Joel Kinnaman
Joel Kinnaman
Real Name/Full Name Charles Joel Nordstrom Kinnaman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Joel Kinnaman
Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 November 1979
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 189 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 92 Kg
In Pounds – 189 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Steve Kinnaman
Mother – Bitte Kinnaman
Siblings: Leyla Belle Drake, Melinda Kinnaman
School: Joe Studied in Texas for 1 year
College: Malmo Theatre Academy
Religion: Irish & Jewish
Nationality: Swedish- American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Engaged
Girlfriend: Kelly Gale
Wife/Spouse Name: Cleo Kinnaman (m. 2015–2018)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Charles Joel Nordstrom Kinnaman, popularly known as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish American Actor. He came into existence due to the thrilling crime series movies named Easy Money and Johan Falk. Kinnaman is also populated in the other countries due to his Television drama series in AMC channel called The Killing, where he was given the role of Detective Stephen Holder, Altered Carbon, where he was given the role of Takeshi Kovacs, and House of Cards, where he was given the part of Governor Will Conway.

Well, how well do you know about Joel Kinnaman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Joel Kinnaman’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Joel Kinnaman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kinnaman was born and brought up in Stockholm, Sweden, on 25 November 1979. His mothers’ name is Bitte Kinnaman, and his father’s name is Steve Kinnaman. His mot, his base. Kinnaman has dual citizenship, i.e., he is Swedish and an American. His father was an American, so he was of Irish descent, and his mother was of Scottish descent. Kinnaman has five sisters, and one of them is Melinda Kinnaman, who is an actress. From his childhood, he was excellent with two languages: English, which he learned from his father, and the other is Swedish, which he learned from his father.

Kinnaman stayed in Del Velle, Texas, for one year because of his high school. After he completed high school, he decided to travel throughout the world. To collect the required money to cross, he started working in various sectors such as Line Worker in a beer factory, Roof Sweeper in Norway, and worked in French Alps as a bar manager. Kinnaman then started traveling in Southeast Asia and South America four to five times within two years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Joel Kinnaman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Joel Kinnaman’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024 having been born on 25 November 1979. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 189 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 189 lbs in Pound and 92 kg in Kilograms.


Kinnaman gets by knowing two languages, i.e., English and Swedish, as his father is an American and his mother is Swedish. He completed his high school in Del Valle, Texas. He completed his graduation from Malmo Theatre Academy in 2007.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kinnaman was born with a structural deformity named Pectus Excavatum, i.e., a caved appearance in the chest. He did surgery on his chest before the Television series named Altered Carbon. He was a big fan of his hometown football team, Hammarby IF, from his early age. As he was a traveler and used to travel to a variety of places, his accent is a mixed accent of all the countries. But Kinnaman says it’s perfect, but the melody is wrong, so he worked on it to make it perfect.

Kinnaman got married to Cleo Wattenstrom, who is a tattoo artist, between 2015 to 2018. He again started dating Kelly Gale in 2019, a Swedish Australian Model, according to current reports.

Is Joel Kinnaman Gay?

No, Kinnaman is not gay; he got married to Cleo Wattenstrom, who is a tattoo artist between 2015 to 2018. He again started dating Kelly Gale in 2019, a Swedish Australian Model, according to current reports.

Professional Career

In 1990 Kinnaman began his acting career being a child actor in a Swedish Film, Storstad, after which he moved away from acting. Then again, in 2002, when he was studying in a drama school, he took part in various movies like Hannah, God Save the King.

In 2007, he completed his graduation from Malmo Theatre Academy, Sweden. He worked in the movie named Easy Money, which was released in 2010, which brought everyone’s attention towards him, and he also earned Guldbagge Award in the Best Actor Category.

In 2014, he played a role in a movie as Alex Murphy, which was a remake of RoboCop’s movie, and played as Rick Flag in the film alteration of Suicide Squad, which was in 2016 based on the DC Comics, the anti-hero team of the same name. Then he started working in Hanna as Erik Heller in 2019 and started working as astronaut Ed Balwin in For All Mankind.

Kinnaman started the movie The Informer. After that, he did a war thriller called The Secrets We Keep, which was released during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Kinnaman announced in January 2021 that he would work in the Season 4 of In Treatment reboot on the channel HBO.


In 2011, Kinnaman got the Guldbagge Awards which was the  Best Actor Award for a thriller movie named Easy Money. He was also been nominated for the Saturn Award in 2012 for the Best Supporting Actor on Television for the movie named The Killing.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joel Kinnaman in 2024

Joel Kinnaman Net Worth
Joel Kinnaman Net Worth

The Net Worth of Joel Kinnaman is $15 million as of the year 2024. He started his career by working on Swedish Films and then started working in many Hollywood production movies.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Kinnaman is an American and Swedish citizenship actor as his father is an American and his mother is Swedish.
  • In his early days, he went to Texas to attend high school.
  • Melinda Kinnaman, who is a Swedish Actress, is one of his sisters.
  • He has won the Awards like Guldbagge Awards and Saturn Awards.
  • He has played the role of the protagonist in the Netflix original series named Altered Carbon.

Kinnaman is a very successful actor who has won some of the most significant awards of his career like the “Best Actor Award.” He is a very handsome man and is engaged to Kelly Gale and they are hoping to settle together. Some of his other well known works in Hollywood include RoboCop, The Informer and Altered Carbon.


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