Brigitte Nielsen Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Net Worth


Brigitte Nielsen
Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen Biography

Brigitte Nielsen is famous as a Danish-Italian actress, singer, columnist, as well as a model. In Red Sonja, Cobra, Rocky IV, Beverly Hill Cops II, and Snowboard Academy, Nielsen is well-recognized for her roles. As the ex-wife of Sylvester Stallon, she has also gained attention with whom she starred in the 1986 film Cobra.

She began her career modeling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton. She subsequently acted in the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV, later returning to the Rocky series in Creed II. Moreover, she played a villain in Beverly Hills Cop II and starred as the Black Witch in the 1990s Italian film series Fantaghiro. Later on, she built a career starring in B-movies, hosting TV shows, and appearing on reality shows.

Brigitte Nielsen Age

How old is Brigitte Nielsen? Nielsen is 60 years old as of 2023. She was born on July 15, 1963, in Rodovre, Copenhagen, Denmark. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 15th of July every year and her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Brigitte Nielsen Parents

Nielsen was born to  Danish parents Hanne Nielsen (mother) and Svend Nielsen. Her father was an engineer while her mother was a librarian. She spent her childhood with her sister, Jan Nielsen. Nielsen holds Danish nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Brigitte Nielsen Husband

Talking of her personal life, Brigitte Nielsen has been married to five husbands. First, in 1983, she married Kasper Winding, but in 1984 she quickly got divorced from him. They shared a son back in 1984, Julian Winding.

After her divorce from Kasper, Brigitte dated her fellow cast, Sylvester Stallone in the year 1985. After dating for a few months, the couple tied their wedding knot in Beverly Hills, California, on December 15, 1985.

Their marriage could not last long, and they were finally divorced in 1987. On 15 December 1989, Brigitte and her ex-fiancé Mark Gastineau gave birth to her second child, Killian Marcus Gastineau.

From 1990 to 1992, she married her third husband, Sebastian Copeland, who was a director and photographer. After a divorce from Sebastian, Brigitte tied the wedding knot again to Raoul Meyers in 1993.

They welcomed two sons, Douglas Aaron (19 April 1993) and Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr (21st May 1995).

In 2005, Brigitte was separated from her fourth husband, Copeland. In the following year, she got married again to Mattia Dessi, who is much younger than her wife.

Brigette gave birth to her daughter, Frida, at the age of 54, on 22 June 2018. Besides these, she’s also dated a few guys like Tony Scott, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Flavor Flav, and Sean Penn. Currently, she is living happily with Mattia without any rumors or affairs.

Brigitte Nielsen Selected Films

  • 2019 The Experience as Ezilda
  • 2018 Creed II Ludmilla as Drago
  • 2015 Exodus as Mother
  • 2014 Mercenaries as Ulrika
  • 2013 The Key
  • 2012 Eldorado as Angel
  • 2011 Ronal the Barbarian as Amazon Queen
  • 2010 Big Money Rustlas as Wife
  • 2009 The Fish as Herself
  • 2008 The Hustle as Rich Lady
  • 2000 Hostile Environment as Minna
  • 2000 Doomsdayer as Elizabeth Gast
  • 1999 She’s Too Tall as Veronica Lamar
  • 1998 Paparazzi as Gitte
  • 1996 Fantaghirò 5 as Black Witch
  • 1996 Snowboard Academy as Mimi
  • 1995 Compelling Evidence as Michelle Stone
  • Codename: Silencer as Sybil
  • 1995 Galaxis as Ladera
  • 1994 Fantaghirò 4 as Black Witch
  • 1993 Fantaghirò 3 as Black Witch

Brigitte Nielsen Selected Television

  • 2015 Portlandia as Herself
  • 2015– Gitte Talks as Host
  • 2014 Raising Hope as Svetlana
  • 2011 Stuttgart Homicide as Gina Wartenberg
  • 2009 Nite Tales: The Series as Mona
  • 2006 Flavor of Love as Herself
  • 2005 Strange Love as Herself
  • 2004 The Surreal Life as Herself
  • 2000 Un posto al sole as Gitte

Brigitte Nielsen’s Height

Nielsen stands at a good height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 68 kg. Her body size is 41-23-37 inches, while her bra size is 41E. Nielsen’s hair color is blonde, and her eye color is brown.

Brigitte Nielsen Net Worth

Nielsen has an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as an actress, singer, as well as a model.

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