Quick Facts of Thomas Vinterberg

  • Full NameThomas Vinterberg
  • Net Worth$4 Million
  • Date of Birth19 May, 1969
  • NicknameVinterberg
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionFilm Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
  • Nationality Danish
  • Active Year1996-Present
  • Eye colour Hazel Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseMaria Walbom (m. 1990; div. 2007); Helene Reingaard Neumann (m. 2010)
  • Height6 feet (1.83 m)
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • Education National Film School of Denmark
  • Children2 - Nanna Vinterberg (born on 1996; age 23 years); Ida Vinterberg (born on 2002; age 17 years)
  • Horoscope Taurus

Thomas Vinterberg is a Danish film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor who is best known for directing many famous movies including The Celebration (1998), The Hunt (2012), Submarino (2010), and Far from the Madding Crowd (2015). He along with his fellow actor, Lars von Trier co-founded the Dogme 95 movement in filmmaking, with such rules for simplifying movie production.

Today, we are going to know Vinterberg’s net worth and salary earnings which he earned from his movies. Besides, Vinterberg married twice first with Maria Walbom, a film director with whom he shared two beautiful daughters, Nanna, and Ida Vinterberg. Secondly, he married Helene Reingaard Neumann, an actress. Let’s take a glimpse of Thomas Vinterberg’s career as well as her personal life.

Who is Thomas Vinterberg? Bio & Wiki

Thomas Vinterberg was born on 19th May 1969, in Frederiksberg, Denmark. Moreover, he is Danish by his nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His father, Søren Vinterberg is a journalist and cultural critic.

Thomas Vinterberg Young
Thomas Vinterberg Young

In 1993, he graduated from the National Film School of Denmark. with the success of Last Round. Furthermore, Vinterberg developed a passion for directing movies and later he made his work as his profession.

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Inside of Thomas Vinterberg’s Career

Thomas Vinterberg started his career as a director and made his first TV drama for DR TV and his short fiction movie, The Boy Who Walked Backwards, produced by Birgitte Hald at Nimbus film. This movie received many awards and accolades all over the world, including Nordic Panorama in Iceland, the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, as well as in the Toronto International Film Festival.

Vinterberg’s first feature movie, The Biggest Heroes (De Største Helte) received acclaim in his native Denmark. In 1995, he formed the Dogme 95 movement with Lars von Trier, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, and Kristian Levring. Later in 2012, his movie, The Hunt competed for the Palme d’Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 86th Academy Awards. Furthermore, he reunited with Matthias Schoenaerts, a Belgian actor in Kursk, a movie about the Kursk submarine disaster that happened in 2000.

How much is Thomas Vinterberg’s Salary & Net Worth?

Thomas Vinterberg has an estimated net worth of $4 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he has maintained a lucrative amount of net worth of $2 Million back in 2018. Vinterberg’s actual salary isn’t disclosed yet. But, we can assume that he earns an average salary of an actor of DKK3,97,033 ($59,654) in Denmark.

Thomas Vinterberg’s Festen

Thomas Vinterberg’s Festen (also known as The Celebration) is a 1998 Danish black comedy-drama movie produced by Nimbus Film and directed by himself. Moreover, Vinterberg tells the story of a family gathering to celebrate their father’s 60th birthday with a budget of $1.3 Million. Festen rated 8.1 of 10 by IMDB.

Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt

Vinterberg’s The Hunt (also known, Jagten in Danish) is a 2012 Danish drama movie featuring Mads Mikkelsen. Furthermore, the movie grossed $18.3 Million against the budget of $3.45 Million in the box office. Also, The Hunt was a financial success in total, garnered more than $16 Million including $7.9 Million in Denmark. In the United States, this movie was shown in 47 theaters and collected $613,308. Moreover, the movie rated 8.3 of 10 by IMDB.

Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk

Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk is a 2018 English-language French-Belgian drama movie based on Robert Moore‘s book, A Time to Die, about the true story of the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster. Also, the movie holds an approval rating of 71% based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 6.6 out of 10. Moreover, Kursk has a huge budget of $40 Million.

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Who is Thomas Vinterberg’s Wife? Marriage & Children

Thomas Vinterberg is a 49 years old married man as of 2019. Vinterberg tied the knot with Helene Reingaard Neumann, an actress on 11 July 2010. Moreover, the couple first met on the set of Submarino (2010) where Helene worked in the direction of her husband, Vinterberg. Since then, they were together and also seemed in the 2018 movie, Kursk. However, the couple hasn’t shared any children up until now.

Prior to Vinterberg’s marriage, he was married to Maria Walbom, also a film director in 1990 in Copenhagen. Furthermore, they had 2 adorable children including Nanna Vinterberg (born on 1996; age 23 years) and Ida Vinterberg (born on 2002; age 17 years). Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last for long and they divorced in 2007, due to irreconcilable differences between them.

Thomas Vinterberg and Maria Walbom with their rwo Children
Thomas Vinterberg  with his Wife & Children

Vinterberg wasn’t linked in any extra-marital affairs with such women till yet. Besides, he hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career.

Some Interesting Facts about Thomas Vinterberg

  • In April 2016, the French government honored Vinterberg a Chevalier (Knight) of the Order of Arts and Letters.
  • He was invited to the royal wedding of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, and Mary Donaldson in Denmark in May 2004.
  • Vinterberg’s Dogme 95 movement had very specific golden rules, and uses hand-held cameras, always shooting on location, and never creating a genre film.
  • Vinterberg grew up in a Danish hippie community and sometimes misses that lifestyle.
  • His eyes are Hazel Blue in color and his hair color is Brown.
  • He stands with a height of 6 feet (1.83 m).
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