Vladimir Furdik is the man who portrayed the iconic character of Night King on Game of Thrones. The 3rd episode of Game of Thrones season 8 marked the death of Night king and his army of the dead.
However, his death scene seems too good to be true. Find out here if Night king is dead for real or not.
Also, let’s get to know the man behind the character, Vladimir Furdik, from up close.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Vladimir Furdik
|Date of Birth||July 1, 1970|
|Profession||Actor and Stuntman|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
|Children/Kids||Sara Furdikova and Karla Furdikova|
Vladimir Furdik Early Life
Vladimir Furdik, also known as Furdo to his family, friends, and co-stars, was born on July 1, 1970, in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia.
However, during the time of Vladimir’s birth, Bratislava was still a part of Czechoslovakia, which used to be a Communist country until 1989.
Also, did you know Furdo is the only Slovak to play one of the major roles in Game of Thrones? He sure is doing Slovakia proud!
Vladimir showed interest in stunts from a very early age which led him to get involved with “theatre and performance groups” back in Czechoslovakia.
He also was a member of a group named Tostabur Espadrones, which use to practice weaponry along with traditional fighting skills.
Night King aka Vladimir Furdik’s Professional Career
After mastering the art of stunts and fights at a very young age, Vladimir got the opportunity to showcase his talent on big screen.
At the age of 15, Vladimir worked as a horse rider in a club that used to secure horses for film production. It was probably his first contact with professional stunt activity.
At 20 years of age, Vladimir first performed utility stunts in the 1990 movie called Tremors.
Then, in 1993 he was able to perform stunts for Stephen Herek’s movie The Three Musketeers, which was his biggest break in Hollywood.
From then on, Vladimir was able to leave a remarkable imprint with his performances in the industry.
Which is why; he has stunt credits in 56 different movies and television series which includes Skyfall, Thor: The Dark World, Hercules, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and more.
Also, Furdo has the opportunity to work as a stunt double for renowned actors like Channing Tatum in The Eagle, Tom Hiddleston in War Horse and Nicolas Cage in The Season of the Witch.
Not just that; Vladimir also has 11 acting credits under his belt including his work in Game of Thrones.
Vladimir Furdik Net Worth
Vladimir Furdik has come forth as a very private person, who doesn’t like sharing his personal stuff publically. Hence, his net worth is still as mysterious as the Night King’s character.
However, based on the fact that Vladimir has worked for numerous big movies and television series, he sure has an impressive looking net worth figure.
Also, as we all know that the 5 main characters (Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Jamie Lannister, and Tyrion Lannister) on GOT were paid $500k per episode last season, Vladimir should be receiving a fat pay cheque as well.
Thus, Furdik’s prominent role in Game of Thrones should definitely play a major role in boosting his net worth. Meanwhile, Vladimir still has more projects to be a part of; which means his net worth will only increase in the years to come.
Vladimir Furdik Relationship Update: Wife/Partner/Girlfriend
For all those who don’t know, Vladimir Furdik is a married man! He is happily married to his wife Denisa Furdikova. Vladimir’s wife Denisa also hails from Europe and is a native of the Czech Republic.
Also, the Night King- Vladimir’s wife is a year older in age than him, as she was born on 8th October 1969. Furthermore, Vladimir and his wife also are parents to their two kids. Vladimir shares two beautiful daughters with his wife Denisa.
Vladimir’s wife works in the hospitality industry as a Director at Hotel Trinity in Olomouc, Czech Republic.