Her mother is Pia Åkerman Sundström. Malin grew up with her in Canada.
Replaced Lindsay Lohan in the role of Linda Lovelace in Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story (????) due to Lohan's admittance to the Betty Ford Center following her DUI prison stint.
Her father is Magnus Åkerman and her step-mother is Vera Stevens. They both appeared on the Swedish reality-show "Skånefruar" (2010).
Is the lead singer of a rock band named Ozono, who later changed their name to "The Petal Stones".
U.S. feature film debut was in the independent feature film, The Utopian Society (2003) where she met the films' editor, Francesco Sondelli who was also the founding band leader of "Ozono". Sondelli was the 2nd editor on The Utopian Society (2003) and had met Akerman when she went to loop a line of dialog at the then-editor's house. Akerman was eventually absorbed into the the band which changed its name to "The Petal Stones", where she met and eventually married fellow band member and drummer, Roberto Zincone.