Benedikt Magnusson


Birthday June 4, 1983

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Reykjavik, Iceland

Age 40 years old

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Strongman and powerlifter who set the raw deadlift world record at 1,016 lbs. in 2014. He won back-to-back Iceland's Strongest Man titles in 2003 and 2004. 

Before Fame

He began powerlifting at age 16. He was crowned Iceland's Strongest Man four years later, becoming the youngest men ever to earn the title. 


He ran his own gym in Iceland called Super Gym. 

Family Life

He is the brother of fellow Iceland's Strongest Man winner Magnús Magnússon. He married Britain's Strongest Woman winner Gemma Taylor, with whom he has a son named Benedikt. 

Associated With

He and Hafpor Júlíus Björnsson are both multiple-time Iceland's Strongest Man winners.