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Dolph Lundgren Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

Dolph Lundgren

Acting may be a lifelong ambition for some, but for Swedish-born Dolph Lundgren, it was a thrilling journey he embarked on while studying Chemical Engineering and practicing martial arts. Ivan Drago, the 1980 and 1981 European Heavyweight Karate Champion became a household name after making his film debut in Rocky IV as the intimidating Soviet boxer (1985). It’s been 86 acting credits and counting for the filmmaker and martial artist since then.

Universal Soldier (1992), Johnny Mnenemic (1995), The Defender (2004), Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009), The Expendables films, Creed II (2018), and Aquaman are just a few of Lundgren’s notable action films (2018). The father of two children was previously married, but the marriage ended in divorce, and he is now dating a woman who is 38 years his junior in age.

Dolph Lundgren will be how old in 2021? What Is the Man’s Actual Height?

Hans Lundgren was Lundgren’s given name when he was born on November 3, 1957, in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. Swedish government economist Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren (1923-2000) and his mother Sigrid Birgitt (1932-1992) both worked as language teachers.

While growing up, he lived in Spanga with his sisters Katarina and Annika, as well as his younger brother Johan, before moving to Nyland, Germany, with his grandparents when he was 13 years old. As a native Swede, the Marshall Award-winning actor now spends most of his time in Los Angeles. Dolph Lundgren, 63, stands at 6 feet 5 inches tall as of April 2021. (196 cm).

Pre-fame interests included martial arts and chemical engineering.

When Lundgren was seven years old, he began training in judo and Gj«-ry«, before beginning to train in Kyokushin karate when he was 10 years old. After winning the Australian Heavyweight Karate Championship (in 1982) and the European Heavyweight Karate Championship (in 1983), the third-degree black belt (third Dan) in Kyokushinkai Karate gained even more acclaim in the martial arts community (1980-81). He cites his resentment toward his father, who called him a “loser” on a regular basis, as a source of inspiration.

After graduating from high school with a perfect 4.0 GPA, the Stockholm native was awarded a scholarship to attend Washington State University and Clemson University to study chemical engineering in the 1970s. He did, however, attend the Royal Institute of Technology in his hometown in the late 1970s and earn a degree in Chemical Engineering there.

After that, he received a full scholarship to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Sydney in Australia, where he graduated with honors in 1982. In fact, Lundgren was given a Fulbright scholarship to study at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts.

What Happened to Dolph Lundgren Before He Became an Actor?

Lundgren’s career in Hollywood was influenced by his relationship with Jamaican-born singer and actress Grace Jones. During his time in Sydney as a student, Jones hired him as a bodyguard, and the two soon fell in love and decided to move to New York City together.

To get into the modeling business, the future star of The Punisher tried out for the Zoli Agency, but his massive and muscular physique made it impossible for him to pursue it full-time. The Limelight nightclub in Manhattan employed him as a bouncer while he attended day classes at the Warren Robertson Theatre Workshop to study drama.

After only two weeks of college, Dolph Lundgren dropped out to pursue a career in acting. In the James Bond film A View to a Kill, he made his screen debut as Venz, a supporting role, in 1985. As Ivan Drago in the American sports drama Rocky IV (1985), which also starred Talia Shire, Burt Young, and Carl Weathers, the Swedish-born actor had a breakthrough year in his career.

In order to land the role of Ivan Drago, Dolph Lundgren had to beat out more than 5,000 other contenders. However, he was initially turned down due to his height and later won the role but had to undergo extensive bodybuilding and boxing training in order to portray the character’s personality.

‘The Expendables’ and ‘Aquaman’ both feature notable film works.

With the success of Rocky IV, he was able to land the lead role in Masters of the Universe as He-Man (1987). Then there was his role as The Punisher’s title character (1989).

Before 2000, it followed Lundgren’s film works in I Come In Peace (1990), Showdown In Little Tokyo (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Joshua Tree (1993), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Silent Trigger (1996), The Peacekeeper (1997), The Minion (1998), Bridge of Dragons (1999) and Storm Catcher (1999). (1999).

The Expendables (2010) was a box office smash with $274 million in ticket sales, making Gunner Jensen one of the most popular characters in film history.

He would go on to work with actors like Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Antonio Banderas, Chuck Norris, Bruce Willis, Randy Couture, and Steve Austin in sequels The Expendables 2 (2012) and The Expendables 3 (2014). The 8th Rocky film installment, Creed II, would also feature him as Ivan Drago after recurring roles in TV series SAF3 (2013-14) and Arrow (2016-17). (2018).

Also in 2018, he was cast as King Nereus in the DC Comics superhero film Aquaman, for which he won the Fantastic Lantern Award. An estimated $1.148 billion was earned by the film starring Jason Momoa (Aquaman/Arthur Curry), Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, and Patrick Wilson.

Do you know what Lundgren is up to at the moment?

It appears that the Swedish actor and filmmaker is working on a number of new projects, according to IMDB. Now that he’s well into his sixties, Lundgren is set to star in the films Castle Falls (2022), Malevolence (2022), Wanted Man (2019), as well as direct and produce them.

In Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022), he will play Svengeance, while the release date for his completed film Pups Alone has yet to be announced. The Rocky IV star will play George Cochrane in Without You I’m Nothing, it has been announced.

Dolph Lundgren is a divorced father of two. Who is he currently seeing?

Born As of 2021, Hans Lundgren, better known as Dolph, has divorced both of his wives. At one point in his life, he was married to Peri Momm; they were reportedly married in 1991 but divorced after a year together.

On February 27, 1994, Dolph Lundgren married his second wife, jewelry designer and fashion stylist Anette Qviberg, in Marbella, Spain. According to reports, the couple fell in love with Marbella and rented an apartment there before making the decision to buy a home there.

Lundgren and his wife Qviberg welcomed two daughters: Ida Sigrid Lundgren (born on April 29, 1996) and Greta Eveline Lundgren (born on September 2, 1998). (born November 30, 2001). However, they divorced in 2011 after seven years of marriage. After that, he was romantically linked to Jenny Sandersson for seven years, from 2011 to 2017.

In addition, he had flings with Jamaican singer and actress Grace Jones and American model Paula Barbieri in the 1980s before getting married.

Jones and Lundgren first met in a nightclub, and she soon hired him as her bodyguard. The two dated until 1986, when they called it quits.

What Is The Name Of Dolph Lundgren’s Wife?

Emma Krokdal, a personal trainer from Norway, is currently his fiancee. In January 2020, the couple made their relationship public, and in June 2020, they announced their engagement on Instagram.

His oldest daughter Ida, who he had with ex-wife Anne, is the same age as Emma (24 as of 2020 fall). Lundgren never considered the age gap to be an issue.

Actor Dwayne ‘The Rocker’ Lundgren’s girlfriend-turned-fiancee Emma Krokdal, who is 38 years his junior, got engaged in mid-2020. Dolph Lundgren’s Instagram (@dolphlundgren) has over 2.3 million followers and he frequently posts photos of him and his girlfriend Emma. At the time of writing, he has over 231.2K followers on Twitter (@Dolph Lundgren).

What Is Dolph Lundgren’s Net Worth?

Lundgren has been working in the acting industry since 1985 when he appeared as the main antagonist in Rocky IV. He has since established himself as a director and producer. His on-screen career has yielded him an impressive fortune, with 86 acting credits to his name.

Dolph Lundgren has a net worth of $18 million as of 2021, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Not to mention that he made the majority of his money working in films:

  • The Shooter (1995)- $3 million
  • The Peacekeeper (1997)-  $2.5 million
  • Blackjack (1998)- $2 million
  • Retrograde (2004)- $1 million

On the other hand, his roles in the Rocky franchise, The Expendables and Aquaman could have earned him a seven-figure salary. In 2018, the Hollywood Hills home of Dolph Lundgren was sold to a buyer for $3.9 million.

In 2018, Dirt Lundgren purchased a 5,230-square-foot pad in the Hollywood Hills for $3.9 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. The asking price for the four-bedroom, six-bathroom home with a black-and-white color scheme, tile floors, and French doors was slashed from $4.465 million in 2019 to $4.25 million in September 2020.

Facts of Dolph Lundgren
Date of Birth:1957November-3
Age:64 years old
Birth Nation:Sweden
Height:6 Feet 5 Inch
NameDolph Lundgren
Birth NameHans Lundgren
Nick NameDolph
FatherKarl Johan Hugo Lundgren (1923-2000)
MotherSigrid Birgitt (1932-1992)
NationalitySwedish
Birth Place/CityStockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
EthnicityWhite
ProfessionActor, Martial Artist, Filmmaker
Net Worth$18 million
SalaryN/A
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Face ColorFair
Shoe Size12 (US)
Weight in KG115
Famous forRocky IV as Ivan Drago
Affair withJenny Sanderson
GirlfriendEmma Krokdal (fiancee)
MarriedTwice
Married toAnette Qviberg
Children2
DivorcePeri Momm (m. 1991- div. 1992), Anette Qviberg (m. 1994- div. 2011)
EducationWashington State University, Clemson University, University of Sydney
AwardsMarshall Trophy for Best Actor; Fantastic Lantern
Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
MoviesRocky IV (1985), Masters of the Universe (1987), The Punisher (1989), Title Year Functioned as Notes Director Producer Writer Actor Role A View to a Kill 1985 No No No Yes Venz Cameo Rocky IV 1985 No No No Yes Cpt. Ivan Drago Masters of the Universe 1987 No No No Yes He-Man Red Scorpion 1988 No No No Yes Lt. Nikolai Petrovitch Rachenko The Punisher 1989 No No No Yes Frank Castle / The Punisher Direct-to-video I Come in Peace 1990 No No No Yes Det. Jack Caine Cover-Up 1991 No No No Yes Mike Anderson Direct-to-video Showdown in Little Tokyo 1991 No No No Yes Sgt. Chris Kenner Universal Soldier 1992 No No No Yes Sgt. Andrew Scott / GR13 Joshua Tree 1993 No No No Yes Wellman Anthony Santee Direct-to-video Sunny Side Up 1994 No No No Yes Himself Cameo Pentathlon 1994 No Yes Eric Brogar Direct-to-video Men of War 1994 No No No Yes Nick Gunar Direct-to-video Johnny Mnemonic (1995), The Mechanik (2005), The Expendables film franchise (2010, 2012, 2014), Creed II (2018), Aquaman (2018)
TV ShowSAF3 (2013-14), Arrow (2016-17)
Siblings3