How Rich is Kristofer Hivju in 2021? Exclusive Details Here!
The Norwegian actor first came to light when he played Tormund Giantsbane in the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones. Kristofer Hivju has also amassed legions of fans playing Connor Rhodes in The Fate of the Furious. His' was one of the most loved characters in the GOT, after which it didn't take him long to become one of the most sought actors as well.
Hivju was born on December 7, 1978, in Oslo, Norway. He is currently married to Gry Molvær Hivju. The actor says he originally wanted to be a rockstar; Hivju even went on to study music, but a chance casting in a play evoked his love for acting, which wasn't a surprise for the actor; he is the son of Norwegian actors Erik Hivju and Lieselotte Holmene.
Kristofer Hivju's Net Worth Exposed!
After graduating from the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts, Hivju ventured into theatre acting. The Norwegian actor reveals he played several leading roles on stage at the Trondelag Theatre. He later starred in the celebrated Swedish crime series Beck, but he won it big when he got cast in GOT.
Hivju originally wanted to be a rockstar. Photo Source: Brain Study
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Hivju has an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2021. According to several reports, Hivju was making approximately $200,000 per episode in GOT, while the leading actors, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke, raked a whopping $500,000 per episode. All actors reportedly bagged a steep pay rise as GOT's popularity grew each season.
Hivju is also an aspiring writer and producer. While he was starring as Tormund Giantsbane in GOT, Hivju also starred in a couple of hit films. He headlined the 2016 Norwegian historical drama The Last King, as Torstein, and co-starred in the 2017 action-thriller Tha Fate of the Furious.
Kristofer to star in season 2 of Netflix's The Witcher. Photo Source: Brain Study
The actor is currently in the news for joining the season 2 cast of the successful Netflix series The Witcher; the fantasy drama is based on the book series of the same name, and it stars actors like Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and more. Season 2 of The Witcher is set to premiere on December 12, 2021.
Kristofer Hivju's Upcoming!
Hivju continues to prove that he is one the fastest rising actor in Hollywood. Aside from catching a role in The Witcher, an award-winning series, Kristofer has also landed work in several films. The new trailer of the upcoming Netflix fantasy drama was recently dropped, where fans can see glimpses of Hivju.
Hivju to play a monster Nivellen in The Witcher 2. Source: Rotten Tomatoes.
The actor is playing the role of Nivellen; fans quote Hivju looked unrecognizable in the trailer as CGI and prosthetics morphed the actor's appearance. Giving fans an insight into his character, Hivju says Nivellan is a 'beast with sore soul and is secretive with a past that haunts him.'
The GOT fame is also starring in the upcoming thriller film Cocaine Bear. Behind the intriguing title, there are stars like Keri Russell,O'Shea Jackson Jr., Ray Liotta, and more re headlining the film. It is scheduled to release in 2022. Hivju is trying his hands at comedy too. He will be seen in another upcoming film, Distant, a sci-fi comedy-drama. It will premiere on March 11, 2022.
For more information and news on your favorite stars, stay connected to Glamour Fame.