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Connie Nielsen Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Children

Connie Nielsen Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 59 kg
Date of Birth July 3, 1965
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Hair Color Blonde

Connie Nielsen is a Danish actress who is best known for appearing in big-budget Hollywood films like Gladiator (2000), Wonder Woman (2017), The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mission to Mars (2000), Rushmore (1998), One Hour Photo (2002), The Ice Harvest (2005), Nobody (2021), Basic (2003), to name a few. Moreover, she has also starred in television shows like The Following (2014), Boss (2011-2012), Close to Me (2021), I Am the Night (2019), etc.

Born Name

Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen

Nick Name


Connie Nielsen as seen speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International in California
Connie Nielsen as seen speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International in California (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Frederikshavn, North Jutland, Denmark







  • Father – Bent Nielsen (Bus Driver)
  • Mother – Laila Matzigkeit (Insurance Clerk, Actress)
  • Siblings – Bent Nielsen (Brother), Ulrich Nielsen (Brother), Søs Nielsen (Sister)


Connie has been represented by –

  • The Artists Partnership in London
  • Lasher Group in New York
  • United Talent Agency in California

Net Worth

As of early 2024, Connie Nielsen’s net worth was $8 million according to




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


59 kg or 130 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Connie has dated –

  1. Fabio Sartor (1988-1994) – She was in a romantic relationship with the Italian actor Fabio Sartor from 1988 until 1994. During this time, she gave birth to their son, Sebastian Sartor (b. November 26, 1989).
  2. Huey Morgan (2003)
  3. Josh Lucas (2004)
  4. Lars Ulrich (2004-2012) – She began dating Lars Ulrich, the drummer and co-founder of the heavy metal band Metallica, in 2004. The couple welcomed a son named Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen on May 21, 2007. But, the two parted ways 5 years later in 2012.
Connie Nielsen as seen at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
Connie Nielsen as seen at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival (Gdcgraphics / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Race / Ethnicity


She has Danish ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Dimpled smile
  • Tall height

Brand Endorsements

Connie Nielsen has endorsed or promoted brands such as –

  • Neutrogena
  • Tic Tac
  • Del Core
  • Yema
  • Sophie Bille Brahe
  • Gucci
  • Tom Ford
  • Valentino
  • LaQuan Smith
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Off-White
  • Giuliano Mazzuoli Watches

Connie Nielsen Favorite Things

  • Music BandThe Clash


Connie Nielsen as seen in 2011
Connie Nielsen as seen in 2011 (Brolinoty / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Connie Nielsen Facts

  1. She can speak fluently in Danish, English, Italian, Norwegian, German, French, Swedish, and Spanish languages.
  2. To prepare for her role as Lucilla in Ridley Scott‘s Gladiator (2000), Connie did extensive research on ancient Roman history and was often consulted by the director over historical details in the absence of Roman historians on set.
  3. Her film Rushmore (1998), directed by Wes Anderson, was selected by the Library of Congress to be included in the National Film Registry for being ‘culturally, historically or aesthetically’ significant.
  4. Connie made her Hollywood debut in 1997 with the feature film The Devil’s Advocate while she starred in her first Danish film in 2004 with Brødre (also known as Brothers).
  5. She has the hobby of collecting designer sunglasses and owns more than 200 pairs.
  6. In 2015, Connie collaborated with the Danish pop and rock band TV-2 by singing Brev til Mona (Letter to Mona) with band member, Steffen Brandt. Additionally, she also featured in the music video for the song.
  7. In 2014, she founded the non-profit organization Human Needs Project as well as a scholarship program for children in slums named the Road To Freedom Scholarships.
  8. Connie is a huge admirer of the works of Danish filmmakers Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg.
  9. She is the first actress to play the DC comic book character Hippolyta in a film, in her case, Patty JenkinsWonder Woman (2017). Before her, the character only appeared on television with actresses Cloris Leachman, Beatrice Straight, Carolyn Jones, and Charlene Holt essaying the role.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

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