Quick Interesting Facts and Stats About Nils Hognestad

Nils Hognestad (best known for his role as King Arthur in CW’s and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) is a Canadian producer, writer, actor, and voice-over artist. He was born on July 16, 1984, in Bergen, Norway. His name Nil was kept after his maternal grandfather.

Quick Infos
Full NameNils Hognestad
Date of birthJuly 16, 1984
Birth PlaceBergen, Norway
OccupationActor, Producer, Writer
Height6ft 2in
Net worth$1.4 million


Childhood & Early Life:

The name of his father and mother are unknown but he once said in an interview that his family used to move a lot when he was a child as his father worked in shipping.

Nils has a sister and is fluent in English and the Norwegian language. His family always supported him when he dreamt to enter the entertainment industry so, he says that his inspiration is his family.

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Hognestad started working as an actor from the age of 10. He was very clear about his aim and requested his parents to admit him to an acting class. He graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2006 and received a Classical Acting Diploma from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts located in the United Kingdom.


Nils Hognestad and His Career


Nils Hognestad appeared as Fresh in the 2012 movie “The Movie Is Out To Hear”, as Alex in the 2015 Danish movie “Min Sosters Born of Guldgraverne” and as King Arthur in the 2017 movie “Legends of Tomorrow”.


Television Shows

He started his career in modeling. Later, he made his television debut through his role as Charles Bruder, in the television film “Shark Week” Blood in the Water” in the year 2009. The following year he appeared as Aaron in the 2010 movie “Lake Placid 3”. 

This very fine actor has appeared in the shows like “backpackers”, “once upon a time”, “aftermath”, “some assembly require”, “supernatural”, “ghost wars” alongside Clancy Brown and Karl Urban.



This handsome actor has also guest-starred in several movies such as “cross country Christmas” “overboard” opposite Anna Farris in 2015 “mechanics of love”, “the show”, “stolen from the womb” (2014), “Night at the museum” alongside Kathy Bates and Helena Bonham Carter (2014), “crash pad”,  and so on.



Besides acting, Hognestad works as an instructor at an acting school named Vancouver Acting School which is located in Canada. 


Personal Life

Nils is very secretive about his love life. However, most of his family member resides in Norway. This cute actor is a dog lover and has a dog which he named datfraserdoe. Till now he has not been linked with anyone and there is no rumor about his relationship.

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Nils Hognestad’s nationality is Norwegian, and he is loyal, protective, and caring like cancer.


Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger

This hot Canadian actor is very active on social media. His account is not verified, this doesn’t stop him from posting pictures and updating his followers about his daily life and his further plans. He often shares pictures with his dog, nephew, niece, his vacation pictures, pictures from new projects. His Instagram account is @nilshognestad and has 1,111 posts and 1644 followers. 

Physical Features and Body Measurement

His blue eyes are enough to make me fall in love with him and his blonde hair adds more beauty.


Nils Hognestad’s height is 6 ft 2 inches.


Nils Hognestad’s weight is 82 kgs.


What is Nils Hognestad Current Net worth?

This Canadian actor has a Networth of $1.4 million. His source of income is acting, voice-over, instructor, miscellaneous crew. He enjoys traveling.

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What are his hobbies?

Reading, photography, learning, traveling.


What is his age?

36 years


What is his parents’ name?

not available