Jasper Pääkkönen is a Finnish film actor and entrepreneur renowned for his role as Halfdan the Black in Vikings. He has been active in the Finnish entertainment industry for over two decades. Similarly, he has been part of numerous hits in Finland. He is also Finland’s most profitable actor. Furthermore, he is a passionate fisherman and environmentalist.
Regarding his relationship status, he seems to be dating his longtime girlfriend, Alexandra Escat. Moreover, he has a beautiful with his girlfriend.
Who is Jasper Pääkkönen?
Jasper was born on July 15, 1980, in Helsinki, Finland. He was born to Seppo Pääkkönen and Havelin Pääkkönen.
His father and uncle were also renowned Finnish actors. Thus, he had been influenced by the showbiz industry from an early age. He even worked as a theatre assistant while he was still a child.
Jasper spent most of his childhood in his hometown. Maybe because of his parents, he showed interest in acting from an early age. Eventually, he joined Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts in Kallio, Helsinki.
Then, around the time he was seventeen, he moved to Baltimore as an exchange student at Owings Mills High School.
Jasper Has Been Active in the Showbiz Industry Since 1988
Jasper has been in the Finnish showbiz industry for more than three decades. He has been on numerous shows, most of them including Finland box office hits. Many media outlets also cited him as the most profitable actor in Finland.
However, he started gaining fame throughout the world with his part as Halfdan the Black in the hit TV series Vikings.
Jasper Pääkkönen is Dating a Finnish model
Jasper is a handsome fellow. Obviously, he will have had few relations in the past. Meanwhile, he is in a relationship with the gorgeous Finnish model Alexandra Escat. They have been together for about four years. However, their relationship came public only in 2018, when they were seen together on the red carpet.
In addition, the couple has been blessed with a beautiful daughter. She was born on December 25, 2021.
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Jasper is the Most Profitable Finnish Actor
Jasper is not only a successful actor but also an outstanding entrepreneur. He owns an architectural spa named Löyly in Finland. The spa is ecologically built and even runs seaside saunas. Furthermore, Time Magazine has named the spa one of the World’s Greatest Places.
With all his movies, TV shows and entrepreneurial campaigns, he has succeeded in becoming one of the richest actors. Jasper Pääkkönen has an estimated net worth of around $20 million.
Pääkkönen is the Brand Ambassador of Patagonia
The actor/entrepreneur also is an environmentalist and fly fisherman. He was quite passionate about fishing from early childhood. At present, he works as the brand ambassador of Patagonia. And, travels around the world fly fishing.
The 40-year-old actor stands 5’9″ tall and weighs around 75 kg.
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