Dolph Lundgren is a famous Swedish actor, filmmaker, and martial artist known for his breathing performance in movies Rocky IV, Creed II, Universal Soldiers, and many more. Besides that, Dolph Lundgren appears in more than 90 movies, especially in Action Genre.
Table of Biography
Dolph Lungren was born on 3 November 1957 (age 64) in Stockholm, Sweden. His mother was Sigrid Birgitta Lundgren(1932-1992) who is a language teacher. Likewise, his father was Karl Hugo Johan Lungren(1923-2000) who is an engineer(M.Sc) and Echomomist (MBA) for the Swedish government. He was named Dolph from a distant relative from his mother’s side.
Talking about his siblings he has two sisters and a younger brother named Katarina, Annika, and Johan. He moved to his grandparents in Nyland, Angermanland at the age of 13. He belongs to Swedish Nationality and of Causation Ethnicity.
His zodiac sign is Scorpio and his sexual orientation is straight. Though having a highly educated family, he has a very abusive father. His father used to abuse his mother physically and also shows frustration towards him. His childhood was not as simple as we think. He has to struggle due to his own issues and problems regarding his allergies and family. His father used to call him a loser which further add motivation to move on. But one thing that remains constant in his life is his love for martial arts, drumming, and music. He was a very insecure and immature child in his early time.
Looking at his educational status he is well educated. He started learning judo and Goju-Ryu when he was 7. After that, he took karate class at the age of 10 and also start practicing weight lifting. After completing his schooling A score he moved to America fr his higher studies. He completed his engineering in chemical science from Washington state university and Clemson University in scholarship. After that, he completed his chemical engineering between 1975-1976.
Moreover, he completed his chemical engineering degree from the University of Sydney and earned money as a bouncer. Further, he moved to Sweden for his compulsory one year at Coastal ranger School for Coastal Artillery. In addition. he got his graduate degree in the late 1970s from the Royal Institute of Technology. He got a full scholarship from MIT in 1983 and was a phenomenal student.
After completing his education he moved towards focusing on his passion. He worked very hard for the training for up to 5 years and score 2nd rank on the dan Black Belt in Kyokushin in 1978. He was a tough challenger in the 1979 world open Tournament and was the captain for the Swedish karate team when he was a green belt. Furthermore, he won European Championships in 1980,1981 and the Heavyweight tournament in Australia in 1982. Further after that, he started his luck in modeling from Zoli Agency. He studied drama and acting at Warren Robertson Theatre Workshop in New York.
Dolph is a very talented actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. Over the years he has acted in more than 80 movies, television series, music videos, and directors as well. He first debuted the movie Rocky IV(1985) has created a historic mark in the industry. After that, his gate is wide open. He mostly acted in action movies some of them are masters of the universe(1987), Red Scorpion(1988), I come in peace(1990), Universal Soldier(1992), Joshua Tree(1993), Pentathlon(1994), Men of war, The shooter(1995), Bridge of Dragons(1999) and so on.
He continued his career in movies in 2000 with numerous movies thereby. His some of the venture includes The Last Warrior(2000), Hidden Agenda(2001), Detention(2003), fat slags(2004), Direct Contact(2007), Universal Regeneration(2009). After that, he began acting in numerous movies in a year.
His movies include Stash House, one in the chamber, universal shoulder: day of reckoning(2012), the package, battle of the damned, blood of redemption(2013). Likewise, he continued his career with other chartbuster performances like The expendables, skin trade(0140, war pigs, the good, the bad, and the dead(2015), don’t kill it, kindergarten cop 2(2015), Welcome to Willits, dead trigger(2017), black water(2018) and soon.
In addition he was featured in other movies of 2021 and 2022 including Seal team, castle falls, section eight, Aquaman and the lost kingdom, the expendables 4, and many more. Moreover, he has done many actions directorial and writing movies as well. His movies under the direction and of the writer and producer are many.
Some of which includes Pentathlon(1994),The defender,the mechanic(2005),Missionary Man(2007),command performance(2009), Icarus(2010)stash House, puncture wounds(2014) and so on.He has expanded his roles in television and music videos a.s well. Some of which include fewer nuls(1990), blackjack(1998), SAF3(2013-2014), Sanjay and Craig(2015), Arrow(2016-2017), It’s always sunny in Philadelphia(2019), and so on.
Previously he was active in theater roles as well. some of which include Another octopus(1994), Force Majeure(1995). Moving on he was featured in the music video Body counts in the house(19920, kosmos(2006), and believer(2017). He has also given soundtrack appearances, voice clips, and voice roles in movies and series. His journey has been a remarkable trademark for all the viewers.
Awards and Nominations
The phonemic actor has created a remarkable trade in the film industry. Despite his engineering degree, he thought of the following passion and make it come true. He received the CineRockom International Film Festival award titled Lifetime Achievement diamond award in 2013. He won the historic award for his performance in the chartbuster movie Rocky IV. Similarly, he won Malaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema titled Fantastic Lantern in 2007. Moreover, he won the Napierville Cinema Festival award for best actor. He received the Marshall Trophy award for Rocky IV(1985).
Dolph is a phenomenal talent in the industry. He has earned a lot of recognition and income through it. Likewise, he has earned around $18 Million as the estimated net worth. Today he has become one of the famous action stars from the era of 0s and 90s. It includes his assets and income through acting, directorial, writer, and others. Now he has managed to live a sophisticated and lavish lifestyle with his family. Details about his salary and income are under wraps as of now.
Currently, he is engaged to Emma Krokdal(Norwegian) in June 2020. The duo met in a gym in 2019 as she is from the fitness fraternity. Before Emma Dolph was in relation with many other stars. Some of the names noted include Anette Qviberg(1994-2011), Grace Jones(1983-1986), Jenny Sanderson(2011-2017), Seka, Stephanie Adams, Samantha Phillips, and so on. No matter how long his dating history he has always been since to his work. Following his dating history he has two kids; Greta Lungren and Ida Lundgren.No he and Emma are together and living a modest lifestyle. It’s been 11 months since their togetherness.
Body Measurement and Social Media
He is a fitness freak and a martial artist which also adds more features to the body. He is about 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about113 kg. His hair colors are blonde with blue color eyes. His actual body measurements are unknown but he has a great body structure with a broad shoulder.
Looking at his social media he is widely popular. He has around a 2.4million followers on Instagram and 229.1k followers on Twitter. Moreover, he has his own Facebook account with 6.9million followers. Considering the fact that he has gained lots of followers all over the year.
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