Connie Nielsen Biography

Connie Nielsen is a gorgeous Danish actress who resides in Denmark. Danish beauty consistently lights up the screen with an electric bevy of film roles. She busted the headlines and got huge fame for her role in the movies The Haunted (20030 and Wonder Woman (2017). Her works always get appreciated by the audience and get carried away along.

Early Life

Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen popularly known as Connie Nielsen was born on 3rd July 1965 in Frederikshavn, Denmark, and grew up in the village of Elling. Her father Bent Nielsen was a bus driver and her mother Laila Matzigkeit was an insurance clerk, who also acted and wrote musical reviews. She grew up with a sibling sister Sos Nielsen and was raised as a member of the church of Latter-Dy Saints, a Mormon. She is a huge fan of Danish directors Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg.

Connie went to Paris, France, when she turned 18 and where she served as an actress and a model, which elicit further work and study in Italy at Dramatization school in Rome and in Ace classes with Lydia Styx, an educator at Piccolo Teatro di Milano in Milan.

Connie Nielsen Career

Nielsen started her journey in the acting profession working close by her mother on the nearby revenue and assortment scene. She got her first debut in the year 1984. Her feature film debut was the Jerry Lewis French Film Par ou t’es renter? On t’a pas vu sotir in 1984 followed by Italian mini series Colletti Bianchi in 1988. Moreover, in the mid-1990s, she went to the United States and starred in her first English language film in 1997 as Christabella Andreoli in The Devil’s Advocate opposite Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves. Connie got her major breakthrough in 1998 by the roles in the films Permanent Midnight, Rushmore, and Soldier.

She got starred and featured in American movies including Mission to Mars (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), The Haunted (2003), and Basic (2003), for this movie, she has to chop off a major part of her hairs. Not only she got featured in English movies but also in French movies namely Demonlover (2002), A Shine of Rainbows (2009), where she acted as an Irish mother to a vagrant. She also acted in 3 Days to Kill with Kevin Costner (2014). She entered the DC Extended Universe, appearing as Hippolyta in its films Wonder Woman (2017), Justice League (2017), and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020).

Through her overwhelming personality and her authentic acting, she took away so many hearts of the audience and blew away the souls, by her mind-bending performance in all her movies. According to sources, it has been known that the gorgeous Danish actress is starring in her upcoming movies namely Nobody (2021) and Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021), and going to blew our minds all over again.

Social Media

Not only in the practical world but also in the virtual world, she got a huge fanbase. The exquisite actress rocked social media by gaining 62.2K followers on her Instagram account with no less than 10K likes on her every post. On his Twitter account @CNconnienielsen, the actress got 13.4K followers.

Connie Nielsen Biography

Real Name Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen
Birth Date July 3, 1965
Age 55 Years
Birth Place Elling, Frederikshavn, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 179 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 61 kg  –  in Pounds –  134 lbs
Body Measurements 35-29-36
Bra (Breast) Size 34B
Waist Size 29
Hip Size 36
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Bent Nielsen
Mother Laila Matzigkeit
Sister Bent Nielsen jr, Ulrich Nielsen
Brother Søs Nielsen


School Not Available
College Drama School, Rome

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Affair No
Is she a lesbian? No
Who is his Husband? Lars Ulrich (2004–2012)
Children Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen, Sebastian Sartor

Favorite Things

Hobbies Shopping
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite Destination Not Available
Favorite Color Red

Personal Life

Nielsen is unmarried yet but as per research, it is known that she dated Dane Lars Ulrich, Metallica Drummer, and Individual from 2004 to 2012 and had a kid together named Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen. She has a more seasoned child from her earlier relationship with Fabio Sartor namely Sebastian Sartor.

Connie Nielsen Net Worth

Danish actress earned her fortune by gaining wealth through her acting career. It is estimated that Nielsen’s net worth is assessed to be $8 Million. She is a talented actress who has a long way to go and spread her wings in the entertainment industry.


  • In 2014, in her danish film, Brodie, she won the Danish Best Actress Award, the Bodil, just as Best Actress at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. She also got designated as the Best Actress at the European Film Awards.
  • In 2006, she showed up in few scenes of Law and Order: Special victim unit as Detective Dani Beck.
  • She speaks eight languages: Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, and Spanish.
  • she is the first actress to portray the DC comic book character Hippolyta in a “Wonder Woman” film franchise.
  • Nielsen’s movie Rushmore (1998), is selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.
  • She did extensive research on Ancient Rome for Gladiator (2000) and often acted as an unofficial consultant to help get historical details right.

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