Petter Pilgaard - Bio, Net Worth, Engaged, Girlfriend, Parents, Height

Petter Pilgaard

Facts About Petter Pilgaard

Celebrated Name Petter Pilgaard
Age 43 Years Old
Nick Name Petter
Birth Name Petter Andre Pilgaard
Birth Date 1980-02-20
Gender Male
Profession Television Personality
Nationality Norwegian
Place Of Birth Stabekk,Norway
Ethnicity white
Religion Christian
Horoscope Pisces
Father Bjørn Pilgaard
Mother Wenche Pilgaard Mark
Sisters Siv Pilgaard
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Vendela Kirsebom
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $100k per year
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 70 Kg
Hair Color light brown
Eye Color black
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Links Instagram Twitter

Petter Pilgaard is a Norwegian television celebrity and a radio host. He was Norway's second most queried name after Norway's wealthiest man, Kjell Inge Røkke, but ahead of the prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg in 2009. He came into widespread national attention after his appearance in the first season of the Norwegian version of Paradise Hotel eventually winning the show with his pair Benedicte Valen in February 2009. Later he has been a guest in television entertainment shows such as "4 Star Dinner at Half-Past Seven" on TV Norge and "Thursday night from Nydalen"), a Norwegian version of the American hidden camera show Punk'd and "Trygdekontoret". Since November 2009 he has held a job as co-host on NRJ Radio's morning program.

Famous For 

  • Being a Norwegian television celebrity and a radio host.
  • For winning the first season of the Norwegian version of Paradise Hotel i9n 2009. 

When was Petter Pilgaard Born?

Petter Pilgaard was born on 20th February 1980 in Stabekk, a suburban center in the municipality of Bærum, Norway, west of Oslo. His birth name is Petter Andre Pilgaard. He holds a Norwegian nationality and belongs to the North Germanic ethnic group. His star sign is Pisces. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Pilgaard was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is Bjørn Pilgaard while his mother's name is Wenche Pilgaard Mark. He was raised in Stabekk by his parents along with his sister Siv Pilgaard. As for education, he attended a local school in his hometown from where he graduated his high school. 

Petter Pilgaard, Norwegian TV celebrity, and radio host


What does Petter Pilgaard do for a living?

  • Petter Pilgaard began his career working as a financial adviser for around five years.  
  • In November 2009, he got a job as co-host on French-owned private "NRJ" Radio's morning program. 
  • In January and February of 2009, he participated in the first season of the Norwegian version of Paradise Hotel eventually winning the show with his pair Benedicte Valen.
  • The first season of the Norwegian version of Paradise Hotel premiered in March on TV3.
  • Currently, he is continuing to serve as co-host on NRJ Radio's morning program. 
  • He frequently keeps on appearing as a guest on the Norwegian talk and reality shows. 

Who is Petter Pilgaard Wife?

Petter Pilgaard, 42, is currently in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Vendela Kirsebom. Kirsebom who was born on 12th January 1967, is a Norwegian-Swedish model, television host, and actress. Looking at Petter's official Instagram account, we can see the first posting of their together back in January 2017 which means the pair might have started dating in either late 2016 or early 2017. 

Petter Pilgaard is engaged to Vendela Kirsebom


In 2019, Pilgaard proposed to Kirsebom and got happily engaged in a romantic environment. The loved birds were planning to marry the same year but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, their wedding ceremony was postponed. As of now, there are not any updates about their marriage whether they got married or not. It seems that they are waiting for a good time for their grand celebration. 

Previously, Pilgaard famously dated Triana Iglesias, a Norwegian model, and makeup artist. The two became a couple during the summer of 2009 the event after Pilgaard won the first season of the Norwegian version of Paradise Hotel and their romance immediately became a favorite subject of the tabloid media. However, the couple split after a year of dating, and Iglesias is currently engaged to Finnish rapper "Mikael Gabriel". 

Likewise, Vandela was previously married to former Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen in 1996 and separated in 2007 with whom she shares two daughters, Julia and Hannah.

How much is Petter Pilgaard net worth?

As of May 2022, the net worth of Petter Pilgaard is estimated to be $1 million to $2 million. He has accumulated most of his wealth through his successful career as a radio host and TV personality. As a winner of the first season of Paradise Hotel (Norge), he along with his partner won NOK 300,000 (about USD 50,000) prize money in 2009. Currently, working as a radio host, he earns around $80,000-$100,000 annually. 

How tall is Petter Pilgaard?

Petter Pilgaard is approximately 5 ft 9 inches and his body weight is around 70 Kg. He has an average build body. He wears 10(US) size shoes. He looks handsome in his short side-faded hairstyle which is light brown in color. His stubble bearded style provides him with gentlemanly looks. He has a pair of black eyes. 

Trivias About Petter Pilgaard You Need To Know.

  • He is very humble in nature.
  • He is interested in farming.
  • Skiing is one of his favorite hobbies.
  • He loves adventures.