|Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr
|May 21, 1995
|Son of Brigitte Nielsen
In Hollywood, every child is a celebrity. Even if your parents are small celebrities. Yet, when your parents are in the rank of Brigitte Nielsen, you can say you are a big name. Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr is the celebrity child of the Danish actress, model, singer, and television personality.
How much do we know about him? When was he born? Who is his father? What about his educational background and professional career? Let’s find out!
Who Is His Celebrity Mother?
Born Gitte Nielsen in 1963, Brigitte is a Danish actress, model, and singer. She was born in Rodovre, Denmark, as the daughter of Hanne Nielsen and Svend Nielsen. Her mother Hanne worked as a librarian, while her father was an engineer. Some of her biggest movies include Red Sonja and Rocky IV.
In the 1980s, Brigitte began her modeling career. At the time, she was standing at 6 feet tall, giving her an ideal body for modeling. Photographed by Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton, she has posed for Playboy magazine several times.
Fun fact: she is also part of the Marvel family. In the late 1980s, Marvel Comics approached to pose for photographs dressed as the character She-Hulk.
Thanks to her popularity as a model, Brigitte began an acting career as well. She got her start in the fantasy film Red Sonja alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. That was in 1985, and in the same year, she got married to Sylvester Stallone. The couple acted together in Cobra and Rocky IV before getting a divorce in 1987.
She would then go on to portray Karla Fry in the movie Beverly Hills Cop II in 1987 alongside Eddie Murphy. In 1991, fresh off her Marvel comics photo session, she was cast as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk in the She-Hulk movie. But the movie was never produced.
In 1987, she also began her music career, releasing her debut album Every Body Tells a Story. She recorded a duet with Austrian pop star Fanco. She released a couple of songs under her pseudonym Gitta. Producers wanted to see if she could succeed as a singer without her celebrity name on the cover. Fun fact: She appeared in the music video for Liberian Girl by Michael Jackson in 1989.
In May 2008, she revealed she would renew her body by having six plastic surgeries, costing close to $100,000 at the time. She was filmed during those surgeries by RTL and had her own television show. It was broadcast twice in Italy.
Now let’s talk about her celebrity child, Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr. He is best known as the celebrity kid of Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen. But how much do you know about his exact age, early life, educational background, and professional career?
Raoul Meyer Jr. was born in May 1995 in the United States. He is now in his late 20s.
Raoul is of white ethnic background and holds an American nationality. In the past, he has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
But he underwent surgery and according to several sources, he is now fine and living a healthy life.
His father Raoul Meyer is a Swedish-based actor and former husband of Brigitte.
His father was born in May 1960 in Zurich, Switzerland. He started car racing in 1986 and participated in championships in Germany and Italy. Fun fact: his father participated in the Ferrari 355 Challenge Championship.
Raoul and Brigitte got married in December 1993. She gave birth to their two sons, Douglas Aaron Meyer and Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr. The couple separated in 2005.
Does He Have Any Siblings?
As we said before, Raoul has one brother from his parents’ previous relationships, Douglas Aaron Meyer. His mother has been married five times and has four sons and one daughter. That would mean that Raoul has one biological brother, two half-brothers, and a half-sister.
Her first husband was Kasper Winding. They were married from 1983 to 1984, and during that time, she gave birth to their son Julian Winding. He is Brigitte’s first son. Julian was largely raised by his father and had little contact with Brigitte.
The famous actress has revealed having an affair with Arnold Schwarzenegger during the filming of Red Sonja. At the time he began a relationship with Maria Shriver. The former California major confirmed the affair in July 2020.
During the production of Rocky IV, Nielsen got engaged to actor Sylvester Stallone. They got married after the movie was released in December 1985. Their wedding ceremony took place in Beverly Hills, California. That marriage ended several years later and was highly publicized by the tabloid due to their involvement in Rocky IV and Cobra.
From 1988 to 1990, Nielsen was in a relationship with American football player Mark Gastineau. He fathered her second child, Killian Gastineau.
Her fourth husband was Raoul Meyer, with whom she has two sons, Raoul Meyer Jr. and Douglas Meyer.
Her last relationship and marriage are with Mattia Dessi. He lived with her in Italy. They got married in Malta in July 2006 and reside in Palm Springs.
In June 2018, Brigitte gave birth to her first and only daughter Frida Dessi. She gave birth to her baby girl at the age of 54 and opened up about the experience in an essay for the Sunday Times.
Is He Related To Leslie Nielsen?
When you hear the surname, Nielsen, you also think of the famous actor Leslie Nielsen. But Leslie and Raoul’s mother Brigitte are not related.
He was a Canadian actor and comedian with a career spanning more than 60 years. Yes, he has been married, four times to be exact. But none of those marriages were to Brigitte. And she is from Denmark, on the other part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Leslie has been married to Barbaree Earl Nielsen, Bobbye Brooks Oliver, Monica Boyar, and Alisande Ullman.
Is He On Social Media?
You can find Brigitte’s son on Instagram under the name Raoul_ayrton. The account is a private one. He has more than 1,300 followers on social media. His mother, despite being almost 60 years old, is also active on Instagram.
She often posts on social media. And her Instagram bio is all about motivation and encouragement, stating, “For someone, you’re beautiful just the way you are”. The famous actress is trying to show people that older women are still beautiful.
How much is the net worth of Raoul Ayrton Meyer Jr? Well, there is no information about the professional career, earnings, and net worth of Brigitte’s son.
But we do know her net worth. The Danish actress has a net worth of more than $600,000. She lives in a luxury house worth more than $1.2 million and drives an expensive Range Rover vehicle.