Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress and former dancer. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Gerda Wegener in the 2015 film The Danish Girl. She also starred in the Danish film A Royal Affair and the science fiction thriller Ex Machina. Vikander is cast as Lara Croft in the 2018 film Tomb Raider.
Alicia Vikander’s Early life, childhood, and education
Alicia was born on 3 October 1988, in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. Her full name is Alicia Amanda Vikander. She is the daughter of Maria Fahl Vikander, a stage actor, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. Her parents are from small villages to the north and south of Sweden.
Her parents separated when Vikander was two months old and she was mostly raised by her single mother. She has five half-siblings on her father’s side. She trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet School since she was nine.
Alicia also trained at the School of American Ballet in New York. Her dance career was sidelined by injuries in her late teens. Her nationality is Swedish and she is of Swedish, Baltic German, and Finnish ethnicity.
Alicia Vikander’s Career, salary, net worth
Alicia began acting as a child in minor stage productions at The Göteborg Opera. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series. She first gained recognition in Northern Europe for her role as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the TV drama Andra Avenyn (2008–10).
Vikander made her feature film debut in Pure (2010) playing Katarina. For her role in the film, she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress. She won the Rising Star Award in 2010 at the Stockholm Film Festival for her role in Pure. She also won the Shooting Star Award at the Berlin International Film Festival for the same film.
Vikander was named as one of the 10 Actors to Watch: Breakthrough Performances of 2012 at the 20th Hamptons International Film Festival. She was nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2013. She also received the Editor’s Choice Award at the 2013 Elle Style Awards. Alicia has a net worth of 4 million dollars.
Alicia Vikander’s Rumors and Controversy
Rumors were that Alicia was in a relationship with Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård in 2014. Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding her personal and professional life. It seems she is doing best job without harming others and has been a straight person in her life, for which she has not been in any controversy yet.
Alicia Vikander’s body measurements
She has a height of 5 Feet and 5.5 Inches (1.66 m) with a body weight of 53 kg. Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is brown. She has a well-shaped body of 34-24-34 inches. Her bra size is 34A, her shoe size is 8.5 (US)and her dress size is 6 (US).
Social Media Profile
She is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has around 15k followers on Facebook, She has more than 13.7k followers on Twitter and has around 277k followers on Instagram.