Who is Kristofer Hivju? Bio, Age, Wiki, Affair, Height, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Kristofer Hivju

Facts of Kristofer Hivju

Full Name: Kristofer Hivju
Age: 41 years 7 months
Birth Date: December 07, 1978
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Stone: Turquoise
Lucky Color: Orange
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius
Birth Place: Oslo, Norway
Father's Name: Erik Hivju
Mother's Name: Lieselotte Holmene
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Gry Molvær Hivju
Profession: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
Education: Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (
Weight: 97 kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Net Worth: $3 million
Nationality: Norwegian
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
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Kristofer Hivju is an award-winning and exceptionally talented actor who is most recognizable as the all-time fan favorite Tormund Giantsbane on HBO´s ‘Game of Thrones’.

Kristofer Hivju is also best known for his appearance as  Connor Rhodes in The Fate of the Furious. He is also a producer and screenwriter who has experience in theater, television, radio, and film.

What is Kristopher Hivju Famous For?

  • Is a Norwegian actor
  • Played Tormund Giantsbane in HBO’s Game of Thrones

Kristofer Hivju: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity

Kristofer Hivju was born on 7 December 1978 in Oslo, Norway. He was born to Norwegian actors Erik Hivju and Lieselotte Holmene. Also, he is the cousin of French actress Isabelle Nanty. His father is a prominent character actor who appeared with his son in the short film Flax, where Kristofer shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar Engelsås. Hivju holds Norwegian citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

Education details

For eduction, in 2004, he graduated from the Danish subdivision of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Moscow.

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All About Kristofer Hivju’s Career

He debuted his film career from the film Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.’s 2011 prequel of John Carpenter’s The Thing (2011). Likewise, he appeared in M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth (2013). He rose to fame after appearing as Tormund Giantsbane on HBO’s Game of Thrones (2011).

In-Game of Thrones he depicted the character of Tormund Giantsbane. Initially, he made an only guest appearance and then returned to the role in seasons four, five, and six as part of the starring cast. He has confirmed in the role in July 2012 at the San Diego Comic-Con casting reveals.

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Caption: Kristofer Hivju (Source: BZ Berlin)

In addition, he showed his love and affection for large and noisy car engines as a supporting role in the new ‘Fast and the Furious 8’, which is released in 2017.

During his earlier days, he mostly performed on stage on Trondelag Theatre. He also portrayed leading roles in various plays such as ‘Kristin Lavrandsdatter’, ‘Pepsi Love’, and ‘King Lear’.

Furthermore, he made his appearances in two episodes of the highly successful TV series ‘Beck’. In the series, he was introduced as the new partner Steiner. He became the first Norwegian to appear on the show.

Awards and Nominations

He won Merit-Honorary Award in 2020. Also, he received a nomination for Gold Derby Award in 2018. In addition, he received a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2014, 2017, 2018, and in 2020.

Coronavirus

On 16 March 2020, Hivju tested positive for COVID-19 amidst the 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic. As of now, he has been completely recovered from the virus.

Favorite things

  • His body parts: Hair and Beard

Rumors and Controversies

 Rumors of Hivju’s casting in The Witcher began in January 2020 and it is proved that he will play Nivellen.

Kristofer Hivju: Net Worth, Salary

Hivju has an estimated net worth of around $3 million USD but his salary and income are under review. As a Norwegian actor, he earns around 42.6 thousand Norwegian kroner per month.

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Caption: Kristofer Hivju (Source: Redanian)

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Kristofer Hivju: Wife, Children, Marriage

Hivju is a married person. He married his longtime girlfriend Gry Molvær Hivju since 2015. Also, they have two adorable daughters. The family is currently living together happily.

Kristofer Hivju: Height, Weight, Eye Color

Hivju has a height of 6 feet (1.83 m) weighing 97 kg. Also, he has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. In addition, he has a long beard.

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Caption: Kristofer Hivju (Source: The Indian Express)

Is Kristofer Hivju active on social media?

He has 3.7 million followers on Instagram, about 237k followers on Facebook, and around 24k followers on Twitter.

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Did You Know?

  • He was infected by a coronavirus.
  • He portrayed a security chief in the 2013 film After Earth.
  • Hivju is extremely talented and disciplined.