Who is Tilda Swinton’s husband Sandro Kopp? Wiki Bio
Sandro Kopp was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1978 – his zodiac sign is said to be Aries and he holds both German and New Zealand nationality. Sandro is a visual artist, but perhaps best known for being the husband of Tilda Swinton, a famous British actress.
Childhood and education
Sandro was raised as an only child in Heidelberg by his mother who is from New Zealand and was a painter, and his father who was a German construction worker. Sandro became interested in art at a very young age, and was motivated by his mother to pursue a career as an artist.
He attended a public high school in Germany, obtaining his Abitur (a certification obtained from college preparatory schools) in English and Fine Arts in 1998. After working several jobs in Heidelberg to financially support himself, Sandro moved to Wellington in New Zealand in 2000, where he spent the next six years before moving to Nairn in Scotland.
Career as a visual artist
Sandro has been creating oil portraits of friends and families from Skype conversations for years now, and this represents his main source of income.
His art was shown for the first time at the National Portrait Gallery in London in June 2007, and won a BP Portrait Award, and in November that year, his work could have been seen at Junge Kunst 69 exhibition in Heidelberger Kunstverein in Germany.
The year 2008 saw his work shown at Krauts Projects: Creative Clash at Mannheim Castle in Germany, at PRESENT at HP Garcia Gallery in New York, and at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. The following years saw his work appear in galleries in Paris, France, and in Key West in Florida USA, while it could also have been seen at the IST Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.
In January 2012, his work was exhibited at the gallery Lehmann Maupin in New York, and in October it was shown in Mediated Presence in London, England. Some of his most recent exhibitions have been in Paris in May 2014, in Milan, Italy in December 2014, and New York in December 2015.
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Love life and marriage with Tilda Swinton
It is widely believed that Sandro is married to Tilda, however, although the two have been together for many years they haven’t married. Sandro and Tilda met in 2004 when they were introduced by a mutual friend, who believed that the two would get along ‘just fine’. They began dating shortly after that, and have been together for 16 years now, without controversies or rumors surrounding their relationship. They are living together in Scotland; they don’t have any children together, while it doesn’t appear as they are planning on marrying.
Before Sandro, Tilda was in a relationship with John Byrne who is a Scottish playwright and artist. They didn’t marry either, but in 1997 Tilda gave birth to their twins Honor who has become an actress, and Xavier Swinton Byrne who doesn’t appear to be interested in acting.
Hobbies and other interests
Sandro has been physically active since he began attending high school, and started going to the gym when he was 17 – today, he has four to five training sessions each week, thus his muscular body. He is also following a strict diet, meaning he doesn’t eat fast food or sugar, and avoids alcoholic beverages. Sandro’s main hobby is travelling, and he has been to many European countries such as Croatia, France, and Italy, while he has also been to many Asian countries, with his favorite being Japan.
He is a lover of animals and has a pet dog.
In his spare time, Sandro enjoys watching movies, and his favorite actor and actress are Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway, while some of his favorite movies are the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Edward Scissorhands”, and “Les Miserables”.
Appearance and net worth
Sandro is 41 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall, and weighs around 160lbs (72kgs). As of May 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million, while Tilda’s net worth is reputedly over $10 million.
Who is Tilda Swinton? Wiki Bio
Katherine Matilda Swinton was born in London, England, on 5 November 1960 – her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she holds British nationality. She is an actress, model, and an artist, perhaps still best known for her performance in the American legal thriller film “Michael Clayton” in 2007, for which she was rewarded with an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She was raised in London alongside her three brothers, by their father Sir John Swinton who was the Laird of the Kimmerghame House, and Judith Balfour who was a housewife, who died in 2012.
She attended three boarding schools before matriculation, and then volunteered in South Africa and Kenya for two years before enrolling at the University of Cambridge, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social and Political Sciences in 1983.
She launched her acting career in 1984 when she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, and went on to work with many other theatres such as Traverse Theatre. She made her debut film appearance in the British drama movie “Caravaggio” in 1986, while the movies which later made her famous were the crime thriller “The Protagonists” and the British drama “The War Zone” both in 1999, and the science fiction psychological thriller “Vanilla Sky” in 2001which starred Tom Cruise.
She subsequently appeared in the critically acclaimed fantasy film “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” in 2005, while she starred alongside Brad Pitt in the romantic fantasy movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” in 2008. She played Madame D. in the comedy drama film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” in 2014, and was then cast as the lead character in the superhero movie “Doctor Strange” in 2016.
Some of her latest roles in movies have been in the crime thriller “Uncut Gems” in 2019, the comedy drama movie “The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun” in 2020, and the stop-motion animated dark fantasy film “Pinocchio” set to be released in 2021.