Viggo Mortensen Net Worth and Salary: Viggo Mortensen is a Danish–American actor, poet, musician, author, photographer, and painter who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Mortensen is perhaps best known for his role as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The Early Life of Viggo Mortensen
Early Life: Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. was born on October 20, 1958, in Watertown, New York to Grace and Viggo Mortensen Sr. His mother was American. His father was Danish. His parents met in Norway. He is the oldest of three boys of Grace and Viggo Sr. The family lived all over the world while Viggo was growing up and eventually settled in Argentina. Viggo attended primary school in South America. In 1969, his parents divorced and their mother took her sons and moved back to the United States. Viggo and his siblings spent the rest of their childhoods in New York. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1976 and then enrolled at St. Lawrence University, which was about 200 miles away from home. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Politics. He then spent two years in Europe, living in England, Spain, and Denmark before he moved back to the U.S. to pursue a career in acting.
Viggo Mortensen Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Viggo Mortensen's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Date of Birth
|5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
|Actor, Author, Musician, Painter, Photographer, Poet, Singer
|United States of America
Inspirational Quotes by Viggo Mortensen
I would literally climb out of the cradle while my parents slept, go and crawl off. I did this a couple of times apparently. I'd cross the road and into someone's house, wake them up banging pots and pans in the kitchen.Viggo Mortensen
Photography, painting or poetry - those are just extensions of me, how I perceive things; they are my way of communicating.Viggo Mortensen
There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.Viggo Mortensen
I suppose a good director is like a teacher. I think that someone like David Cronenberg was very much like a teacher, because there's an openness, but a certain set of rules of behavior, and a certain conduct expected. But there's an atmosphere that's relaxed and conducive to exploration, and that is created by someone like Cronenberg.Viggo Mortensen
Anyone can identify with those moments in life where circumstances or people inform us that we've strayed from the path of our better nature and intentions. We know what that's like, and we resist it - so as not to feel like we're bad people.Viggo Mortensen