Son, Jacob, with actress Heidi Gjermundsen, born February 23rd 2004. Their second son was born August 5th, 2006.

Is a passionate fan and supporter of the Oslo soccer club Vålerenga.

Jokes about having the world record in shortest career as a university student. Says he was genuinely interested in history and social studies and was highly motivated but on his first day at the University of Oslo he took one look at the study hall and it's 400+ students, freaked out and left.

Was accepted into Teaterhøgskolen (the Norwegian Acadamy of Dramatic Arts) at the age of 20.

Sister, Ida Elise Broch (born 1987), is an actress.