Fredrik Eklund Birthday & Fun Facts

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Anusuya Mukherjee
Dec 01, 2022 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
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Keep reading for all the details on Fredrik Eklund's birthday and facts about his age, early life, personal life, family life, and net worth!
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About Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik Eklund (born April 26, 1977) is a Swedish real estate broker living in New York City, a Bravo TV reality star, and the author of The Sell.
He is also a former IT entrepreneur in his native Sweden. Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York catapulted him to reality stardom as a real estate broker and nonfiction writer.
Before becoming famous, he worked as an actor in his native Sweden. Trivia Cameron Diaz and John Legend are among the celebrities for whom he has sold real estate. He is married to Derek Kaplan, and he lives in a Beverly Hills pad with his family. His parents are Klas Eklund, and Jannike Wenke

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Fredrik Eklund's net worth?

Fredrik Eklund, a Swedish-born New York City real estate broker and novelist, is worth $30 million. Fredrik Eklund's net worth was amassed through his work as a real estate broker and former information technology (IT) entrepreneur.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Fredrik Eklund?

Fredrik Eklund is 6 ft 4 in (195 cm) tall.

How old is Fredrik Eklund?

Fredrik Eklund is 44-years-old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

On April 26, 1977, Fredrik Eklund was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Klas Eklund, his father, worked as a senior economist at the Swedish bank SEB and his brother, Sigge Eklund, is an author. Bengt Eklund and Fylgia Zadig, both actors, were Fredrik's grandparents.
Fredrik Eklund was a businessman from the beginning; when he was four years old, he put on a one-person show for his family and neighbors in his living room, paying five kroners (about 50 cents USD) per person. When Eklund was seven years old, he began selling Christmas calendars and grew obsessed with becoming the neighborhood's top salesman. According to reports, he devised his own sales approach and went door to door, spending hours with potential consumers.
Early on, he saw the value of establishing trust with potential clients. As an exchange student from the United States, Fredrik Eklund attended Edina High School in Edina, Minnesota. He was blown away the first time he saw New York City and pledged to return later in life to work there. He then returned to Sweden and enrolled at the Stockholm School of Economics but did not complete his studies. He worked briefly at the Finanstidningen, a financial daily, before forming the Billy club with a group of his pals.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Fredrik Eklund’s partner?

Derek Kaplan, an artist, is Fredrik Eklund's husband. The two are parents to twins Freddy and Milla.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Fredrik Eklund is one of three New York City brokers featured in the Bravo Network's 'Million Dollar Listing New York,' which concluded its eighth season in October 2019. Season nine is set to premiere in late 2020 if it is renewed.
Fredrik Eklund became the Managing Director of CORE Group Marketing, a real estate firm in New York City, in 2010. John Gomes of Prudential Douglas Elliman is his business partner. He has completed over $5 billion in residential real estate transactions. He was named Rookie of the Year by the New York Real Estate Board before the age of 25. Fredrik is the CEO of the East Coast's largest real estate brokerage firm.
He is also the creator of Eklund Stockholm, New York, which employs 50 people and is Scandinavia's most prestigious residential real estate agency. In 2014, Eklund Stockholm, New York, closed one billion in sales. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.
Fredrik Eklund was featured on the top page of the New York Times Sunday Style section in November 2010. REAL Trends and the Wall Street Journal recognized Fredrik Eklund and his team as the best real estate team in New York City in 2017. Jennifer Lopez, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Legend and Daniel Craig, Chrissy Teigen, and a slew of other celebrities are among his high-profile clients.

Other Interesting Fredrik Eklund's Facts And Trivia

On Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys, Fredrik Eklund married artist Derek Kaplan on February 9, 2013.  Until 2016, the couple and their dogs' Mouse and Fritzy, resided in New York.
Presently, the couple’s home is located in Beverly Hills, and the luxurious house has a lovely view of the city.
After an unsuccessful effort in which a prior surrogate unfortunately miscarried, the couple delivered twins via surrogate in November 2017.
The twins are named Milla and Fredrik Jr., Eklund.
Fredrik Eklund loves spending quality time with the twins.
Cooking and photography are claimed to be among the couple's hobbies.
High Kick Rosé, Eklund's own wine, was launched in 2017.
Cave Entertainment was his music production company.
He founded and became the CEO of Humany, an Internet company, when he was 23 years old.
Klas Eklund and his brother, Sigge Eklund, worked as senior economists at SEB, a Swedish bank.
In a spin-off show, he collaborated with reality TV producers 'Real Housewives of New York City.' Eklund appeared in Bravo's 'Bethenny and Fredrik' in 2018.
In an episode dubbed 'Real Housewives of New York Star,' Bethenny chose him as a partner to invest in several homes with. The show, however, never made it through season one.
Fredrik Eklund became Managing Director of CORE Group Marketing in New York City and, in 2010, alongside his business partner John Gomes, the Managing Director of Prudential Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate brokerage on the East Coast.
Fredrik Eklund was instrumental in starting the top-selling team at Elliman.
As of 2021, Fredrik Eklund is working with Douglas Elliman's Senior Management Team.
He has quit Bravo's ‘Million Dollar Listing New York.’
Josh Flagg suspected Fredrik Eklund had leaked his decision to leave his brokerage of 10 years, Rodeo Realty, for Douglas Elliman early to 'The Real Deal.' Hence things got heated up between them, and they aren't on good terms.
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Real estate broker


Stockholm School of Economics

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Klas Eklund, Jannike Wenke
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