Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen is an Italian-danish model, singer, and an Actress.

Personal Life

Brigitte Nielsen was born on 15th July 1963 in Rodvore, Denmark in a suburb of Copenhagen. Her mother is Hanne who works as a librarian and her father is an engineer named Svend Nielsen. She had one brother named Jan Nielsen. Her brother Jan was born in 1965.

Nielsen was already a model when she was in her teens. She had had multiple ex-husbands and married her fifth husband in 2006. His current husband is Mattia Dessi before marriage she was in a relationship with Sylvester Stallone and Flavor Flav. She is born with a star sign of Cancer who are considered to be Intense, emotional, selective and impulsive. When she was sixteen, she had already left school and she became a model.

While the model was still in her teens, she had the chance to work with Armani and Versace which are one of the biggest Fashion Brand, in the world. In 1983, she married for the first tme with husband Kasper Winding and the couple had one son. But as her marriage turned out to be a failure, she then moved to Los Angeles and quickly offered jobs as she was not new to the business. She got another job in a film.

The actress even got the chance to work with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone in Rocky IV that made her career stronger as people recognized her as an actress in 1985. She once had an affair with Arnold Schwarzenegger and she was even mentioned in his biography, which was released after. She had multiple ex-husbands, namely Sylvester Stallone, Mark Gastineau, Sebastian Copeland, Raoul Meyer and Mattia Dessi. She has a total of four sons, Raoul, Killian, Julian, and Douglas. Her hobbies as a child included swimming.


Brigitte had been a model since she was sixteen and after her marriage failure she moved to Los Angeles and initiated a career in acting. She appeared in several films like Red Sonja in 1985, Rocky IV in 1985. She worked with Sylvester Stallone in Beverly Hills Cop II in 1987 and she was known as she was working with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone.

She did several movies including Chained Heat II in 1993, Galaxies in 1995, The cave of the Golden Rose in 1992 and in 1999 she was featured in the movie ‘She’s too tall’. Apart from movies, the actress had made an appearance in reality TV series like La Talpa.

And she had also made an appearance in Dr’s Drew Celebrity Rehab. Nielsen even showed and talked about her problems being an alcoholic. She even appeared in a music video By Michael Jackson’s MV Liberian Girl. She published her Biography called You have only One.

Her net worth is estimated to be around $400 thousand dollars. She has an American Dancer David Buonantony as her Manager. She had also participated in reality shows in different parts of the world such as Sweden, Germany, and Denmark. She had also received $6 million because of her two years to ex-husband Sylvester Stallone.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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