Joachim Rønning Birthday & Fun Facts

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Shubhra Mishra
Feb 29, 2024 By Shubhra Mishra
Originally Published on Feb 07, 2023
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About Joachim Rønning

Joachim Rønning is a director from Norway, born on May 30, 1972.

During his adolescence, he produced short films and filmed ads for local enterprises. Joachim and childhood friend Espen Sandberg co-directed many movies as a directorial pair, Roenberg, a combination of their surnames.

Joachim Rønning creates and directs motion pictures as the sole director. He went to the Stockholm Film School. Most of his fame was for producing movies about well-known Norwegian historical characters. These characters include Max Manus and Thor Heyerdahl.

Joachim Rønning Net Worth, Earnings and Spending Habits

What is Joachim Rønning's net worth?

His estimated net worth is $1-5 million.

How much Joachim Rønning earn per year?

Information about yearly income is unavailable.

Height, Age and Physical Attributes

How tall is Joachim Rønning?

Joachim Rønning is 6 ft 2 in (190 cm) tall.

How old is Joachim Rønning?

As of 2022, Joachim Rønning is 50 years old. He was born on May 30, 1972.

Childhood And Education

Joachim Rønning was born on May 30, 1972, in Sandefjord, Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. He and his childhood friend co-directed many movies together. He made short videos and ads for nearby companies during his youth. As a youngster, he started creating short films using his father's 30-pound camera. He attended the Stockholm Film School aspiring to become a director.

In 1995, Rønning and Espen Sandberg began to work as directors. They got significant international assignments after that. It resulted from their award-winning commercial work in Scandinavia operating under Roenberg.

'Bandidas', starring Penélope Cruz and Salma Hayek, was Espen Sandberg and Rønning's directed feature film debut in 2006.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Joachim Rønning’s partner?

Joachim Rønning married Amanda Hearst on August 2, 2019. They have a child named Haakon Hearst Rønning.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Joachim Rønning rose to fame by co-directing with his friend Espen under the name Roenberg. Their partnership created many great movies like 'Kon-Tiki,' and 'Bandidas.' They also made the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' (2017).

Rønning directed the premiere of a new ABC thriller series 'Doomsday.' It starred Rochelle Aytes and Carol Mendelsohn, and Sony TV produced it.

He and Andreas Rønning, his brother, co-wrote the upcoming sci-fi action film 'Origin'.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,' a 2017 Disney action film, was co-directed by him. In 2019, Joachim directed 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,' based on a screenplay written by Jez Butterworth and Linda Woolverton.

What awards has Joachim Rønning won?

The 2012 Norwegian film 'Kon-Tiki' by Joachim and Espen received the 85th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Oscar and the Golden Globe nominations. 'Kon-Tiki' won the Public Choice Award, Amanda Awards, Norway, in 2013. It also won the Directors to Watch for Palm Springs International Film Festival in 2013. He shared the CinemaCon Award for International Filmmaker of the Year with Espen.

Other Interesting Joachim Rønning Facts And Trivia

  • The box office revenue from Joachim Ronning's films exceeds $1.3 billion.

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Shubra is a travel writer with three years of experience in writing. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Amity University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management from the National Institute of Event Management. She also has a Master's degree in Business Management from Graphic Era Deemed to be University and is a regular content creator on her travel blog's YouTube channel. Shubra is based in Lucknow and is passionate about exploring new destinations and sharing her experiences with her readers.

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