Anita Briem Biography

Updated On Jun 27, 2019 Published On Mar 27, 2016
Facts of Anita Briem
Date of Birth: 1982 , May-29
Birth Nation: Iceland
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Anita Briem
Birth Name Anita Briem
Father Gunnlaugur Briem
Mother Erna Þórarinsdóttir
Nationality Icelandic
Birth Place/City Reykjavík
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 31-24-34
Weight in KG 58
Married to Dean Paraskevopoulos
Children 1
Education Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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Anita Briem is a talented Icelandic actress best known for playing the role of Jane Seymour on The Tudors and Hannah Ásgeirsdottir in Journey to the Center of the Earth. She expert in using a variety of weaponry like a broadsword.

Early Life & Family

Anita Briem was born on May 29, 1982, in Reykjavík, Iceland, and she is currently 36 years old. She was raised by her parents; father Gunnlaugur Briem and mother Erna Þórarinsdóttir, and both them are great musicians.

She moved to England in her mid-teens. She is of Icelandic nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity.

Though Anita was born and raised in a musical family, she induced her interest in acting rather than singing. At the age of nine, she joined the National Theatre of Iceland and appeared in a number of productions.

In 1998, Anita moved to England and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She attended acting and drama classes there and completed her graduation in 2004.

Career

Following her graduation, in 2004, Anita Briem played the role of Anneka Marsh in the television series Doctors.

In the following year, she appeared in the television series Doctor Who and film The Nun. Later in 2008, she appeared as Hannah Ásgeirsson in the film, Journey to the Center of the Earth. She grabbed huge attention from that movie.

She has since appeared in many movies and television shows such as Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Queen Of Hearts, Salt and Fire, Elevator, The Tudors, The Evidence, The Storyteller, Köld slóð, and many others.

Personal Life

Moving towards Anita Briem' personal life and current relationship status, we know that she is currently married. She has been married to her loving husband Dean Paraskevopoulos, who is an actor as well as a director by profession.

The couple started dating in 2008 and after enjoying a romantic relationship for two years, they tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony in 2010. They have a child together.

The perfect couple is living a healthy married life for eight years without any rumors of divorce or separation.

Anita has not been involved in any extra-marital affairs. The pair has also not been involved in any controversies.

Salary and Net Worth

Being a successful Icelandic actress, Anita Briem earns a considerable amount of money from her career. As of 2019, sources suggest that Anita has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Details about her annual salary, cars, house and properties are not available.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight, Age

Body Measurement : 31-24-34

Height : 5 Feet 4 Inches

Weight : 58 KG

Age : 37 Years Old

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Born in Reykjavik, Iceland

May 29 , 1982

Anita Briem was born in Reykjavik, Iceland to Gunnlaugur Briem and Erna Þórarinsdóttir. Both of her parents are a great musician. She got shifted to England in her mid teens. She is Icelandic. She is five feet and four inches tall. 

Graduated from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

2004

At the age of nine, she joined National Theatre of Iceland and starred in several productions. In 1998, she moved to England and there she got enrolled at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She studied acting and dramas there and finally graduated from there in 2004.

Began her acting career

2004

Though Anita was born and raised in a musical family, she induced her interest in acting rather than singing. In 2004, she starred in the TV series Doctors where she was found playing the role of Anneka Marsh. 

Appeared in the movie, Journey to the Center of the Earth

2008

In 2005, she appeared in the movie La Monja. The following year, she starred the role of Elin in the movie Köld slóð. In 2008, she appeared in the movie Journey to the Center of the Earth portraying the role of Hannah Ásgeirsson and this role took her career to the next level. 

Appeared in the television series, The Tudors

2008

Anita Briem, who is a hand-to-hand combat talent, is also an actress. Besides her popularity in the movie Journey to the Center of the Earth, she is also famous for her role in the TV series The Tudors. 

Net Worth $4 million

2019

According to online sources, Anita Briem has an estimated net worth of $4 million with a handsome amount of salary.