Kristofer Hivju

Kristofer Hivju - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 6, 2023

Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway

Kristofer Hivju is a famous Norwegian actor, producer, and screenwriter. Kristofer Hivju is famous for his roles in television series like ‘Fox Gronland’ and ‘Seks som oss’.

“Game of Thrones star tested positive for Corona Virus”

On 16th March 2020, Kristofer posted a photo on his Instagram account saying, ‘Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID-19’. Kristofer posted the post revealing the news alongside his wife Gry Molvaer Hivju. He has advised saying, ‘There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful’. Kristofer is another actor beside his former Game of Thrones co-star Indira Varma to be diagnosed with COVID-19. Indira also revealed her condition after two days Kristofer did.

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Caption: Kristofer with his wife during the quarantine. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, like many other growing numbers of celebrities who have been tested positive for coronavirus, Kristofer has used this opportunity to urge others to act responsibly. He has utilized his social media account to explain the importance of social distancing during the global pandemic to his followers.

Kristofer Hivju – Early life and Childhood

Kristofer Hivju was born on 7th December 1978 and his age is currently 43 years old. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He was born in Oslo Norway. Likewise, Kristofer is Norwegian by nationality. Kristofer is the eldest son of Norwegian actor Erik Hivju and Lieselotte Holmene.

His father Erik Hivju is a famous Norwegian actor who has played in various movies. Likewise, Hivju studied Theatre Arts and graduated from the Danish subdivision of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in Moscow.

Kristofer Hivju- Professional life

Kristofer started his career in acting in the year 2001. He began his career in acting from his first series Fox Gronland. In this Television series he played the role of Jim Olsen. Furthermore, after his debut movie, Kristofer played his second movie Closework.

Likewise, Kristofer has also played in other Television series like ‘Seks Som Oss’, ‘Melonas’, Storst av alt’. Kristofer gained his popularity in International television series after he played role of Tormund Giantsbane infamous HBO series Game of Thrones.

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Caption: Kristofer with his Game of Thrones co-star Jon Snow. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, Kristofer was part of the main cast from its season four to seven. Likewise, he has also acted with his Game of Thrones co-star Nathalie Emmanuel in the movie ‘The Fate of The Furious’. Similarly, Kristofer has also played in the Norwegian documentary Olav. Here he played as Olaf II of Norway. Likewise, Kristofer also has acted in many short movies like, ‘Close work’, ‘Kilolirakis’, ‘Flax’, ‘A Perfect Day for Golf’, and ‘Min Siste Bull’.


Likewise, Kristofer has also played in movies like ‘The Last King’ and ‘The Fate of the Furious’ with his co-actors, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and more. Similarly, he has also played in TV series like ‘The Lion Guard’ and ‘Beck Steinar’. His recent movie was ‘Downhill’ which was released in the year 2020. Similarly, Kristofer has also played in the movie ‘TWIN’ which was directed by his wife Gry.

Through his two-decade of a career in acting, Kristofer has earned quite a fortune for his living. Kristofer serves as Wyndham Rewards Wyzard for the launch of a new loyalty program signed to Wyndham Hotel Group in 2015. This loyalty campaign was produced in partnership with People Ideas & Culture’s Group Company CY&N by PI&C. Besides this Kristofer’s total net worth is $3 Million as of March 2020.

Kristofer Hivju – Brand Endorsements

Moving on, he is also famous for his endorsement jobs. He is the brand ambassador for the Norwegian Salmon brand, Mowi.

Relationship Status

Kristofer married to Gry Molvaer Hivju on 22nd August 2015. Gry Molvaer Hivju is a producer and director. She is famous for her movies like ‘Bit Ballerina Bulldog’, ‘TWIN’, and ‘Fearless: The egg that saved a million lives’. However, there is no much information about how they met and other information.

Body Measurement

Kristofer has a fit body structure, which has a hunk type of body structure. He stands 7 feet 2 inches weighing 97 kg. He has light brown hair color and has a brown beard. His hunk look compliments with his green eyes color.

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Caption: Kristofer during photoshoot. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Kristofer is active in social media like Twitter and Instagram. Kristofer joined Twitter on April 2019 and has an account under handle @Kristoferhivju. He has 24K followers. Likewise, Kristofer’s Instagram has 3.7 Million followers under account @khivju.