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Peter Northug Height, Weight, Age & Wife

A Norwegian cross-country skier, Petter Northug has represented his country on the international level numerous times throughout his career. Not only is he a two-time Olympic gold medalist, but he has also won thirteen gold medals at the World Championships. For those who’d like to learn more about the athlete, be sure to keep reading- we’ve got more cool facts on him down below.

Peter Northug Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Peter Northug Jr.

Nick Names



Cross Country Skier, Olympian

Famous For

As a competitive cross-country skier, Petter Northug is perhaps best known for his two Olympic gold medals at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver (50km classical, team sprint). In addition to his accomplishments at the Olympics, he has also won over a dozen gold medals at the World Championships.

Age – How Old is He?

He is 32 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on January 6, 1985

Place of Birth/Hometown

Petter Northug was born in Mosvik, Norway. Growing up, he spent his youth in the village of Framverran.




He is of Norwegian descent

Petter Northug Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’1 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 1.85 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

His current weight is around 183 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

His current weight is around 83 kg

Body Measurements

His body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

His waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

Information on his shoe size is unavailable

Eye Color


Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Petter Northug Currently in a Relationship?

From what we know, Petter Northug is currently not in a relationship

Petter Northug’s Girlfriends

Unfortunately, information on Petter Northug’s previous relationships is not available at this time.


May Fredly Northug


John Northug


As far as we know, Petter Northug does not have any sisters


He has two brothers named Even and Tomas.


As far as we can tell, the skier does not have any children

High School

At this time, we do not have any information on Petter Northug’s high school career.


Unfortunately, not much is known about his education history. For now, our best guess is that he has not attended college.


For now, information on Petter Northug’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

Unfortunately, information on Petter Northug’s 2018 net worth is unavailable



Random Facts


His hobbies include eating, eating, watching television, going on the computer, playing soccer, and poker

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

Aside from skiing, he also enjoys playing soccer


Born on January 6, he is a Capricorn

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Petter Northug’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Petter Northug’s Instagram Username

Petter Northug’s Facebook Account

Petter Northug’s Youtube Channel

Petter Northug does not have a YouTube channel, as far as we can tell

Petter Northug’s Twitter Username

Petter Northug’s Snapchat Username 

Petter Northug is not active on Snapchat.

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Noted for his talent ever since he was a teen, many ski fractures had allegedly “fought to get Northug” while he was still a junior
  • At one point, he released his own music video, Rise Again, which featured Mo of Norway
  • In the summer of 2014, he was arrested for DUI after crashing his vehicle near his home in Trondheim; he later apologized for the incident
  • His brother Tomas is also a professional skier; in fact, he had won the sprint at the Junior World Championships in 2010
  • An active poker player, he supported the legalization of the game in Norway (where it’s currently illegal when prizes are involved)
  • He won four medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, two gold (50km classical, team print), a silver (4×10 km relay), and a bronze (individual sprint)
  • He won his first two gold medals at the Junior World Championships during the 2004-05 season
  • He has appeared on a few TV shows in his native Norway such as Skavlan, Senkveld med Thomas go Harald, and Sirius Northug
  • In 2010, he became the first skier to win the 50km race at Holmekollen, the World Championships, and the Winter Olympics
  • He made his Olympic debut at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy
  • As of 2015, he holds the most medals among active cross-country skiers, with a total of 20 World Championship and Olympic medals
  • In 2010, he participated in the World Series of Poker event, in which he played with Marcus Hellner, his skiing rival


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