Jouko Ahola is a Finnish actor, former strongman, and power-lifter. In the showbiz industry, he is known for his role as Odo in the movie, Kingdom of Heaven. However, he is most popular for winning the title of World’s Strongest Man in 1999 & 1997.
Who is Jouko Ahola
Jouko was born on 1 December 1970 in Hämeenlinna, Finland. He was quite athletic from a young age. He loved to play ice hockey, as a goalkeeper. Similarly, he also loved martial arts like Karate. Eventually, he also made his way towards powerlifting, eventually making it his career.
He is a Strongman and Actor
Before entering the showbiz industry, Ahola was a strongman and a powerlifter. He is one of the only nine men to be a repeat champion in the World’s Strongest Man competition. He won the title of World’s Strongest Man in 1997 and 1999.
Moreover, he came second for the title in 1998. Likewise, he has won Europe’s Strongest Man contest twice, in 1998 and 1999.
The 50-year-old actor began his acting career in 2001. His first role was in Invincible where he portrayed Zishe Breitbart. Similarly, he has played to role of Kauko in the History drama series, Vikings. His most notable works include Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Vikings (2013), and Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009).
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He is a Married Man
Ahola is married to a beautiful woman named Hannaleena Ahola. However, the actor has revealed neither their marriage date nor the date they started dating.
Ahola has a son named Onni Ahola. Onni Ahola is 18 years old as of 2021. Currently, he is also striving his career towards powerlifter as his father.
Jouko Ahola Net Worth
Ahola has earned a massive amount with his career in the acting industry as well as a strongman. The prize money for World’s Strongest Man’s is around $72k. Ahola has held the title twice.
Moreover, once he achieved the second title, so there are also some rewards in it.
Likewise, he has his own gym and visits various gyms to train.
With all the public records we can estimate that Jouko has a net worth of $5million.
Ahola has a massive body figure. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and has a weight of around 125 kg.
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