About Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander is a beautiful and successful actress of Hollywood known for her countless super hit movies. She is best known for her starring role in the action film Tomb Raider as Lara Croft. She is the owner of numerous awards.

Quick Info
Full NameAlicia Amanda Vikander
Date of Birth3 October 1988
Birth PlaceGothenburg, Sweden
Parent(s)Maria Fahl Vikander and Svante Vikander
Spouse(s)Michael Fassbender ​(m. 2017)
Net worthUS $8 million

Early life

Vikander was born on 3rd October of 1988, and as of 2020, she turned 32 years old. She was born in the second largest city of Sweden called Gothenburg to Maria Fahl Vikander and Svante Vikander. Thus, her nationality is Swedish, and her given birth name is Alicia Amanda Vikander. Her mother is a stage actress while her father is a psychiatrist. Vikander was raised solely by her mother after her parents got separated when she was just two months old, but she did visit her father every weekend and was close to other siblings from his father.

Alicia Vikander was already into a movie at the age of 7, but she was also into ballet and started her training at 9. She trained ballet at the American Academy of Ballet when she was 15, but at the age of 16, she realized her interest in acting and almost dropped her school to be committed to an acting career. Vikander tried to attend drama school but was unsuccessful two times so she decided to participate in the law school. After admitting to the law school, she again decided to move into acting no matter the situation and followed her dreams.

Alicia Vikander


Early career:

Alicia Vikander started acting at the age of 7, where she appeared in one of the plays of Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson. She also appeared in various other musical plays. She started her professional acting career by appearing in different short Swedish films and TV series. Between 2008 to 2010, she made her Tv series debut from soap opera and drama series called Andra Avenyn.

During the year 2010, Vikander made her film debut as the lead character in a Swedish drama film called Pure, where she portrayed Katarina’s character. She won her first Rising Star Award, Shooting Star Award, and Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the movie- Pure.

A year later, Alicia Vikander signed a contract with United Talent Agency and released her second-leading film, The Crown Jewels, in 2011. Soon after, Vikander was known at the international level after portraying the character as Kitty in the film Anna Karenina. She received high praise after her role in the movie A Royal Affair, where she portrayed the character of Queen Caroline Mathilde. The film received an Academy Award nomination and was premiered at the 62nd Berlin International Film festival.

In 2013, she received the BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and also won Editor’s Choice Award. The same year, she starred in a biographical thriller film called The Fifth Estate, which was premiered at Toronto International Film Festival. The following year, Vikander earned the Marrakech International Film festival Awards for Best Actress for her leading role in the movie Hotell, where she portrayed Erika’s character.

Alicia Vikander


In 2015, Alicia Vikanderr won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie The Danish Girl, where she portrayed the character of painter Gerda Wegener. She also won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress along with Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. She also got nominated for BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress- Motion Picture Drama.

Alicia Vikander also made her directorial debut in the film Ex Machina and also starred herself as Ava. She earned BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress- Motion Picture. Since then, she has appeared in the Testament of Youth, Seventh Son, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, and Burnt all in 2015. Between 2016 to 2019, she has starred in other films like Jason Bourne, The Light Between Oceans, Tomb raider, and a short film I Am Easy to Find and Earthquake Bird.

In 2020, she appeared in the biographical drama called The Glorias, portraying the character of Gloria Steinem. Her upcoming movies are The Green Knight, Born to Be Murdered, and Tomb Raider sequel.


Personal life

Alicia Vikander was dating Alexander Skarsgard in 2012 before settling down with Michael Fassbender, an Irish-German actor whom she met in the filming set of The Light Between Oceans. They got committed to each other on 14th October of 2017 and expressed how happy Vikander is to her husband. They first started dating in 2014 and also attended various awards together as a couple.

Vikander is also considered as feminist as she spoke about gender inequality in various films. Not only in movies, but she stood against the various sexual assaults and harassments of women. Vikander is not a social media user also, her husband, who is also a famous star in the film industry, they both are close to social media. Vikander has multiple fan-made accounts with over 31k followers on Instagram.

Alicia Vikander

Physical statistics

Alicia Vikander has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches. She weighs 53 kg with body measurements of 34-24-34 inches. She possesses black hair with dark brown eye color. She doesn’t have any tattoos on her body.

Her zodiac sign is Libra, and she belongs to white ethnicity.

Net worth

Alicia Vikander has an estimated net worth of 8 million dollars. Her source of earning is from her countless of successful movies.