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Sven-Ole Thorsen

dip Published On Sun Sep 12 2021   Modified On Sun Sep 12 2021
Sven-Ole Thorsen

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Full NameSven Ole Thorsen
First NameSven Ole
Last NameThorsen
Birth NameSven Ole Thorsen
Professionactor, producer, stuntman
Birth CityCopenhagen, German-occupied
Birth CountryDenmark
Father NameArno Thorsen
Mother NameKaja Vera Julie Pedersen
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAnniqa (1982–1991) Birgitta Sunding Thorsen (2013)
No Of Children2
Height193 cm
Networth$1.2 M
Insta Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 24,1944
Age78 years


    Body and Relation Status of Sven Ole Thorsen

    What is Sven Ole Thorsen marital status ?Married
    How many children does Sven Ole Thorsen have ?2
    Who is Sven Ole Thorsen married with?Anniqa (1982–1991) Birgitta Sunding Thorsen (2013)
    What is the height of Sven Ole Thorsen?193 cm
    What is the weight of Sven Ole Thorsen?kg

    Sven-Ole Thorsen is a famous Danish actor, stuntman, bodybuilder, and strongman competitor. He gained massive fame by appearing in numerous movies, most memorably in Gladiator, for which he won the Taurus Award at the World Stunt Awards in 2001. He first grabbed attention for his huge stature; won Denmark's Strongest Man in 1983. Apart from acting, we can see him as a producer and stuntman. 

    Who Is Sven-Ole Thorsen Married To? Wife And Children

    Gladiator star Thorsen had married multiple women. 

    Between 1982 to 1991, he cherished his marital life with Anniqa, a Danish-Swedish circus-artist, snake-charmer, pop-singer, and athlete.

    They were not able to continue their married life and got divorced in 1991.

    On November 15, 2013, Thorsen tied the knot to Birgitta Sunding Thorsen, with whom he has five children.

    Thorsen with his wife Birgitta.
    Thorsen with his wife Birgitta. 
    Source: Instagram @svenothorsen

    Likewise, he has two children from his first marriage. His sons' names are Martin Thorsen and Michael Thorsen. Other kids' identities are not revealed.

    Thorsen also dated Grace Jones in 1990 and Erica Huff in 1995.

    The actor cum stuntman resides in Santa Monica, California, with his spouse and kids. 

    How Much Is His Net Worth?

    Reportedly, Sven-Ole Thorsen has a net worth estimated at around $12 million. He garnered huge earnings from his long-term sucessful career in the entertainment industry. His annual salary is estimated at $50k. 

    Additionally, Thorsen is not only an actor but a producer and stuntman too. In the USA, a stuntman on average earns $35k, and meanwhile, top earners can get $51k. With years of working experience, he is definitely among the top earners. 

    Likewise, Thorsen is also a businessman, and he is the Co-owner and Manager at Artista Group.

    Formerly, the Gladiator star had served in the Danish army, where he was a sergeant and a weapon mechanic.  Also, Thorsen was a body-building judge in the 1980s.

    Age And Height 

    As of 2021, Thorsen is 76 years old. He was born in Copenhagen, Germany-occupied Denmark on September 24, 1944 to parents Arno Thorsen and Kaja Vera Julie Pedersen. He is of Danish nationality and stands at an impressive height of 6 feet, 4 inches or 193cm.   

    Thorsen is a Karate Get Up.
    Thorsen is a Karate Get Up
    Source: Instagram @svenothorsen

    He is bilingual and speaks four languages i.e. Danish, English, German and Swedish.

    Movies Details

    Sven-Ole Thorsen has appeared in more than seventy movies and television series as of September 2021. 

    He made his debut in 1977 by appearing in Mind Your Back, Professor. His popular movies credits are The Flash, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Dragon, On Deadly Ground, and many more.

    After years in the industry, Thorsen is considered one of the most loved and admired actors/villains. He was mostly offered to play negative roles because of his massive body and tall height.