Name: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Profession: TV Actor
Age: 35
Birth Place: Iceland
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is a TV Actor, and he/she was born on 26 November - 1988(35 years old) in Iceland. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson given below.

About Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

He is an actor, strongman competitor, and former professional basketball player who goes by the name Thor Björnsson. He was the first actor to play Gregor Clegane on HBO's Game of Thrones for more than one season. He has won the title of Iceland's Strongest Man five times in a row, as well as Europe's Strongest Man twice.

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson before fame

He began his career playing with the FSU Selfoss professional basketball team before he suffered a knee injury at twenty and was forced to pursue his athletic career in strongman competitions.

Achievement of Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

In January 2015, he broke a 1000-year-old record by lifting a 1,433-pound wood five steps at the World's Strongest Viking competition.

Salary 2020

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Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson family life

He has lived in Iceland's Kópavogur. From a previous relationship, he has a daughter named Theresa Lf. He married Kelsey Henson in 2018, and their first child, a son, was born on September 26, 2020.

Associations of Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

In the hit George R.R. Martin series Game of Thrones, he co-starred with Lena Headey.

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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson Timeline

  • 2004

    Hafu00feu00f3r began his athletic career as a basketball player. At 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in), he started his senior team career with Division I club Breiu00f0ablik in 2004, playing as a center. In 2005 he joined FSu Selfoss, also in the Icelandic Division I. After 10 games it was discovered that he had been playing with a broken bone in his ankle and would require surgery. After recovering from surgery, Hafu00feu00f3r moved to u00darvalsdeild powerhouse KR in 2006. He missed most of the 2006u20132007 season after a screw in his ankle shattered and had to be fixed by another surgery.Between 2004 and 2006 Hafu00feu00f3r played 32 games for the Icelandic junior national basketball teams. In 2006 he played 8 games with Icelandu0027s U-18 national team in Division A of the U18 European Championship.

  • 2008

    Hafu00feu00f3r met Icelandic strongman Magnu00fas Ver Magnu00fasson at his gym "Jakabu00f3l" in 2008, and Magnu00fas said that Hafu00feu00f3r seemed a good prospect as a strongman. Hafu00feu00f3r won several strongman contests in Iceland in 2010, including Strongest Man in Iceland, Icelandu0027s Strongest Viking, Westfjords Viking, and five of six events at the OK Badur Strongman Championships.

  • 2010

    Hafu00feu00f3r finished in second place at the inaugural Ju00f3n Pu00e1ll Sigmarsson Classic in November 2010, behind Brian Shaw. He won the 2011 Strongest Man in Iceland contest on 4 June 2011, and the 2011 Icelandu0027s Strongest Man contest on 18 June 2011. He placed fourth in the Giants Live Poland 2011 event on 6 August 2011.

  • 2012

    Hafu00feu00f3r took part in Worldu0027s Strongest Man after earning a wild card invitation to the 2011 contest. He came in sixth overall. Taking part again in ensuing years, he placed third in 2012, 2013 and 2015. He finished runner-up in 2014 event to u017dydru016bnas Savickas and again in the 2016 event to Brian Shaw. In 2017, Hafu00feu00f3r once again was runner up, this time to Eddie Hall. Hafu00feu00f3r won the 2018 Worldu0027s Strongest Man, thus becoming the first Icelander to win the title since Magnu00fas Ver Magnu00fasson in 1996.

  • 2013

    Hafu00feu00f3r was cast as Ser Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones in August 2013. This was his first main acting role, and he is the third person to depict the character after Conan Stevens played the role in season 1 and Ian Whyte in season 2. He became the first actor to portray Clegane in more than one continuous season with his appearances in seasons four through eight. Hafu00feu00f3r was cast for the role of Mongkut in the 2017 film Kickboxer: Retaliation.

  • 2014

    Hafu00feu00f3r was born in Reykjavu00edk. His father, Bju00f6rn, stands at 203 cm (6 ft 8 in), and his mother, Ragnheiu00f0ur, is also of very tall stature. Hafu00feu00f3ru0027s grandfather, Reynir, is 207 cm (6 ft 9 u20442 in) and "just as broad across the chest". Reynir recalled in 2014 that Hafu00feu00f3r worked on the family farm outside Reykjavu00edk as a child and "was always big, even when he wasnu0027t tall". Hafu00feu00f3r has a daughter, Theresa Lu00edf, with his former girlfriend Thelma Bju00f6rk Steimann. Until early 2017, he was in a relationship with Andrea Sif Ju00f3nsdu00f3ttir whom he met at a gym. They lived together in Reykjavik. In an online video interview by Mulligan Brothers published 21 December 2019, Hafu00feu00f3r lamented not having seen his daughter in three years.

  • 2015

    In January 2015, at the Worldu0027s Strongest Viking competition held in Norway, Hafu00feu00f3r carried a 10-metre-long (33 ft), 650-kilogram (1,430 lb) log for five steps, thus breaking a 1,000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson. On 15 February 2020, Hafu00feu00f3r deadlifted an unofficial world record on the elephant bar with 480 kilograms (1,058 lbs). On 2 May 2020, Hafu00feu00f3r deadlifted 501 kg (1,105 lb) under strongman rules in an event that was broadcast on ESPN.Hafu00feu00f3r played the lead role in the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire during their debut season in 2015. He appeared as "King Thor", the leader of a Viking raiding party intent on capturing the city of Amman.

  • 2016

    In 2016, Hafu00feu00f3r co-founded the spirits brand Icelandic Mountain Vodka. The main focus of the company is a seven-time distilled Icelandic vodka, as well as having a gin production.

  • 2017

    Since late 2017, Hafu00feu00f3r had been dating Kelsey Henson, a Canadian waitress. The two met when Hafu00feu00f3r was in Alberta, Canada for a strongman competition and visited the bar where Henson worked. The couple garnered attention for the difference in their respective heights, as Henson is 157 cm (5 ft 2 in). On 21 October 2018, Hafu00feu00f3r announced that he and Henson had married. On 11 April 2020, Hafu00feu00f3r announced on his Instagram page that he and Henson were expecting their first child together. On 26 September 2020, Hafu00feu00f3r and Henson welcomed their first child together, a baby boy.

  • 2018

    On 3 March 2018, Hafu00feu00f3r broke the Elephant Bar deadlift world record with his successful 472 kg (1,041 lb) third attempt, as well as being champion of the Arnold Strongman Classic 2018. The previous Elephant Bar deadlift world record of 468 kg (1,032 lb) was set by Jerry Pritchett at the Arnold Strongman Classic 2017.

  • 2020

    In May 2020 Hafu00feu00f3r stated that he would never return to a Giants Live event or a Worldu0027s Strongest Man competition, thus statedly ending Hafu00feu00f3ru0027s participation in Worldu0027s Strongest Man.

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