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Jasper Pääkkönen Net worth

Jasper Pääkkönen has a net worth of $20 million. He made most of his money acting movies that hit the number 1 spot on the Finnish Box office and also made a name for himself internationally as an actor in the drama series Vikings. Pääkkönen has also started a business with MP Antero Vartia. They spent €6 million to develop Löyly, a big sauna and restaurant complex on the beach of Hernesaari in Helsinki.

Jasper Pääkköne (born July 15, 1980) is a Finnish actor and businessman.
In 2015, Pääkkönen made his debut as Halfdan the Black in the historical drama television series Vikings (2016–2018).

NameJasper Pääkkönen
Net worth$20 million
Date of BirthJuly 15, 1980
WifeAlexandra Escat
ProfessionActor, Entrepreneur
NationalityFinnish
Age41 years (2021)
Height5 ft 10 in (180.0 cm)

Jasper Pääkkönen Background

Pääkkönen is the son of actor Seppo Pääkkönen and Virve Havelin, and was born in Helsinki, Finland. Antti Pääkkönen, his uncle, is also an actor.

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Jasper Pääkkönen Education


Pääkkönen worked as a theater assistant while he was a kid, and he went to Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts in Kallio, Helsinki.
During the 1997–98 school year, Pääkkönen spent a year in Maryland as an exchange student at Baltimore’s Owings Mills High School.

Jasper Pääkkönen Career

Pääkkönen made his cinematic debut in 1988, when he was seven years old, in The Glory and Misery of Human Life. In the Finnish television soap opera Salatut elämät (1999–2002), he was known as Saku Salin.

Many of Pääkkönen’s films have topped the box office charts in Finland, notably Bad Boys, which is one of the most successful Finnish films of all time.

Frozen Land (2005), Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (2006), Lapland Odyssey (2010), and Heart of a Lion are among Pääkkönen’s other financial and critical hits (2013).

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Pääkkönen won the Best Actor Award at the Brussels International Independent Film Festival for his part in Bad Boys.

In his appearance in Lapland Odyssey, he received international accolades from film critic Michael Giltz of the Huffington Post, who described him as “handsome and compelling”.

In his main role in Matti, Variety critic Leslie Felperin called Pääkkönen a “rising thesp, demonstrating great versatility.”

Pääkkönen was recognized as Finland’s Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2006 by European Film Promotion.

In 2013, Pääkkönen won his first Jussi Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the Finnish drama film Heart of a Lion.

Jasper Pääkkönen Net worth

Pääkkönen was cast as Halfdan the Black in the fourth season of the History Channel TV series Vikings in 2015.

In Spike Lee’s drama BlacKkKlansman, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was released on August 10, 2018, Pääkkönen co-starred as a KKK member. He starred in Lee’s Netflix series Da 5 Bloods, which will premiere in 2020.

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Pääkkönen is also recognized as Finland’s endangered fish species guardian (especially salmon).

He also founded and owns Superflies.com, which sells a variety of Pääkkönen-curated fly while simultaneously raising funding for endangered native fish species.

Pääkkönen has also started a business with MP Antero Vartia. They spent €6 million to develop Löyly, a big sauna and restaurant complex on the beach of Hernesaari in Helsinki.

Jasper Pääkkönen Partner/Wife

Jasper Pääkkönen is married to Spanish-Filipino model Alexandra Escat. They are expecting a baby girl together in an announcement they made on Instagram in July, 2021.

Jasper Pääkkönen Net worth

Jasper Pääkkönen Movies

  • The Glory and Misery of Human Life
  • Bad Boys
  • Addiction
  • Vares: Private Eye
  • Frozen Land
  • Matti: Hell Is for Heroes
  • V2: Dead Angel Wares 2)
  • Moomin and Midsummer Madness
  • Kummeli Alivuolcralainen
  • Hellsinki
  • Moomins and the Comet Chase
  • Lapland Odyssey
  • The Kiss of Evil Wares 3) The Girls of April (Vares 4) Garter Snake Wares 5) Naked Harbour
  • Gambling Chip (Vares 7) Tango of Darkness Wares 8) Head of a Lion
  • Vares — The Sheriff (Vares 9)
  • Jet Trash
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • Omerta 6/12
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