Travis Fimmel Bio
Travis Fimmel, born on 15 July 1979 in Lockington, Victoria, is an Australian actor and former model. He grew up on a 5,500-acre dairy farm. When he was 17 years old, he moved to Melbourne to pursue a career in Australian Rules football. His football career ended before it even began due to a broken leg.
After school he enrolled at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology to study commercial architecture and engineering, but he abandoned his studies to travel Europe and Asia. He was scouted for modeling work in London, and headed to America.
In 2002, he was signed on the spot with agency LA Models. Not long after he appeared in music videos for Jennifer Lopez (I’m Real) and Janet Jackson (Someone To Call My Lover). But his big break came when he signed a deal to model exclusively for Calvin Klein for a year. As the brand’s underwear model, he was the first male in the world to receive a six-figure amount for modelling. He also appeared on various magazine covers.
Under the guidance of Hollywood acting coach Ivana Chubbuck, Travis Fimmel landed his first job as an actor in 2003 – as the lead in Warner Bros.’ TV series Tarzan. Since then, he has portrayed a diverse spectrum of characters on the big and small screens. He also does most of his own stunts
As an actor, he is best known for the movie Warcraft (2016), and for his role as Ragnar Lothbrok in the History Channel series Vikings (2013-present).
Travis Fimmel Personal Details
- Born Name: Travis Fimmel
- Age (in 2017): 38
- Date of Birth: July 15, 1979
- Birthplace: Lockington, Victoria, Australia
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 5 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: –
Travis Fimmel Family Tree
- Wife/Husband name: Not married
- No children
- Father name: Chris Fimmel
- Mother name: JennieFimmel
- Two brothers
Travis Fimmel Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Travis Fimmel with his past and current girlfriend details.
Travis Fimmel dated:
- Joy Bryant (1999) – Joy Bryant is an American actress and former fashion model. (RUMOR)
- Nita Kuzmina (RUMOR)
- Ceara-Lynch (RUMOR) – Ceara-Lynch is an American Pornstar.
- Nicole Appleton (1999) – Nicole Appleton is an All Saints singer.
- Merrin Dungey (2002-November 2003) – Merrin Dungey is an American Actress.
- Jessica Miller (2002) – She is an American model.
- Rachel Hunter (2002) – Rachel Hunter is a New Zealand model, actress and reality TV show host. She is also Rod Stewart’s Ex.
Mei Melancon (2007-2008) – Meiling Melançon is an American actress, writer, director and producer.
Travis Fimmel Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Travis Fimmel Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
- Height in Centimeters: 183 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 184 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Diet and Exercise Plan
Travis Fimmel’s favorite meal is steak and veggies. He also keeps calories in check by trading beer for whiskey instead.
However, he took nutrition very seriously while portraying a Nordic warrior on Vikings. So much so that he began following a Nordic diet, which includes fish, steak and vegetables. The diet also avoids white bread and pasta.
As for exercise: Travis Fimmel is a natural sportsman, who keeps an active lifestyle.
Travis Fimmel Fun Facts
Travis Fimmel Quotes
“It’s hard to live up to those photos. It isn’t all really me. Thank God for computer editing and special camera lenses and lighting.”
Travis Fimmel Interesting Facts
- He prefers to be known for his acting rather than his modelling.
- He hates doing sex scenes.
- He got hair extensions for his role as Ragnar Lothbrok in Vikings.
- He enjoys riding motorbikes and attending motorbike races.
- He owns 1985 ford bronco.
- He was named as one of the world’s sexiest bachelors by People magazine in 2002.
- His hobbies include camping and surfing.
- He is a fan of Dannii Minogue and Kylie Minogue.
- He grew up with the nickname “Rangi”.
- He sends a large amount of his earnings back home to his family in Australia.