Malin Akerman Bio, Height, Age, Wiki, Husband, Net Worth, Facts

Malin Akerman

Malin Akerman is a Swedish actress and singer best known for her role as Silk Spectre II in the 2009 superhero film Watchmen. She starred in the comedy series Children’s Hospital as well as in the short-lived comedy series Trophy Wife.

She had a recurring role on ABC’s Suburgatory and was cast as Lara Axelrod in the TV series Billions from 2016 to 2019. Her film credits include Wanderlust, Rock of Ages, I’ll See You in My Dreams, The Ticket, and Rampage. Her net worth currently stands at $10 million.

Malin Akerman Biography

Malin Akerman was born on the 12th of May 1978, in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She’s currently 44 years old.

Birth NameMalin Maria Akerman
NicknameMalin Akerman
Date of BirthMay 12, 1978
Place of BirthStockholm, Sweden
Age44 years old
Sun SignTaurus
ProfessionActress, Singer, Model
NationalitySwedish, Canadian
EthnicitySwedish, Canadian


  • Father – Magnus Åkerman (Insurance broker)
  • Mother –  Pia (née Sundström) (Model and aerobics instructor)
  • Siblings – She has one half-brother and two half-sisters.


Malin Akerman went to Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, St. Catharines, Ontario.

She then attended North Toronto Collegiate Institute and studied Child Psychology at York University, Toronto for 1 year before dropping out to pursue a career in modeling.

Malin Akerman Husband

Malin Akerman married her first husband, Italian musician Roberto Zincone, at Grand Hotel Moon Valley in Sorrento, Italy on June 20, 2007. They had a son named Sebastian Zincone, born on April 16, 2013. The couple divorced on December 2, 2013.

In October 2017, Åkerman got engaged to actor Jack Donnelly and married him on December 1, 2018, in Tulum, Mexico.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 7½ inches
Centimeters – 171 cm
Meters – 1.71 m
WeightKilograms – 56 kg
Pounds – 124 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements35-26-35
Body ShapeBanana
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size8.5 (US)
Dress Size6 (US)

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Malin Akerman made her acting debut in the 2000 American psychological thriller film “The Skulls”, playing a minor role of Coed in Caleb’s Apartment.

Her first breakthrough role was in the film “The Heartbreak”, in which she played the female lead Lila, the newly wedded wife of Stiller’s character.

Television Debut

Malin Akerman had her first television appearance in an episode of the Canadian Science fiction TV series “Earth: Final Conflict”.

Famous For

Malin Akerman gained immense popularity for her work in “The Heartbreak Kid”, “Watchmen”, “The Final Girls”, “Children’s Hospital” and “Trophy Wife”.

Brand Endorsements

Akerman has done endorsement work for brands like Ford and Noxzema.

Favorite Things

  • Movies – Annie Hall (1977), No Country for Old Men (2007), Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), Dirty Dancing (1987), Betty Blue (1986)
  • Books – “Veronika Decides to Die” by Paulo Coelho, “The White Masai” by Corinne Hofmann, “Don’t Sleep with Your Drummer”  by Jen Sincero
  • Beach – Falsterbo Beach, Sweden
  • Food – Dark Chocolate

Malin Akerman Net Worth

As of 2024, Malin Akerman has a net worth of $10 million dollars.

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Malin Akerman Facts

Her family moved to Canada when she was two years old after her father got a job there. At the age of 6, her parents divorced and she moved with her mother while her father returned to Sweden.

While attending school, she started appearing in TV commercials. This actually marked her start in show business.

At age 17, Malin won the Canadian title of Ford Supermodel. She traveled across Europe as a part of her job in modeling and had a great time appearing in television commercials and catalog layouts.

She moved to Los Angeles in pursuit to be an actress.

Malin is most widely recognized for her nude scenes in films. When asked about that, she said that she feels comfortable in such scenes if these are not gratuitous.

She was named one of the “Ten Actors to Watch” by Variety in 2007.

She was placed at #59 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.

Her first name means “cunning” or “shrewd” in French.

In addition to English, she can speak Swedish fluently.

Malin was featured topless on the cover of Maxim’s April 2009 issue.

As a singer, she briefly pursued as the lead singer of a rock band named Ozono, who later changed their name to “The Petal Stones”.