Joel Kinnaman Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth Movies and Tv Shows

By | January 6, 2024

  Joel Kinnaman Biography

Charles Joel Nordstrom Kinnaman (Swedish: [jl Knaman]; born 25 November 1979) is a Swedish actor. He rose to fame after starring in the 2010 Swedish film Easy Money and Johan Falk’s crime thriller. Kinnaman is known for his roles as Detective Stephen Holder in AMC’s The Killing, Samurai Kovacs in the first season of Replica, and Governor in the American version of House of Cards Will Conway.

He also played the character Rick Flag in Warner Bros. Film adaptation of the DC Comics anti-hero team The Suicide Squad (2016), with Alex Murphy in the 2014 RoboCop remake. He also stars in James Gunn’s Suicide Squad sequel/reboot, due out in 2021. He played NASA astronaut Ed Baldwin in the science fiction series For Everyone, which has been broadcast on Apple TV + since 2019.

Joel Kinnaman Age

Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman was born on November 25, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is 44 years old.

Joel Kinnaman Height

Joel stands at a height of 1.89 m / 6 feet 2 inches.

Joel Kinnaman Education

Spent a year as a high school exchange student in Del Valle, Texas. Kinnaman previously revealed that he grew up with two actors, Noomi Rapace and Alexander Skarsgård. After graduating high school, he decided to travel the world.

To pay for his holidays, he worked a variety of jobs, including working as a roof sweeper and production worker at a brewery in Norway and as a bar manager in the French Alps. She then spent two years traveling first to South Asia and then to South America for four to five months, where she met Scandinavian actor David Dancik Dencik to spend time with.

Joel Kinnaman Family

His mother Bit (Nordström) is a Swedish doctor. Steve Kinnaman, whose real name is David Kinnaman, is a Swedish citizen who joined the army during the Vietnam War and later left his base in Bangkok. Kinnaman has dual citizenship of the United States and Sweden.

His mother is a Ukrainian Jew, his father is Irish and Scottish, and his family is from the American Midwest. Actress Melinda Kinnaman is one of her five sisters; she is his half-sister. As a child, Kinnaman “spoke Swedish to his mother and English to his father” and thus mastered both languages.

Joel Kinnaman’s Wife

From 2015 to 2018, Kinnaman was married to Cleo Wattenström. Swedish tattoo artist. Then, in early 2019, he started dating Swedish-Australian model Kelly Gale. In January 2021, the couple announced their engagement.

After their brief relationship ended in 2018, Kinnaman claimed Gabriella Magnussen threatened and tried to blackmail him. On August 6, 2021, she requested and was granted a temporary restraining order against Magnussen. Magnussen stopped blackmailing Kinnaman. Swedish prosecutors confirmed on August 11, 2021 that Kinnaman faces charges as part of an ongoing investigation. In October 2022, the investigation ended without any charges.

Joel Kinnaman Net Worth

Joel’s net worth is approximately $14 million.

Joel Kinnaman’s Career

Growing up, Kinnaman suffered from pectus excavatum, which caused his chest to appear sunken. He had surgery to correct the deformity before filming “Copy.” Two metal rods are inserted to press the breastbone outward.

In 1990, Kinnaman made his acting debut in the Swedish soap opera “Storstad”. One of the show’s directors asked Kinnaman to try out for the role because his sister had met him. He left the show business after 22 episodes as Felix Lundström.

In 2002, Kinnaman returned to acting. [While attending drama school, Kinnaman appeared in several films, including Hannah Mede H and God Save the King (Swedish: Tjenare kungen). He also contributed to the construction of the Baka Theater in Gothenburg. After graduating from Malmö Theater Academy, he started working at the Gothenburg City Theater in 2007. In the same year, he played Raskolnikov in the stage version of Crime and Punishment, which attracted the attention of Swedish news. Over the next 14 months, Kinnaman appeared in nine Swedish films. He played a police officer in six of Johan Falk’s films, including the 2009 film In Your Blood (Swedish: I skuggan av värmen). He became widely known in the Swedish and international film industry for his role in Easy Money, which was released in January 2010 and also earned him the Guldbagge Award for Excellent Actor.

Joel Kinnaman Movies

  • 2014 RoboCop -Alex Murphy / RoboCop
  • 2015 Knight of Cups -Errol
  • 2015 Run All Night -Mike Conlon
  • 2015 Child 44 -Wasilij Nikitin
  • 2016 Suicide Squad -Rick Flag
  • 2016Edge of Winter -Elliot Baker
  • 2019 The Informer -Pete Koslow
  • 2020 Brothers by Blood -Michael Flood
  • 2020 The Secrets We Keep -Thomas Steinman
  • 2021 The Suicide Squad -Rick Flag
  • 2023 Sympathy for the Devil -The Driver
  • 2023 Silent Night -Brian Godluck

Tv Shows

  • 1990–1991 Storstad -Felix Lundström, Credited as Joe Nordström
  • 2006 Vinnarskallar -Gurra
  • 2008 Andra Avenyn -Gustav
  • 2009 183 dagar -Byron
  • 2011–2014 The Killing -Stephen Holder
  • 2018–2020 Altered Carbon -Takeshi Kovacs / Elias Ryker
  • 2019–2021 Hanna -Erik Heller
  • 2019–present For All Mankind -Edward Baldwin
  • 2021 In Treatment -Adam
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