Irina Bjorklund Biography

Updated On Jul 14, 2019 Published On Jul 10, 2019
Facts of Irina Bjorklund
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Irina Björklund
Birth Name Irina Felicia Björklund
Father Felix Björklund
Mother N/A
Nationality Finnish
Birth Place/City Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Gray
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Married to Peter Franzén
Children 1
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Irina Bjorklund is a Finnish actress and singer best known for playing the role of Milla in the crime romance movie Minä ja Morrison. She has also appeared in The House of Branching Love, Road NorthThree Wise Men and The American.

Early Life, Family & Education

Irina Björklund was born as Irina Felicia Björklund on February 7, 1973, in Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden.

Her father's name is Felix Björklund while the name of her mother is unknown. She moved to Finland with her family where she spent her early years.

She was raised by her parents there along with her brother named Kurt Björklund. She is of Finnish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Irina studied acting at the Theatre Academy of Finland from 1993 to 1996 and later she got a chance to work with a Swedish theatre, Svenska Teatern, in Helsinki.

Career & Achievements

Irina Bjorklund has appeared in numerous hit television series and movies such as Levottomat (int. Restless)Rukajärven tie (int. Ambush), Vieraalla Maalla (int. Land of Love) and Minä ja Morrison (int. Me and Morrison).

In September 2010, she advanced her career with a minor role in the thriller drama film, The American. She appeared in the movie alongside renowned actor George Clooney, Thekla Reuten and Paolo Bonacelli. She was Clooney's lover, Ingrid, in the film.

In 1999, she won a Jussi Award for Best Leading Actress for her performance in Minä ja Morrison in which she had played the role of Milla. She was also awarded a Shooting Star prize in the Berlin Film Festival in 2004.

As for her music career, Irina has made a duet, Niin kaunis on maa, along with Samuli Edelmann. In 2011, the songstress released her own music album in French with music by American Peter Fox.

Later in 2014, she released another French-language album, La vie est une fête, and the album had a higher charting in Finland reaching #6.

Salary & Net Worth

Being a successful actress and musician, Irina Bjorklund earns a considerable amount of money from her career. Her net worth has been estimated to be $1 million but she has not confirmed her fortune by herself.

Her 2010 movie The American was made on the budget of 20 million USD and the film had a box office collection of more than $67 million worldwide.

Personal Life: Married to Husband Peter Franzén, Children?

Moving towards the personal life of Irina Bjorklund, she is a married woman. The American star has been married to a Finnish actor, Peter Franzén.

The couple moved to Los Angeles in 1999 and they lived there until 2013. The pair then to France where they currently reside.

The amazing couple shares a child, an adorable son Diego Aaron Vilhelm Franzén, who the actress gave birth in September 2007. He is now 11 years old.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight, Age

Body Measurement: N/A

Height: 6 Feet 2 Inches

Weight: N/A

Age: 46 Years Old

Irina Bjorklund facts on timeline

Born in Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden

February 7 , 1973

Irina Björklund was born as Irina Felicia Björklund on February 7, 1973, in Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden.

Studied Acting at Theatre Academy of Finland

1993

Irina Björklund, who was always interested in acting, studied acting at the Theatre Academy of Finland from 1993 to 1996

Appeared in The American

2010

In September 2010, Irina Björklund appeared in the thriller drama film, The American, alongside renowned actor George Clooney.

Won Jussi Award

1999

In 1999, Irina Björklund won a Jussi Award for Best Leading Actress for her performance in Minä ja Morrison

Released Music Album

2011

In 2011, Irina Bjorklund released her own music album in French with music by American Peter Fox.

Married to Peter Franzén

1996

Irina Björklund got married to a Finnish actor, Peter Franzén, in 1996. They share a son Diego Aaron Vilhelm Franzén.

Net Worth $1 million

2019

According to online sources, Irina Björklund has an estimated net worth of $1 million but she has not confirmed her fortune by herself.