Hanne Jacobsen’s biography: what is known about Mads Mikkelsen’s wife?

Hanne Jacobsen’s biography: what is known about Mads Mikkelsen’s wife?

Mads Mikkelsen is a well-known actor who has been in numerous films and television shows. He is married to Danish actress, dancer, and choreographer Hanne Jacobsen. Who is the woman who has taken Mikkelsen's heart?

Hanne Jacobsen
Hanne Jacobsen attends the red carpet of the movie Druk during the 15th Rome Film Festival in Rome, Italy. Photo: Stefania M. D'Alessandro
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Mads Mikkelsen is one of Hollywood's most well-known actors. He has received more than 20 accolades in a variety of categories. However, little is known about his wife. Who is Mads Mikkelsen married to?

Profile summary

  • Full name: Hanne Margrethe Jacobsen
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 13 January 1961
  • Age: 60 years (as of 2021)
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Place of birth: Denmark
  • Current residence: Copenhagen, Denmark; Mallorca, Spain
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height in feet: 5'3"
  • Height in centimetres: 161
  • Weight in pounds: 119
  • Weight in kilograms: 54
  • Hair colour: Grey
  • Eye colour: Hazel
  • Siblings: 1
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Mads Mikkelsen
  • Children: 2
  • Occupation: Actress, dancer, choreographer
  • Net worth: $1 million

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Hanne Jacobsen's biography

The choreographer was born on 13th January 1961 in Denmark. She has a sister. As of 2021, Hanne Jacobsen's age is 60 years.


As an actress, Hanne has appeared in three julekalenders. These are Nordic Christmas television advent calendars.

Her first role was in the Alletiders Jul in 1994, where she was cast to play the role of a maid. She also played an elf girl and a devil in Alletiders Nisse (1995) and Pyrus I Alletiders Eventyr (2000), respectively.

Hanne Jacobsen movies
Viola Mikkelsen, actor Mads Mikkelsen with wife Hanne Jacobsen and son Carl Mikkelsen arrive for the 24th European Film Awards 2011 at Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Andreas Rentz
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Hanne is a self-taught dancer. Apart from appearing in the julekalenders, she also choreographed some of them. She started with Olsen-banden's første kup (Olsen Gang's First Score, 1999) as a children's coordinator.

Later, Jacobsen choreographed Jul på Kronborg (Christmas at Kronborg, 2000,2004) and Jul i verdensrummet (Christmas in Space, 2006). In 2000 and 2001, she choreographed Cirkusrevyen, the biggest revue in Denmark.

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Hanne has also appeared on several series and documentaries as herself. These include:

  • 2004: TV akademiet
  • 2004: Det modsatte køn
  • 2003: Det store juleshow
  • 2003: Stjerne for en aften - vinderen
  • 2003: 'Elsker dig for evigt' på filmfestival
  • 2001: Stjerne for en aften
  • 1990: Harry Måneskin

How did Hanne and Mads meet?

Mads Mikkelsen and Hanne Jacobsen met in 1986 at an audition. At the time they were both dancers and were in relationships with other people. Nevertheless, they fell in love. Hanne was 24, while Mads was 20.

They two felt a connection and decided to take things to another level. After dating for a while they finally tied the knot on 2nd December 2000.

After Mikkelsen's success with the show Rejseholdet (Unit One, 2000-2004), Jacobsen decided to quit her job as a choreographer and become a homemaker.

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Mads Mikkelsen and his wife have two children, Viola and Carl Jacobsen Mikkelsen.

Viola Jacobsen Mikkelsen was born in 1992 and is 29 years old as of 2021. Her brother Carl was born in 1997; he is a soldier by profession. He is currently 24 years old.

Jacobsen is a sister-in-law of Lars Mikkelsen.

What is Hanne Jacobsen's height and weight?

Hanne Jacobsen
Hanne Jacobsen attends the red carpet of the movie Druk during the 15th Rome Film Festival in Rome, Italy. Photo: Stefania M. D'Alessandro
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Mads Mikkelsen's wife is 5 feet 3 inches (161 cm) tall, and she weighs 119 lbs (54 kg). Hanne has grey hair and hazel eyes.

What is Hanne Jacobsen's net worth?

According to Popular Networth, the actress allegedly has a net worth of $1 million. This number comes from her career as an actress and choreographer. However, this information is not official and cannot be substantiated.

Hanne Jacobsen has had quite an illustrious career as a choreographer. Her job was the thing that brought her and Mads together. These days, they reside in Copenhagen, but they take frequent trips to Mallorca, where they have another property.

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