Peter Madsen
Peter Madsen
Real Name/Full Name Peter Langkjaer Madsen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Peter Madsen
Birth Place: Denmark
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 January 1971
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father –Carl Madsen
Mother –Annie Madsen
Siblings: 3
School: Kalundborg Gymnasium
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: Danish
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Jenny Kerpen
Wife/Spouse Name: Jenny Kerpen
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Entrepreneur, Engineer
Net Worth: $100 thousand
Last Updated: May 2024

Madsen is a famous American engineer and entrepreneur. He has shown attempts in building a rocket but did not move far. Besides, he builds and sells high-end submarines that have generated him millions of dollars. The engineering career was a success until murder controversies came up. Furthermore, he is happily married but has no children of his own.

Well, how well do you know about Peter Madsen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Peter Madsen’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 Peter Madsen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Peter Madsen was born on 12th January 1971 in Denmark. His parents are Annie and Carl Madsen. His father was 30 years older than his mother. He has three step-siblings whom his mother came into marriage from her previous relationship. Unfortunately, Peter’s parents separated when he was young because the father was ill-treating his stepchildren.

The engineer was a rocket engineer that inspired Peter. He developed a passion for building rockets and obtain full support from his family and teachers. Years later, he lost his father when he was 18 years old.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Peter Madsen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Peter Madsen’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 12 January 1971. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


The star was enrolled at Kalundborg Gymnasium School. He studied welding and also pursued engineering. Other than focusing on the construction of rockets, he also specialized in submarines. His quick mastery of concept made him design his rocket and many submarines.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Peter Madsen’s started his first girlfriend while he had already established his career. The two became more than friends and agreed to start living as couples in 2011. A colorful wedding of the two lovers took place in Copenhagen City Hall in November 2011. Jenny is a professional film producer but was flexible enough to help his husband manage his workshop. Unfortunately, the two separated due to Madsen’s allegations that his wife had neglected him.

Two years later, he married his second wife Jenny in 2020. Jenny is a Russian opposition activist. Her marriage was not smooth since the lady claimed to have been issued death threats after marrying the engineer.

The engineer has been the center of many controversies. He was accused of being the murderer of a Swedish journalist, Kim Wall, in 2017. The journalist died in his ship, UC3 Nautilus, which sunk in deep waters. Later, the investigation revealed that the ship’s sinking was deliberate, and the journalist was murdered.

However, he denied the accusations and claimed that he buried her in the sea after an accident. Further investigations revealed fractures in the skull and wounded genitals. In 2018, he was found guilty and charged with life imprisonment due to murder, sexual assault, and improper handling of the corpse.

Luckily, his sentence was appealed at the high court and was appealed since he was discovered to have psychiatric disorders. However, he was still sentenced to life imprisonment. Due to the dirty past of murder cases, his documentary failed to air on Netflix.

Is Peter Madsen Gay?

No. Peter is not gay. The celebrity has married twice. After divorcing his first wife, he married his second wife, with whom he has been happily living. However, he has no child of his own. His interest in securing female relationships proves that the celebrity’s sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Peter’s professional career began in 1998. His passion for rockets made him design his first rocket that was tested in March 1986. The rocket successfully reached a peak height of 100m before it crashed. No one was injured in the incident.

The rocket gave him much fame and opened more opportunities for him to work and consult other famous engineers.

Later, he chose to concentrate on submarines. He builds his high-end submarines. The three submarines he builds include UC1 Freya, UC2 Kraka, and UC3 Nautilus. He later sold the UC3 Nautilus at $200,000.

In 2008, he founded the Copenhagen Suborbital. However, he left the company in June 2014 to become the CEO of RML Spacelab APS.

In 2020, he produced a submarine documentary that was about to air on Netflix. However, his past murder case made it impossible due to many controversial issues that led Netflix to withdraw the contract. Thus, the documentary has not been released to the public.


The entrepreneur has not received any awards. However, his works are commendable. He has been able to build his rocket. Besides, he has built submarines which he sells.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Peter Madsen in 2024

Peter Madsen Net Worth
Peter Madsen Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is about $100 thousand. Peter Madsen generates most of his income from his submarine business. He makes high-end submarines that fetch him a good income. One of his submarines was sold at the cost of $200 000.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

In 2020, he escaped from Denmark prison by holding the guards’ hostage using fake guns. However, he got arrested within five minutes, about one kilometer, away from the prison.

Peter is one of the most intelligent persons in America, evident in making a rocket and submarines. His career has been a success until he got involved in the murder of the journalist, Kim. As a result, his documentary was rejected by Netflix. However, he has already made millions from his career and can afford a comfortable life for himself and his family. He is married but has no children of his own.


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