Brigitte Nielsen is best known for being the ex-wife of the Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone from 1985 to 1987. Besides, Brigitte herself is a famous actress who has already worked in movies like Rocky IV, Cobra, Creed II, and Beverly Hills Cop II.
Besides being an actress, she also did modeling at the beginning of the career while featuring on the cover page of Playboy magazine. Through this article, we will divulge everything related to this model-cum-actress from Denmark. Let’s know Nielsen briefly with the help of quick facts at first.
Who Is Brigitte Nielsen? – Short Bio
Born as Gitte Nielsen, but best known by the name Brigitte Nielsen is a Danish actress, model, singer, and reality television personality. Not to forget, she was born in Rodovre, Denmark, where she spent most of her childhood life.
Moreover, she is the daughter of Hanne (mother), who was a librarian, and Svend Nielsen (father), an engineer. Do not forget; this lady is the ex-sister-in-law of 2011 movie Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn.
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Further, this gorgeous persona has a brother named Jan Nielsen. On the other side, her upbringing was pretty comfortable, with most of the needs being fulfilled easily since she came from a well-established family.
Speaking of her alma mater, this starlet has not shared any information about it, but, inevitably, she completed the basic education. Not to forget, she left her country and went to France at fourteen since she wanted to conquer the fashion industry.
How Old Is Brigitte Nielsen? – Height and Body Measurements
Meanwhile, this starlet celebrates her birthday on July 25 every year that makes her Cancer by the birth sign. More so, this beauty is 57-years-old as of 2020 since she was born in the year 1963.
Added to that, Nielsen has a towering height of 6 feet 1 inch or 185 cm, which became the plus-point for her modeling and acting career. Well, she also wears a shoe of size 8 (US); howbeit, her dress size is off the record yet.
Besides being in her late 50’s, this movie actress still possesses an incredible beauty, then imagine how she would have looked in her young days. Not to forget, her luscious blonde hair and bewitching blue eyes play essential roles in competing for her physical outlook.
Furthermore, this Denmark-born former model has a bodyweight of 66 kg that happens to be around 145 lbs. More so, her voluptuous body comes to measure as 41-23-37 inches.
Brigitte began working professionally as a model at the beginning of the 1980s. This bombshell did various modeling jobs and was photographed by some of the famous photographers of that time, Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton.
Further, this glamour girl also posed for Playboy magazine multiple times and was featured as the cover-girl of the magazine in December 1987. More so, this diva was also approached by Marvel Comics to pose for photographs dressed as the comic book character She-Hulk.
During the 1980s, Nielsen appeared in several famous magazines and also worked for various modeling agencies. Not to mention, due to her tall stature, this beautiful starlet is also widely recognized by the nickname Amazon.
This personality also walked the runways for various fashion shows in Paris, Milan, Rome, Madrid, and Berlin. Further, this former-model collaborated with renowned fashion designers Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, and Gianfranco Ferre.
On top of that, this 6 feet 1 inch tall Nielsen garnered worldwide attention because of her acting profession. Meanwhile, this Danish actress made her acting debut in a movie named Red Sonja opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger.
More so, she got international attention when she starred in Rocky IV as Ludmilla Drago alongside Sylvester Stallone; the two of them again acted together in the movies Cobra and Creed II.
Soon Brigitte established herself as one of the leading actresses of Hollywood, who starred in famous movies such as Beverly Hills Cop II, Bye Bye Baby, Domino, The Double 0 Kid, Fantaghiro series, Chained Heat II, Snowboard Academy, Big Money Rustlas, and Mercenaries.
Apart from movies, this lady has also worked on Television and was first starred in a TV series Counterstrike in 1992. Moreover, in 2004, she featured in the American reality series The Surreal Life in its 12 episodes.
Well, this 57-years-old former TV personality also appeared in other TV shows such as Strange Love and Flavor of Love. Other works of Nielsen’s on Television are Nite Tales: The Series, Raising Hope, Portlandia, Gitte Talks, and Adi Shankar’s God and Secrets.
Besides being an actress and model, this blue-eyed woman is also a singer whose debut album was Every Body Tells a Story in 1987. Later in 1992, she again released her another album, I’m the One… Nobody Else.
Furthermore, this musician from Denmark also released several singles such as Misery, You’re No Lady, Tic Toc, Everybody’s Turning Back, No More Turning Back, Body Next to Body, My Girl, May Be, and some others.
Do not forget; this multi-talented woman is also an author who published her first autobiography titled You only have one life-this is how I found myself again in 2009. Well, the book reached the Top 5 of Denmark’s bestseller list.
Who Is The Husband of Brigitte Nielsen? – Marriage, Kids, and Personal Life
Brigitte has been married five times, and she also has a total of five children, four sons, and a daughter. The first time, this singer married Kasper Winding in 1983, but sadly, the two of them divorced after just a year, i.e., in 1984, and the ex-duo shares a son named Julian Winding.
On top of that, this actress walked down on the aisle with Sylvester Stallone on December 15, 1985, at Beverly Hills California; however, the ex-husband and wife only lasted for 19 months divorcing in July 1987. Well, they had no children, and both of their marriages and divorce made a quiet noise in the media.
After separating from Stallone, this Danish-persona had been in a relationship with Mark Gastineau, not to mention, they were also engaged. More so, the former lovers have a biological son named Killian Marcus Gastineau, who was born in 1989.
Again, this diva tied a knot with the French-director and photographer Sebastian Copeland, who is the cousin of actor Orlando Bloom. Meanwhile, the ex-couple only married for two years from 1990 to 1992.
Added to that, Brigitte married for the fourth time with Raoul Meyer in 1993, but they divorced in 2005. Well, the former duo has two sons named Douglas Aaron, who was born in April 1993, and Raoul Jr. (born in May 1995).
After that, Nielsen, 57, briefly dated an American singer Flavor Fav in the year 2005. Furthermore, she again vowed I do for the fifth time with Mattia Dessi in 2006, and since then on, the two love-birds are living quite happily, and there is no rumor of their separation until now.
Meanwhile, this leading-star of Hollywood announced that she was pregnant with her fifth child on May 28, 2018. More so, she gave birth to a baby girl named Frida Dessi in June of the same year at 54.
Net Worth, Income, and Lifestyle
By analyzing her career achievements, one can predict that Brigitte is living with millions of dollars. But not to mention, the actress of Cobra is living with an estimated net worth of $400 thousand, and that looks quite surprising by the way.
On the other side, her ex-husband Sylvester Stallone is one of Hollywood’s richest actors, with an enormous wealth of $400 million. He made such a massive fortune by working as a movie actor, producer, and director.
However, this 6 feet 1 inch tall Brigitte has not shared the details of her cars, house, and salary yet. Well, if anything pops out, readers will be updated instantly.
Social Media Profiles
This 57-years-old actress is officially active on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Instagram: 148k followers
Facebook: 166.8k followers
Twitter: 14.3k followers