Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Net Worth $16 million
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau salary $1,100,000
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter, and his current net worth is $16 million.
Born in Rudkøbing, Denmark, he has two older sisters. They grew up in a small village in southern Zealand.
He attended the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance as the youngest actor to enter the school.
His stage debut came with the role of Laertes in Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Theater.
How did Nikolaj Coster-Waldau get famous?
The role in the movie Nightwatch brought him fame in Denmark. Consequently, he co-wrote and starred in Wildside, in 1998, next to Mads Mikkelsen. In 1997 he made his debut in British cinema in Bent, alongside Clive Owen, Jude Law and Mick Jagger.
Nikolaj began his career in Hollywood by joining the now, star studded cast of Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down. A friend helped him with his audition tape for the role, recording it in the attic of his apartment.
Ridley Scott brought Nikolaj back for his 2005 movie Kingdom of Heaven.
He obtained his Screen Actors Guild card after filming the pilot for the cancelled FOX series New Amsterdam.
How does Nikolaj Coster-Waldau make money?
In 2011, his biggest and most recognizable role came with the portrayal of Jaime Lannister in HBO’s hit show Game of Thrones. The multiple nominated and winning series also brought Nikolaj several nominations, including a Saturn Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award.
In his next movies, he got to work with actors like Sam Shepard in Blackthorn and Jessica Chastain in Mama. The latter debuting at #1 on the US box office, grossing $140 million worldwide.
He also starred in Gods of Egypt with Gerard Butler, but the movie did not have box office success and received negative reviews.
In 2017 he starred in the Netflix movie Small Crimes and Shot Caller, which premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival.