Born on July 15, 1963, Brigitte Nielsen is a Danish-Italian actress, model, singer, and reality television personality who began her career modeling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton. She is also known for being married to Sylvester Stallone. She later became rose to prominence after starring in B-movies and hosting TV shows. However, she recently rose to fame after she revealed the she was pregnant at the age of 54. For more information, read the article below.

Brigitte Nielsen

Before Fame: She started her career modeling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton.

Family/ Relationships

Brigitte Nielsen Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, she is the daughter of Hanne and Svend Nielsen.

Brigitte Nielsen Affair/Married/Husband

She has been married five times and has four sons.

  • She was first married to Kasper Winding. She was married to him from 1983-84. She has a son, Julian Winding with him.
  • Nielsen married actor Sylvester Stallone, on 15 December 1985. They divorced in July 1987.
  • Her second child, Killian Marcus Gastineau (born on 15 December 1989), she had with ex-fiancé Mark Gastineau.
  • Between 1990 and 1992, she was married to director and photographer Sebastian Copeland.
  • Nielsen has two sons with fourth husband Raoul Meyer.
  • She is currently married to Mattia Dessi. She recently announced that she was pregnant.

For more information, visit her Instagram.


Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Brigitte Nielsen (Gitte Nielsen)
  • Nicknames: Brigitte
  • Birthday: July 15, 1963
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Education: Not Available
  • Profession: Actress, Model, Singer, Reality television personality
  • Nationality: Danish-Italian
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Wife: Kasper Winding (m. 1983–1984) Sylvester Stallone (m. 1985; div. 1987) Sebastian Copeland (m. 1990–1992) Raoul Meyer (m. 1993–2005) Mattia Dessi (m. 2006)
  • Children: 4
  • Net Worth: $400000 USD


  • Height: 6 feet 1 inch
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size: 11 (US)
  • Chest Size: 41 inches
  • Waist Size: 23 inches
  • Hips Size: 37 inches
  • Bra Size/ Breast Size: 41E
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Brown

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • Her real name, Gitte is pronounced Ghee-Te.
  • She has been married five times.
  • She escaped death after canceling a flight on the plane which crashed at Milan’s Linate airport. (October 2001).
  • While she acted in Domino (1988), she was pregnant, a pregnancy that she lost during the shooting of the film. The film was shut down for two weeks while she recovered.

Memorable Quotes:

When you makes movies, you usually make good money. But it is also a very tough job. Once you enter the public’s eye, you have to be aware that you give up a huge part of your own life. And it is never a job from nine to five.

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