Mads Mikkelsen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Mads Dittman Mikkelsen

Nick Name

Mads, Mikkel

Actor Mads Mikkelsen
Actor Mads Mikkelsen

Sun Sign


Born Place

Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark




Mikkelsen attended the Ballet Academy in Gothenburg and became a professional dancer.

In 1996, he joined Aarhus Theater School, where he studied drama.




  • Father – Henning Mikkelsen (Banker)
  • Mother – Bente Christiansen (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Lars Mikkelsen (Older Brother)
  • Others – Anette Stovelbaek (Sister-in-Law)


Mads is signed with United Talent Agency.




6 ft or 183 cm


181 lbs or 82 kg

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mads Mikkelsen dated –

  • Hanne Jacobsen (1987 – Present) – Mads is married to the Danish choreographer Hanne Jacobsen. The couple has two children – Viola (born on December 5, 1992) and Carl (born on July 29, 1997).
Hanne Jacobsen and Mads Mikkelsen
Hanne Jacobsen and Mads Mikkelsen at Premiere of A Royal Affair in 2012

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Often acts in war movies
  • Often plays characters with injured left eye


Mads body specifications like chest, arms or biceps, and waist measurements are not known.

Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen has a Well Toned Body

Shoe Size

11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 44.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Mikkelsen has appeared in TV commercials for BoConcept furniture.


Mads Mikkelsen is non-religious.

Best Known For

Mads is best known for playing the character of Tristan in the war movie King Arthur (2004) and Le Chiffre in Casino Royale (2006).

Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen in King Arthur

First Film

Café Hector (1996) was the movie in which Mikkelsen made his debut. In this short movie, he played the character of Anders.

First TV Show

Mads appeared in the TV series Rejseholdet (2000-2004), in which he acted as Allan Fisher, in a total of 32 episodes.

Personal Trainer

Mikkelsen has a fast metabolism and so he has never acted a character that is categorized as overweight or muscular. He said that it’s really hard for him to gain weight, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat even 6 meals in a day.

In his free time, Mads often drives his bike, plays tennis or any other kind of sport. He does not like working out in a gym as he says that is too mainstream for him.

Mads Mikkelsen Favorite Things

  • Books – The Lord of the Rings, Die Geschichte von einer Mutter, The Brothers Lionheart
  • Movies – Taxi Driver, Halloween
  • Sports – Football, tennis, handball
  • TV Shows – The Walking Dead, The Office (UK and US), The Wire
  • Bands – The Doors, The Pink Floyd
  • Singer – Otis Redding
  • Actor – Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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Mads Mikkelsen Facts

  1. Mads and his brother Lars, who is also an actor, were raised in Norrebro (one of the 10 districts in Copenhagen, Denmark).
  2. At a young age, Mikkelsen wanted to be a professional athlete and he practiced gymnastics.
  3. While he was visiting dancing classes, he learned to speak fluent Swedish.
  4. His name Mads comes from Matthew which means Gift of God.
  5. Before his act in the movie Casino Royale (2006), Mikkelsen didn’t like the James Bond series.
  6. He was voted as The Sexiest Man in the World by Woman magazine.
  7. Has lived in the city of Gothenburg for many years.
  8. Mads is the first Danish to play the character of Hannibal Lector.
  9. Mikkelsen has his own official website.
  10. Follow Mads on his official Twitter.

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