Do you know Who is Alicia Vikander?
Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress who won an Oscar for her performance as Gerda Wegener in the critically acclaimed historical drama film “The Danish Girl.” Alicia is well-known for her roles in films such as “Ex Machina” and “Testament of Youth” – both in 2014 – “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (2015), and “Tomb Raider” (2018), in which she portrayed the main character and one of the most famous fictional characters of all time – Lara Croft.
The 29-year-old actress has a slim and toned figure, with a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m) and a weight of roughly 116lbs (53 kg), which, together with her hourglass silhouette, vital statistics of 34-24-34, dark hair, and dark piercing eyes, make her appearance rather seductive. Her bra size is 34A, her dress size is 6 (US), and her shoe size is 8.5 (US).
Alicia Amanda Vikander was born on October 3, 1988, in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the sign of Libra, and is of white origin. She is also of “one quarter” Finnish descent. Alicia is the only child of psychiatrist Svante and actress Maria Fahl-Vikander, thus it is no surprise that she has a great acting career. Her parents divorced when she was two months old, thus she was raised alone by her mother; nonetheless, she grew up in a large family with her five half-siblings from her father’s new family, whom she visited every two weeks.
Alicia began ballet lessons at the Svenska Balettskolan I Göteborg at the age of nine, then moved to Stockholm at the age of 15 and enrolled at the Royal Swedish Ballet School, where she was schooled to become a principal dancer, before training at the prestigious School of American Ballet in New York City. After being hampered by injuries in her late adolescence, Alicia discovered her passion for acting and chose to pursue a full-time career in the film industry.
Alicia’s acting career began at a young age, when she appeared in several modest theatrical productions at The Göteborg Opera. Her on-screen debut came in 2002, when she was cast in the Swedish TV movie “Min balsamerade mor,” which was followed by an appearance in the TV mini-series “The Befallen.” After honing her acting skills during her adolescence by appearing in several episodes of the TV series “En decemberdröm” and in a string of short films such as “Standing Outside Doors” (2006), Alicia Vikander rose to prominence in 2007 when she was cast to play the character of Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the popular Swedish TV drama series “Second Avenue” (in Swedish: “Andra Avenyn”).
Alicia burst onto the worldwide acting scene in 2012, when she was hired as Kitty in Joe Wright’s adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s eponymous novel “Anna Karenina,” alongside Jude Law and Keira Knightley. This appearance undoubtedly assisted Alicia Vikander in establishing herself as a young yet talented actor in the film industry.
The major breakthrough in Alicia’s career came in 2014, when she was cast as Vera Brittain in the biographical film drama “Testament of Youth,” about love and the futility of war, for which Vikander received countless excellent reviews. Later same year, after participating in the action drama film “Son of a Gun,” Alicia was cast as the lead in Alex Garland’s Oscar-winning sci-fi thriller film “Ex Machina,” portraying a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence named Ava. This performance won her not just a BAFTA Award nomination, but also a Golden Globe Award nomination, among others. The young Swedish actress had a busy year in 2015, appearing in three films. The latter engagement also earned Alicia several significant honors, including nominations for BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards, as well as an Oscar nomination.
According to credible sources, Alicia Vikander’s net worth as of mid-2018 is estimated to be over $9 million. Mostly obtained through her on-screen performing career since the early 2000s. During which she added over 35 acting credits to her professional portfolio.
Alicia and Michael first met on the set of “The Light Between Oceans” in September 2014. Following the plot of the film, the two developed true affection for each other off-screen and soon began their relationship. Their first public appearance was at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards, and in 2017. The pair chose to take their romance to the next level. By marrying on October 14th in a private ceremony in Ibiza, Spain. Despite rumors about their breakup and their age difference, the couple’s love appears to be as strong as ever. Alicia and her 11-year-old spouse split their time between London and Lisbon, Portugal, while they are not filming.
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