The only child of renowned actor Stellan Skarsgard and his ex-wife My, a doctor, Eija Skarsgard is best known for playing Bootstrap Bull Turner in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series.
Former model Eija now manages Vardagsrummet, a nightclub in Stockholm, Sweden’s Stureplan neighborhood.
Where was Eija Skarsgård born? Family
The second youngest of six siblings, Eija Skarsgard was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on February 27, 1992.
Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Bill, and Valter are her siblings, and she also has two younger half-siblings, Ossian and Kolbjörn, from her father’s second marriage. After her parents got divorced in 2007, Stellan remarried Megan Everett in 2009.
How did Eija Skarsgård start her Professional Career?
Eija chose to pursue other interests despite coming from a huge performing family. At the age of 14, she was spotted by a modeling agency, and after receiving an offer, she accepted it.
For the next four years, Eija was heavily involved in modeling. Eija, however, wanted to concentrate on other things once she was 18 years old; she later stated that the reason for leaving the modeling business was too much pressure and a constant need to lose weight.
She has since pursued several goals and is currently the manager of a nightclub in Sweden.
kin of Eija Skarsgard
We will provide some information about Eija’s siblings who are mostly actors. Alexander Skarsgard, the eldest brother, was born on August 25, 1976, in Stockholm, Sweden.
He made his acting debut in the Swedish movie “ke och Hans värld” in 1984. He took a sabbatical from acting until 1999 when he made a comeback in the TV series “Vita lögner” as Marcus Englund.
Alexander has now established himself as a successful performer and has won a Golden Globe. His most well-known performances include playing Eric Northman in the TV series “True Blood” (2008–2014), Michael in the 2011 film “Melancholia,” and John Clayton/Tarzan in the 2014 film “The Legend of Tarzan” (2016). Although he is now dating British beauty Alexa Chung, Alexander is not married.
The following in line, Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgard, was born on November 12, 1980. After graduating from a theater program in Stockholm, he joined the Royal Dramatic Theatre, where he made his acting debut in the 1989 movie “Codename Coq Rouge.”
Gustaf is most known for his roles as Karl Strand in the television series “Westworld” and as Floki in the popular TV series “Vikings” (2013-2019). Gustaf hasn’t talked much about his personal life, but it is known that he is currently single.
From 1999 to 2005, he was in a relationship with actress Hanna Alstrom.
He is the third actor in the family and was born Bill Istvan Gunther Skarsgard on August 9, 1990. Bill made his acting debut in 2000 as Klasse in the movie “White Water Fury,” and in 2010 he received his big break as Simon in the movie “Simple Simon.”
He played Roman Godfrey in the television series “Hemlock Grove” from 2013 to 2015. In 2017, he became famous for playing Pennywise, the main character in the movie “It.”
As one of the main characters in the TV series “Castle Rock,” he also starred in the sequel “It Chapter Two,” which was released this year (2018-2019).
Despite not being married, Bill is the father of a daughter whose mother is Alida Morberg, an actress who has been Bill’s longstanding lover. The child was born in October 2018.
The youngest child of Stellan and My, Valter was born on October 25, 1995. He made his acting debut at the age of eight in the movie “Details.”
He made a comeback to acting in 2007 when he was cast as Jon in the movies “Arn: The Knight Templar” and “Arn: The Kingdom at the End” (2008).
In 2010, “Arn,” a TV miniseries, was also released.
Since then, Valter has gained a lot of popularity because of appearances in movies and television shows including “IRL” (2013) and “Black Lake” (2016-2018).
Valter most recently made an appearance in the 2019 movie “Funhouse” and is now developing the 2020 movie “Don’t Click.” Jade Classon and Valter share a serious relationship. They frequently appear together and post images of one another on social media.
Stellan Skarsgard, the father of Eija Skarsgard
Stellan John Skarsgard, the family’s patriarch, was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, on June 13, 1951, but spent his early years in Helsingborg, Kalmar, Totebo, Marielund, and Uppsala.
His acting career began when he was still a young man, and most of his roles were in Swedish movies.
However, Stellan garnered widespread acclaim for his leading performances in high-profile movies including “The Hunt for Red October” (1990), “Good Will Hunting,” and as Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel movies, beginning with “Thor” in 2011.
Stellan has amassed a respectable sum of money as a result of his prosperous profession; his net worth is currently pegged at $40 million.