David Stakston: The Magne Seier (Thor) From Ragnarok

Who is David Stakston?

David Alexander Sjøholt, AKA David Stakston is a Norwegian-American actor best known for his role as Magnus Fossbakken in the famous Norwegian drama Skam.

Since 2020, David Stakston has been playing the leading role in the Norwegian Netflix fantasy drama series named Ragnorak as Magne Seier.

David Stakston Biography
David Stakston Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameDavid Alexander Sjøholt
BirthdayNovember 22, 1999
Age23 years old
Sun SignSagittarius
BirthplaceOslo, Norway
Currently residingRaleigh, North Carolina, USA
ParentsJan-Ove Sjoholt (father)
Hanne Sjoholt (mother)
SiblingsMartin Sjoholt (brother)
Marital StatusIn a relationship
GirlfriendVilde Hellerud
Height6 feet 1 inch
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Net WorthUSD 4 Million
Social mediaInstagram

David Stakston Birthday

David Stakston was born in Oslo, Norway, on November 22, 1999. As of 2023, he is 23 years old.

Magne Seier (Thor) From Ragnarok
David Stakston as Magne Seier (Thor) From Ragnarok

His sun sign is Sagittarius, and People having this sign are optimistic and very much conversationalists in nature.

Early life and Childhood

David Stakston, at the age of 5, he and his family moved to Raleigh in the United States of America. He was brought up in Florida and Oslo.

Moreover, David holds the nationality of Norwegian-American. He belongs to the White ethnicity. He believes in the religion of Christianity.

David has had a great interest in acting since an early age. He used to enjoy watching movies a lot since his childhood.

David Alexander Sjøholt Childhood Picture
David Stakston Childhood Picture

Once he saw a movie name, “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Inspired by the movie, he bought a pirate costume, wore it, and put on a cap of his mother’s. His mother saw him and realized that David had a great interest in acting. So, she took him and admitted him to a theatre for acting classes. This was the beginning of his career.

David Stakston joined a local private school and completed his high school in 2015. Now, he has completed his graduation.

David Stakston’s Family

David Stakston’s father’s name is Jan-Ove Sjoholt, and his mother’s name is Hanne Sjoholt. His father is a businessman, and his mother is a homemaker.

His parents had always supported his interest in acting and never restricted him from acting.

David Stakston with his brother
David Stakston with his brother

Additionally, David has a brother, Martin Sjoholt. He is very close with his brother. He also has a pet and regularly goes out with it.

David Stakston Height, Weight, and Appearance

David Stakston is 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 132 pounds. Overall, he looks very handsome with natural blonde hair and blue eyes.

He is one of the dashing stars of Netflix. He is a fitness freak who regularly goes to the gym and is also a talented swimmer.

David Stakston Girlfriend

David Stakston is in a live-in relationship with fellow actress Vilde Hellerud. Vilde was born on July 13, 1999. This couple met in 2017 for the first time in the shoot of their duo series, Skam.

David Stakston with his girlfriend, Vilde Hellerud
David Stakston with his girlfriend, Vilde Hellerud

His girlfriend has played the leading role in the Norwegian teen drama, Skam in the first, second, third, and fourth seasons. They have been together for five years now. But unfortunately, the couple rarely shares their adorable pictures on social sites.


David Stakston started his career as a child artist at the early age of ten. Initially, he acted in many small projects until he finally got a chance to be cast in a Hollywood film called ‘Brothers In Arms.’

After that, he played the leading role in a Norwegian drama named ‘Skam.’ His work and acting skill in this series was hugely appreciated.

After that he joined Netflix, acted in a Series called Ragnarok, and played bits main character. He also appeared in a TV show called ‘Gullruten’ in 2017. After this, he had also featured in a short film named Vil Ni ka Mera.

David Stakston Skam

David played the role of Magnus Fossbaken in a Norwegian drama named Skam. Julie Andem created this Norwegian web series.

Magnus Fossbaken in Skam
David Stakston as Magnus Fossbaken in Skam

The show is about a high school group of student’s life in Oslo. It shows the problems in Student’s life regarding love, education, and students’ daily life. It also portrays issues of sexual abuse and homosexuality.

David Stakston Ragnarok

David appeared in the drama series, ‘Ragnarok‘ in 2020, one of the famous series on Netflix. He has played the leading character role of Magne Seier in this drama. Adam Price and Emilie Lebech Kaae created this series. 

Ragnarok is about reimaging the story of Thor in a modern way, based on popular Norse mythology. Throughout the show, we are introduced to a small Norwegian town heading toward an apocalypse due to the effects of climate change.

Ragnarok Poster
David Stakston Ragnarok Poster

Magne Seier, a high school student, nevertheless learns that he is the reincarnation of Thor and has the power to stop this evil.

David Stakston Lifestyle

After the massive success of the Norwegian teen drama Skam, he has gained popularity. He has got many teen fan followings at this early age. David lives a luxurious life and has an awesome collection of luxury cars.

It is known that David Stakston is a careful individual who avoids getting involved in controversies or drama that can jeopardize his personal and professional career as an actor. However, according to some sources of the report, he gets annoyed if someone makes noises while eating.

David Stakston Net Worth 

As David Stakston is a famous Norwegian actor, his primary source of income is collected from his acting career.

David Stakston
David Stakston

In addition, he is a public figure, so he gets sponsorship for promoting different brands and paid advertisements. Therefore, his net worth is around USD 4 million.

David Stakston Instagram

Davis Stakston’s Instagram handle name is @davidsjoholtstans, with 21.1K followers. He has posted photos with his family, friends, and close ones.

David is seen as more engaged with his friends, traveling to different places. In addition, he has posted some pictures of himself during his shoots.


What is the full name of David Stakston?

David Stakston’s full name is David Alexander Sjøholt.

How many episodes David Stakston played in Skam?

David Stakston has played 19 episodes in the Norwegian series, Skam. He was the main character and played the lead role of Mangus Fossbaken.

What is the net worth of David Stakston?

As of 2023, David Stakston’s net worth is around USD 4 million.

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