Alexander Ludwig

Alexander Ludwig
Alexander Ludwig

Who is Alexander Ludwig?

Alexander Ludwig was born on 7 May 1992, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is a Canadian actor known for his roles in film and television.

Alexander debuted in the entertainment industry by playing in Air Bud: World Pup in 2000. The movie was the third sequel to Air Bud for which it was also known as Air Bud 3. It was a sports comedy film in which he played an uncredited role. Though the start of his career was not inspiring enough, his latter works are still known as pieces of master art.

He is best known for playing the role of Bjorn Ironside who was the eldest son of Ragnar Lothbrok (a role played by Travis Fimmel) and Lagertha (a role played by Katheryn Winnick) in Vikings, a historical drama show.

Alexander Ludwig: Height, Weight

Alexander stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 90 Kg.

Alexander Ludwig: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

As of 2023, he is 31 years old as he was born on 7 May 1992.

Talking about his family, his father’s name is Harald Horst Ludwig and Sharlene Martin. He is twin to his younger brother, Nicholas Ludwig. He has other two younger sisters named Natalie Ludwig and Sophia Ludwig.

Alexander is of German-Belgian descent. He holds Canadian nationality.


Regarding his education profile, he attended Collingwood School though he was mostly busy in films from very early age. He later enrolled at the University of Southern California.

Alexander Ludwig: Professional Life, Career

Alexander Ludwig’s breakthrough in the entertainment industry occurred in 2007 when he took on the role of the young warrior Cato in the highly successful film The Hunger Games. His portrayal of the ruthless antagonist earned him critical acclaim and introduced him to a global audience, showcasing his ability to infuse depth and intensity into his characters. This role served as a platform for his future endeavors.

Post-The Hunger Games, Ludwig continued to diversify his acting portfolio, proving his versatility. In 2013, he starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in the action-packed film Lone Survivor, portraying Navy SEAL Shane Patton. His performance demonstrated his dedication to his craft and solidified his status as a rising star.

Television also witnessed Ludwig’s talent when he joined the cast of the historical drama series Vikings in 2014 as Bjorn Ironside, the son of legendary Viking Ragnar Lothbrok. His commanding presence and portrayal of Bjorn captivated audiences, establishing his presence in the TV industry for several seasons.

Alexander Ludwig as Bjorn Ironside
Alexander Ludwig as Bjorn Ironside

Ludwig’s career expanded into comedy when he starred alongside Dwayne The Rock Johnson in the action-comedy film Baywatch in 2017. This role showcased his comedic timing and versatility, reinforcing his ability to excel in diverse genres. Throughout his journey, Ludwig’s dedication to his craft has garnered recognition from critics and audiences alike. His willingness to embrace challenging and varied roles underscores his commitment to artistic growth.

Alexander Ludwig: Net Worth, Salary

What is Alexander’s earnings? What is his net worth as of 2023?

Talking of today, Ludwig has a good estimated net worth of $4 million in 2023.

Alexander Ludwig: Rumors, Controversy

There are no known controversies about Alexander.

What is the Relationship Status of Alexander Ludwig?

Talking about his relationship status, he is currently married to Lauren Dear. They got married in January 2021. They are one of the lovely couples despite they had a rough time while Lauren suffered her 3rd miscarriage. Unlike all those unfortunate, they gave birth to their daughter, Leni James Ludwig on 27 April 2023.

Alexander Ludwig with his newly born daughter in 2023
Alexander Ludwig with his newly born daughter in 2023

Alex Høgh Andersen: Social media

You can acquire further information about his personal life by following him on his social media platforms. He has maintained Instagram with over 3.4 Million followers, Twitter with over 450 Thousand followers, and Facebook with over 2.3 million followers.

Facts About Alexander Ludwig

  1. He loves skiing.
  2. Alexander admires Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp the most.
  3. Jersey Shore is his favorite TV show.
  4. He welcomed a baby girl with his wife Lauren Dear on 27 April 2023.