The Untold Truth About Stellan Skarsgård’s Ex-Wife My Skarsgård

April 18, 2024
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Who is My Skarsgård?

My Sonja Marie Agnes, better known as My Skarsgård, was born on 3 July 1956 under the zodiac sign of Cancer in Kalmar, Kalmar län, Sweden. She is a 65-year-old physician, but is probably best recognized for being the now ex-wife of famous Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård.

How rich is she, as of now? My Skarsgård Net Worth

As of late 2021, My Skarsgård’s net worth is estimated at close to $1 million, acquired largely through her successful career in the healthcare field. Moreover, it’s assumed that she increased her wealth through the divorce settlement from her ex-husband Stellan Skarsgård, whose net worth is as high as $50 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background, Career

My Skarsgård spent her early years in her hometown of Kalmar, where she was probably raised by her parents; however, their names and professions aren’t revealed, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child. She holds Swedish nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. My Skarsgård hasn’t shared any details about her education, except that she obtained her medical degree in 1978, since when she has mostly worked as a physician. Besides that, she tried herself as an actress, landing the role of a mother in the family adventure comedy film “Jim & Piraterna Blom” in 1987.


She has also appeared in various TV shows, such as “Efter Tio”, “Nemo Möter En Vän”, and “Breaking News Med Filip Och Fredrik”, among others.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

My Skarsgård has long grey hair and blue eyes, stands at a height of 5ft 3ins (1.60m), while her weight is around 143lbs (65kgs). Information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size is unavailable.

Personal Life

My Skarsgård and Stellan Skarsgård exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held on 27 April 1975. After being married for more than three decades, they eventually split and their divorce was finalized on 1 May 2007. They are the parents of six children, five sons named Alexander, Gustaf, Bill, Sam and Valter Skarsgård, and a daughter named Eija.

Their children, Alexander, Gustaf, Bill and Valter are also actors, while their daughter Eija is a former model. Following their divorce, her husband remarried to Megan Everett and they welcomed two sons. On the other hand, My’s current relationship status is a mystery.

Who is her ex-husband? Stellan Skarsgård Short Wiki/Bio

John Stellan Skarsgård was born on 13 June 1951 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was raised by his parents Jan and Gudrun (née Larsson) Skarsgård. He spent his childhood moving around frequently and living in such places as Kalmar, Uppsala, Totebo, Marielund and Helsingborg.

Rise to Fame in Swedish Film

Stellan Skarsgård started his acting career in 1968, when he made his debut TV appearance in the title role of the drama TV series “Bombi Bitt Och Jag”, while his feature film debut came in 1972 when he portrayed Erik in the drama film “Strandhugg I Somras”.


Throughout the decade, he continued to appear in minor roles in such film titles as “The Wedding”, “Taboo”, and “Home To The Night”.

In 1981, he was cast as Dr. Mattson in the drama TV mini-series “Babels Hus”, which was followed by his portrayals of Sven in the 1982 drama film “The Simple-Minded Murderer”, Ebenholtz in the 1984 drama film “Åke And His World”, directed by Allan Edwall, and as Karl Orsa Markström in the 1986 drama film “The Serpent’s Way”. In 1989, he featured as Axel Svensson in the thriller film “The Perfect Murder”, and played Gregers Werle in the drama TV miniseries “The Wild Duck”. Of his work in Swedish films, his most prominent role has been in the critically acclaimed 1990 biographical war drama film “Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg”, in which he portrayed Swedish diplomat and World War 2 hero Raoul Wallenberg.

Roles in Danish and Norwegian Film

Apart from starring in Swedish films, Stellan Skarsgård also collaborated with Danish film director and screenwriter Lars Von Trier, and appeared in six of his features, “The Kingdom”, “Dancer In The Dark”, “Breaking The Waves”, “Nymphomaniac”, “Dogville”, and “Melancholia”. He also worked closely with Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland, on such film titles as “Aberdeen”, “A Somewhat Gentle Man”, “In Order Of Disappearance”, and “Zero Kelvin”. Besides that, he’s known for his appearance as Jonas Engström in another Norwegian film, entitled “Insomnia” (1997).

Continued Success with American Features

Stellan Skarsgård’s first American film was in Michael Fields’ 1985 romantic comedy film “Noon Wine”, in which he starred as Olaf Helton.


His first major appearance in an American film came five years later ,when he landed the role of Captain Tupolev in the spy thriller box-office hit film “The Hunt For Red October”, next to Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin. His next significant project came in 1997 when he played Prof. Gerald Lambeau in the highly popular and critically acclaimed psychological hit drama film “Good Will Hunting”, sharing the screen with Robin Williams, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Later that year, he featured as Tappan in Steven Spielberg’s historical drama film “Amistad”, next to Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins, followed by his portrayals of Gregor in the 1998 action thriller film “Ronin”, alongside Robert De Niro and Jean Reno, and Alex Green in the 2000 experimental film “Timecode”, next to Salma Hayek.

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Roles in the 2000s

In 2001, Stellan Skarsgård took the role of Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler in the biographical drama film “Taking Sides”, for which he won Best Actor at the Mar del Plata Film Festival. He then played Theseus in the 2003 USA Network action-adventure miniseries “Helen Of Troy”, and had the lead part of Father Merrin in the 2004 horror film “Exorcist: The Beginning”, which he would later reprise in its 2005 prequel, “Dominion: Prequel To The Exorcist”.

He then landed the role of Bootstrap Bill Turner, the father of Orlando Bloom’s character Will Turner, in both highly popular fantasy films “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (2006) and “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End” (2007). After those, he was chosen to portray Bill Anderson in the 2008 jukebox musical romantic comedy film “Mamma Mia!”, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, which was another huge commercial success, grossing over $611 million worldwide on abudget of $52 million.


He would later reprise the role in its 2018 sequel, entitled “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”, written and directed by Ol Parker.

He ended the decade with his appearance as Commander Richter in the 2009 mystery thriller “Angels & Demons”, next to Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor, in the film based on Dan Brown’s novel of the same title.

Recent Projects

In 2011, Stellan Skarsgård booked the role of Dr. Erik Selvig in the superhero film “Thor”, and then reprised it in its sequel “Thor: The Dark World” (2013), as well as appearing in “The Avengers” (2012) and “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” (2015), all of which were huge box office successes. Concurrently, he was cast as Martin Vanger in the Academy Award-winning neo-noir psychological thriller film “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” in 2011.

He then starred as The Grand Duke in Kenneth Branagh’s 2015 live-action adaptation of Disney’s “Cinderella”. During the same year, he played John River in the BBC One six-part crime drama miniseries “River”, created by Abi Morgan.

In 2019, he gained enormous popularity for his portrayal of Boris Shcherbina in the HBO historical drama series “Chernobyl”, which earned him nominations for both a Primetime Emmy for Best Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, and a British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor. Most recently, he featured as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen in Denis Villeneuve’s epic sci-fi film “Dune” (2021), the first of a two-part adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel of the same title.

Olivia Wilson

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