Actor Marco Ilso has gained notoriety as a result of his outstanding performance as Hvitserk in the television series Vikings. He additionally was a part of the Danish comedy-drama Wildmen.

Many fans of Marco would be surprised to know that he was a former football player. It is one of the many interesting features relating to his life. More interesting facts about his life are mentioned below.

Net Worth

Marco Ilso is estimated to have a net worth of $1.2 Million. However, the Danish actor is yet to officially disclose this information. Based on his professional life, it can be safe to assume that, Ilso has a good amount of fortune.

Marco Ilso and his audi.
Marco Ilso and his Audi.
Source: Instagram @marcoislow

His main source of income is his acting career. He has played in the hit projects like Vikings, The model, Warrior, Sunday, Bullshit, and so on.

Ilso is in a possession of a white-colored Audi which cost more than $50k. Having this huge amount of money, Marco is living a content life.

Early Life – Played For Football Club Boldklubben af 1893

Ilso was born on the 29th of September 1994 and was raised in Copenhagen located in Denmark alongside his siblings. As per his birth information, the Danish actor holds the zodiac sign Libra, He grew up playing football following in the footsteps of his two brothers.

Later, he joined the Football club Boldklubben af 1893 and started playing as a professional football player.

Relationship Status

Marco Ilso is presumably single currently and is not seeing anyone. He has not been engaged or married previously.

Ilso is focusing on making his career and has been very busy in his professional life leaving him no time to think about relationships.

Maybe, in the future, he might settle with a beautiful woman whom he considers is most suited to spend the rest of his life.

Family Background

Ilso has not talked much about his parents but it was revealed that he is the third son of Finn Ilsø and his wife Else Ilsø Larsen. Their profession and additional information are still behind the curtains.

Marco Ilso with his mother.
Marco Ilso with his mother.
Source: Instagram @marcoilsoe

Likewise, Marco has two older brothers Nick Ilso and Ken Ilso. His brother Ken is a professional football player. He is close with his siblings. Marco even went to see his brother play in the A-League in 2018 despite his busy schedule.

Brother – Ken Ilso

Marco’s brother, Ken Ilso is a professional football player and is an expert at tv3sportdk. He began playing football in his early days and soon was joined by his brother Marco.

Throughout his football career, Ken worked for numerous clubs and teams such as FC Midtjylland, SønderjyskE, Fortuna Düsseldorf, and so on. He last played for Adelaide United.

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Marco Ilso’s brother Kenn Ilso.
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He was given the accolade after his team’s numerous championship wins. In his football career, Ken has experienced several downs in addition to ups. After finding he was on cocaine in 2018, Football Federation Australia deferred him for two years.

Talking about his personal information, Ken was introduced to the world on the 2nd of December, 1986, and was raised alongside his two siblings. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Southern Denmark.

Ken is married to Felicia Lindau and has a daughter. They are waiting for their baby number two as Lindau is pregnant.

Marco Admitted Landing One Of The Main Roles In Vikings Was One Of The Scariest Moments Of His Career

The Vikings actor Marco revealed in one of the interviews that he was afraid during the early stages of filming. He acknowledged that getting one of the lead roles in Vikings was among his most nerve-wracking professional experiences.

As a young person, it was difficult to become comfortable with the working environment, and also faced trouble balancing his school and work.

Later, as he became more comfortable with the environment, the character began to shine more.

Ilso Misses His Old Crew Member From the Vikings

Although the series Vikings have ended and all the cast member has gone the separate ways they have not forgotten the bond they shared.

Marco Ilso shared his old cast members pictures on his Instagram
Marco Ilso shared his old cast member’s pictures on his Instagram.
Source: Instagram @marcoisloe

Ilso has shared a photo of himself with cast members Alex H. Hagh and Jordan Patrick Smith to show how much he misses his colleagues. The two actors have also shared their thoughts on the image. Georgia Hirst also added, “I miss you guys,” to her response.

Started Acting Career At The Age Of Fourteen

Marco Ilso began his acting career at an early age. He was just fourteen years old when he landed his first role as Mikkel Johansen in the TV series Mikkel og guldkortet.

Following that he made appearances in numerous movies and TV shows. Marco has 16 credits as an actor which are for Warrior, Sunday, Bullshit, The Model, and so on.

Ilso got more popular after he portrayed the character of Hvitserk in the TV series Vikings.

Did Not Have Knowledge Of Acting When He landed His First Role

Marco has developed enough knowledge about acting and the industry now but he had no idea of acting during his early time. He used to read scripts line like a newspaper.

Gradually, he taught acting himself, which is more like delivering the lines in his own way. The showrunners and his caretakers have encouraged him to stick to his true self.

Is Afraid Of Interviews

Marco portrays a fierce character on screen, however in reality he is afraid of interviews. He does not have proper convictions causing him difficulty talking in the interviews.

While his other cast member is doing a great job in the interview, Marco admits that he is just too afraid about it.

Marco Ilso’s Physical Appearance And Measurements

The Vikings actor, Marco seems to be a fierce and aggressive guy on-screen but in reality, he has a cheerful personality. He has naturally dark hair and light brown eyes. His distinctive feature includes Mole beside his nose.

Talking about his physical measurements, Ilso has a tall stature and a height of 6 ft which is equivalent to 183 cm. He maintains a weight of around 78 kg i.e 172 lbs.

Animal Lover

The Wildmen actor, Marco is an animal lover and loves their company. He is seen interacting with different sorts of animals like goats, horses, and dogs.

Marco Ilso visited the left dog in the Animal rescue service.
Marco Ilso visited the left dog in the Animal rescue service.
Source: Instagram @marcoisloe

He has a soft corner for them and wants to protect them. Marco also visits Dyreværnet which is an animal rescue service to spend time with the left animals.

Social Media Presence

The Model actor, Ilso has activated his accounts on major social platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. However, he is more active on Instagram compared to other social media platforms.

His Instagram username is @marcoilsoe which has more than 688k followers. He mostly shares about his professional life but surprises his fans sometimes by posting a glimpse of his personal life.

Similarly, Ilso is available on Twitter as @IlsoeMarco where he has followers ranging from more than 5k. Although he joined Twitter in January 2016, he has not posted a single thing on this social media platform.

Marco does not seem to be active on Facebook too as his last post was in 2016.

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