Acclaimed Danish actor Kim Bodnia is internationally acclaimed for his roles as detective Martin Rohde and the lead role in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Pusher. The award-winning actor boasts a career spanning over 30 years. Starting out by playing minor roles like that of a bouncer due to his stature, he slowly made his way up the stardom ladder and is now an internationally acclaimed actor.
Kim Bodnia was born on 12 April 1965 in Copenhagen, Denmark to father Arne Bodnia. He is an Aries as per his birth sign. He holds Danish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. According to a self-made statement, he is “half-Russian, half-Polish and all Jewish”.
Bodnia stated that as a child he was not a very good student and described himself as a clown. He was interested in becoming a professional football player but a foot injury forced him to leave this career path.
Similarly, Bodnia studied at Espergærde Ungdomsskole and joined the theatre group mainly focusing on comedy. He had applied to the National Theatre School in Copenhagen.
As of March 2019, he is married to Rikke Louise Andersson, the couple tied the knot in 2013 and their marriage is still going strong. The actor has three children, two sons and a daughter with the actress.
However, he has been married twice in the past, firstly he was married to Lotte Andersen with whom he has fathered a son. Their marriage ended a short while later although the exact dates of their marriage and separation were not revealed.
The exact figures of his net worth are not available in the tabloid sources as well as media but according to some reports, he has a net worth of $1.3 million as of March 2019. The actor’s net worth is mostly thanks to his stellar acting career.
Likewise, the average actor’s salary is around $39.84 per hour and the average writer earns around $51,204 per year.
His career started back in 1989 with the film En Afgrund Af Frihed as a bouncer. Then he acted in the film Bulldozer in 1993. After this, he played several roles in many major films like Øyenstikker, Himmelfall, Den Gode Strømer among others. He also co-wrote Den Gode Strømer in 2004.
Then the famed actor was cast in the series The Bridge which is one of his most easily recognizable roles. In 2019, he also played the role of Konstantin Vasiliev in the British drama series Killing Eve.