Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress. Vikander achieved global recognition for her roles as activist Vera Brittain in Testament of Youth, a humanoid robot in Ex Machina, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress, and painter Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl, for which she received the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Birth Name

Alicia Amanda Vikander

Nickname

Alicia

Profession

Actress, Dancer, Model

Nationality

Swedish

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Alicia Vikander was born on October 3, 1988, in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden.

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Age

She’s currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

She has mostly Swedish ancestry with one-fourth Finnish ancestry.

Education

She began studying ballet when she was 9 at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Gothenburg and later admitted to an upper-level dancing school in Stockholm. She also took ballet training from the School of American Ballet in New York.

Family Details

  • Father – Svante Vikander (Psychiatrist)
  • Mother – Maria Fahl Vikander (Stage Actress)
  • Siblings – She has 5 paternal half-siblings.

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Alicia Vikander dated –

  • Alexander Skarsgård (2012) – Alicia dated fellow Swedish actor, Alexander Skarsgård from January 2012 to March 2012.

  • Michael Fassbender (2014-Present) – The ON and OFF relationship started between Irish actor, Michael Fassbender and Alicia in November 2014. They first met while filming the 2016 film The Light Between Oceans. The couple ended their relationship in September 2015. But, later got back together. They got married on October 14, 2017, in a private ceremony in Ibiza, Spain.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5½ inches
  • In centimeters – 166 cm
  • In meters – 1.66 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 4 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 7.5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

For her roles in the films like A Royal Affair (2012), Pure (2010), Testament of Youth (2014), Ex Machina (2015), The Danish Girl (2015) and Tomb Raider (2018).

Film Debut

In 2007, she appeared in a short film Darkness of Truth for her role as Sandra Svensson.

Television Debut

In 2002, Vikander was cast as Ebba Du Rietz in the Swedish television film Min balsamerade mor. Her first work as an actress in any television series was as Tony in the 2005 Swedish TV series En decemberdröm. She acted in a total of 13 episodes.

Brand Endorsements

She has advertised for fashion label Louis Vuitton for their Fall / Winter 2015 collection. She was announced their brand ambassador.

Awards & Nominations

Award Year Films Category Result
AACTA Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress – International Nominated
Academy Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Won
Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013 A Royal Affair Best Breakthrough Performance Nominated
2016 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2016 Ex Machina
Testament of Youth
The Danish Girl
Best Breakthrough Performance Won
Austin Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
2015 Ex Machina Best Breakthrough Artist Nominated
Berlin International Film Festival 2011 Shooting Stars Won
Bodil Awards 2013 A Royal Affair Best Actress Nominated
Boston Society of Film Critics 2015 Unspecified Best Supporting Actress Runner-up
British Academy Film Awards 2013 Rising Star Nominated
2016 The Danish Girl Best Actress Nominated
2016 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Nominated
British Independent Film Awards 2014 Testament of Youth Best Actress Nominated
2015 The Danish Girl Best Actress Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Won
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress 2nd
2015 The Danish Girl 4th
Detroit Film Critics Society 2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Won
2015 Ex Machina Nominated
2015 The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
Best Breakthrough Won
Dorian Awards 2016 Rising Star Won
Empire Awards 2013 Anna Karenina Best Female Newcomer Nominated
2015 Ex Machina Best Actress Nominated
2016 The Danish Girl Best Actress Won
European Film Awards 2015 Ex Machina Best Actress Nominated
Florida Film Critics Circle 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 Ex Machina
The Danish Girl
Pauline Kael Breakout Award Runner-up
Golden Globe Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Best Actress – Drama Nominated
2016 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Guldbagge Awards 2010 Pure Best Actress Won
Hamptons International Film Festival 2012 Varietys Ten Actors to Watch Won
Hollywood Film Awards 2015 The Danish Girl Breakout Actress Won
Houston Film Critics Society 2016 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2016 Ex Machina Nominated
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg 2010 Pure Special Mention Won
Ischia Film Festival 2015 Breakout Actress of the Year Won
London Film Critics’ Circle 2016 Ex Machina Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated
Los Angeles Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
Marrakech International Film Festival 2013 Hotell Best Actress Won
Molodist 2011 Pure Best Young Actress Won
MTV Movie Awards 2016 Ex Machina Best Female Performance Nominated
National Society of Film Critics 2016 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress 2nd
New York Film Critics Online 2015 Ex Machina
The Danish Girl
Best Breakthrough Performance Won
Online Film Critics Society 2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2016 The Danish Girl Rising Star Won
Robert Award 2013 A Royal Affair Best Actress Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society 2015 Ex Machina Best Actress Nominated
2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Burnt
Best Body of Work Won
2015 The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
Breakthrough Artist Runner-up
San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 Ex Machina Nominated
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2016 Virtuoso Award Won
Satellite Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Won
Saturn Awards 2016 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Won
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association 2015 The Danish Girl Best Actress Nominated
2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
Stockholm International Film Festival 2010 Rising Star Won
Teen Choice Awards 2016 The Danish Girl Choice Actress: Drama Nominated
2016 Jason Bourne Choice AnTEENcipated Movie Actress Nominated
Toronto Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association 2015 Ex Machina Best Supporting Actress Won
2015 The Danish Girl Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Women Film Critics Circle 2015 The Danish Girl The Invisible Woman Award Won

Alicia Vikander Favorites

  • Favorite Actresses – Marion Cotillard, Jennifer Lawrence, Isabelle Huppert

Alicia Vikander Net Worth

Alicia Vikander has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

She doesn’t have any social media accounts.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Alicia Vikander

  • When she was 5 months old, her parents separated, who actually are from small Swedish villages.
  • At seven, Alicia started acting in stage productions, and her first being the Kristina från Duvemåla at The Göteborg Opera.
  • She appeared in several musicals at the Opera, such as The Sound of Music and Les Misérables.
  • Her dance career almost ended at 16 and after certain injuries, she stopped it and instead focused on her acting career.
  • She is a trained ballerina.
  • Alicia was named as one of the European films’ Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion in 2011.
  • She got to play Kitty in Anna Karenina (2012) after Saoirse Ronan didn’t accept the offer. Later, she appeared in Seventh Son (2014) as Jennifer Lawrence left the film production.
  • She was so close to bagging the role of Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman. She took auditions many times and even sent to Los Angeles for screen-test, but it went to Kristen Stewart.
  • In 2014, she appeared in the Australian crime thriller Son of a Gun. The film was released in Australia on 16 October 2014 and received mixed reviews; however, Vikander was praised for her performance.
  • She was considered for the lead female roles in both Assassin’s Creed (2016) and The Circle (2017) but she opted out to do Jason Bourne (2016) instead. She was replaced by Ariane Labed in “Assassin’s Creed” and by Emma Watson in “The Circle”.
  • She was auditioned for the role of Cinderella in Cinderella (2015) but it went to Lily James.
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