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

AwardYearFilmsCategoryResult
AACTA Awards2016The Danish GirlBest Supporting Actress – InternationalNominated
Academy Awards2016The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressWon
Alliance of Women Film Journalists2013A Royal AffairBest Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
2016Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressNominated
2016Ex Machina
Testament of Youth
The Danish Girl
Best Breakthrough PerformanceWon
Austin Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
2015Ex MachinaBest Breakthrough ArtistNominated
Berlin International Film Festival2011Shooting StarsWon
Bodil Awards2013A Royal AffairBest ActressNominated
Boston Society of Film Critics2015UnspecifiedBest Supporting ActressRunner-up
British Academy Film Awards2013Rising StarNominated
2016The Danish GirlBest ActressNominated
2016Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressNominated
British Independent Film Awards2014Testament of YouthBest ActressNominated
2015The Danish GirlBest ActressNominated
Chicago Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards2016The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressWon
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting Actress2nd
2015The Danish Girl4th
Detroit Film Critics Society2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressWon
2015Ex MachinaNominated
2015The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
Best BreakthroughWon
Dorian Awards2016Rising StarWon
Empire Awards2013Anna KareninaBest Female NewcomerNominated
2015Ex MachinaBest ActressNominated
2016The Danish GirlBest ActressWon
European Film Awards2015Ex MachinaBest ActressNominated
Florida Film Critics Circle2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressNominated
2015Ex Machina
The Danish Girl
Pauline Kael Breakout AwardRunner-up
Golden Globe Awards2016The Danish GirlBest Actress – DramaNominated
2016Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressNominated
Guldbagge Awards2010PureBest ActressWon
Hamptons International Film Festival2012Varietys Ten Actors to WatchWon
Hollywood Film Awards2015The Danish GirlBreakout ActressWon
Houston Film Critics Society2016The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
2016Ex MachinaNominated
International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg2010PureSpecial MentionWon
Ischia Film Festival2015Breakout Actress of the YearWon
London Film Critics’ Circle2016Ex MachinaSupporting Actress of the YearNominated
Los Angeles Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
Marrakech International Film Festival2013HotellBest ActressWon
Molodist2011PureBest Young ActressWon
MTV Movie Awards2016Ex MachinaBest Female PerformanceNominated
National Society of Film Critics2016Ex MachinaBest Supporting Actress2nd
New York Film Critics Online2015Ex Machina
The Danish Girl
Best Breakthrough PerformanceWon
Online Film Critics Society2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
Palm Springs International Film Festival2016The Danish GirlRising StarWon
Robert Award2013A Royal AffairBest ActressNominated
San Diego Film Critics Society2015Ex MachinaBest ActressNominated
2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
2015The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Burnt
Best Body of WorkWon
2015The Danish Girl
Ex Machina
Breakthrough ArtistRunner-up
San Francisco Film Critics Circle2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
2015Ex MachinaNominated
Santa Barbara International Film Festival2016Virtuoso AwardWon
Satellite Awards2016The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressWon
Saturn Awards2016Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressNominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards2016The Danish GirlOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleWon
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association2015The Danish GirlBest ActressNominated
2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
Stockholm International Film Festival2010Rising StarWon
Teen Choice Awards2016The Danish GirlChoice Actress: DramaNominated
2016Jason BourneChoice AnTEENcipated Movie ActressNominated
Toronto Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
Vancouver Film Critics Circle2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association2015Ex MachinaBest Supporting ActressWon
2015The Danish GirlBest Supporting ActressNominated
Women Film Critics Circle2015The Danish GirlThe Invisible Woman AwardWon

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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