Who is Peter Dinklage? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Peter Dinklage

One of the “highest-paid actors” in TV cinema, Peter Hayden Dinklage (often known as Peter Dinklage) is an American actor and producer best known for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Peter Dinklage
Real Name/Full Name: Peter Hayden Dinklage
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 11 June 1969
Birth Place: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.32 m
Weight: 50 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Erica Schmidt (m. 2005)
Children: Yes (2 children)
Profession: American actor and producer
Net Worth in 2022: $30 million

Peter Dinklage Biography

Peter Dinklage was born on June 11th, 1969, and is of German and Irish ancestry. Although he was raised in Brookside, New Jersey, he was born in Morristown. His mother, Diane Dinklage, was a music teacher, while his father, John Carl Dinklage, sold insurance. Achondroplasia, a genetic ailment that causes dwarfism, was present from birth in Peter. Peter finished his education at the Delbarton School, a catholic preparatory school where he majored in acting. His brother was a major source of inspiration for him. Peter later earned a degree in theater from Bennington College.

Peter Dinklage Age, Height, And Weight

Peter Dinklage was born on June 11th, 1969, He is 53 years old as of 2022. He weighs 50 kg and stands 1.32 meters tall.

Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage Career

Since 1991, Peter has worked in the television sector. He first had a great deal of difficulty finding employment in the TV industry. He made his acting debut in 1995’s low-budget movie Living in Oblivion. The life of a struggling dwarf actor in New York City served as the inspiration for the movie. He made an appearance in the drama film Bullet, starring rapper Tupac Shakur, later in 1996. He received compliments for his performance. His battle persisted anyway.

In 2003, Peter made his big break in the TV world when he cast Finbar McBride in The Station Agent, a Tom McCarthy movie. At the box office, the movie was a success. For his performance, he received Screen Actors Guild and Independent Spirit Award nominations. After then, he began to appear in many films. Later, he made appearances in The Baxter and the 2003 comedy Elf (2005). Peter has been on the CBS science fiction show Threshold (2005). Peter appeared in almost ten films throughout the course of the following five years. Find Me Guilty (2006), Death At Funeral (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), and Underdog are a few of his hits from that time period (2007).

In 2011, he was cast as Tyrion Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, which launched his mainstream popularity in the cinema industry. Due to his role, he achieved international popularity. He has been a part of every one of the show’s seven seasons. According to Matthew Gilbert of The Boston Globe, he gave the most endearing, ethically gray, and self-aware performance. For his performance, he received a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. He has since appeared in a number of movies, including Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Three Christs (2017), and many others.

Peter Dinklage’s Net Worth

Peter Dinklage’s projected net worth as of December 2022 is greater than $30 million. His wealth comes exclusively from the movie and television industries. He received pay of around $200,000 for just one Game of Thrones episode, claims a source. Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage, is unquestionably one of the most well-known and adored characters in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Being a dwarf makes it difficult to blend in, yet Peter has silenced his critics by acting frequently during his career. He has a big fan base all over the world.

Peter Dinklage Wife, Marriage

In 2005, Peter wed theater director Erica Schmidt. Two children were a blessing for the couple. Together with his family, Peter currently resides in New York. Peter has a scar on his face that extends from his neck to his eyebrow and was caused by an accident that occurred while he was performing in a nightclub in the early 1990s.