Director friend of Alexandar's father was a great support for Alexandar to entered into the movie industry, who gave him his debut movie Ake and His World (1984). At the age of thirteen, Alexander got a chance to cast in a lead role as Jojjo in "The Dog That Smiled", 1989.
Besides his acting career, Alexandar gave his 18 months to Swedish military. After completing his service, he left the Sweden and attended Beckett University for 6 months in England.
Later, Skarsgard returns from England and began his acting career from several movies and tv series with very short roles. Later he debuted as a Fred in Idag rod (1987) tv series. Fred in Idag rod opened his door on the acting career, and after doing that he appeared in several tv series such as; Vita Logner (1999), D-dag (2000), Revelations (2005), Cuppen (2006), True Blood (2008-2014) and much more.
From the True Blood tv series, Alexandar Skarsgard won the Scream Award for a Best Villian and nominated several times for different title through True blood.
As a director, Skarsgard's first movie was "To Kill a Child ", 2003. After that, he appeared in some music videos such as Paparazzi (2009), Free Your Mind(2013). his other popular movies are Zoolander (2001), Heartbeat (2004), Exit (2006), 13 (2010), Hidden (2015), The Legend Of Tarzan (2016) and so on.
Alexandar is not married yet but he was dating a British fashion model, Alexa Chung. The couple was previously rumored regarding they are getting married. However, Alexander denied this several times.
Alexandar Skarsgard is among the successful personalities in Sweden, who was featured in many TV series and Movies.His net worth is estimated to be $12 million, the main source of his income is his acting career