Who is Linnea Berthelsen?
Linnea Berthelsen was born on 13 July 1993, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is an actress, best known for her recurring role in the Netflix Original series “Stranger Things” in which she played Kali “008” Prasad. She’s also appeared in several other film and television projects throughout her career.
The Net Worth of Linnea Berthelsen
How rich is Linnea Berthelsen? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s had numerous short film projects, especially during her early career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Acting Beginnings
Linnea grew up in Copenhagen, and at an early age developed a strong interest in acting. She started taking acting projects during her late teens, but it wasn’t until 2014 that she decided to pursue better opportunities in the craft, leading her to move, and settle in England. She studied at the East 15 Acting School in London, one of the UK’s top ranked conservatories and part of the University of Essex with which it merged in 2000.
She also started taking formal training in various other crafts, in singing mainly as a mezzo-soprano, and in various dances alongside ballet. She initially took acting projects in Denmark, which led her to appear in support roles in various short films, such as “Mirrors” and “Teenland”. She was cast as the lead of the short film “Alma”, and appeared in the Danish film “Hybrid”, before getting more lead roles.
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— Linnea Berthelsen (@linnea_bert) October 29, 2017
Acting Prominence and Stranger Things
In 2015, Berthelsen made her lead debut in the short sci-fi thriller film entitled “Natskygge”, premiered as a part of Denmark’s “Dagmar Teatret”. She continued working throughout the year, starring in short films such as “Cape Fear”, “Aisha”, and “Dyspno”. The following year, she was cast in the mini-series entitled “The Desert” playing the role of Nurma. She was also in the pilot episode for the series “Exitium”, but which wasn’t able to get support outside its pilot episode.
She also started doing consistent theatrical work, both in Denmark and in the US, appearing in a SEVERAL Broadway and off-Broadway productions. She also starred in the premier of the production “Ved Herrens Mark” which ran as a part of Theatre GROB in Denmark, then tried-out for parts in the US while being represented by Scandinavian agency Panorama, which is handled by Lene Seested.
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— Linnea Berthelsen (@linnea_bert) September 8, 2016
In 2016, the television show “Stranger Things” started airing as a part of Netflix. It was created by the Duffer Brothers and broke the norm by having children star as the main protagonists of the show along with an adult supporting cast. Stars of the show include Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, and Caleb McLaughlin while other cast members consisted of actors such as Winona Ryder as well as David Harbour. During the second season, Linnea was cast in a recurring role as the cast deals with the consequences from the first season.
The show is set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana during the 1980s and delves into the disappearance of a young boy along with supernatural events that have started to occur in the town. The show paid homage to the pop culture of the era, featuring works of Stephen King and Steven Spielberg. Films, anime and video games of the era was also featured.
The show proved highly successful and received critical acclaim for its acting, writing, directing, atmosphere, characterization, and homage to the 1980s. The show received numerous nominations and awards after its first season with a total of 19 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and also a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. While the show was initially set to be one season only, the demand for the show led to a second season and potentially a run towards four or five seasons to end the entire story.
Is Linnea Berthelsen on Social Media?
Similar to numerous actors in the industry, Berthelsen is very active online especially through social media, with accounts associated with both Twitter and Instagram. She mainly showcases some of her daily endeavors on her Instagram account while also posting a few personal pictures from time to time. Her Twitter account mainly portrays her support for the acting industry as well as some of the shows and actors she’s been following. She also does several posts related to her character in “Stranger Things”.