Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Celebrated Name: Hafpor Julius Bjornsson
Real Name/Full Name: Hafpor Julius Bjornsson
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 26 November 1988
Birth Place: Reykjavik, Iceland
Nationality: Icelander
Height: 6 feet 9 inches
Weight: 200kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kelsey Henson
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes(One Daughter)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Hafpor Julius Bjornsson Gay? NO
Profession: Actor, Strongman
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $6 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Hafpor Julius Bjornsson is a professional actor and strongman from Iceland. Hafpor was born on 26 November 1988 in Reykjavik, located in Iceland and became the first person to receive, Europe Strongest man, Arnold Strongman Classic and World’s Strongest Man awards in the same year. Hafpor is famous for starring as Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) in Game of Thrones series for five seasons. Hafpor is also a professional previous basketball player.

Maybe you know about Hafpor Julius Bjornsson very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in [current date format=’Y’]? If you do not see, we have prepared this article about details of Hafpor Julius 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

Hafpor Julius Bjornsson was sired in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 26 November 1988 to his parents Ragnheiour and Bjorn. Hafpor has a sibling sister named Hafdis Lind Bjornsdottir. There is no information about his early education background.

Hafpor got his tall and athletic posture from his father and grandfather and used to operate in his family-owned farms when he was a child.

Personal Life

Hafpor is married to Kelsey Henson and has a daughter from his previous relationship with Thelma Bjork Steinmann.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 November 1988, Hafpor Julius Bjornsson is 35 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 6 feet, 9 inches tall, and his weight is 200 kg.


Hafpor made his career debut as a basketball player, back in the year 2004. He started his career as a center for the club, “Division 1,” and “Breioablik.” Again in the year 2005, Hafpor became a member of the “Division 1” club. He then suffered an ankle injury during various games and had to undergo surgery.

Back in the year 2006, Hafpor recovered from the ankle surgery and moved to the “KR” club. Here the ankle injuries persisted, leading him to miss various games since he had to undergo another surgery. Throughout the following season, Hafpor relocated back to FSu Selfoss, and although he conveyed an excellent performance, his basketball career had to come to an end by the persistent injuries, and this saw him quit basketball back in the year 2008.

Again in the year 2008, and after his basketball retires, Hafpor met the famous strongman Magnus Ver Magnusson from Iceland at a gym session. Upon noticing Hafpor’s healthy posture, Magnus suggested that Hafpor should become a certified strongman, and as they say, the rest was history.

In the year 2015, Hafpor launched a new world record during the Norway World’s Strongest Viking, competition. Hafpor carried a 33 feet long log weighing 650 kilograms for five meters. It followed his breaking of Orm Strolfsson 1,000 records.

In the previous year 2019, Hafpor defended his Arnold Strongman Classic title and enhanced his Elephant Bar title after he lifted 474 kilograms. Hafpor is the holder of Europe’s Strongest Man title.

Awards & Achievements

Back in the year 2010, Hafpor participated in various strongman contests in Iceland, winning in most of them. Some of the matches were the Strongest Man in Iceland, the West fjords Viking and Iceland’s Strongest Viking. Hafpor also received awards from Ok Badur Strongman Championships five events. He was the winner of the second position at the Jon Pall Sigmarsson Classic in the same year.

In June 2011, Hafpor received the Strongest Man in Iceland awards and announced Iceland’s Strongest Man in the same year. Hafpor got a wild card inviting him to participate in the World’s Strongest Man, contest, and held position six in the event.

On the following year 2012, Hafpor took part in the competition of the World’s Strongest Man and held the third position. Back in the year 2014, Hafpor received a declaration of the runner-up in the same event, trailing the number one position to strongman, Zydrunas Savickas.

In the year 2018, Hafpor has announced the winner during the World’s Strongest Man contest and automatically became the first person from Iceland to win the title since the year 1996. Throughout the same year, Hafpor received the Arnold Strongest Classic contest.

Net Worth & Salary of Hafpor Julius Bjornsson in [current date format=’Y’]

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson Net Worth
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson Net Worth

As of July 2024, Hafpor Julius Bjornsson has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. Hafpor gets most of his income from his well paying Strongman career and also earns hefty amounts from being a television actor. Presently, there is no information about his assets and monthly/annually salary. However, it was evident that a person having such a vast net worth must be living a lavish life.

Hafpor Julius Bjornsson is hardworking career personnel who has realized most of his potential from hard work and dedication. Hafpor began as a basketball that never worked well for him; however, he proceeded to become a strongman not giving up did not on his dreams of being great.


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