Mads Mikkelsen

Friday 22nd December 2017


Had you ever watch the film "Pusher"? If yes then you must know a character Tonny, who is a character of the movie. Actually, Tonny in is real life is Mads Mikkelsen.
Mads Mikkelsen is one of the famous Danish actors. Being a famous actor there is no any chance that you are unaware of his professional life. But do you know about his personal life?

Is he married or divorced? Or dating someone? Or Is he gay?

Like this and to know more about him let's read the article about him.

Early life

Danish actor, Mads Mikkelsen born on born 22 November 1965, in Østerbro, Copenhagen is currently at the age of 52. He is the second child of his parents Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a bank teller. He has an older sibling his brother Lars Mikkelsen, who is also a actor. He was raised in Nørrebro.

Education and Career

Mads Mikkelsen, desiring to pursue athletics, trained as a gymnast, but then studied dancing at the Balettakademien. After being a professional dancer for almost for almost ten years he joins Århus Theatre School in 1996, which was his first step in his acting career.
His first step as an actor begins after his first appearance in the film "Pusher", in 1996, which was one of the internationally successful films. In 1999, he appeared in the leading role as a Lenny in a film "Bleeder".
Mads rose to fame after his appearance in Peter Thorsboe's Danish television series "Rejseholdet", as a role of sensitive policeman, Allan Fischer.
In 2006, his role as Christoffer in film "film Prag", earned him the Zulu Award for Best Actor. In 2012, he played a role of villainous Rochefort in the film "The Three Musketeers", which earned poor reviews from critics. From 2013 to 2015 he starred in NBC's TV series "Hannibal" as Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Caption: Mads Mikkelsen as Tonny in "Pusher I"

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Personal life

Let's move towards his personal life. At the time when he was on his dancing career he met choreographer Hanne Jacobsen. Both of them fell in love with each other and started dating since 1987. To make their love bonds stronger they decided to be together and officially they announced their wedding and got married in the year 2000.

Caption: Mads Mikkelsen and Hanne Jacobsen

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Hanne gave birth to their daughter, Viola in 1992 and a son Carl in 1997.

Caption: Mads Mikkelsen with his whole family

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There are not any rumours about their extramarital affairs which means both of them are a success to keep each others trust. Their bonds indicate that there is not any chance of divorce in their life.
Mikkelsen is often voted as the "sexiest man" with a height of 183cm and a weight of 78kgs. He is also counted as one of the highly paid celebrity with an estimated networth of $10 million.

Awards and Achievements

Mads Mikkelsen had been nominated for 34 times and had won 27 awards till date.
For "Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA", he was nominated in 2015 and in 2016 but before that in 2014, he had won it for Best Actor on Television 'Hannibal'. In 2005 and 2014 he won the 'Bodil Awards' and for the same awards, he was nominated four times.
As a best actor in 'Jagten', in 2012 he won "Cannes Film Festival". For the same film 'Jagten', he won "CinEuphoria Awards" in 2014. In 2014, he won "Chlotrudis Awards" while he was already nominated for the same award in 2010.
In 2002, he won "Copenhagen TV Festival". Likewise, he was nominated for "César Awards, France",
"Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards", "European Film Awards", "Fangoria Chainsaw Awards", "Houston Film Critics Society Awards", "IGN Summer Movie Awards", "International Cinephile Society Awards", "International Online Film Critics' Poll", "Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)", "Kids' Choice Awards, USA", "London Critics Circle Film Awards", "Online Film & Television Association", "Online Film Critics Society Awards", "Robert Festival", "Satellite Awards", "Seattle International Film Festival", "TV Guide Awards"

Caption: Mads Mikkelsen in Zulu Awards.

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Filmography and Television series

Handsome Mads Mikkelsen had appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he gains a lot of popularity and earns a lots of money. Some of his films are :
"Blomsterfangen", "Pusher", "Café Hector", "Vildspor", "Nattens Engel", "Tom Merritt", "Bleeder", "Flickering Lights", "Monas Verden", "Shake It All About", "Monsters, Inc.", "I Am Dina", "Open Hearts", "Nu", "The Boy Below", "The Green Butchers""Torremolinos 73", "King Arthur", "Pusher II", "Adam's Apples", "After the Wedding", "Prague" "Exit", "Cars", "Casino Royale", "Flame & Citron", "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky", "Valhalla Rising", "The Door", "Clash of the Titans", "Moomins and the Comet Chase", "The Three Musketeers", "A Royal Affair", "The Hunt", "Move On", "Charlie Countryman", "Michael Kohlhaas", "The Salvation", "Men & Chicken", "Doctor Strange", "Le Fantôme", "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ", "Chaos Walking", "Arctic".
Some of his television series are:
"Rejseholdet", "Julie", "Klovn", "Hannibal".

Social network sites

Mads Mikkelsen loves to update himself on the social media. Many of his fans follow him on his social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He has more than 195K followers on his Facebook, 214k followers on his Instagram and 61.6K followers on his Twitter. To know more about him you can search him in his social media.
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