1. Он известен прежде всего играет роль Tormund Giantsbane в HBO фантазии серии Игра престолов. В 2004, he graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in Aarhus, Дания.
2. В 2015, Wyndham Hotel Group signed Hivju to serve as “Wyndham Rewards Wyzard” for its launch of a new loyalty program.
3. He is the son of Norwegian actor Erik Hivju, and the cousin of French actress Isabelle Nanty.