Christopher Rygh - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 4, 2021
|Best Known For:||Tribes of Europa (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||April 23, 1981 (age 41)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Porsgrunn, Norway|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Jorunn Kjersem Hildre|
Victoria Rygh (daughter)
|Height:||1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)|
|Weight:||82 kg (180.78 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Who is Christopher Rygh?
Christopher Rygh is an actor by profession and Norwegian by nationality. He is well known for starring in the TV series Tribes of Europa, The Last Kingdom, and films The King Without a Name, Medieval.
Christopher Rygh – Age, Parents, Siblings
Christopher Rygh’s birth took place on born 23 April 1981 in Porsgrunn, Norway. He is directly related to Harald "Fairhair" Halfdansson, the first king of Norway who reigned between 872-930.
Other details of his immediate family including the names of his mother, father, siblings, or what his parents did for a living are not shared with the public.
young Christopher Rygh (Image: Instagram)
Christopher Rygh studied music and music production at both Liverpool and London universities. It is known that he trained at Oslo's prestigious Norsk Skuespillerinstitutt.
His ethnicity is Norwegian.
Christopher Rygh – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Christopher Rygh is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Jorunn Kjersem Hildre. He is also a father to daughter Victoria Rygh. But there are no details of the mother of his child- whether she was an ex-wife or a partner.
Also, there is no information available on whether he was ever married and later divorced.
(from left) Victoria Rygh, Christopher Rygh, Jorunn Kjersem Hildre (Image: Instagram - posted Jan 2015)
Christopher Rygh – Career
Having a great passion for music, he played bass with various bands in his youth. After university, he returned to Norway and worked as an audio engineer. This eventually led him to his career as a voice-over artist.
Rygh’s professional career as an actor began on the Norwegian stage and television. He starred in two short films Ulfberht (2017) and Stranger Strings (2018) before being cast as Father in the 2018 Gothic fantasy film The Head Hunter, directed by US cult horror director Jordan Downey.
Having gained a reputation as the go-to actor for Scandinavian brawn as well as combat roles, he was cast as Dane Guard in the TV series The Last Kingdom in 2018. He portrayed the character for a total of two episodes.
Over the last few years, Christopher Rygh has starred in the films Hello Au Revoir (2018) as Zeus, Medieval (2011) as Mick, and The King Without a Name as Fenric. Moreover, he has portrayed characters in the episode(s) of the TV series Neste Sommer (2020) as Muskuløs mann, Miracle Workers (2020) as King Morgdon, Tribes of Europa (2021) as Taiga.
Christopher Rygh in The Last King (Image: IMDb)
On the set of Tribes of Europa, Christopher Rygh has worked alongside Emilio Sakraya, Oliver Masucci, Henriette Confurius, Jannik Schümann, Jeanette Hain.
Christopher Rygh – Net Worth, Salary
The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Christopher Rygh is under review and will be updated.
Christopher Rygh – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Rygh is active. He mostly posts about his work life, headshots, and rarely of his family life.
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