Travis Fimmel is an Australian actor and a model who came to fame with his role as Ragnar Lothbrok in the series, Vikings. The Aussie talent came into the industry as a model after being discovered by an agent for Chadwick Models. During his modeling years, he has gone on to work with big names like Calvin Klein and has even appeared in the cover of various magazines.
You might also remember Fimmel from some of his best performances on series like “Warcraft” and “The Beast”. The hunky green-eyed model has also worked for the music videos of singers like Jennifer Lopez and Janet Jackson. Let us now get to know a bit more about his, shall we?
Travis Fimmel: Early Life and Education
Travis Fimmel was born on the 15th of July, 1979, in Echuca, Australia. He was born to parents Jennie Fimmel and Chris Fimmel. Travis spent a significant amount of time in a 5500-acre dairy farm in Lockington where he grew up alongside his two brothers. As per reports, the three brothers were pretty close with one another and still maintain the same relationship.
Travis had a passion for football from a very young age. Whilst he wanted to make a living doing what he loved, he could not go on to pursue a career in football as he broke his leg. Now coming to his academics, Fimmel attended RMIT University to study commercial architecture and engineering. He, however, decided to drop out for he wanted to travel out of Australia.
Travis Fimmel: Career
Travis also had a passion for fitness from a very young age. He was once working out at a gym and it was there where things began turning for him. Fimmel was scouted by an agent working for Chadwick Models agency. This brought him his first major role in the television series, “Tarzan” where he appeared as John Clayton. Next, in 2005, Fimmel was able to land a role in the show, “Rocky Point”. Ever since, he has gone on to work on a numerous number of television roles.
Some of his most famous work has been in movies and television shows like “Lean on Pete”, “Maggie’s Plan”, “Vikings: Athelstan’s Journal”, and “Warcraft: The Beginning”. For his incredible performance in “Vikings”, Travis was able to earn a nomination for the IGN Award in 2013.
Travis Fimmel: Personal Life
Throughout the course of his career, Fimmel has been linked with many different women. He was previously rumored to be in a relationship with his Warcraft co-star Paula Patton. However, reports also suggest that he was once together with the American model Joy Bryant. Unfortunately, things did not work out between the couple and it did not take very long for Travis to find someone new. He shortly began dating Nita Kuzmina and was also having an intimate relationship with the American pornstar, Ceara-Lynch.
Now looking more into the personal aspects of his life, Fimmel is a massive fan of surfing, riding motorbikes, going to the beach, and camping. He was even part of the celebrity cricket match in 2009. The match took place between Australia and England with other celebrities Jesse Spencer and Cameron Daddo.
Travis Fimmel: Net Worth and Social Media
Travis has been involved in the entertainment industry for a long time now. During this time, he has gone on to work in fashion, movies, television shows, and even music videos. With all that he has done, Fimmel has certainly been able to establish himself. Reports suggest that Travis is living a life full of luxury in Australia. By the look of things, he has a net worth of $3 million with figures likely to grow in the years to come.
Travis is also pretty active on social media platforms. He likes to share some aspects of his personal and professional life with his fans. He has over 1.5 million fans on Instagram where he goes by the handle @travisfimmel.