Kristofer Hivju Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kristofer Hivju Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight97 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac SignSagittarius
SpouseGry Molvær Hivju

Kristofer Hivju is a talented Norwegian second-generation actor, producer, and writer. He is known for his roles in Rovdyr, The Thing, After Earth, In Order of Disappearance, Operation Arctic, The World Is Waiting, The Wendy Effect, The Last King, The Fate of the Furious, Fox Grønland, Game of Thrones, Lilyhammer, The Lion Guard, and Beck. He graduated in 2004 from Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus, Denmark. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Kristofer Hivju

Nick Name

Kristofer

Kristofer Hivju in an Instagram selfie as seen in July 2017
Kristofer Hivju in an Instagram selfie as seen in July 2017 (Kristofer Hivju / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Oslo, Norway

Residence

  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Norwegian

Education

Kristofer Hivju attended the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus, Denmark, graduating in 2004.

Occupation

Actor, Producer, Writer

Family

  • Father – Erik Hivju (Actor)
  • Mother – Lieselotte Holmene (Actress)
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Others – Isabelle Nanty (Cousin) (French Actress), Inger Worren (Grandmother) (Actress)

Manager

Kristofer Hivju is managed by –

  • Panorama Agency, Talent Management Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Panorama Management NY LLC, Brooklyn, New York, United States

Build

Muscular

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

97 kg or 214 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kristofer Hivju has dated –

  1. Gry Molvær Hivju – Kristofer was in a relationship with Norwegian producer and director Gry Molvær Hivju for a while. The couple tied the knot on August 22, 2015.
Kristofer Hivju and Gry Molvær Hivju as seen in May 2018
Kristofer Hivju and Gry Molvær Hivju as seen in May 2018 (Kristofer Hivju / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Red

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tends to keep a thick beard
  • Sharp pointed nose

Brand Endorsements

Kristofer Hivju has endorsed and appeared in commercials for brands like –

  • Wyndham Rewards wizard
  • Hydro
Kristofer Hivju as seen in January 2015
Kristofer Hivju as seen in January 2015 (Patrik Nygren / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Best Known For

His role in TV series and films like HBO’s Game of Thrones as Tormund Giantsbane, Beck (2016-2018) as Steinar Hovland, and The Fate of the Furious (2017) as Connor Rhodes

First Film

In 2008, he made his theatrical film debut in the horror film Manhunt as Man 2 / Man in Café.

First TV Show

In 2001, he made his first TV show appearance on the crime drama series Fox Grønland as Jim Olsen.

In 2017, he made his debut as a voice actor in the animated action-adventure film The Lion Guard as Kenge.

Personal Trainer

Kristofer Hivju prefers training outdoors. Taking the example of the character Rocky Balboa from the film Rocky IV (1985), Kristofer stated that for his role as the wilding leader in the Games of Thrones, he followed a similar workout method. He prefers training in harsher conditions that challenge his physical endurance.

Kristofer Hivju in a selfie as seen in May 2018
Kristofer Hivju in a selfie as seen in May 2018 (Kristofer Hivju / Instagram)

Kristofer Hivju Facts

  1. As a young actor, he played leading roles in various plays including ‘Kristin Lavrandsdatter’, ‘Pepsi Love’ and ‘King Lear’ at the Trondelag Theatre.
  2. As a writer, he has contributed towards the script of the documentary Bit Ballerina Bulldog (2015) and short film Flax (2008).
  3. He worked as an executive producer on the TV series Beck in 2018.
  4. In 2016, he was named the spokesman for Wyndham hotel chains and Wyndham Rewards.
  5. Follow him on Instagram.

Featured Image by Kristofer Hivju / Instagram

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