Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson aka “The Mountain” (born November 26, 1988) is an Icelandic bodybuilder and actor. He participates in World’s Strongest Man. Hafþór became won the competition in the year 2018. Other than being a bodybuilder he is also an actor. He has worked in many movies and TV shows. In “Game of Thrones” he played the role of Gregor Clegane.
This series helped him to gain more fame as it is popular worldwide and millions of people watch it. Other than this he has also worked in movies like “Kickboxer: Retaliation”. At this time of the pandemic, he is telling people how they can work out at home and some of them are quite funny.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
To Icelandic parents in Reykjavík, Iceland Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (age 31 years old as in the year 2019) was born in 1988 on 26th November. As Wikicelebs.com has found Hafþór is as tall as his father Bjorn Thor Reynisson. Not only father as his mother is also quite tall.
Júlíus grew up on a farm and is huge from his teen years. He is also well educated and is said to have a bachelor’s degree. In an interview, he revealed that everyone in his family is above 6’ and even his grandfather is quite tall.
Body Size, Height, Weight & Appearance
This guy is humongous. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson stands a good tall height of 6 ft 7 in and his weight is around 180 kg heavy guy. From this, you can imagine the size of his body. If this is not enough then let me tell you that he has 22” biceps and 60” chest. From his late teens, he is hitting the gym on a regular basis.
His sessions include powerlifting, log lifting, heavy military presses, and other exercises. You can see his videos that he posts on his Instagram account and see how heavy he lifts. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson has a record of 472 kg deadlift and 213 kg of log press.
This Icelandic brute consumes a pure protein-rich diet. He supplements his personal brand named Transparent Labs. There are numerous tattoos on his arms, shoulders, chest, and legs.
Personal life, Spouse Kelsey Henson & Children
In the year 2017, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson posted an image with an Andrea Sif Jónsdóttir. After this, the rumors about their affair started spreading. Later this news proved true but they separated in early 2017.
Their love story is quite interesting. In 2017 Hafþór went to a restaurant. There the waitress requested him for a picture and this lady is Kelsey Henson. The man liked her and they started dating each other.
The rest is history, now they both are married. In 2019 October Júlíus revealed that he and his wife Kelsey Henson are expecting a baby. Before marrying Morgan bodybuilder has been into relations but has never revealed their names.
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When you try to use your wife as weights but she’s not into it! Workout: Bicep curl 15 reps 4 sets Front squat 15 reps 4 sets One handed wife press 15 reps 4 sets. Couldn’t get one rep. Lost my grip first rep. Triceps extensions 15 reps 4 sets Try this at home. This workout is a killer! 🤯 @kelc33
|Real Full Birth Name||Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson.|
|Age (As of 2019)||31 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 26, 1988.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|House Location||Kópavogur, Iceland.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'7".
Meters: 2 m.
Centimeters: 200 cm.
|Weight||Pounds: 400 lbs.
Kilograms: 180 Kg.
|Chest||60" (152.5 cm).|
|Parents||Father: Bjorn Thor Reynisson.
Mother: Ragnheidur Margret Juliusdottir.
|Wife||Kelsey Morgan Henson.|
|Kids||1. Theresa Líf.
|Social media||Twitter: @ThorBjornsson_ (81.6 k fans).
Instagram: thorbjornsson (3.2 million followers).
YouTube: Hafthor Bjornsson (455 k subscribers).
|Favourite actor||Arnold Schwarzenegger.|
|Show||Game of Thrones.|
|School||Local high school.|
|Profession||Actor and bodybuilder.|
|Filmography||1. The World's Strongest Man (2012-2019).
2. Game of Thrones (2014-2019).
3. A League of Their Own (2015).
4. Heavy Bubbles (2016).
5. Born Strong (2017).
6. Keith Lemon: Coming to America (2018).
7. E:60, How the World's Strongest Man became 'The Mountain' on Game of Thrones (2019).
8. Zon 261 (2017).
9. Devilish Deeds (2017).
10. Beast (2017).
11. Kickboxer: Retaliation (2017).
12. Hamlet Pharon (2019).
|Cars||Mercedes G wagon.|
|Net worth (As in 2020)||$2 million.|
|Last Updated||8 May 2020 (©️ Copyright - Wikicelebs.com)|
Some hidden facts about Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
- He is a professional strong man participant. He takes part every year in different competitions. From 2010 Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson started this journey.
- The competitions in which he participates are “OK Budar Strongman Championships”, “Westfjord’s Viking”, “Iceland’s Strongest Viking”, “Strongest Man in Iceland”, “Iceland’s Strongest Man”, “Jón Páll Sigmarsson Classic”, “Arnold Strongman Classic”, “Europe’s Strongest Man” and others.
- For your information let me tell you that he is winning Arnold Strongman Classic from last 2 years and again in 2020 he won the title.
- There many other competitions where nobody can compete with him in terms of the strength that he has. Wikicelebs.com has found that this star has a net worth of $2 million.
- Because of his personality, he got offered a role in “Game of Thrones” which he accepted.
- Now he has done 5 movies and 7 TV series. He is also now an entrepreneur and even sells his exercise plans online.
- The mountain famed Star has a daughter named Theresa Líf from his girlfriend named Thelma Björk Steimann. She is 10 years old.
- There is a tattoo of Jón Páll Sigmarsson on his calf.
- He is winning Iceland’s strongest man competition from the last 9 years.
- His grandfather Reynir was 6’9” tall.
- Björnsson’s nickname is Thor and The Mountain.
- Júlíus Björnsson has his own gym supplement and apparel brand.
- Hafþór’s wife is also a fitness enthusiast.
- In the year 2018, he became World’s strongest man for the first time.
- He lives in Kópavogur, Iceland.