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Full NameSilje Solskjaer
First NameSilje
Last NameSolskjaer
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CountryNorway
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseOle Gunnar Solskjaer 
No Of Children3
SibilingsOle Lyngvaer
Date of Birth1974

Silje Solskjaer is a former Norwegian football player who is famous for being the wife of one of the greatest former football players Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was most recently currently the manager of “Manchester United.” 

Her nationality is Norwegian. She has a sibling named Ole Lyngvaer, who is also a football player. 

Silje Solskjaer with her husband Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Silje Solskjaer with her husband Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Source: Twitter

About Silje Solskjaer:

Silje is a retired football player as her spouse, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is also a former football player and is now the manager and coach mostly recognized for managing one of the best football clubs in the history of football, “Manchester United.” 

She holds her nationality as Norwegian

She grew up with her brother, Ole Lyngvaer, who is also a footballer, and he had managed to score two goals in the Norwegian Cup semifinal held in 1990

Silje is a sports lover. She is very much appreciated by her husband. 

She always travels with him around the world due to his job, but she never complains about it. 

She moved to live in Nether Alderley, which lies between Macclesfield and Alderley Edge in 2019 after her spouse was announced as the manager of Manchester United

She and her spouse are very close to their friends, David Beckham and Victoria Beckham. They have been close friends since 1996.  

Who is Silje's husband?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the husband of Silje Solskjaer. He is a retired Norwegian footballer who is now the coach of his son's U14s team. 

He was born in Kristiansund, Norway, to his parents, Oivind Solskjaer and Brita Solskjaer. His father used to be a championship of Greco-Roman Wrestler

When he was a football player, he used to play as a striker for Manchester United. He is one of the very successful images in the history of football. 

When he was playing for the club Manchester United, his team won three premier leagues consecutively, making six in total. 

He was nick-named Baby-faced Assassin after scoring the goal against Bayern making the team victory. 

He retired from playing football because of the injury in 2007. He was one of the best players with the highest scorer from Manchester United

After retiring from his playing career, in 2018, he joined the club again as a manager. 

Silje Solskjaer with her spouse Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Silje Solskjaer with her spouse Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Source: Twitter

How did they meet?

Silje met her spouse, Ole Gunnar, first in the practice session. They both used to play for the football club named Clausenengen Football Club

That’s where their path crossed in 1992. They were bonded over the practice session of the club. 

The training was said to be hard, but because of their romance, it was worth it. Ole was older than her, but he used to visit to peek at Silje in the training session. 

They were both falling in love at that time, but Ole joined the military services due to which things didn’t work out that time, but they met again, and they cleared the issue, and they started dating in 1992

They even went on a honeymoon in the Caribbean


Silje is married to Ole Solskjaer. They tied the wedding knot in 2004. They are one of the couples made in heaven. 

They are blessed by three children named Noah Solskjaer, Elijah Solskjaer, and Karna Solskjaer. They are always supportive of each other.

Net Worth:

The net worth of Ole Gunnar is estimated to be around $80 million, and his source of income is a football manager. 

Net Worth Source
$80 millionFootball manager


  1. Silje is 48 years old, born in 1974 in Norway.

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Updated On Fri Oct 07 2022 Published On Fri Oct 07 2022 By shaumya

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