Who is Alida Morberg?
Born on January 30, 1985 in Sweden, Alida Morberg is an actress, but perhaps best known as the girlfriend of actor Bill Skarsgard. Her partner is known for his work in the “It” movie series, playing Pennywise the Dancing Clown. On the other hand, she has worked on several movies in Sweden, including “Solsidan” and “Gangster”.
Alida Morberg’s net worth
As of mid 2020, Alida Morberg’s net worth is estimated to be over $2 million, earned through a successful career in the acting profession since the early 2000s.
With how serious her relationship with Bill is, she is also likely benefiting from his success as he has an estimated net worth of over $5 million, thanks to numerous hits at the box office.
Life and career
Alida is the daughter of actor Per Morberg, who is known for his work on several Swedish television and film projects. She grew up in Lilla Edet, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden, a small town, where she discovered her love for acting. She eventually followed in her father’s footsteps and first appeared in the movie “Gangster” in 2007.
She then began to devote more to the craft, appearing in projects such as “Insane”, “Maria Wern – Stum Sitter Guden”, “Rosor, Kyssar och Doden” and “Stockholm Stories”. The latter film follows the story of five people who meet each other in Stockholm during the rainy month of November. She gained a little popularity for this work, and then she appeared in the horror film “Sensoria” in 2915, and in the same year in the film “Beck – Rum 302”, which is part of the Martin Beck film series. One of her latest projects is the Scandinavian show “Black Lake”.
Partner – Bill Skarsgard
Bill is the son of actor Stellan Skarsgard who is known for his work in several high profile movies including ‘The Hunt for Red October’, ‘Good Will Hunting’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie series, several Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies and the “Mamma Mia!” movies. He grew up with seven siblings in a family of actors, most of whom would pursue acting. His family promoted a very creative lifestyle, which allowed the children to express themselves and pursue what they wanted.
In 2000, he made his professional film debut in the Swedish film “White Water Fury”, in which he collaborated with Rafael Edholm and Emil Forselius.
He then did a few television projects, though most of them focused on film work; these include “Arn – The Kingdom at Road’s End” and “Kenny Begins”. In 2010, he began to receive recognition for his work in the movie “Simple Simon”, and the comedy film was selected as the country’s entry for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. He was rewarded with a Guldbagge Award for his performance.
Rise to Fame – Bill Skarsgard
Skarsgard continued to work on local projects over the next few years, including “Behind Blue Skies”, “Anna Karenina”, and “The Crown Jewels”.
In 2013, he landed his first long-term television role in the Netflix series “Hemlock Grove” as Roman Godfrey, produced by Eli Roth and based on the novel of the same name written by Brian McGreevy. The show focuses on his character, as numerous strange events take place in their fictional town, leading him to investigate alongside a newcomer to town. The show aired for three seasons and was very successful.
This opened up more opportunities for him and in 2016 he was cast in his first big movie in Hollywood, “The Divergent Series; Fidelity”; the movie is a sequel to the movie “Insurgent” which is based on the “Divergent” trilogy written by Veronica Roth.
The movie was supposed to be released in two parts, but after negative reviews and box office bombing came the sequel never made. A year later, he worked on the film “Atomic Blonde”, starring Charlize Theron and James McAvoy, and is based on the graphic novel “The Coldest City” by Antony Johnston.
International success – IT and other projects
In 2017, Bill landed one of his most notable roles to date when he was cast as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the movie “It”. Based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name, the film tells the story of a group of seven children who begin to experience being haunted by the titular creature.
The film was highly successful, becoming the highest-grossing horror film of all time and named as one of the best films of the year. Its success led to the creation of a sequel.
Meanwhile, he landed numerous other offers in Hollywood, including a supporting role in ‘dead pool 2in which he appeared as the mutant Zeitgeist. The film starred Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin and is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film was also another success, scoring highly at the box office and holding the title of highest R-rated film for about a year.
In 2019, he reprized his role in “It – Chapter Two” which failed to achieve the same success as the first film.
Alida has been in a relationship with Bill for several years and in 2018 they announced that they are dating child. The two remain together, although they have not indicated that they want to pursue marriage. She has been busy raising their child for the past few years and thus has not taken many acting offers. Outside of work she is a very private person, she has no social media accounts and keeps to herself. She also does not appear in Bill’s accounts.