Kelsey Henson gained media attention as the wife of Hafthor Bjornsson, an Icelandic professional strongman. Her husband Bjornsson is famous for his highly acclaimed role of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on the HBO hit series Game Of Thrones. The strongman has also won the Strongest Man in Iceland event in 2010.
As for their marriage, the loving couple has been married for a few years now. They are also proud parents of one kid.
Here’s a look at the adorable love story of the long-lasting couple. In the meantime, we will explore more about Hafthor Bjornsson’s wife!
How did Henson and Her Husband Hafthor Bjornsson Meet?
Bjornsson first met Henson at her restaurant Earls Kitchen & Bar, in Alberta, Canada. She there worked as a waitress as well as a construction safety officer.
Bjornsson visited Canada for a strongman competition. The pair first met when Hafthor went to her restaurant, where Kelsey asked him for a selfie. They remained in touch following their first meet and in September 2017, the pair started dating officially.
Kelsey Henson and Hafthor Bjornsson Married in 2018
Henson tied the knot with her boyfriend of a year, Hafthor Bjornsson in August 2018. The pair kept their wedding secret for a couple of months and only announced on 21st October 2018 via Instagram. Back then, they both shared their wedding photos on their respective social media.
After their announcement, several online sources reported Henson and Bjornsson exchanged their vows in October. However, regardless of what tabloids claim, we can assure you that they got married on 24th August 2019.
On 25th August 2019, Henson marked her first wedding anniversary with a sweet Instagram post. There she mentioned that her anniversary was a day before.
Besides, their romantic wedding ceremony took place in Iceland.
More about Hafthor Bjornsson Wife Kelsey Henson
Kelsey Henson, 31, is a former waitress who currently works as a promotional athlete and a fitness buff. She was born on 5th March 1990, in Alberta, Canada.
Henson studied Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Alberta.
Kelsey Henson is the mother of one child
Hafthor Bjornsson’s wife gave birth to their first child, a baby boy on 26th September 2020. The couple announced the big news via Instagram. The new mom of a child shared,
“Our beautiful baby boy made his grand entrance into the world at 11:19 AM on September 26th 2020 after a short and intense six hours. 3530 grams and 52 cm. The birth was the most powerful, life changing, empowering thing I’ve ever done in my entire life. We are all doing well and settling in at home as three!
At the time, her hubby shared in his story that, “After an extremely hard 2 hours and 19 mins of pushing our healthy, strong, beautiful boy arrived weighing 3530 grams, 52 cm long.”
On 11 April 2020, Kelsey Henson announced the duo is expecting their first child together via her Instagram.
She captioned it, “Swipe right to see gender of the mini me!”
The same day, her husband Bjornsson also unveiled the big news with the same caption on his Instagram. In a series of pictures, Hafthor shared, the strongman popped a balloon that had blue confetti in it confirming the gender of their first child to be a boy. The baby was due in October 2020.
The Couple Has a Drastic Height and Weight Difference
Henson’s husband Bjornsson has a height of 6 ft 9 in (206 cm) whereas she stands at 5 ft 2 in (157 cm) tall. He is 19 inches taller than her.
Talking about their weight difference, Kelsey weighs 53 kg (117 lb) where Hafthor weighs 205 kg (452 lb).
They Also a Run a Gym Together
Bjornsson’s wife Henson is a fitness enthusiast who has also signed a deal with several big brands. She frequently shares promotional posts on her social media.
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Besides, Kelsey also runs a gym with her partner Hafthor called Thor’s Power Gym, in Kópavogur, Iceland. It opens throughout the week from 10 am to 5 pm.
Bjornsson Also Has a Daughter with His Girlfriend Thelma Björk Steimann
Hafthor is already a father of a baby girl. He has a daughter named Theresa Líf with ex-girlfriend Thelma Björk Steimann.
The couple began dating back in the spring of 2007 and broke up after a year of their relationship in 2008.
As per sources, they split after a series of physical conflicts between them. The former couple used to live in Selfoss, a town in southern Iceland.
Bjornsson’s ex-bae Thelma currently resides in Copenhagen with their daughter.
Hafthor once Dated Andrea Sif Jónsdóttir
Hafthor was also in a relationship with Andrea Sif Jónsdóttir. The two first met at a gym but it is yet to be revealed when the two actually started dating.
Sources reports they were still dating until early 2017.
Net Worth of Kelsey Henson
Henson has collected a considerable amount of her wealth from her various works. Her estimated fortune is $500,000 as of 2021. On the other hand, her hubby Bjornsson’s net worth is $2 million.