Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2022

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson
Nick Name: Jói
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Vikings: Valhalla (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 26, 1980 (age 43)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson
Birth Place: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Icelander
Nationality: Icelandic


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Rósa Björk Sveinsdóttir
Children: 3

Olla Jó
hannesson (older daughter)
n Jó
hannesson (son)
Dullan Jó
hannesson (younger daugther)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson?

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson is an actor by profession and Icelandic by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Game of Thrones, The Innocents, Vikings: Vanhalla, and in the films Atomic Blonde, Alpha.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson in Cursed  (Image: Flickr)

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson’s birth took place on 26 February 1980 in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. Aside from this, there are no details of his early life, including that of his mother, father, siblings, or what his parents did for a living. He was raised in Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Iceland Academy of the Arts in the year 2005. His ethnicity is Icelander.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson – Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Divorce

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson married his longtime girlfriend Rósa Björk Sveinsdóttir in 2011. His wife works as an economist. They share three children together- older daughter Olla Jóhannesson (born Nov 2008), son Stefán Jóhannesson (born 2012), and younger daughter Dullan Jóhannesson (born 2016).

He seems to be happy with his wife and marriage and there is no indication of divorce between the couple.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson with wife and children (Image: Instagram - posted Nov 2017)

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson – Career

Early Days

After college graduation, Jóhannesson worked as an actor in Icelandic musical theatre. He is known for playing roles such as Enjolras in Les Miz, Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Dentist in Little Shop of Horror, Roger in Grease, etc. After extensive theatre work, he eventually began taking screen roles.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson’s debut screen role was in the 2004 short film Legal Criminals and in the 2008 film Reykjavik-Rotterdam. This was followed by roles in the episodes of the TV series Svartir englar (2008), Réttur (2009-2010), Pressa (2011), LazyTown (2013), Ferðalok (2013), Ævar vísindamaður (2014), TV movies Áramótaskaup (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013), and in the films Black's Game (2012), Rock Bottom (2013), Noah (2014), Reverse (2015), among others.

He finally gained wide recognition for his work as Thomas in the TV series A.D. The Bible Continues. He played the character for a total of 9 episodes in the year 2015.

Films, Series

Since then, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson has appeared in the TV series Game of Thrones (2016) as Lem Lemoncloak, The Last Kingdom (2017), The Innocents (2018), Origin (2018), Beforeigners (2019), The Letter for the King (2020), Cursed (2020), Stella Blómkvist (2017-2021), Vikings: Valhalla (2022) as Olaf Haraldsson, among others.

Some of the films in which he has starred include Atomic Blonde (2017) as Yuri Bakhtin, Alpha (2018) as Tau, The Sisters Brothers (2018), Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019), Bloodshot (2020), Zone 414 (2021).

(from left) Leo Suter, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson in Vikings: Valhalla (Image: Instagram)


On the set of Vikings: Valhalla, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson has starred alongside Frida Gustavsson, Sam Corlett, Laura Berlin, Caroline Henderson, Leo Suter.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson is estimated at around $400k while the figure on his annual salary is wanting.

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Jóhannesson is active on social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook with thousands of followers and counting.

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