Hafthor Bjornsson
Hafthor Bjornsson
Celebrated Name: Hafthor Bjornsson
Real Name/Full Name: Hafthor Julius Bjornsson
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 26 November 1988
Birth Place: Reykjavik, Iceland
Nationality: Icelandic
Height: 6 ft 9 in
Weight: 188kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kelsey Henson
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Hafthor Bjornsson Gay?: No
Profession: Strongman, Actor and Basketball player
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Hafthor Julius Bjornsson is a famous basketball player, professional strongman, and actor. The actor is the holder of the title World’s Strongest Man title. He created a record by winning three prestigious titles named Arnold Strongman Classic, Europe’s Strongest Man, and World’s Strongest Man. He won several titles through his performance. The athlete broke the 1,000-year world record in weight lifting.

The strongman was born in a family of athletic men. The actor is naturally blessed with a strong and good physique. In 2018, the strongman won three bronze and three silver medals.

Maybe you know about Hafthor Bjornsson very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Hafthor Bjornsson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The athlete was born on 26 November 1988 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The mother and father of Harper are very tall. The height of his grandfather was 6 ft 9 in. As a child, the athlete works on his family farm.

Personal Life

Hafthor has a daughter with his former girlfriend named Thelma Bjork Steinmann. In 2017, the athlete was in-relationship with Andrea Sif Jonsdottir. He met her at the gym. On 21 December 2019, the actor told in the interview that he did not see his daughter in three years. The strongman is currently dating Kelsey Henson since late 2017. The couple stays in highlight due to their height difference

She was a Canadian waitress. The couple met in Alberta, Canada, for a competition. He visited the bar where his girlfriend works. On 21 October 2018, the couple announced their marriage in public. Haftbor and Henon announced about their first child.

The actor has various tattoos that are related to Norse deities and Viking culture. On his half, the athlete has a tattoo of Jon Pall Sigmarsson.  In 2017, the singer was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November 26, 1988, Hafthor Bjornsson is 35 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 6 ft 9 in tall, and his weight is 188 kg.


The athlete started his career as a basketball player. In 2004, Hafbor played with Division I Club. He joined the FSu Selfoss. During play, the athlete suffered from a broken bone, which requires surgery. In 2006, he joined the Urvalsdeild powerhouse. The strongman missed his 2006-2007 due to ankle injury, which was later fixed by surgery.

After surgery, he starts playing for FSu Selfos. The player retired from basketball due to ankle injury at the age of 20. During his basketball career, the athlete played 32 gamed for Icelandic junior’s national basketball teams, eight games with the U-19 national team, and the U18 European Championship.

In the 2011 contest, the athlete took part in World’s Strongest Man as a wild card. The player manages to keep the sixth position. Bjornsson again took part in the competition and placed third in 2012, 2013, and 2015. In 2018, he finally won the world’s strongest and became the first person to won the title.

In early 2018, the bodybuilder broke the world record of Elephant Bar Deadlift with 472kg weight.  He became champion in Arnold Strongman Classic 2018. The actor defeated his title again in Arnold Strongman Classic 2019. Hafthor is the second person to win 3 Arnold Strongman Classics continuously in 2018, 2019, and 2020. In 2013, the athlete was cast in Game of Thrones’ fourth season as Ser Gregor the Mountain Clegne.  It was the first acting project of the strongman.

In the 2017 film, the actor worked in the movie Kickboxer: Retaliation as Mongkut. He worked in several shows named Beast, Kickboxer: Retaliation, and Hamlet Pharaon. The strongman was killed in the eight seasons.

Awards & Achievements

The strongman won several titles like Strongman Champions League, World’s Ultimate Strongman, Iceland’s Strongest Man, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of Hafthor Bjornsson in 2024

Hafthor Bjornsson Net Worth
Hafthor Bjornsson Net Worth

As of June 2024, The net worth of Hafthor Bjornsson is $2 million. The strongman created money from multiple sources like films, television series, competition, and brand sponsorship. He is the brand ambassador of brand SodaStream which is a company that produced making carbonated water at home.

The athlete often appeared an advertisement, which is about environmental awareness issues. In the advertisement, he worked with Hannah Waddingham. The actor became an entrepreneur and founded Icelandic Mountain Vodka. The company specialty is seven-time distilled vodka.

The athlete created his name all over the world. After creating several records, the entrepreneur started his business journey.


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