Twitter and Instagram. Hence, he barely is active on Instagram and Twitter.

Gustaf seldom gives interviews. But in an interview with TV Insider on March 11, 2016, Gustaf talked about his role on Vikings. When asked whether Floki deserves people’s sympathy, he said:

 I’m not sure if it’s that easy. I just think that it’s the course of the story. I’m not sure how manipulative or conscious that would be from [series creator] Michael [Hirst]’s part, to win the sympathy back. He usually isn’t that sentimental. He’s kind of raw with his characters, and if you like it, you like it and if you don’t, you don’t. He kind of presents them the way they are, which is something I really like. But if sympathy might be a consequence of that? Maybe


Caption: Gustaf Skarsgard appeared in the July issue of Cafe Magazine, 2014.

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He also once talked about his family in an interview for Cafe Magazine, 17th June 2014. When said that few people assert him as the best actor among his brothers, he divulged:

That is very interesting. In a way, I know: “Do not talk shit about my family!” But while it’s flattering. Just: “Damn, nice. So I think, too.

Gustaf Skarsgard’s Career And Net Worth

Gustaf started his career as an actor at the age of nine. He first acted in ‘Codename Coq Rouge’ which was a Swedish film. He joined the Royal Dramatic Theatre and played  Chekhov’s, Shakespeare’s, and Soderberg’s works in Stockholm.

Do you know, Gustaf’s brother Bill Skarsgard recently became a father to Alida Morberg‘s child? 

Gustaf has acted in numerous movies and TV shows: Evil, ‘Patrik, Age 1.5,’ Forortsungar, Kidz in da Hood, Trust Me, Autumn Blood, The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden and much more. He came to spotlight in Hollywood for his role as ‘Floki’ on Vikings.


Caption: Gustaf Skarsgard in the movie “Kidz in da Hood.”

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He was a nominee for the Guldbagge Awards as Best Leading Actor and Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Evil and Patrik. For his performance in Forortsungar. he was honored as Best Leading Actor.

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As Gustaf has acted in many movies and TV shows, he has earned lots of fame and hefty net worth. His father has an estimated net worth of $40 million and of course, he has too made himself worthy of such an enormous net worth. But so far, Gustaf has not disclosed the information about his total net worth and salary which he receives per episode on Vikings.