Travis Fimmel is an Australian actor best known for his portrayal of Ragnar Lothbrok in the History Channel drama series Vikings. In the upcoming science-fiction drama series Raised by Wolves, he will play Marcus, the protagonist character.
Travis Fimmel’s Childhood and Adolescence
Travis was born in Echuca, Victoria, Australia, on July 15, 1979. Chris Fimmel and Jennie Fimmel have three kids, the youngest of whom is he. His father was a dairy farmer, and his mother was a nurse who also worked as a disability recreation officer.
Fimmel grew up on a 5500-acre farm between Melbourne and Sydney with his two older brothers. He spent his childhood on the farm milking cows, catching the school bus, fishing on weekends, and riding his trail bike around his parents’ property. He was accepted to RMIT University to study commercial architecture and engineering, but he decided to leave to pursue a career in acting.
I began my modeling career as a model.
Travis used to work as a model after signing with the LA Models agency in 2002. He posed for American fashion house Calvin Klein’s underwear, pants, and fragrance.
Several magazines, including France’s Numero Homme and America’s TV Guide, featured Fimmel on their covers. He was also asked to be a guest judge on Australia’s Seven Network’s TV show Make Me A Supermodel, but he declined since he wanted to focus on acting.
As Ragnar Lothbrok on Vikings, he rose to prominence.
Travis starred in the drama television series Vikings as the main character. Ragnar Lothbrok, a warrior and adventurer, a farmer and father, husband, brother, and a rebel, was played by him. The History Channel broadcasts the show, which debuted in 2013. His major character drew a lot of attention, and fans adored his work on the show.
His portrayal was characterized as “engaging” by USA Today, and his “breakout role” on the show by the Huffington Post. Until 2017, he appeared in all four seasons of the show.
Other Films, TV Shows, and Net Worth
Travis has starred in a number of films and television episodes prior to his stint on Vikings. In the 2003 adventure series Tarzan, he played the titular role of John Clayton/Tarzan. In addition, he played Ellis Dove in the 13-episode criminal drama series The Beast.
In terms of film roles, he appeared in the 2008 films Surfer, Dude, and Restraint. In the 2010 film The Experiment, he landed the role of Helweg, a prison guard. He co-starred in the comedy film The Baytown Outlaws starring Billy Bob Thornton and Eva Longoria in 2012. He’s also appeared in films like Harodim (2012), Maggie’s Plan (2015), Warcraft (2016), and Dreamland (2019). El Tonto, Here Are the Young Men, and Die in a Gunfight are among his planned projects.
The actor has a net worth of $3 million, which he has accumulated primarily from his acting career since 2003.
Travis Fimmel’s Girlfriend: Who Is She?
When it comes to his personal life, the 40-year-old actor keeps a low profile. Despite having 2 million Instagram followers, he is rarely active on the platform.
Travis, on the other hand, has been linked to a number of women in the past. Nicole Appleton is thought to have been his first girlfriend, with whom he dated in 1999. Rachel Hunter, Jill Marie Jones, and Paula Patton are among the others. As of 2020, he is assumed to be single.