Malin Akerman Biography

Malin Akerman is a famous Swedish born Canadian actress, model and singer. She faced a lot of struggle in her initial phase of her career but this determined actress never gave up on herself. Her passion for her work and skills in acting has brought her to heights. She gained a name for her role in the film The Brothers Solomon. She was appreciate by her fans for her wonderful performance in the film.

Early Life

Malin was born on 12th May, 1978 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her parents are Pia who was an aerobics teacher and a part time model and Magnus Akerman who worked as an insurance broker. She was just two when her family moved to Canada as her father got a job there. Her parents separated when she was six years old and she continued to grow up with her mother in Canada itself. She was then taken to Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario after her mother remarried.

This little child had a lot of struggle in her childhood with her parents who separated and moved places so she attended multiple schools. She attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario, North Toronto Collegiate Institute and Dante Alighieri Academy. For a year she studied psychology at the New York University in Toronto but left studying in order to move to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting.

Malin Akerman Career

Malin began her career at the age of five as a child model and appeared in many TV commercials. She won the Ford Supermodel of Canada at the age of 17. She began her acting career as a robot in the Canadian science fiction series Earth: Final Conflict in 1997. Malin made her film debut in The Skulls an American psychological thriller. After a lot of guest appearance in many of the television shows she moved to Los Angeles with a friend but had to struggle a lot there and had to face hundreds of auditions. She worked as a waitress there.

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Soon she got a role in the film The Utopian Society which was a small role. She wanted to shift back to Canada as she was not able to get good roles but soon was selected for the supporting role of Juna in The Comeback on the HBO television series because of which she then got many more opportunities. She was also offered to sing for the band Ozono and was the lead singer there in no time because of her beautiful voice. The band was later known as The Petalstones. Malin in the year 2005 release her debut album Stung.

Akerman continued her acting career and earned a lot of recognition for her roles in films and TV series like The Brothers Solomon, The Heartbreak Kid, Love Monkey, Entourage, 27 Dresses, Bye Bye Sally, The Bang Bang Club, Wanderlust, Rock of Ages, Trophy Wife, The Final Girls, Billions and many more. Her upcoming projects for the year 2020 are The Three of Us where she will play the lead role of Ally and will also be featured in the AMC series Soulmates to be premier on 5th October, 2020.

Awards and Nominations

Malin’s career is vivid. She acted in several movies and TV series. In any actor’s life it is important to perform well. Awards are one of the ways to know whether the audience loves it or not. And Malin has received many award nominations for her films Watchmen and The Final Girls. She won the Golden Schmoes Award for her role in the film Watchmen in the year 2009.

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Malin Akerman Biography

Real Name Malin Maria Åkerman
Birth Date 12 May 1978
Age 42 Years
Birth Place Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Profession Actress, Model, Singer
Religion Buddhism
Sun sign Taurus

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimetres – 170 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs 
Body Measurements 34-26-35
Bra (Breast) Size 34B
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim

Malin Akerman Family

Father Magnus Akerman
Mother Pia Sundström
Sister Jennifer Akerman, Mikaela Akerman
Brother None


School Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
College North Toronto Collegiate Institute, York University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Husband Jack Donnelly
Is she a lesbian? No
Children One (Sebastian Zincone)

Favourite Things

Favorite Beach Falsterbo Beach, Sweden
Favourite Food Dark Chocolate
Favourite Movies Annie Hall (1977), No Country for Old Men (2007), Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), Dirty Dancing (1987), Betty Blue (1986)
Favourite Books Veronika Decides to Die (Paulo Coelho), The White Masai (Corinne Hofmann), Don’t Sleep with Your Drummer (Jen Sincero)

Personal Life

Malin married Roberto Zincone an Italian musician in the year 2007. They had met each other while singing for the band The Petalstonesa where he was the drummer. They are blessed with a son Sebastian.

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The couple were not able to carry on together for a long time due to a lot of personal issues and separated in the year 2013.

Malin got into a relationship with Jack Donnelly a British actor and were engaged in the year 2017. Within a year of their engagement they god married in Tulum, Mexico.

Malin Akerman Net Worth

Malin in her age has been very successful. Her acting led her to work in movies and television. She has been highly applauded by the industry for her work. She has also proved to be a stunning model and a wonderful singer with quite a few hits. Her estimated net worth from all her working dimensions is roughly around $ 10 million.


  • Malin is a Swedish born Canadian actress, singer and model.
  • She began her career as a model at the age of 5.
  • Akerman won the Ford Supermodel of Canada when she was seventeen.
  • She is a believer of Buddhism and has a lotus flower tattoo carved on her back depicting her religion.
  • Malin released her debut album Stung in August, 2005.
  • She won the Golden Schmoes Award in the year 2009 for her role in the movie Watchmen.
  • Malin is to play the lead role in the CBS comedy The Three of Us in the year 2020.

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