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Freiburg, Germany

Til Schweiger

Til Schweiger is a German actor, voice actor, and director. Til Schweiger is the owner of the Berlin, Germany-based production firm Barefoot Films.  He is well known in Russia for his roles in “Knockin'” on Heaven’s Door, ” Rabbit Without Ears “,” Lara Croft “, and ” King Arthur “.

Early Life and Childhood

Til was born in Freiburg, West Germany on December 19, 1963. Currently, he is 60 years old. His birth name is Tilman Valentin Schweiger.  Everyone calls him Til Schweiger.

He is the son of Herbert Schweiger (father), an Author, and journalist, and Monika Schweiger (mother), an actress. She has one brother named Nik Schweiger, a furniture designer, is his only sibling.

His parents are very encouraging, and they help him achieve his goals. He is currently one of the wealthy people who enjoy both popularity and notoriety. Til Schweiger was born and raised in Giessen, and his family relocated to Heuchelheim when he was four years old.

He participated in sports. He enjoyed literature and history, and he had aspirations of becoming a teacher like his parents. When he became a teacher later he realized that teaching wouldn’t bring in much money.

He served in the Netherlands Air Force for two years. After he came back home he enrolled in studying acting suggested by her friend and studied acting for three years. But to pay for his studies, he was dubbed in porn movies too. He follows Christianity and Germany by nationality.

til-schweiger in teenage source pinterest

Caption: Til Schweiger as a teenager (Source: Pinterest )


Til was very talented when he was in school. He completed his schooling in his home town and after graduation, he studied German at the Linguistics Faculty. He left university and then joined medical school.

After graduating there, he found himself unemployed and then his friend suggested for study acting so he studied acting in Cologne.

He studied at Der Keller Acting School and then started his career in acting and became one of the most successful actors now.

Body Measurements

Til is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 80 kg. His hair is light brown and has blue-colored eyes and a fair skin tone. He is very handsome and active. He goes to the gym to maintain his body. As well as he has an athletic body type.

Til Schweiger – Social Media

He is active on social media and has 417k Followers on Instagram. He has followed 216 people and he has posted 882 posts till now. As well as on Facebook, he has 1.3M followers. He uses twitter too and has 48.7k follwers.

Career and Professional Life

He debuted as producer and director in 1997 in the movie ”  Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door“. He directed and produced “Der Eisbär (The Polar Bear) ” in 1998. In 2007, in the movie ” Keinohrhasen ” he debuted.

The next year, in 2008, Schweiger went on to star in, produce, and direct the box office smash” 1½ Knights – In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde”. In February 2011, he produced, directed, and co-wrote the film “Kokowääh.”

The movie premiered on February 7, 2013. Along with his daughter Luna, Schweiger produced the movie “Schutzengel” in 2012. In 2013 Schweiger started to produce commercials with his daughters.

In the TV show “Lindenstraße” and the movie “Manta Manta” in 1989, Schweiger made his on-screen debut as an actor. He has appeared in numerous other films, the majority of which are box office blockbusters.

He has made cinematic appearances in America. For his character in “Inglourious Basterds,” he wore a Nazi uniform for the first time in his professional life.

He appeared as Darko in “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman” in 2013 and in 2014 he featured in ” Muppets Most Wanted “. In David Leitch’s ” Atomic Blonde,” he made his most recent appearance on the big screen.

Brand Endorsements

He has endorsed a barefoot living brand and promoted its products on social media. He earns lots of profit from that brand. No other information is available regarding this topic.

Til Schweiger promoting prooducts of the brand he has endorsed source instagram

Caption: Til Schweiger promoting products of the brand he has endorsed (Source: Instagram)

Awards and Nomination

Til Schweiger has won various awards till now. He won a Bavarian Film Award, the German Comedy Award, two DIVA Awards, a Jupiter Award and the Ernst Lubitsch Award, the CIVIS CINEMA AWARD, and The Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble Award.

til schweiger in his award ceremony source Zurich Film Festival

Caption: Til Schweiger in his award ceremony (Source: Zurich Film Festival)

Til Schweiger – Net Worth 2024

His net worth is about $30 million. His main source of income for Til is Film Production, acting, film editing, and film direction as well as screenwriting.

Relationship Status

Currently, Till is single. Also, he has not dated anyone for a long time. He has not been engaged but he had 3 relationships in the past and was previously married to Dana Schweiger in 1995 but they divorced in 2014.

They have four children together and they are Valentin Florian Schweiger, Luna Marie Schweiger, Lilli Camille Schweiger, and Emma Tiger Schweiger. He has been in a relationship with Svenja Holtmann since 2010 but they broke up in 2013.

He was in a relationship with Francesca Dutton. No information is available about their dating history.


He has never been the subject of any rumors or controversy till now. There is no information about him related to this topic.