Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen is a successful Danish actor who is able to rise into fame as Mads Mikkelsen. Mikkelsen was born on 22 November 1965 in Østerbro, Copenhagen. As the second son of Henning Mikkelsen, trade union official and a bank teller and Bente Christiansen, a nurse, Mikkelsen was born with white ethnicity. He was raised in Nørrebro with his elder brother Lars. At the very young age, Mikkelsen discovered his interest in gymnastic. He is a well-trained gymnast who wanted to pursue his career in athletics but ended as a popular actor.
At the Balettakademien (ballet academy) in Gothenburg, Mads Mikkelsen studied dancing where he also became effortless in Swedish. In the year 1996, Mikkelsen joined the Århus Theatre School in order to study drama. Before joining the theatre school, he was a professional dancer for almost a decade. In the year 1996, Mads Mikkelsen made his film debut with Nicolas Winding Refn’s internationally successful film Pusher where he portrayed the character of a drug dealer. Fifty-year-old Mads Mikkelsen has appeared in large number of films portraying different characters. He has always been appreciated for who he is and for his outstanding portrayals.
Apart from all his film credits, he is best known for his appearance in Jerry Bruckheimer’s production King Arthur where he played the character of Tristan. Similarly he gained immense popularity for his portrayal in the twenty-first James Bond film as the main antagonist Le Chiffre. Mads has also been known for Casino Royale and French film Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky. For the portrayal of Lucas in the 2012 Danish film The Hunt, he has won Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award. From the year 2013-2015, Mads appeared as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the critically acclaimed TV series Hannibal. He is said to appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Marvel’s 2016 film, Disney’s 2016 Star Wars film and Doctor Strange.
Mads Mikkelsen is one of the successful actors who has risen to fame by being surrounded with large number of fans and followers. He is also said to be receiving a wonderful salary from his profession, which makes a wonderful net worth. His estimated net worth is $6 million dollars. Fifty-year-old Mads Mikkelsen has a handsome personality with wonderful height. He is six feet tall, that is 1.83m. Even at the age of fifty, he owns a personality, which can dazzle any women. Mads Mikkelsen is repeatedly voted the “sexiest man” in Denmark in polls. There are some of his shirtless pictures in the media where he looks kind of sexy.
This desirable actor is straight by sexuality that is he is not a gay. He has been married to his long time girlfriend Hanne Jacobsen in 2000. He has been dating her since 1887. His wife is a choreographer by profession. He is sharing a good relationship with his better-half since a very long time, they are not divorced and we don’t see any possibility of them having a divorce. More about Mads Mikkelsen can be known by going through his biography on wiki.