Viggo Mortensen Age, Height, Bio, Movies, Wife, Facts, Net Worth

Last updated: January 27, 2023
  • Viggo Mortensen
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 35,000,000
  • Birthday: 20 Oct 1958
  • Age: 64
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.11 ft
  • Weight: 179 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Vig, Guido, Cuervo
  • Religion: Agnostic
  • Ethnicity: White. Danish ancestry
  • Family Details
  • Father: Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr. (Managed poultry farms and ranches)
  • Mother: Grace Gamble Atkinson
  • Siblings: Charles Mortensen (Younger Brother) (Geologist), Walter Mortensen (Younger Brother) (Geologist)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Cleft chin
    • Green eyes
    • Towering height

Who Is Viggo Mortensen?

Viggo Mortensen was born on 20th October 1958 in New York City. He is a talented actor, photographer, publisher and musician. His father was from Denmark while his mother was an American. Mortensen has double American-Danish citizenship and talks familiar English, Danish, and Spanish.
He is best known for his portrayal of Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. His other notable films include The Road, Green Book, A Perfect Murder, Captain Fantastic, The Indian Runner, Crimson Tide, and Portrait of a Lady.

Viggo Mortensen Best Movies

    Green Book 2018
    Green Book (2018) Tony Lip
    Captain Fantastic 2016 poster
    Captain Fantastic (2016) Ben
    The Road 2009 poster
    The Road (2009) Man
    Appaloosa 2008 poster
    Appaloosa (2008) Everett Hitch
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003
    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Aragorn
    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002
    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Aragorn
    The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Aragorn

Viggo Mortensen Wife, Girlfriend

Dating rumor: Gwyneth Paltrow (1997), Christina Rosenvinge (2008).
Marital Status: Divorced.
Children: In January 1988, Exene Cervenka (Ex-wife) gave birth to a son, Henry Blake Mortensen.

  • Ariadna Gil and Viggo Mortensen Ariadna Gil (2008-Present) He started dating Spanish actress Ariadna Gil after having met on the sets of the novel based film, Appaloosa.
  • Lola Schnabel and viggo mortensen Lola Schnabel (2004) He was reported to be in a relationship with actress Lola Schnabel in 2004.
  • Josie Bissett and viggo mortensen Josie Bissett (1997) In 1997, he had a short-lived affair with actress Josie Bissett.
  • Exene Cervenka and Viggo Mortensen Exene Cervenka (Ex-wife) (1986-1997) Viggo and Exene Cervenka were married for 9 years. They had a son named Henry.

Viggo Mortensen Pets

Viggo Mortensen Quotes

  • "You should always do the things in life that are both interesting and make you afraid." - Viggo Mortensen
  • "You do need to get lucky, no matter how talented you are." - Viggo Mortensen
  • "I have a work ethic. If I say I’m going to do something, I do it." - Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen Car Collection

Viggo Mortensen Hobbies and Interests

Favorite TV Show: Search for Tomorrow.

  • Horse riding
  • Photography

Viggo Mortensen Temporary Tattoo

  • Viggo Mortensen tattoo

    Eastern Promises (2007) Temporary tattoo.

Viggo Mortensen Facts & Trivia

  • The actor loves horse riding and after completion of the shooting for Lord of the Rings trilogy, he purchased all the horses he rode in the movie.

  • He has a dual citizenship of America and Denmark.

  • Viggo Mortensen 2020 height is 5 ft 11 inches or (180 cm tall).

  • The painted murals shown in his movie A Perfect Murder (1998) were painted by Viggo himself.

  • In 2010, he was honored with the knighthood by Queen Margarethe II of Denmark in recognition for his contributions to the cinema.

  • Worked as a truck driver while living in Denmark.

  • He broke two toes during the filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), in the scene where he kicks an Orc helmet.

  • At first, turned down the part of Aragorn of Lord of the Rings. His son convinced him to do the part.

  • He received the scar on his upper lip after scratching his face on a barbed wire fence at a Halloween party.

Viggo Mortensen Major Awards

Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2019
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Green Book (2018)
Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2017
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2008
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Eastern Promises (2007)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2019
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in Green Book (2018)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2017
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2012
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in A Dangerous Method (2011)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2008
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Eastern Promises (2007)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2019
Best Leading Actor in Green Book (2018)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2017
Best Leading Actor in Captain Fantastic (2016)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2008
Best Leading Actor in Eastern Promises (2007)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 35,000,000