Viggo Mortensen, born as Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. is an actor/ writer/ poet/ musician/ photographer and painter. He was born on 20th of October, 1958 (his current age is 58 years old) in New York City, United States of America.
He was born as the only son to a Danish father Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr. and mother Grace Gamble, who was an America. His parents happened to meet in Norway as both were foreign exchange students.
As his father was a businessman, the family moved around a lot to different places and countries across different continents like Europe and South America including countries like Venezuela and Argentina.
His childhood days were spent around the locality of Cordoba and Buenos Aires, where he also attended his primary school and developed a good language grip on Spanish.
But at 11, he had to move back to New York with his mother after his parents separated. There, they settled down in Watertown where he attended and graduated from Watertown High School.
Immediately, he went to St. Lawrence University in Canton and graduated in 1980, his major being in Spanish Studies and Politics.
He then traveled around to Europe and loved across Denmark, Spain, and England taking various jobs, big and small all.
He also sold his paintings for food along with flowers and also drove vehicles Couple of years later, he returned to the states to make a living out of acting. He has a dual American-Danish citizenship.
Viggo is not a very tall man, but he has an average height of about an 180 cm. He is about 5 feet and 11 inches tall, and his last recorded weight was around 80 kg which is suitable for someone his height.
He is a very solidly build man and used to play football as a young kid. He is also a regular member of the gym and has built a very solid body.
Apart from that, he is also a tattoo crazy and has got lots of body ink. He has got tattoos on his chest, hands and feet.
He has about 43 tattoos on his body, and most of those were transferred by a paper method. You can see his tattoos in one of many shirtless pictures on the internet or his Instagram account.
Also, he has got a list of dating and girlfriends. His name has been linked with some famous actress/ singers and models like Josie Bissett, Lola Schnabel, Donita Sparks Christina Rosenvinge and others.
But not all of those affairs are true. His first wife was singer Exene Cervenka, whom he first met in 1986. They married in 1987 and had a child in 1988, only before separating in 1992.
Currently, he is the Spanish actress Ariadna Gil, since 2009. He is not gay. He is not a big fan of Lord of the Rings or the Hobbit.
He has been in many Movies and tv shows. His energy level at work and dedication is a major factor for his success as a film star and has earned a reputation.
Also, he has a large number of fans that always take an interest in his life and work. They follow him on his social media pages like Facebook and Twitter to stay updated with all his rumors and news.
To know more about Vigo, you can read his biography on sites like Wikipedia or IMDB. In 2014, his estimated net worth was about 30 million dollars.