Biography - Michiel Huisman

Last Modified: 8th Aug, 2023
Michiel Huisman
Best Known For
Game of Thrones (TV series), The Age of Adaline (film)
Net Worth
$3.00M Under Review
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July 18, 1981 (age 42)
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Tara Elders
Hazel Judith Huisman
Hazel Judith Huisman
Dustin Huisman
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Who is Michiel Huisman?

Michiel Huisman is an actor, musician, and singer-songwriter by profession and Dutch by nationality. He is best known for his role in The Age of Adaline, The Haunting of Hill House, Game of Thrones, and Treme.

Michiel Huisman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Michiel Huisman’s birth took place on 18 July 1981 in Amstelveen, Netherlands. He was born to his father Dick Huisman, a musician while his mother was a club singer. He is not the only child of his parents and has a younger brother Dustin Huisman, who is a former professional football player.

Huisman learned to speak English by watching American movies. He shared,

“I learned English at school, or at least that's how it started. Also, in Holland - as opposed to some other European countries - we don't dub anything, so as a kid growing up, always watching English and American movies in their original language really helped.”

Source: Instagram (Michiel Huisman looks at Dustin Huisman)

Education, Ethnicity

Aside from this, there is nothing known about his education and childhood. His ethnicity is Dutch.

Michiel Huisman – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Huisman is a happily married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Dutch actress Tara Elders in February 2008. The couple had first met in 2003 on the set of Phileine Says Sorry. 

He and his wife welcomed daughter Hazel Judith Huisman on June 9, 2007. As of now, there have been no rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Source: Bustle (Michiel Huisman, Tara Elders)

Michiel Huisman – Career

Before fame

Michiel Huisman began his career in 1995 with Voor hete vuren.  He then landed a supporting role in Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden, which gained him a considerable amount of recognition. 

He was then cast in the TV series Spangen (1999-2002), Costa! (2001), Meiden van De Wit (2005), De co-assistant (2007-2010).

Films, Series

Since 2010, Michiel Huisman has starred in the TV series Bloedverwanten  (2010), Treme (2010-2013), Nashville (2012-2014), Orphan Black (2014-2015), as Daario Naharis in Game of Thrones (2014-2016), Harley and the Davidsons (2016), and the main role of Steven Crain in The Haunting of Hill House.

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In TV series, he has portrayed roles in Full Moon Party (2002), The Young Victoria (2009), World War Z (2013), The Age of Adaline (2015), Irreplaceable You (2018), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018), The Red Sea Diving Resort (2018). 

In addition to acting, Michiel Huisman is also a singer and guitarist. He was in the band Fontane and released several singles in the early 2000s. Their singles were on the soundtrack of some films. After the band split, Huisman pursued a solo career.

He has released some singles over the years- Deel Van Mij (2005), Geef Je Over (2006), and the album Luchtige Verhalen in 2005. 

Source: Vox (Michiel Huisman, Blake Lively in The Age of Adaline)


Huisman has shared screen time with Lily James, Blake Lively, Emilia Clarke, Harrison Ford, and Ellen Burstyn.

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Michiel Huisman – Awards, Nominations

Huisman has been nominated for 2015’s Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Kiss, 2016’s Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, and 2017’s Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Source: HBO (Michiel Huisman as Daario Naharis in Game of Thrones)

Michiel Huisman – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Huisman is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Michiel Huisman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Michiel Huisman is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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