Peter Dinklage Biography, Age, Net worth, Wife, and much more

Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage Early Life

Peter Dinklage is an American actor and producer. He became popular with the character of Tyrion Lannister from the series Game of Thrones. He completed his schooling from Delbarton School and further attended Bennington College, where he received drama degree and also appeared in numerous productions before graduating in 1991.

Quick InfoPeter Dinklage
Date of birth11 June 1969
Age52 years (in 2021)
Weight50 kg
Net worth$25 million
GirlfriendNot Known
Marital statusMarried
WifeErica Schmidt

Peter Dinklage Age

He was born on 11 June 1969 in the New Jersey, United States of America. His birthday is on 11 June. Peter Dinklage’s age is 52 years in 2021.

Peter Dinklage Net worth

He is a successful actor and producer. From his profession he has accumulated a hefty sum of amount. His estimated net worth is $25 million. His wife Erica Schmidt’s net worth is $1 million and she has accumulated this wealth from her acting and direction career.

Peter Dinklage Body Measurements

His height is 4’5”, his weight is 50 kg and his body measurements are not known. He has green eyes and light brown hair. His shoe size is not known.

Peter Dinklage Relationship/ Wife/ Girlfriend/ Family

His father’s name is John Carl Dinklage who was an insurance salesman, and his mother’s name is Diane Dinklage who was an elementary-school music teacher.

He has an older brother named Jonathan who is a violinist for the musical Hamilton.

He is a private person and has not shared much information about his personal life.

Peter got married to Erica Schmidt who is a theatre director in 2005. Details regarding their love life is not known.

They got married on 16 April 2005. They share two children a daughter born in December 2011 and another child born in September 2017. The gender of their second child is not known.

He is living happily along with his family in New York city.

Peter Dinklage with wife and daughter
Peter Dinklage with wife and daughter


After attaining drama degree, Peter moved to New York along with his friend Ian Bell to set up a theatre company but they failed to pay the rent and hence moved out of their apartment.

Later, he started working at a data processing company and was there for almost six years before he began his full time acting career.

He struggled a lot and managed to debut in film with comedy-drama ‘Living in Oblivion’ in the year 1995. Unfortunately, he was unable to find work but in 2002 he appeared in ’13 Moons’.

He received recognition in 2003 with the character of Finbar McBride in the movie The Station Agent. Further, he starred in different projects namely Tiptoes, Elf, The Baxter, Find me Guilty, Entourage, 30 Rock, Underdog, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, I Love You Too, Rememory, Avengers: Infinity War, I Care a Lot, etc.

He received immense popularity with the character of Tyrion Lannister in the series Games of Thrones. This series had eight seasons and ran from 2011 – 2019. He even got multiple awards for this and his character was called the most quotable and one of the most loved character of the series.

With hard work and talent he has gained a lot of success and is set to entertain his fans with new projects in future.

Some Interesting Facts

  • Peter Dinklage is an actor and producer.
  • He received huge fame in the series Game of Thrones with his character of Tyrion Lannister.
  • He won Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2011, 2015, 2018, and 2019, as well as the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • His wife is a director.
  • They share two children.
  • He is active on social media with his Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • He has a common form of dwarfism known as achondroplasia.
  • Peter prefers to keep his personal life away from the media attention.
  • He is the only member of the cast of GOT to receive a Primetime Emmy Award.

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