2015 is Alicia Vikander's year.

The Swedish-born actress is relatively unknown at the moment, but, by the end of the year, she'll be one of the hottest stars in the world. After years studying ballet, Vikander transitioned to acting -- breaking out in Scandinavia in 2009's "Pure." Now, newly arrived in Hollywood, the young actress is landing role after role and is set to star in six of the hottest films of the year. This week, she ramps it up in the critically-acclaimed sci-fi movie "Ex Machina," opposite Oscar Isaac.

From her start in Sweden to her A-list actor boyfriend, here are 9 things you probably don't know about Alicia Vikander.

Alicia Vikander Facts

[Sources: Wikipedia, IMDb]