|Real Name/Full Name||Hans Lundgren|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Dolph Lundgren|
|Birth Place:||Spanga, Sweden|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||3 November 1957|
|Age/How Old:||65 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 113 Kg
In Pounds – 249 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Karl Lundgren
Mother –Brigitta Lundgren
|College:||Wesley College, Washington State University, Clemson University, Royal Institute of Technology, University of Sydney|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Anette Qviberg (m. 1994–2011), Peri Momm (m. 1991–1992)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Ida Lundgren, Greta Lundgren|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Maker, Screenwriter, Model, Martial Artist, Producer, Film Producer, Karate champion|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Hans Lundgren, better known to be Dolphin Lundgren, is an actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. He hails from Sweden and is a part of the acting industry since 1985. Born on the 3rd of November 1957, he started movies at the age of 28 in Rocky IV as ‘Ivan Drago’ and has starred in over 69 movies.
Well, how well do you know about Dolph Lundgren? If not much, here is what we know about Dolph Lundgren to date.
Biography and Early Life
Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor who’s actual name is Hans Lundgren. Born in Spånga, Sweden, his father had told him that he must move to America someday to reach heights. He is a 65 years old actor and director who has made it big in Hollywood. He has excelled in education, and his father’s ill-treatment towards him and his family made him learn martial arts. He had two sisters along with a brother.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dolph Lundgren in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dolph Lundgren’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 28th March 2023 having been born on 3 November 1957. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 249 lbs in Pound and 113 kg in Kilograms.
At age seven, he tried judo and Gōjū-ryū. He took up at the age of 10 and began lifting weights as a teenager after graduating from high school with straight A’s.
When he was 7, he learned judo and Gōjū-ryū. Later, when he was 10, he got introduced to Kyokushin karate and started lifting weights while he was still in his teens. He was good at his high school with straight A’s and got into the Royal Institute of Technology and has a degree in chemical engineering in 1980 and a master’s degree in 1982 from the University of Sydney. He has a dan black belt in Kyokushin karate as the number 4 rank holder.
He became a champion in the same in the year 1980-81. His first job was being a bodyguard for a Jamaican singer Grace Jones who he had soon dated. Later, he got the opportunity as a scholarship to MIT in Boston. But soon enough, he was called for by Grace to New York City to stay with her and begin his career in acting.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He had dated Jamaican singer Grace Jones and American model Paula BarbieriIn in the ’80s. However, in 1994, he got married to Anette Qviberg and had two children, Ida Sigrid Lundgren and Greta Eveline Lundgren, born in 1996 and 2001. Lundgren currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He later dated Jenny Sanderson from 2011-17. He was eventually engaged to Emma Krokdal in 2020, who is a Norweigian personal trainer.
Is Dolph Lundgren Gay?
No, as of recent date, Dolph has no history of being involved with any man. He has been married twice in his entire lifetime, thus it is clearly evident that his sexual orientation is straight.
When he was Grace Jones’s boyfriend, he had a chance to try acting in a role, as per the recommendations of Jones. He got a role in the Roger Moore starrer James Bond movie as a henchman in 1985. It was after this that he got his big break in Rocky IV as Ivan Drago. He got his first lead role in ‘Masters of the Universe,’ as He-Man.
He appears in many films like ‘Universal Soldier’ (1992) and ‘Johnny Mnemonic’ (1995). He was cast in mostly action-themed movies and was also a part of the series of films like The Expendables and Kindergarten Cop. Recently in 2018, he was cast in other significant roles like ‘Black Water,’ ‘The Tracker,’ ‘Pups Alone: A Christmas Peril,’ and ‘Creed II’.
In 1983, Lundgren earned a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has received some prestigious awards for excellence and dedication in his field in several events such as the CineRockom International Film Festival, Napierville Cinema Festival, and Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dolph Lundgren in 2023
Dolph Lundgren has excelled in acting, real estate as well as direction. As of 2023, He has a net worth of $20 million and has worked well through the 80s till contemporary times. His well-built physique has led him to be an action hero, and he has shown his talent through his fabulous performances.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He had an interest in drumming and even thought about becoming a rockstar when he was a kid.
- He was also an avid football fan.
- At first, he earned a living by being a bouncer at The Limelight.
- He claims that his father was abusive and had called him a loser. He said, “My dad always told me that if I wanted to make something special with my life, I had to go to America.” His name “Dolph” comes from someone from his mother’s side.
Dolph is a great craftsman who has almost always worked in the film industry. He is a jack of all trades and can do acting, directing, screenwriting, and production all at once. That’s it. Even though his upbringing was unsatisfactory, he never stopped dreaming and worked hard to achieve what he has today and won many awards for his outstanding work.