How tall is Hafthor Julius Bjornsson

Hafthor Julius Bjornsson's Height

6ft 7 ¾ (202.6 cm)

Icelandic Strongman and Actor who played Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) in Game of Thrones. He claimed to be 6ft 9, 6ft 8, 205cm and in January 2015 he mentioned his weight was "around 172kg" (379 pounds), in 2019 weighed close to 200kg and in 2020 has been as heavy as 205-6kg.

How tall is Hafthor Julius Bjornsson
5ft 8 Rob and Hafthor Julius @ Winter LFCC 2014
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Average Guess (267 Votes)
6ft 7.49in (201.9cm)
Cnut the Great said on 19/Jan/21
Nice to see some more strongmen on here. the sport is becoming more popular. I agree w Danimal. Mariusz 5'11". Ive met Derek Poundstone an he is a legit 6 feet. and he has a little height on Mariusz. Thor 6'8", Shaw 6'7"
Vincent Feraca said on 18/Jan/21
After watching some footage of him with Larry Wheels, he's looking about 6'7" flat. His exhibition with Steven Ward more or less confirms that.

Then again, his height might fluctuate enough to give him 6'6 and change at his lowest, and a bit over 6'7" at the most.
Editor Rob
I think in person, he seems tall enough to have been over 6ft 7 flat
Danimal 176.7 said on 18/Jan/21
So here's a good comparison of Thor with 6'2" (his listed height probably in shoes) Steven Ward. They JUST FOUGHT in Dubai over the weekend. Great side by side video comparison of them in the gym: Click Here I give Thor 6'7.5" barefoot.
vgno2 said on 13/Jan/21
In one of the recent Instagram pictures, with boxer Steven Ward, who is listed at 6'2 - it looks like eyebrows versus top of the head, which would make Hafthor about 6'6. it looks like no more than a 4 inch difference. I see that he maybe can have some height in reserve and be able to stretch to 6'7 and something, but after seeing them together I really doubt Hafthor is over 6'7.5

6'9 and even 6'10 which he has been listed at is just not possible in my opinion, if you look how he looks next to a 6ft 2 inch guy here.
Ben Bell said on 2/Jan/21
I had my pic on here with Eddie hall. I’m 6’025 bare foot and had 2” on my. There are lots of UK fans who’ve met Eddie as he did a big speaking tour over here, taking photos with everyone.
He’s 6’2 min when stood straight and he’s my reference point for strong men.
The others I’m not sure on as there’s very little reference on TV.
Do you have a link to Thor saying he’s 6’7.5?
Yas said on 28/Dec/20
Just 30 years? Probably why half your heights are out.
Canson said on 13/Dec/20
He looks more 6’7.5 than .75
Danimal 176.7cm said on 12/Dec/20
I remember watching an interview with Thor from a few years ago where he was asked his height and he said that he's only 6'7.5" in reality even though I've been called 6'8", 6'9" and even 6'10" at times. Thor at 6'7.5" puts Brian Shaw at 6'6" (probably 6'7.5" in basketball shoes and he rounded/rounds to 6'8"). The promoter at World's Strongest Man and Giants Live (Colin Bryce) always inflated and still does inflate the strongmen's heights. He has a very Vince McMahon type of personality and business mindset to make already big men bigger than life itself. None of the guys are as tall as they are listed (billed). 6'4" Mark Felix is actually 6'1". Eddie Hall is shorter than 6'0"-6'1" Laurence Shahlei (who is at least 2" shorter than 6'3" Zydrunas Zavickas who was once listed at 6'2). The list goes on and on. Terry Hollands who is billed at 6'6" and even 6'7" at times is only 6'3"-6'4" in reality. Mariusz Pudzianowski was a legit 5'11", not 6'1", Svend Karlsen who used to get billed at 6'2" and even 6'3" at times is a legit 5'11"-6'0" guy (slightly edged out Mariusz). Guys in the 70's and 80's were always listed at their real heights (Bill Kazmaier at 6'2.5" in his prime and Geoff Capes at 6'5.5" in his prime). That started to change by the mid 90's and even more so when Colin Bryce began commentating the events starting in the early 2000's (adding up to 4" to some strongmen's heights). Believe me, I have been a die-hard fan for 30 years now.
Chris Dodding said on 3/Dec/20
Hey Rob, would it be possible to get heights of a few other strongmen? Connor Lipke claims 5'11 but looks 5'10, Rob Kearney claims 5'10 but looks 5'8. Obviously strongmen aren't mega celebs but outside of Thor and Eddie you don't seem to have many documented!
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 26/Nov/20
I find out alot of people fraud height from IG judging a comparable picture with Hafthor and hashtag Hafthor as 6'9. Caught quite a few tall guys who claim between 6'7-6'11, one who claim 6'8 and look an inch below Hafthor which is 6'6 3/4 since Hafthor is 6'7 3/4, second guy insist a few time he is 6'10 and look an inch on Hafthor but we knew that indicated he is only 6'8 3/4 and the last one who claim 6'10 and also 6'11 look nothing over 1.25" above Hafthor which we know all these people are claiming solid thick sneakers with height and worst is the taller guy who is 6'9 trying to claim 6'11 🤣🤣
Canson said on 18/Nov/20
@J2Frenzy: yea I’m the same way. I never claim 6’5” although I did a few times when I played basketball but because i measured (or at least was rounded to 6’4.5”). But after college it was always 6’4.5, 6’4 or on a couple occasions 6’4-6’5”. Now it’s always 6’4” unless I get someone close in height that I edge who claims 6’4” who is maybe 6’3.75 or one who claims 6’3.5 who’s around it or slightly less. Then I’ll just say 6’4 1/4”
Vincent Caleb said on 18/Nov/20
@Tall Sam:
Do you say 6’5” as your height? I was just wondering since we are identical in height. I usually say around 6’5” or nearly 6’5”.
J2Frenzy said on 18/Nov/20
@Canson if asked I’ll either claim 6’2 (my extreme low) or 6’2.5 (my afternoon measurement). I could get away with 6’3 (it’s my morning height and I’ve got a tall looking build) but it just feels dishonest
Canson said on 17/Nov/20
@J2Frenzy: yup I round down to 6’4” too
J2Frenzy said on 16/Nov/20
Damn my usual low is 6’2.25 (I round down when asked outside of this site) you guys make me feel small
Canson said on 15/Nov/20
Vincent Caleb said on 15/Nov/20
@Canson: my usual extreme lows are 6-4.5, but my back went through a special type of hell that day. I was also dehydrated and low on sleep, so I wasn’t surprised I measured that low. Sometimes I’ll dip another 1/8 sometime after 4 p.m., even on days that aren’t extreme lows.

@Vincent: So you’re right there within the same ranges as I am and as Christian just half inch taller than me and about 1/2-5/8 less than Christian. Likely the extra beyond 6’4.5 is more under duress than anything. Is your out of bed height 6’5.5”? You may have mentioned it before but can’t remember
J2Frenzy said on 15/Nov/20
Never thought I’d read Strowman and shortest in a sentence together
Robbe said on 15/Nov/20
Strowman, Shaw, Tyson, and Thor are pretty close, the whole bunch is within 1.25in i believe.

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Strowman shortest at 6'6.5, Thor tallest at 6.7.75. Shaw and Tyson there in the middle at 6'7.25.
Vincent Caleb said on 15/Nov/20
@Canson: my usual extreme lows are 6-4.5, but my back went through a special type of hell that day. I was also dehydrated and low on sleep, so I wasn’t surprised I measured that low. Sometimes I’ll dip another 1/8 sometime after 4 p.m., even on days that aren’t extreme lows.
Vincent Caleb said on 13/Nov/20
Tyson is 6’7” minimum, he can be a little over it.
Canson said on 13/Nov/20
@Vincent Caleb: you lost half inch from your normal low of 6’4.75 to 6’4.25? Interesting. I’ve gotten as low as 193 flat twice (193.04) but usually 193.1-193.2. The flat 6’4 was from me (on one occasion) getting to a normal low within 4-5 hours then being on my feet almost nonstop for another 6-8. It was experimental. However those two measurements were the last two times I’ve tested my extreme low so I’m thinking it’s possible I’ve lost a mm or 2 being I’ve also noticed my normal low is bang on 6’4.25 more often than it used to be (was 193.8ish before).
JD1996 said on 13/Nov/20
@canson agree with you on the height they both lose solid 1 for fury and 1.25 for Thor both huge guys that would lose more height than the average person specially Thor being he’s extremely hefty.
JD1996 said on 12/Nov/20
@vincent Caleb Well If that’s the case then I think fury is the tallest 6’7” guy I’ve ever seen!
Vincent Caleb said on 12/Nov/20
Extreme lows can be really weird sometimes. After heavy deadlifts once I lost another 1/2 than I usually do lol.
Canson said on 12/Nov/20
@Vincent: my bad. That’s what I was trying to say before the autocorrect on my phone took over. Tyson loses more than just 1/2”. I’d give him over 6’8 out of bed though and 1” loss and Hafthor maybe 1.25
J2Frenzy said on 12/Nov/20
Tyson: 6’8.5 morning, 6’7.5 afternoon, 6’7 extreme low
Hafthor: 6’8.75 morning, 6’7.75 afternoon, 6’7.25 extreme low
Vincent Caleb said on 11/Nov/20
Tyson IMO loses around an inch at most. He could be 6’8” out of bed and 6’7 1/8” afternoon, but that is the lowest I would give him. Hafthor loses at least 1.25 taking weight into consideration. I think hafthor edges him by a centimeter at their lowest heights.
Canson said on 11/Nov/20
@J2Frenzy: Tyson would lose more than 1/2” in a day. I could see 6’7.25 or .5, but not 6’8”. If Hafthor is 6’8.5 Fury would. Now I will say it’s possible Hafthor is 6’8.75 or 6’9 out of bed being the heavier guy
J2Frenzy said on 11/Nov/20
I have both Tyson and Hafthor at 6’7.5, but Tyson wakes up 6’8 and Hafthor wakes up 6’8.5
Vincent Caleb said on 10/Nov/20
Tyson fury 6-8? Nah, more like a good solid 6-7. Hafthor has about a centimeter on him.
J2Frenzy said on 10/Nov/20
@Vincent Hafthor’s weight is listed on Wikipedia as 180-200 kg (397-441lbs)

@JD1996 I think they’d measure similar yes. Tyson gives a taller impression because he’s so much lighter
JD1996 said on 9/Nov/20
About the same as Tyson fury 6’7.75”-6’8”
J2Frenzy said on 9/Nov/20
@recapa parental height predictors are BS man. My mum is 5’0 (measured 152.5) and my dad was 6’1.5 (claimed 186.5). I was supposed to be about 176. I’m 188 or 189
Vincent Caleb said on 9/Nov/20
@recapa: dang I got robbed of that inch and a quarter!!!

As for hafthors height does anybody have a current weight estimate so we can determine how much height he loses through the day? I am not the best at guessing weight, but if he is all of 452 pounds than he must lose 1.25 inches, although I am not sure if he really weighs that much.
recapa said on 8/Nov/20
@Vincent,so apparantly i did those calcluation thingie that predict your height according to you parents heights who are 6ft2.5 and 6ft respictvly and it came up for me with 6ft6 as an average , seem that ended up in the normal range of the expected height while your brother ended up in the extreme side.
Vincent Caleb said on 8/Nov/20
I don’t hate my little brother, nor did I ever, I just disliked that he was so much taller than me. I don’t mind much anymore though. Yeah that must really suck for your cousin man, but if he doesn’t mind at all, more power to him.
J2Frenzy said on 8/Nov/20
@Vincent if you hate your kid brother for being 4 inches taller, I can’t imagine what my “big cousin” (who comes up to my cheekbones in 1.5 inch shoes) must feel
Vincent Caleb said on 7/Nov/20
recapa: I usually wake at 6’5 1/2”, so I only lose three quarters. I’m only 205ish pounds so that may be a reason I don’t lose much height.
recapa said on 7/Nov/20
@Vincent .dang, he is basically in the giant height i thought ,he also shrinks a little above an tall do you wake up at 6ft5.75
Vincent Caleb said on 6/Nov/20
@recapa: He wakes at 6’10 1/8”, and loses about 1/2 inch in the first hour, and hits 6’9 1/8” afternoonish and is 6’9” flat at 2:00 p.m., he only dips under on an extreme low. After a day of deadlifts he was a quarter inch under. I used to hate that he was my kid brother and over four inches taller than me, but I don’t mind much now. Whenever we go in crowds we get lots of stares, especially him. He calls me shorty all the time. Whenever we are in pictures together he puts his arm around me to try and push me down and be shorter as a joke lol. Jokes on him, I don’t have to duck for doors 🤣.
recapa said on 4/Nov/20
hey vincent a question out of curiosity,you mentioned that your brother is 6ft9 , he a strong 6ft9 or does he dip a little under it like can he measure around 205cm on a period of the day.
Canson said on 1/Nov/20
Agree with Vincent
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 29/Oct/20
My money would be on Hafthor, but not by a whole lot.
Vincent Caleb said on 29/Oct/20
205 cm out of bed possibly, considering his weight and height. 6-7.5 afternoon
J2Frenzy said on 27/Oct/20
Who would have the edge out of Hafthor and Tyson Fury?
Robbe said on 27/Oct/20
With 6'10 Connor Toole.

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Thor closer to the camera there. I can see a good 2in difference.
Editor Rob
He does have footwear disadvantage though. Can look 6ft8 range there.
Kaneeeee said on 26/Oct/20
How is this guy listed as same as brain shaw, when he clearly is a inch on Shaw, this is why this site is not accurate.
Editor Rob
Well he is listed half inch less, so talk about inaccuracy in your statement 😼
But none of us have measured a celeb.
Every height listing on this site, opinion and guess from visitors are all estimates 👍
recapa said on 25/Oct/20
at least 202cm for hafthor
Joseph Lee Townley said on 20/Oct/20
No arguments there is there? He is deffo about 6ft 7-8
6'3 Julian said on 12/Sep/20
@Canson it’s 6’7.49” now! I’ll guess 6’7.5 to get it back up!
Canson said on 10/Sep/20
I’m in agreement with the average guess. 6’7.5 (202 cm)
Hotpots said on 9/Sep/20
Doesn’t look more than 6-7 here imo
S Karmala said on 7/Sep/20
I think Thor always looks like an inch taller than Brian Shaw, who looks at least 4.5-5.5 inches taller than Eddie Hall who is about 6ft 2. Therefore I would put Brian at around 6ft 6 1/2 - 6ft 7 1/2. I totally think that Thor would be around 6ft 8 or 6ft 8 1/4 by those estimates.
Yas said on 6/Sep/20
He quit strongman due to the YouTube doc that made him look like a cheating cry baby. Now he's in a huff.
Editor Rob
Check this recent clip of Hafthor with Hulk, I wonder how tall the guy in the hulk costume was!

Interesting at that comic con, for photo ops with guests they just put a perspex screen between the guest and the fans...
Arch Stanton said on 22/Aug/20
He's retired from strongman now. I wonder if like Eddie the 501 kg lift caused him some terrible health issue and he had to quit or die. Obviously he's better built and prepared for that lift than Eddie but it's still an insane amount to lift. Already looks to have lost over 50 pounds since May. 350 pounds would be a good weight for him. Eddie Hall seems to want to stay over that which is stupid for his height.
Kan said on 22/Jul/20
Have in your opinion hafthor the same distance between top head-eyes and eyes-tip ? 10 inch seems ok for him
Arch Stanton said on 11/Jul/20
Ronnie Coleman said you have to be "talented" to lift 501 kg. But Thor could barely lift 300 kg when he was getting into it, seriously dangerous technique too. Adding 201 kg to that is largely hard work but what I guess what Coleman is that he is genetically gifted, in that he has a greater potential than virtually anybody else.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Jul/20
You'd never think his father could have been national arm wrestling champion but there's obviously a freakishly strong gene in there.
Alir?za said on 1/Jul/20
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Rob, according to this photo, how tall is his father? I think he look 205 cm if Thor is 203 cm
Editor Rob
They are pretty close in height, you can see This shot shows his Father has an edge too.
However, I haven't watched much videos of them together, which sometimes can pinpoint the difference.
Guest User said on 1/Jul/20
This guy dead lifted 501 Kg which is a world record.
Alir?za said on 30/Jun/20
From what I've seen of his dad, I could buy 6'8.5 in his prime, he can still look it. Difficult to see where Thor got the "genetically gifted" strongman thing from as he's slight of build but from some of the lifts he did with Thor clearly surprisingly strong.

I think his grandpa was taller than both. Maybe 6'9-6'9.5.

Thors dad was arm wrestling champion in Iceland . He is surprisingly defeated jujimufu at arm wrestling

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Arch Stanton said on 29/Jun/20
Alir?za said on 30/May/20
Are you think how much is his dad and grandpa height? I think his grandpa and dad are taller than him when they was young

From what I've seen of his dad, I could buy 6'8.5 in his prime, he can still look it. Difficult to see where Thor got the "genetically gifted" strongman thing from as he's slight of build but from some of the lifts he did with Thor clearly surprisingly strong.
Alir?za said on 27/Jun/20
Magnus ver Magnusson is a real 6'3. Hafthor looks taller than 5 or even 6 inches. 6'8-6'9 looks right

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Hanov said on 26/Jun/20
More like 202 cm
joec said on 21/Jun/20
Rob, how tall would you say the two guys that are standing next to hafthor Click Here
My guess is 7'0-7'1" on the right, and 7'2-7'3 on the left
Editor Rob
7ft 2 is the height the guy on the left was billed as.
Xandir said on 10/Jun/20
@Duhon Vytautas Lalas looks so small next to them and yet he's 320lbs. Lol.
Duhon said on 6/Jun/20
6'7 3/4" Hafthor and 6'7" Brian Shaw. Guy in the middle is supposed to be 5'10" Click Here
Alir?za said on 30/May/20
Are you think how much is his dad and grandpa height? I think his grandpa and dad are taller than him when they was young
Arch Stanton said on 29/May/20
@Roderick. I think he's more 6 ft 8 than 6 ft 7 range, but 6'7.75 is a good shout. If he's in 6'7 range it's high 6'7 range. I suspect like Eddie he had started to encounter some life threatening health issues from being that heavy and lifting that heavy. Though he made it look easy and clearly could have pulled 520 even 530 kg he's generally looked in terrible health, always heavily out of breath and looking bloated. Always said he felt great but you could tell he didn't.
Roderick said on 27/May/20
6'7" range at 450lb is just huge. He's dropped a lot of weight already for his boxing match with Eddie and it makes me sad he might retire from WSM now.
Angus said on 22/May/20
6 ft 7 flat possibly 200 cm
Blake said on 22/May/20
Rob, who would you pick out of Eddie hall and Hafthor in a boxing match.
Editor Rob
I've not seen any of them boxing in practice, it makes a difference having some good technique and stamina!
Tunman said on 20/May/20
Well Hafthor's head is probably a little bigger,remember he's about a foot taller.He must have a 10"head.Maybe is it his gigantic frame that makes it look smaller than it really is.
Editor Rob
10-10.25 inch head on near 6ft 8 certainly doesn't look big, compared to someone like Michael Kingma, who in person has a bigger head than Hafthor.
jolly said on 17/May/20
def not 6'9. Rob you have an extremely big head, it is as long as his lol. Being shorter and having big head is the most epic way
Arch Stanton said on 15/May/20
He might be 206 cm barefoot out of bead actually.
Arch Stanton said on 15/May/20
C'mon he's only 32, even with the heavy weights I'd be surprised if he had really lost height already. I;m sure he got measured at 205 cm in shoes. Out of bed though there's a chance of that barefoot.
Alir?za said on 10/May/20
Maybe his height was 205 cm 10 years ago. His weight is over 200 kg. The spine may be shortened due to this weight
Alir?za said on 10/May/20
Maybe his height was 205 cm 10 years ago. His weight is over 200 kg. The spine may be shortened due to this weight
Tunman said on 9/May/20
Well,it could be that strongest man or weightlifting require the highest possible weight (in muscles of course).I mean look at weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze current WR holder who is like 170kg (375 Lbs) at 6'5.5".Or former WR holder Rezazadeh,about the same at roughly 6'1 range.I think once the purpose is mainly to lift objects,in other words there is no need to run,move fast,jump,kick or that sort of things,the more muscles the better.Now surely for rugby players,boxers and others,it wouldn't help to be much more than 250-60 even for the big dudes like say Price,Klitschko,Fury...there is a limit after which it will become a handicap for them.The heaviest boxer was probably Valuev at 310Lbs but was 6'11
berta said on 6/May/20
myself, yes i have a photo with him. we also nedd to keep in mind that he have workout really heavy before our photos with us. hes not gonna show himself without a pump and as big as possible. i still think he is atleast 203 cm and could be 204 and measured 205 early. he would not make me looks small if he was just about 6 cm taller.
Arch Stanton said on 4/May/20
The scary thing Rob is that it's almost the weight of two Jason Momoa's!! Even 18-19 stone is big, a lot of the bulked up taller rugby players are that, I can't even comprehend how somebody could be 25 stone let alone 32 stone! 206 kg is 32 stone 4!!!
Editor Rob
And Eddie and Hafthor deadlifting 1100 pounds, well that's nearly 8 Jenny's.

I struggle to lift 1 Jenny 😲
Kane99 said on 3/May/20
Is 6ft7 3/4 the most that you arguing for thor ? Is he much near to 6ft7 1/2 or 8 in your opinion ?
Editor Rob
I would say he measures near 6ft 8. There may well be greater chance of 6ft 8 than say 7.5.
Arch Stanton said on 3/May/20
Yeah there's something I don't like about him Rampage too, he seems very greedy in particular, places too much emphasis on subscribers, promotion and money, can't believe he's going to fight Eddie Hall. Seems a little childish. You've got to give it to him for the sheer hard work and commitment it takes to get that big and strong though. 1105 pounds is an insane amount, there was a slight buckle in his thighs half way up but other than that he made it look easy, I honestly think he's capable of 530.
Arch Stanton said on 3/May/20
@Rob you might want to mention that he said his heaviest was recently at 206 kg and that he weighed 205 kg on the day of his 501kg world record deadlift. You've been reading the newspapers Jebediah who copy each other, he's much heavier than 425 pounds at the moment! 206 kg is 454 pounds, I bet there's less than five guys on the planet under 6 ft 10 who are that heavy and not grotesquely obese.
Editor Rob
That's nearly 3 Rob's he weighs!
Jebediah said on 29/Apr/20
I'd say Thor is 6'7.5" and 193 kg (425 lbs). Monstrously strong as well. Can press 80kg dumbbells like they're made of styrofoam.
DragonicuZ 28 said on 29/Apr/20
He was definitely 6'9 when he played basketball but now after all that heavy lifting and workouts may have shrunken him down probably by 2.5 inches at least in my opinion
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Apr/20
Arch, I originally thought Eddie Hall was similar size to Hafthor...personality wise, he's much larger

This guy comes across as rather unpleasant...someone you wouldn't want be around for too long...obviously you wouldn't want to mess with him either but he's seems like someone who gives off negative energy...possibly a bully even.
Kane99 said on 26/Apr/20
the small head make you look taller ? So If you had met undertaker (peak) could him have given you the illusion of being a bit shorter than thor because of his head size, when in reality they are very similar
Editor Rob
Yes, a smaller head can tend to give an illusion of being taller.
Myself said on 24/Apr/20
Do you have photos with Hafthor?
mrtguy said on 22/Apr/20
Rob, His head may not look big in pictures, but when you met him upclose in person you wouldn't have it was small??
Editor Rob
Compared to guys like Michael Kingma, his head looks an inch smaller, but could be average range for 6ft 6-8 range people.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 21/Apr/20
I can imagine that there's absolutely no shortage of acting roles for the very tall and the very short.

As for his weight, Hafthor is well in access of four people of my weight range preceding an extremely indulgent Christmas and soaked through with rain after being caught in a merciless great downpour!

You could throw in a couple of large, fattened tomcats to those angry, scowling, rainsoaked four as well...


Huge Hafthor gets a thunderous great 6ft8! 💪😁
berta said on 21/Apr/20
also the time i mmeet him he looked mutch bigger than he does with you in the photo. he looks 20 kg lighter here. he was 192 kg when i meet him and have peaked at exactly 200 kg if it was true
berta said on 21/Apr/20
rob what about giving him the full 6´8 ? i mean i have meet many strongman that claims 2 meters and often is little under and almost evertime feels about the same height but thor really mad me feel small and i was 100 procent not under 197 cm at the time of day that i meet him. i think 6´8 and could even be a fraction over.
Editor Rob
He's a chance of measuring 6ft 8, it would be interesting to see him do a measurement video.

All these big youtubers should consider doing them 😀
Kane99 said on 21/Apr/20
Yes, I understand.. I don’t speak English very well. The only thing i meant is that a 5 inches head-eye range isn’t small in my opinion. I see various pic and videos of guys like this size who have a small head-eye range than hafthor, more similar to a normal size guys.
I just wanted to say this ! Sorry for my grammar
Editor Rob
Well I wouldn't say Thor's head was as big as Undertaker's.
Kane99 said on 20/Apr/20
Honestly a 5 inches forehead is huge in my opinion... I think there are people of this height who don't have so big forehead. Like matt Morgan who believe is more 4, 4.5 inches or Robert maillet
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That I believe is about 4 inches (normal forehead)
Maybe Hafthor have a small eyes- chin area and for this his head doesn’t look big. Btw 6ft7 3/4 for this guy seems right
Editor Rob
I'm meaning head-eye range.
Arch Stanton said on 19/Apr/20
Consistently looks 6 ft 8. Seen some of his Youtube videos recently, he is one of the most boring, uncharismatic people I've ever seen on there! Clearly doesn't like cameras, seems to treat it as a chore rather than something he enjoys. For all his hype he's really rather wooden and dull. Eddie Hall on the other hand was a great surprise, I thought their personalities would be the other way around! Best of luck to him lifting 501 kg though, that's a very extreme weight to lift, even if it's in his own gym.
Kane99 said on 18/Apr/20
How long is his forehead from top of his skull to middle of eyes ? More than average I think
Editor Rob
Not huge, but might be near 5 inch. He actually doesn't have that big a head for his height, so even though he has a lot of width and muscle, in person he still pulls off looking extremely tall.
FriedChicken said on 11/Apr/20
The listing is ok but i think he needs a tiny downgrade to 6'7.5 if the comparison between Curtly Ambrose is accurate. It looks like a 0.50 difference rather than a 0.75
TheBat said on 6/Mar/20
He's somewhere in the 6'7.5"-6'8" range.
Arch Stanton said on 21/Feb/20
Kevoz said on 15/Feb/20
WOW, never seen Thor get dwarfed like tall do you think this guy next to Thor is? Click Here

Thor is further back but the guy isn't stood his best. He looks like he could be as high as 7 ft 9 there!! Who is that? With a height like that he's one of the tallest men in the world.
Sotiris Gravas said on 16/Feb/20
@Kevoz That guy w/ Hafthor is 63-year-old George Bell (7'8" peak height).

Here's Bell (not poster Ben Bell, lol) w/ maybe 6'7" (claims 6'9") Ike Catcher (2016):
Click Here

It's funny how these 6'7" guys want everybody to think they're 6'9". As a 6'7" (295 lbs) guy myself, not once have I ever claimed 6'9". In fact, I always thought I was just 6'6"...
Kevoz said on 15/Feb/20
WOW, never seen Thor get dwarfed like tall do you think this guy next to Thor is? Click Here
Editor Rob
Thor's not smiling there.
Robbe said on 11/Feb/20
Only slightly taller than 6'7 listed Curtly Ambrose.

Click Here

6'7.5 is my guess.
Editor Rob
In person they can look similar range, Curtley being a very slim fellow can look extremely tall walking about and up close too.
Aaron Bamford said on 4/Feb/20
He is easily 6’8 he’s deffo at least a solid 12 inches taller than you possibly 13 and I don’t give a what kind of foot wear he’s wearing unless he’s got lifts which I highly doubt this dude is a solid foot taller than you barefoot no problem
Editor Rob
There's no footwear difference.
Bob da cob. said on 22/Jan/20
Doesn’t look over 6-7 here.
Jkiller said on 17/Jan/20
6'7.5. 202cm.
Canson said on 17/Jan/20
6’7.5 barefoot. 6’8.5 in shoes
Caldonio said on 29/Dec/19
6-7 imo.
Roderick said on 24/Dec/19
Brian Shaw is not as low as 6'6" lol

He's 6'7" minimum in the afternoon.

Hafthor is 6'7.5"
TheBat said on 13/Dec/19
Almost 6'8".
elon trees said on 11/Dec/19
i believe he is juste behind 205centimeters.something like between 204-204.5
tree said on 29/Nov/19
I think his 205cm claim could be me mentioned on top,he claimed it like in 2 videos and he was listed at that height on Europe Strongest Man Click Here
At 7:40 claimed 205cm Click Here
and 9:40 Click Here
J-Dog said on 13/Nov/19
I think Thor is a legit 6'8" (203.2cm) minimum.
Animus said on 8/Nov/19
He's certainly been 200kg. He is currently on a deload and has consequently lost weight, so he is down to a 'small' 175kg.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Nov/19
202.6cm tall
202.6kg weight
Shane Gray said on 3/Nov/19
@Danimal I agree. And that assumes Larry is 6'1" barefoot which is his claim.
Danimal 5'9 3/4" said on 25/Oct/19
He is NOT almost 7" taller than 6'1" Larry Wheels. They are both barefoot on even ground. Click Here
Thor is closer to 6'7" barefoot and Brian Shaw is 6'6" barefoot.
just because said on 25/Oct/19
In this recent video thor claims his height 205cm Click Here
Editor Rob
Barefoot I'm not convinced he'd measure 6ft 8.75.
Myself said on 16/Oct/19
Magnus Samuelsson (in the middle) and 6'5.5" or 6'5 ⅜" (not sure) user "berta" (left) Click Here (Also 6'3" berta's brother on the right)
He said Magnus looked 197-198 cm to him, but he also said he may have been a little off because of the fact that he wasn't at his low yet in that occasion (so Magnus could be 196-197).
Sotiris Gravas said on 15/Oct/19
Listed 6'2" Laurence Shahlaei w/ 6'3" Big Z... Click Here

W/ 6'1.5" Eddie Hall (2014)... Click Here

W/ maybe 6'7.5 Hafthor... (2016) Click Here , (2017) Click Here ,
Click Here

W/ maybe 6'6.75" Brian Shaw (2015)... Click Here , (2017) Click Here

W/ listed 6'6" online Magnus Samuelsson (2019)... Click Here

W/ maybe 6'5" Robert Oberst(2018)... Click Here , Click Here

If Shaw is only 6'6.5", then Hafthor is only 6'7.25".
Sotiris Gravas said on 8/Oct/19
Maybe 6'7.5" Hafthor w/ 6'0" Iain Glen and 6'3.5" Jason Momoa (2019)... Click Here
Lambo said on 29/Sep/19
How about a page for the current World's Strongest Man, Martins Licis? I've found a good source for him.
Lambo said on 29/Sep/19
How about a page for the current World's Strongest Man, Martins Licis? I've found a good source for him.
Myself said on 21/Sep/19
Not sure about that, but could be within 1/4".
tree said on 19/Sep/19
Thors father is taller then him Click Here Click Here
Click Here
cmillz said on 17/Sep/19
He is one large human being, that’s for sure...
Myself said on 8/Sep/19
Rory looks shorter there. I think that rules out 196.5/197 cm for him, although maybe he stands a little worse there but I'm not sure.
tree said on 6/Sep/19
A pic with Thor and Rory Mccann that was not uploaded here before
Click Here
tree said on 6/Sep/19
Here is a pic that was not uploaded here before with Thor and Connor Mcgreggor Click Here
Myself said on 5/Sep/19
@Christian @Questioner
Lol maybe it's Kirill Sarychev, who claims to be 197 but in reality is shorter than Devon Larrat.
Canson said on 5/Sep/19
I don’t know about looking under 6’7” with Rob but I could believe for sure that he doesn’t look the 6’9” he claims. To be fair, that’s certainly in line with an athlete’s claim though
Hopping hopper said on 4/Sep/19
Looks under 6-7 here.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 4/Sep/19
That guy could either be 6'4", or he's a legit 197 but is bad at guessing heights.
Canson said on 3/Sep/19
@Questioner: when did he meet Him?
Xpac99 said on 31/Aug/19
Click Here
How tall is haftorh’s dad ?
Editor Rob
He never seems much smaller than Hafthor, his grandfather too is within same kind of range.
Canson said on 25/Aug/19
@Sotiris:. Lebron can look the full 6’7”. May have been that he was not a morning measurement in 03 as Carmelo Anthony also looked near his measured height of 6’6.25 peak and Keith Bogans and Kirk Hinrich could too. 193 range for Bogans 189ish for Hinrich
Sotiris Gravas said on 23/Aug/19
@Hernandez LeBron was measured 6'7.25" w/o shoes in the morning -- so there's a very good chance he's only 6'6.75".

Given that Ike Catcher looked as low as 6'6.5" w/ 6'4.5" Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- a pic I already posted, which you either didn't bother to check or simply prefer to ignore b/c it doesn't fit w/ what you choose to believe -- I fail to see how the man is 6'7.75", like you suggest.
Here's Ike w/ 6'2.5" Dolph Lundgren... Click Here Editor Rob himself said that Catcher was max 6'7" there.

As for Luke Walton, I've seen him look as low as 6'6.5" and as high as 6'7".
Here he is looking 6'7" w/ Magic... Click Here
Here, shorter... Click Here

And I have news for you, Arnie is closer to 5'10" than he is 5'11".
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 15/Aug/19
@Sotiris Gravas Not true. Lebron is 1/2 taller than Luke Walton. Lebron is 6'7 and Luke 6'6 1/2. Ike Catcher had 5'11 Arnold at close to 9" on a youtube clip, Ike is 6'7.75" not 6'7. Hafthor and Ike were about the same height or Ike might be slightly taller.
Sotiris Gravas said on 8/Aug/19
Sorry, I put Luke Walton as maybe 6'7.5", when it should have read 6'6.75" (listed 6'8); same height as LeBron James.
Jesica said on 31/Jul/19
Oliver Marsh said on 5/Apr/19
He is definatly over 6ft8

With shoes on.
Sotiris Gravas said on 21/Jul/19
Maybe 6'7.5" Hafthor w/ around 7'8" evening height Sun Mingming (2014)... Click Here , Click Here

Around 6'7" Ike Catcher w/ around 7'8" George Bell (2016)... Click Here

As you can see, it's hard for short ppl to accurately gauge the height of tall ppl.
Sotiris Gravas said on 20/Jul/19
Around 6'7"(not 6'9") Ike Catcher w/ 7'0" (not 7'1.75") Olivier Richters... Click Here

Ike w/ 6'4.5" Zlatan Ibrahimovic... Click Here
Zlatan w/ maybe 6'7.5" Luke Walton... Click Here
Zlatan w/ height-loss James Worthy... Click Here

Hafthor and Richters... Click Here

Just for fun:
Zlatan w/ Brook Lopez... Click Here
W/ Shaq... Click Here
Alex 6'3.25 said on 18/Jul/19
Probably he's more a strong 201 cm or 202 cm flat, a little bit taller than someone like Kane or Tyler Mane.
tree said on 29/Jun/19
Looked even taller then 6ft8 with Randy Couture Click Here
almost 6'1 said on 25/Jun/19
gets a strong 6'7 vote from me. about 1/2 to 1 inch taller than 6'6-6'6.5 Brian Shaw. big dud
tree said on 11/Jun/19
Everson Griffen plays in the nfl,they measure those guys he is 191cm Click Here
Linval Josep 193cm Click Here

Looks 203cm with Linval and taller with Everson.
tree said on 10/Jun/19
This is the best for comparing him with Brian Shaw Click Here
Thor is at least 1cm taller,and Brian looked 201-202cm with 180cm Arnold at 26:05
Mm said on 8/Jun/19
@ Lanky,

He’s definitely telling a porky! Thor is a foot taller than he is. Not a chance he’s 5’11. Thor is 6’7,5.
tree said on 8/Jun/19
Rob actually when he claims 6ft9 he means 205cm,that height he claimed at 9:40 Click Here and Licis was listed 188cm last year in Worlds Strongest Man but claimed 190 there.

Licis looks around 190 with shoes next to 170cm Click Here
tree said on 8/Jun/19
Rob actually when he claims 6ft9 he means 205cm,that height he claimed at 9:40 Click Here and Licis was listed 188cm last year in Worlds Strongest Man but claimed 190 there.
Johan 185 cm said on 7/Jun/19
Lanky said on 5/Jun/19
Ha! Someone’s telling porkies. This is how a 5’11” guy looks on me, so going on the basis that Thor’s ~6’7.75” listing is right, the other guy surely can’t even be his claim in footwear.

It’s ridiculous how massive Thor is though. He’s more than just tall.

Click Here


I looked at his profile to see a better pic, that was from a low angle to make the difference even bigger. The top of his head is near Thor's chin so he would be around 5'9" range. Thats just typical, every other 5'9" claims 5'11".
Lanky said on 5/Jun/19
Ha! Someone’s telling porkies. This is how a 5’11” guy looks on me, so going on the basis that Thor’s ~6’7.75” listing is right, the other guy surely can’t even be his claim in footwear.

It’s ridiculous how massive Thor is though. He’s more than just tall.

Click Here
Myself said on 5/Jun/19
Yep, nice find with the photo with Zydrunas was looking for it for ages! But my guess on Sarychev has always been 192-194.5 range max possible. A 6'4 guy imo, wether weak or flat or strong (less likely imo though).
Btw there's a video of him with Ekaterina Lisina, where she towers over him. A guy in the comments claimed that it was him to do that official measurement of Lisina and told me that he would try to ask Kirill to do it with him aswell.
tree said on 3/Jun/19
Rob you need to update he weighs 204 kg now
Click Here
Sotiris Gravas said on 1/Jun/19
W/ maybe 6'3" Kirill Sarychev (listed 6'6")... Click Here , Click Here ,
(Hafthor in socks/tiptoe) Click Here

Kirill w/ 6'3" Zydrunas Savickas... Click Here
W/ maybe 6'0.5" Denis Cyplenkov... Click Here , Click Here
W/ 5'8" Jay Cutler... Click Here
Standing on something w/ 6'8.5" afternoon height Ekaterina Lisina Click Here
W/ maybe 6'10" (not 6'11") Nikolai Valuev... Click Here
Valuev w/ Cyplenkov... Click Here
James Brett 172cm said on 27/May/19
Rob you think he looks 6’7.75 with Mcgregor.? Bearing in mind Thor has shoes on

Click Here
Editor Rob
It doesn't look as big a difference as it might from Conor's eyelevel.
tree said on 26/May/19
Looks 203cm with Kristofer Hivju who is 182cm Click Here
tree said on 25/May/19
Next to 195cm Joe Manginello Click Here Click Here
Here Joe has no shoes Click Here
tree said on 6/May/19
NEXT TO 170CM Click Here
Jesica said on 4/May/19
Costa said on 27/Apr/19
There are multiple pictures of him and the 6’8” Brian Shaw. In some they look the same height, in others Hafthor definitely looks taller. The 6’9” sounds legit

Brian Shaw is closer to 6'6.75...max 6'7. Hafthor is maybe 6'7.5
tree said on 4/May/19
Rob how tall he looks next to 170cm with shoes? Click Here
Editor Rob
Doesn't look that huge in the clip...but in person that's a different story.
Myself said on 30/Apr/19
He has a longer forehead than Brian Shaw and consistently look more than half an inch taller imo. And Brian is nowhere near 6'8 at his low, I'm pretty sure he must be around 6'6.75.
Costa said on 27/Apr/19
There are multiple pictures of him and the 6’8” Brian Shaw. In some they look the same height, in others Hafthor definitely looks taller. The 6’9” sounds legit.
Lanky said on 14/Apr/19
Great shot here of Thor and Rory McCann side-by-side.

Rory’s posture suggests he’s actually very similar height to Thor, if they were both standing straight.


Click Here
Editor Rob
In person there's at least 2 inches between them.
Canson said on 7/Apr/19
Rob met him and said he’s not over 6’8”
Oliver Marsh said on 5/Apr/19
He is definatly over 6ft8
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 26/Mar/19
@Jordan87 Hafthor look 6'7 1/8 with Rob which the 5/8 inch went missing with footwear issues? Maybe Rob can explain to us. But it links back to why 7'2 claim Olivier Richter looks near 4" shorter than 7'4 Rob Zwaan. Click Here Minus Olivier hair it can look about 4" lower than Zwaan. Bare in mind Zwaan is in his 50s may have lost a fraction of height and Olivier was listed 7'1 & 3/4 in this site. Olivier look struggle on 5" taller than Hafthor on the top picture here Click Here
Jordan87 said on 25/Mar/19
He Is not even 6'7.5". 6'7.25" is what he is. Whether he is 6'7 or 6'8, he would pummel me into the ground regardless lol. Thats One Big MOFO.
Swede2 said on 21/Mar/19
I may have to get artifial disk in the future but its not that bad yet. @rob I want to mention some things about measuring your height. In mine opinion a person should always stand in the position that gives there highest height when measured. Do you agree?. For example when being a big guy as myself I kneed a longer arm om the stadiometer to get the correct height. Other wise my measurement gets lower then it is cause cant keep a proper "stand tall position" if I stand to close to the wall. Also the "crown" of my head actually measures a fraction lower then if I look up and measure more to the front of my head. Whats your thougts on this things? Should one not always wanna measure there max height?. Best regards
Myself said on 19/Mar/19
What if you get an artificial disk implant in L5S1? You will re-gain some height and have fewer back problems!
@Ben Bell
Uhh...what happened that led to your problems?
Miiiiiiighty_- said on 19/Mar/19
@berta : 100 % correct about Big Z, he is over 6'3, source : I met him too and I was actually surprised, didn't expect him to be that tall..
He is a very strong 6'3 range
Ben Bell said on 17/Mar/19
Similar here, lost an inch roughly at 42. Really feel around people I haven’t seen in 10 years.
Had spinal fusion surgery at L5 S1 and my SI joint has fused over time.
Always thought Hafthor was 6’9. Probably around 6’8. A monster of a man.
Swede2 said on 17/Mar/19
Yes symptoms have been backproblems and pain on and off since my early twenties. Have been an elite athlete in strengthsport since my teens and its just part of that life. Yes have herniated discs and arthoritis in lower back. The height loss I noticed when I was over 30 but I always lost about 1 inch from morning to night. No remorse its a good life to be strong and everything with sport has a risk.
Myself said on 15/Mar/19
@Swede2 such a short amount of you have herniated discs and DDD? Did you feel any symptoms? How fast was the loss? Did it happen very quickly of just over time? You used to reach your ultra low very often?
That's bad to hear...did you feel any remorse for something you did wrong about it or at the end of the day it was worth for all the lifting? Or maybe you just had a bad incident?
Swede2 said on 14/Mar/19
@myself Im 35 and I was about 1cm taller in my twenties. Xray shows my L4 and L5 are compressed with smaller gap between vertebrae then the rest. I have always been heavy and have always been lifting heavy weights so thats probably the reason.
Charlie said on 14/Mar/19
"This is about the best comparison pic of Brian and Hafthor next to each other and very little difference in height Click Here"

No its not, check the fotwear.
Myself said on 12/Mar/19
How did you lose height and how old are you?
tree said on 12/Mar/19
But if u look at the backround there may be an angle tilt in Brians favour
Duhon said on 9/Mar/19
This is about the best comparison pic of Brian and Hafthor next to each other and very little difference in height Click Here
berta said on 9/Mar/19
he could be the full 6 foot 8 there i no less than half inch beetween him and brian shaw
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 6/Mar/19
A guy like Hafthor's height and weight can lose easily 2.5cm throughout the day, or even 3cm. But I highly doubt 4cm unless if it's an extreme low.
Swede2 said on 5/Mar/19
Thank you for answering @rob!. And people giving their height in sneakers are a bit crazy I think but I beleive you 😀👍
Charlie said on 4/Mar/19
If Hafthor would be only 202,6 cm then Brian Shaw isnt near 202 cm. Look at this pic from the weekend, even Brians hunching head dosnt make up for at least an inch of difference. So either Thor really is over 204 or Shaw is way below 202 cm, thats for sure.
Click Here
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Swede2 said on 3/Mar/19
@rob do you take in consideration that he might give hes morning height when he claims 205cm?. He could easy shrink 3-4cm in day. I always give my morning height wich is a bit over 182cm these days(use to be 183cm) and I once shrank 3cm from morning 182,5 to evening after heavy lifting 179,5cm. Im also a Strongman but only about 130kg compared to Hafthor 180-200kg so he should be able to shrink more when both much taller and heavier.
Editor Rob
He could have measured the height he claimed, earlier in the day. Some folk also measure in sneakers and think nothing of giving that height.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 25/Feb/19
More like XXXXXXLT. Wouldn't be surprised if the shirts he wear are custom made for him. Not only he's huge but he's very tall.
Myself said on 25/Feb/19
Hah, there are only few world's strongest men!
viper said on 18/Feb/19
Yeah but the biggest overall.

What's his shirt size, XXXXXXL? Lol
viper said on 15/Feb/19
Rob, is he the biggest guy you've ever seen in person.
Editor Rob
Ian Whyte is tallest I've got a photo with, with Kristian Nairn and Kingma both taller than Thor in person.
tree said on 14/Feb/19
Rob i think you should add on top that he weighs 200kg Click Here
Editor Rob
Could have been near 199 when you take off clothes.
Ian555 said on 9/Feb/19
It’s very rare to find someone of this size and physique Rob. I would find him very intimidating even for me, I’m 6’ 3” and I’m taller than the majority of people I meet. Do you think he could be 6’ 8” instead? This guy is just massive, I can’t see him being anything below that.
Editor Rob
I did mention In a video about the chance of Hafthor being near 6ft 8.

I still go with thelisting I have him at, I remember when I got a photo not long after a friend who is a six footer, and he was over 7 inches, possibly 8 taller.
Animus said on 29/Jan/19
They list Devon Larrat as 192cm here: Click Here

A strong 6'3½ for him makes sense to me.
ManKo said on 28/Jan/19
With Ralf Moeller:

Click Here

I still think that Bjorsson is at least 6ft 8
pl said on 27/Jan/19
Can you add larry wheels to celebsheight?
Sotiris Gravas said on 26/Jan/19
Hafthor (closer to camera) and a guy named Connor Toole (bad posture/footwear advantage, though) who claims to be 6'10"... Click Here

Compare w/ 6'11" Bill Walton... Click Here He doesn't look more than 6'7" in these 2 pics. Anything close to 6'7.75" would be a morning height.

6'5" Moeller next to 6'7" Aaron Reed... Click Here
Again, Moeller next to Hafthor for comparison... Click Here

6'4.5" Joe Manganiello w/ Hafthor... Click Here
Manganiello and Kevin Nash... Click Here Here, Hafthor looks more than 6'7". Maybe the pic was taken earlier in the day, or he wasn't on his feet all day...
Pierre said on 23/Jan/19
Click Here
ManKo said on 21/Jan/19
With Joe Mangianello and Ralf Moeller Rob:

Click Here
Pierre said on 19/Jan/19
Pics of him before his transformation = Click Here Click Here
jonas said on 17/Jan/19
In this picture he looks his listing but looks about 6"8.5 every where else except GOT he looks 6"11 but thats not legit.
Canson said on 10/Jan/19
I think 6’8” is reasonable for Mailman but I don’t rule 6’7.75
Canson said on 9/Jan/19
@184guy: Malone is definitely taller. But Magic May have only been 6’7” meaning Malone May have been 6’7.75 as opposed to 6’8” flat
184guy2 said on 8/Jan/19

Malone is OBVIOUSLY taller than Magic in the photo that you sent . He's no less than 6'8
mohammad said on 23/Dec/18
Mr Rob ! If the picture is authentic , any living breathing human being can see this , this man is 6'7" no more , no less , and you are 5'8" no more , no less .

So is this some kind of joke ! why would you want to list him as being 6'8" ? Are you serious ?
Yuval said on 20/Dec/18
Rob, how tall do you think Davon Larrat is? He claimes 6'5 but looks shorter then Barkley, there is a video on youtube with them and shaq arm wresteling.
Editor Rob
He could be 6ft 4.5
miller said on 15/Dec/18
malone is 6.8 and taller than magic but i agree hafthor is 6.7 i think he looks shorter next to rob than tyler mane
Sotiris Gravas said on 13/Dec/18
He's not more than 6'7". Funny how he doesn't even look that tall next to little 5'5" (not 5'5.5") Manny Pacquiao... Click Here

For comparison, here's now 6'7" Karl Malone w/ Manny... Click Here

6'7" Malone w/ 6'7" Magic... Click Here
Robert Beltran said on 11/Dec/18
Maybe he's 6'8" exactly.
Yuva said on 9/Dec/18
Hafthor said he loses over an inch between morning and night, which is very reasonable taking into account his long spine and heavy lifting.6'9 in the morning and a bit below 6'8 in the evening
JEM said on 28/Nov/18
Yuval said on 12/May/18
Brian shaw is at least 6'7..thor can be 6'7.5 really depends what kind of lifting they did that day lol..they lose an inch+ on a regular training day.

Nah...they won't lose that much height. LOL
Myself said on 1/Nov/18
Rob, do you think he could have already lost a small fraction or/and lose additional height in the following years?
How can anybody possibly remain the same after putting the spine under so extreme stress that often? I understand that he is strong (the strongest man in the world now actually!) but still, he's often not doing lifts in his comfort zone (like all competitive strongmen)...I think transferring part of the stress on the spine at those levels is pratically assured and necessary to be able to achieve outstanding results (even without considering occasional incorrect form that may happen)...

I'm quite surprised by Zydrunas Savickas though, he doesn't appear to have lost anything and is 43, after decades of competing and with many victories behind (and in front, i hope!) him!
Editor Rob
I don't know if he's lost anything noticeable.
Zahid said on 17/Oct/18
@Rob: I see you added a height scale to the image. Good idea! :-)
Yas said on 29/Sep/18
Terry Hollands 6'3 lolol. Please!
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 23/Sep/18

210cm was a ridiculous listing for him. I can kind of understand it if he was a pro wrestler, but he's not.
Bobby (5'10) said on 20/Sep/18
Did he look about 6'8 in person? He looks to be 6'7.25 by the height scale.
Editor Rob
Well that's a rescan exactly as the photo is taken, but I think he looked nearer 6ft 8 than 7 in person.
ty9 said on 13/Aug/18
A 6'3 guy will be at his eyebrows level rob?
Editor Rob
You'd expect that range.
Pierre said on 4/Aug/18
Rob seems to slouch a little bit more than him here,or is standing at maximum as straight as him,and by the scale,i go with 6"7'.
tree said on 23/Jul/18
He is literally the worlds strongest man yet he still feels he has to inflate his height.
Any of you guys remember when he was in uk strongest man competitions and was listed at 210cm?
He was only 24 years old,his weigh was listed at 160-170,definitley not near 190kg like nowadays,he gained alot of mass since than.
Yuval said on 21/Jul/18
He claimed 6'8 in the past..with all the fame and the glory he started claiming 6'9..I believe the 6'8 claim
Adam Scherr said on 20/Jul/18
He didn't say anything
tree said on 14/Jul/18
@Adam Scherr what did he reply?
Adam Scherr said on 12/Jul/18
He was asked what was real height his real height on Instagram and he said real height 205 cm and i said you are 202.6 cm
tree said on 12/Jul/18

I am sure his not over 6ft8,you guys should say to him measure yourself afternoon lol
He may get 205cm morning when he wakes up.
Julian said on 12/Jul/18
Rob he was asked what was his real height on Instagram and he said 205 cm.
Editor Rob
205cm barefoot I'm not so sure about, but ina shoe yes.
tree said on 3/Jul/18
Rob if he would look straight ahead he would have a full head on a 177cm guy?
Editor Rob
Yeah he has a chance, although probably his head is 10-10.25
Shane said on 13/Jun/18
@Lanky if it is it should be imo. I measure first thing in morning to get my full height.
Lanky said on 5/Jun/18
Has regularly been claiming 205cm on instagram recently. I’m trying to figure out, could that be his straight-out-of-bed height?
Tunman said on 5/Jun/18
The chart shows a 28cm difference,so more like 201cm but Hafthor could be dropping a little height.Would be interesting if Rob had the chance to compare him to Peter Crouch.They can be at the same mark despite Hafthor being like 250Lbs heavier.
6ftMedium said on 4/Jun/18
I feel like he's 6'8"
Myself said on 30/May/18
Hey Rob. Some time ago somebody linked here the photo of Julius and Bradley Martyn, and you said that the claim of the latter, 6'3, looks legit. Maybe you are right but i have my doubts by looking some videos and other photos. He looks max 6'2 to 6'2.25 to me.
Here he is with 5'8 Jay: Click Here
With Calum von Moger, that claims to be 6'2 and even 6'3 Click Here Click Here but doesn't look too much taller than nowadays Arnold Click Here Standing at his tallest Click Here
I guess Calum at about 6'1 to 6'1.75 max and Bradley between 6'1.5 to 6'2.25, 6'2.5 max.
I gotta ask the expert! What would your guess be for them, Rob? How tall does Kirill look to you, considering your guess? Click Here I think he is between 192/193 to 195, 196 at max.

Is this also the kinda comment you would consider out of topic/spam?
Editor Rob
In some photos there he can look 6ft 2
Canson said on 29/May/18
@Rob: 6’7.5 may be a better listing for him. He actually looks what Christian says below 6’7.25-.5 tops in the height chart. He doesn’t look anything close to 6’8”
Editor Rob
In person though, I think 6ft 7 would be too low, anywhere between 6ft 7.5-8 I believe is arguable.
Duhon said on 20/May/18
This is Hafthor next to Oliver Richters. Is it safe to say Richters looks a strong 7' here? Click Here
Editor Rob
With nearly 6ft 8 Hafthor, I think Oliver has to be over 7ft there.
Yuval said on 12/May/18
Brian shaw is at least 6'7..thor can be 6'7.5 really depends what kind of lifting they did that day lol..they lose an inch+ on a regular training day.
tree said on 10/May/18
Brian Shaw is no less than 6ft7 and Thor at worst is 6ft7.5
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 9/May/18

I think Shaw's a solid 200cm. I can't see him as low as 6'6". He edged out a 199-ish Braun Strowman if you consider his camera disadvantage Click Here
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 9/May/18

There's no need. 6'7.75" is more than enough, as he looks 6'7.25" if you click at the height chart. He's about 6'7.25"-6'7.5" like how the Average Guess has him.
Editor Rob
I think he probably will measure closer to 8 than 7 in all probabilities.
Danimal 177 said on 8/May/18
6'7.5" guy. He refers to himself as 6'8" in MANY interviews. I'm seen him been given a height of 202cm in the past at a couple of competitions. Brian Shaw is max 6'6" (his 6'8" listing was from his basketball days in big basketball sneakers) and even Terry Hollands is really around 6'3" which was his listed height at the 2005 WSM compeition. He was also called out at 6'4" at the 2010 WSM pre-contest exhibition, yet has in recent years been given a 6'6" height listing. They are all given boosts in height like in wrestling. Even Big Z was listed at 6'2" in his early years and later 6'3". Mark Felix was billed at 6'4", but as of last year they started giving him a 6'1" listing at the WSM.
Jordan87 said on 8/May/18
World's Strongest man now ( Officially) . He is not over 6'7 BY the way. Rob's Picture proves that.

Not that it matters b/c whether is 6'7 or 6'9, he would Crush any of us here. Lets not forget that now.
Lanky said on 8/May/18
Rob, I think you should give him the bump up to 6’8”.
tree said on 6/May/18
Finally he won Worlds Strongest Man
berta said on 4/May/18
Yuval i have meet big z the reaon he makes everybody looks shorter than their listings is because he is a little over 6 foot 3. tall guy He is in the 191,5 range
star69 said on 12/Apr/18
James B 170.8cm said on 11/Apr/18
Star69-talking about how he looks now not when he was skinny

Yes, I know, but just wondered if you saw him skinny.
Yuval said on 12/Apr/18
How about a page for Big Z? Listed 6'3 and makes evereyone look shorter then they are listed
James B 170.8cm said on 11/Apr/18
Star69-talking about how he looks now not when he was skinny

Maybe its starting too become a growing trend females going guys who do roids like john cena and thor.
Oanh said on 10/Apr/18
Lanky said on 13/Mar/18
Was watching the awards ceremony for the 2018 Arnold Classic and Thor was stood alongside Brian Shaw. Thor looked to have a legit 1 inch + advantage over him, and he absolutely towered over the other 6ft 3/4 competitors.

I really don’t think 6’9” is out of the question for a ‘good day’ measurement.

6’9 barefoot? Nope, he’s looks 6’7.5....maybe 6’8 right out of bed but that’s questionable. Forget 6’9 lol
star69 said on 10/Apr/18
James B 170.8cm said on 9/Apr/18
Why women go for men like Thor is beyond me....i supouse it could be the appeal of the 'tallness'

Have you seen what he looked like before 'roids? He was skinny!
tree said on 10/Apr/18
He says he weighs 195kg now Click Here
Doesn't look that heavy,it's probably true but where he hides all that mass?
James B 170.8cm said on 9/Apr/18
Why women go for men like Thor is beyond me....i supouse it could be the appeal of the 'tallness'
AVeryTallPerson said on 31/Mar/18
Definitely not under 6'7", would you say he could look 6'8" with ease?
Editor Rob
In person I think he looks taller than 6ft 7 for sure, and 6ft 8 isn't exactly impossible as he did claim it.
Lanky said on 13/Mar/18
Was watching the awards ceremony for the 2018 Arnold Classic and Thor was stood alongside Brian Shaw. Thor looked to have a legit 1 inch + advantage over him, and he absolutely towered over the other 6ft 3/4 competitors.

I really don’t think 6’9” is out of the question for a ‘good day’ measurement.
Sandy Cowell said on 8/Mar/18
Arggh, Rob! He's a big boy, isn't he? WOW!

(I found him the 'Random Celeb' route, and couldn't resist leaving a comment!)

6ft7 and a half!
Yuval said on 5/Mar/18
He himself claimed 6'8 several times..also mentioned this is evening height. I think he is a full 6'8

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