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Denmark’s Top 10 Influencers by followers

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Author: Maibrit Hovedskou

Published: January 13, 2023

Who are the most wanted Influencers in Denmark? With the help of our analysis tool, we created a list of  Denmark’s Top 10 Influencers by followers. The list will give you a brief overview of their career, audience and personal background.

Josephine Skriver – 6.7Mio Followers


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Josephine Skriver is a Danish supermodel who is mainly known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. The 28-year old had her debut on the runway in 2011, where she walked for Prada, Calvin Klein, Gucci and several other well-known high fashion brands. Not only has Skriver had massive success on the runway, but she can also tick multiple advertisement campaigns from her list. Among others, she has done campaigns for H&M, Dior and MAC Cosmetics. Besides her modelling career is Skriver, an LGBTQ+ advocate.


Christian Eriksen – 4.2Mio Followers


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Christian Eriksen is probably Denmark’s most famous professional footballer. Currently, he plays for the Italian team Inter Milan and the Danish national team. In the 2018–19 season, Eriksen became the second player after David Beckham to record over ten assists in four successive Premier League seasons. Besides Inter Milan, Eriksen played for clubs such as Tottenham or the Dutch team Ajax. The 29-year old holds the record for Danish Football Player of the Year, which he was named five times. With the help of the Woomio software, we discovered that almost 90% of Eriksen’s followers are men. 


Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – 2.9Mio Followers

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor who graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts. He became mostly known for his outraging performance in the show Game of Thrones. For this, he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. However, on his Instagram account, Coster-Waldau spreads awareness for several organisations, like UNDP, and good causes such as mental health and climate change. 


Alex Høgh Andersen – 2.2Mio Followers

Alex Høgh Andersen is a Danish actor and photographer mainly known for his role as Ivar the Boneless in the historical drama show Vikings (2016-2020). The 27-year old discovered his love for movies during high school and studied Film & Media at the University of Copenhagen. On his Instagram account shares Andersen behind the scene pictures from film or show productions and his photographs with his 2.2M audience. 


Caro Wozniacki – 1.4Mio Followers


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Caro Wozniacki is a Danish former professional tennis player. She was ranked world #1 in singles for a total of 71 weeks. She is Scandinavia’s first woman to hold the #1 ranking spot in WTA (Women Tennis Association). The 31-year old won the 2006 Wimbledon girls’ single title. The tennis player mostly shares family inside views, mainly featured by her baby daughter on her social media account. Besides her sports career, Caro shows a high engagement regarding women’s health and empowering women. 


Mathilde Gøhler – 1.2Mio Followers


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Mathilde Gøhler is a 29-year old Danish fashion model. Additionally to her modelling career, Gøhler is the co-founder of Social Works. Social Works is a Copenhagen based influencer agency. With her husband Remee S. Jackman, she initiated the charity concept, My Foundation. Their organisation focuses on children and people in general need around the world. Moreover, the 29-year old is a mother of two little girls. Her Instagram feed gives an insight into her private life and shows an aesthetic of minimalistic fashion and interior posts. With Woomio, we discovered that her followers are primarily females aged 18-34 years, mainly in Denmark.


Mads Mikkelsen – 1.2Mio Followers

Mads Mikkelsen is one of Denmark’s most successful actors on an international level. He played roles in James Bond – Casino Royale (2006) and Marvel’s Doctor Strange (2016). Mikkelsen received the Cannes Film Festival Award in the category Best Actor for his performance as Lucas in the Movie The Hunt (2012). The 55-year old celebrated his latest success with the Danisch movie Druk (2020). A fun side fact about Mikkelsen is, that he also played in video games like 007 – Quantum of Solace and in the music video from Rihanna’s Bitch Better Have My Money


Pernille Teisbæk – 1.2Mio Followers


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Pernille Teisbæk is a Danish influencer and author of Dress Scandinavian: Style Your Life and Wardrobe the Danish Way. Additionally, the 36-year old is a mother of three children. Her Instagram feed impresses with uniformly aesthetic pictures capturing moments of her private life. Also, it shows fashion inspirations and interior designs. Teisbæk celebrates big success with collaboration campaigns with fashion brands. She cooperated for instance with Envii and Mango. In addition, Pernille Teisbæk did a fashion collaboration with the Italian brand GIA Couture this year. 


Josefine H.J – 1.1Mio Followers


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Josefine H.J is a Danish fashion and lifestyle influencer. The 26-year-old represented several massive brands like Louis Vuitton, Valentino Beauty and the online shop Vestiaire Collective. Secondly, she does not only work with brands, she is the co-founder of the jewellery company 79 hours as well.

In 2021 Josefine launched two own clothing collections in collaboration with the shop NA-KD. The young influencer excites her 1.1M followers with a very clean and uniformly Instagram feed. The content she is posting is kept in a dark and plain aesthetic. It makes one recognise her content quickly. 


Anders Hemmingsen 1.1Mio Followers

Anders Hemmingsen is a danish internet personality who is famous for his comedic Instagram page. His feed features Danish memes and funny pictures, and stories of and from his followers. The content from the 34-year old is generalised for only Danish speakers. Therefore it involves for instance cultural insiders, facts and danish language. If you can’t get enough from his funny pictures. Hemmingsen published three books (2017, 2018, 2019) where you can see more of his amusing content.

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