Brigitte Nielsen

Danish Actor + Model and Musician
Born Jul 15, 1963

Brigitte Nielsen is a Danish model, actress, musician and reality television personality who began her career modelling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton and several years later acted in the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV. She is also known for her marriage to Sylvester Stallone, with whom she starred in the 1986 film Cobra.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brigitte Nielsen.


1963 Birth Born on July 15, 1963.


1983 19 Years Old Nielsen has been married five times and has four sons. She has a son, Julian Winding (born in 1984), with her first husband, Kasper Winding, to whom she was married from 1983–84.


1985 - 1986 2 More Events
Nielsen released music between 1987–2002 reaching the UK, Dutch, Austrian, German and Spanish charts with her singles. … Read More
1990 26 Years Old Between 1990 and 1992, she was married to director and photographer Sebastian Copeland (Orlando Bloom's cousin). … Read More
1992 28 Years Old Nielsen has worked for Italian television, hosting shows such as: Festival (1987), the 1992 edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, Retromarsh! (1996–1997), and.. … Read More


1997 33 Years Old In 1997, she hosted a talk show series Gittes venner for a Danish TV network and some TV shows for RTSI, the Swiss television in the Italian language. … Read More
2003 39 Years Old In 2003, Nielsen appeared in the Danish Big Brother VIP.


2005 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2005, she was a contestant in Britain's Celebrity Big Brother, along with her former mother-in-law, Jackie Stallone, coming third in the final public vote.
2006 42 Years Old In 2006, she appeared in another reality TV series, VH1's The Surreal Life: Fame Games.
2007 43 Years Old In 2007, she starred in a new British mockumentary Killing Brigitte Nielsen, which aired on Sky Travel. … Read More
2008 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2008, Nielsen revealed on German television that she would "renew" her body by having six plastic surgeries, which would cost €66,000 altogether. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old In 2009, Nielsen appeared as a panel speaker to a new group of addicts at the Pasadena Recovery Center, anticipating the two-year mark of her sobriety that coming July.
Her appearance was aired in the third season episode "Triggers", which aired in February 2010.
From 13 January 2012 Nielsen was one of the celebrity contestants and winner of Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!, the German version of I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, broadcast by RTL Television.


2013 50 Years Old In September 2013, she joined the cast of the German TV show Promi-Hochzeitsplanern (Celebrity Wedding planners) for Sat.1. … Read More
2015 52 Years Old 1 More Event
From June 2015 she hosts her own talk show "Gitte Talks" on the Danish TV Channel Kanal 4.
2016 53 Years Old 1 More Event
She qualified for the finale on August 5 by receiving the most phone calls and then, again, was voted by the German TV audience to participate in the upcoming season of Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus! in January 2016.
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