Who is Dolph Lundgren Girlfriend? Well, Dolph Lundgren is a famous Swedish actor, director, screenwriter, and fighter. Lundgren has worked in more than 40 films and is best known for his work in popular films such as Rocky IV, Universal Soldier, and The Expendables. Dolph made his directorial debut in 2004 when he directed the British-German film The Defender and directed several other films, including Missionary Man, which was shown at the 2008 AFI Dallas Film Festival.
Lundgren has also worked in several television shows, including the superhero TV series ‘Arrow.’ In 1985, Lundgren won the ‘Marshall Trophy for Best Actor for his work in Rocky IV. As a martial artist, Dolph holds a black belt in ‘Kyokushin’ karate and had won the European championship in 1980 and 1981. Lundgren has closely been related to fitness and bodybuilding and has even authored a book titled ‘Train Like an Action Hero: Be Fit Forever.’
Dolph Lundgren Girlfriend:
Who is Dolph Lundgren Girlfriend? Well, Dolph Lundgren is currently in a relationship with longtime partner Emma Krokdal. Earlier this month, the 62-year-old action star announced that he and longtime girlfriend Emma Krokdal were officially engaged. The “Unstoppable” star shared a photo of themselves and Krokdal, who is believed to be around 20 years old, enjoying champagne while showing off her ring; Lundgren’s post received congratulatory comments from longtime friend and colleague of Rocky IV Sylvester Stallone.
Lundgren on being talked about his previous relationship after breaking up with Grace Beverly Jones and started dating American model and actress Paula Barbieri. However, the couple decided not to develop their relationship any further, which eventually led to their separation. Lundgren married fashion stylist and jewelry designer Annette Qviberg in 1994. After their marriage, the couple decided to move to Marbella, Spain, where they bought a house. Qviiberg and Lundgren have two daughters, Greta Evelyn Lundgren and Ida Sigrid Lundgren.
Dolph was born Hans Lundgren on November 3, 1957 in Spanga, Sweden. While his mother named Sigrid Birgitta, worked as a teacher, his father, Carl Johan Hugo Lundgren, worked as an economist and engineer for the Swedish government. Dolph began practicing the art of martial arts such as judo at the age of seven. He learned Kyokushin Karate when he was at an early age of 10 years old and started lifting weights in his early teens. After spending his childhood in Spanga, Dolph moved to Nyland, Germany, at the age of 13 to live with his grandparents.
Dolph Lundgren Education
After graduating from high school, Lundgren moved to the United States and enrolled at Washington State University and later Clemson University to study chemical engineering. He returned to Sweden in the late 1970s, as he had to serve in the Swedish Navy for one year. He later received a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In addition to focusing on his education, Lundgren honed his karate skills during his years in college. He was the captain of the Swedish karate team that took part in the 1979 World Open Tournament. After being European champion for two consecutive years, he moved to Australia in the early 1980s, where he won the heavyweight tournament in 1982.
In the same year, he passed his Masters at the University of Sydney and, during his stay in Sydney, worked as a doorman in one of the trendy nightclubs to cover his expenses. While working in a nightclub, he is discovered by the famous Jamaican-American singer and supermodel Grace Beverly Jones, who hires him as her bodyguard.
Dolph Lundgren Career
While on the making of “A View To A Kill” as Grace Jones’ boyfriend, Lundgren was given the opportunity to try out a role based on Jones’ contributions. This led to his Hollywood debut in 1985 when he played a henchman named Venz in the Roger Moore film Flick starring James Bond. That same year, he sent his photos and videos to one of the actor’s contacts, Sylvester Stallone, when he learned that Stallone wanted to pick a tough fighter to play the lead role in Rocky IV. Although initially rejected, the Rocky IV team then contacted him after auditioning 5,000 other actors. That’s how Lundgren landed his breakthrough role as Ivan Drago, the film’s main antagonist.
After Rocky IV, Lundgren was taken seriously as an action star. In fact, after starring in director Sylvester Stallone’s film, Lundgren fought Oleg Taktarov in a real boxing match, which helped his image grow as an action star on the big screen. In 1987 Lundgren landed his first leading role in the science fiction film Masters of the Universe, in which he played the mighty He-Man. Unfortunately, the film received mostly negative reviews, and some reviewers said Lundgren would never grow up in Hollywood. However, he had also been compared to the likes of Arnold.
Thanks to his incredible physique and ability to create stunning action sequences, filmmakers continue to choose Lundgren in their films. In the 1990s, he appeared on the big screen in 15 films, including six direct-to-video films. Several films such as “Universal Soldier” (1992) and “Johnny Mnemonic” (1995) became big hits, which increased his popularity. Starting with Silent Trigger, which came out in 1996, almost all of his films were shown directly for video. His favorite movies for direct video include The Minion, Agent Red, and The Last Warrior.