Here are eight facts about the man known throughout the Seven Kingdoms as The Mountain.
Björnsson is 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 403 pounds, making him one of the show’s largest cast members.
After injuring his knee in basketball, Björnsson started competing in strongman competitions. He’s won Iceland’s Strongest Man competition and came in 6th in the 2011 World’s Strongest Man contest.
He could’ve been playing football for the Indianapolis Colts if owner Jim Irsay had his way.
To keep that mountainous physique, he eats over 10,000 calories a day.
His favorite character on the show is Cersei Lannister (go figure).
He can bench press 507 lbs. That’s the size of a full-grown grizzly bear.
During his “GoT” audition, Björnsson said he nabbed the role after a lifting a man in front of the casting team.
The Great Sword Björnsson handles on the show is the size of a human being, but we doubt he has any problem swinging it.
Get comfy, bro.
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