There are a lot of sibling actors in Hollywood that you could mention on the spur of the moment, but it’s the Skarsgard brothers who’ve made headlines lately.
This isn’t the story of two or three siblings who made it in the business, but rather four brothers following in their father’s footsteps while the other siblings excel in other professions.
If you lost track of how many Skarsgards there are, there are eight of them, and you’ll probably recognize most of them.
You may be shocked at how many you already knew about due to their legendary roles but didn’t realize they were related?
Another question that blows your mind is between these talented siblings, who is the wealthiest?
Born 9 August 1990, Bill is a Swedish actor and musician. In the supernatural horror films It and It Chapter Two (2019). The actor also voiced the Deviant Kro in Eternals.
In 2011, Skarsgård was nominated for a Guldbagge Award for his starring performance as Simon in Simple Simon.
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
Born 25 August 1976, Alexander is a Swedish actor.
He was born in Stockholm and began acting at the age of seven, but he quit when he was 13 to join the military.
He served in the Swedish military for a year before returning to acting and obtaining his first part in a US film in the comedy Zoolander.
Johan played serviceman Brad Colbert in the 2008 miniseries Generation Kill. In the past, he was best known for his recurring role as a con artist named Dean on Weeds.
His biggest break came when he played the bloodsucking vampire Eric Northman in HBO’s True Blood.
In 2004, he moved to Los Angeles, where he continues to work. His chance came when he was cast as US Marine Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill. Skarsgård’s breakthrough role was as Eric in Southern Vampire Mysteries.
In 2012, Skarsgård appeared in Peter Berg’s Battleship, an adaptation of the Hasbro game. Critics savaged it, and the film was a commercial flop.
Skarsgård played the legendary figure of Randall Flagg in The Stand, an appealing devil.
He then took up the role of Godzilla vs. Kong for 2021’s monster film, which was well-received by critics and commercially successful.
Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård
Gustaf Karlsson was born on November 12, 1980, in Sweden.
He has acted in Evil, The Way Back, and Kon-Tiki. He’s also appeared in the HBO TV series Westworld as Merlin in the Netflix TV series Cursed and Floki the boatbuilder.
Skarsgård made his feature debut in 1989 with the short film Prima Ballerina, in which he played a ballerina student.
Skarsgard was featured in Sweden’s Film CodeName Coq Rouge in the same year. Gustaf Skarsgård went on to star in numerous children’s and young adult.
From 1998 to 2003, he trained at the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting in Stockholm. He then moved to the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.
He appeared in many of Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Söderberg’s plays at the Royal Dramatic Theatre and Stockholm City Theatre.
In 2003, he was in Evil, and in 2008, Patrik 1,5. He was nominated for the Guldbagge Award as Best Supporting Actor and Best Leading Actor for both roles. He received the Shooting Star award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004.
Finally, he won the Guldbagge as Best Leading Actor for his role in Forortsungar.
In 2012, Skarsgård was cast as Floki in History Channel’s Vikings, the main character. In 2018, he joined the Westworld cast for five episodes as Karl Strand.
In 2020, Skarsgård played the title character in Cursed, a Netflix original series based on a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend.
Valter Skarsgard is the youngest child of Stellan Skarsgård’s children and a physician named My Skarsgård.
He has seven siblings: five from his father’s first marriage: Alexander, Gustav, Sam, Bill, and Eija.
Who is the richest Skarsgard
Enough about the kids; their father Stellan beats them in cash with a net worth of around 50 million dollars.
Stellan Skarsgard doesn’t enjoy discussing money or how much he earns for each film/television role, which may be why his fans are unaware of it. Because what counts is acting, and we can appreciate that – what matters is whether your heart is in it.
Believe it or not, Stellan is the richest Skarsgard with a net worth of around $30 million.
He’s had several significant parts throughout the years, which certainly adds up to a lot of money.