Kold stands at 6' 4" (1.93m) and weighs 308lbs (140kg). He is primarily recognized for his hulking size. Kold played around 150 football matches as a goalkeeper in the lower leagues until he suffered from an injury at the age of 27. He was sent to the gym for rehabilitation training, where he took up an interest in bodybuilding.
In 2007, he starred in Mads Matthiesen's short film, Dennis. The film was not promoted, but eventually became viral and made Kold a name as an actor. He reprised the role of Dennis when Matthiesen directed the feature length film, Teddy Bear (2012), an adaptation of Dennis. In 2013, he appeared in the blockbuster film, Fast & Furious 6 as Klaus.