Kelsey Henson began receiving wide media coverage and public attention after she started dating Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, the famous Games of Thrones actor who portrayed Gregor Clegane in the series. Apart from their relationship, their height difference is another factor that has earned them much attention from the public.
Despite her busy schedules, Henson still makes out time to support her husband and his flourishing career. She is his biggest fan and Hafþór credits her for every success he has recorded in his career ever since they started living together. We’ve gathered all the interesting deets about Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s wife below.
Kelsey Henson – Bio (Age)
Kelsey was born in the city of Alberta, Canada, on the 5th of March 1990, to Caucasian parents whose identities are not known to the media. She has a sister called Kathleen Henson and a cousin known as Nikyla.
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s wife attended the University of Alberta, from where she graduated in 2014 with a certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. Before fame, Henson worked at Guthrie Mechanical Services Ltd as a building operator and at the Suncor Base Plant in Fort McMurray as a project administrator and junior safety adviser. In addition, she has also worked at an Albert-based firm as a financial services representative.
Sometime in the year 2017, the Alberta Construction Safety Association awarded Kelsey her Health & Safety Administrator (HSA) and National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) designations, after which she joined Tervita Corporation as a field services admin in the same year. This was her last job before fame calling.
Height & Body Measurements
Björnsson and Henson look adorable together despite their massive height difference which often turns heads. While the actor is of superhuman size, his sweetheart is petite and has a tiny body frame. The blogger is 5 feet 2 inches and has a body weight of 53 kilograms or 117 lbs. This figure makes her 19 inches shorter than her husband who is 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs in about 200 kilograms or 440 lbs.
Furthermore, her body measurements are detailed as 35 inches (bust), 24 inches (waist), and 36 inches (hips). Kelsey Henson sports a pair of blue eyes, blonde hair, and tattoos over her body.
Facts About Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s Wife
1. She Is A Model And Fitness Trainer
Among other things, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s wife is a model and fitness trainer. Although not much is known about her modeling career, she is heavily involved in fitness with her husband and the pair usually record their workout at the actor’s gym, Thor’s Power Gym.
Henson, to her credit, is also a social media influencer, blogger, and internet sensation. She usually shares photos of her curvaceous body on her social media pages. As a blogger, she discusses fitness and lifestyle in her contents, which usually earn her positive feedback.
2. Kelsey Henson And Her Husband Met At A Restaurant
Hafþór Björnsson and his wife met for the first time in 2017 when the latter was working at Earl’s Kitchen+Bar which is located in Fort McMurray. Henson joined the restaurant as a waitress at 2012 while also working at the construction safety field.
It was one of the days she was on duty that she bumped into the actor who just arrived in town for a local strongman competition. The blogger immediately recognized him as one of the actors from Game of Thrones and requested for a photo with him. From that time, the two became friends and since then, they’ve remained inseparable.
3. She Got Married To Hafþór In 2018
Shortly after Kelsey Henson became friends with the strongman, Hafþór Björnsson offered to take her around his home town and introduce her to his family members. The Game Of Thrones star later announced in the month of October 2018 that he and Henson had been legally joined together as husband and wife.
Since then, the couple has been living in the same apartment together with their pet, a dog named Asterix.
4. Her Husband Is A Professional Strongman
Hafþór Björnsson debuted as a strongman in the year 2010, which was also the same year he emerged the winner of the Strongest Man in Iceland event. Since then, he has gone ahead to snag several notable awards at both local and international competitions, including Europe’s Strongest Man which he won multiple times.
Prior to his strongman career, Kelsey’s husband was a professional basketball player. Between 2004 and 2008, he played professionally in Iceland before his growing career was truncated by a recurrent ankle injury.
Famed for portraying Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in Game of Thrones, Hafþór was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, on November 26, 1988.