Jóhannes Benediktsson was born in Florida in the year 1980. He runs a publishing company in Iceland and is the editor of the in-flight magazine Sky. He has also been running a private school since 2003 preparing students for medicine study. Jóhannes is on a few boards, including the Icelandic Scrabble Association and the Capoeira Society of Iceland. He sometimes writes political articles, for the daily newspapers, but only when he is inspired by something or someone. Jóhannes prefers to walk instead of driving and believes that by doing so he is somehow staying in shape. His girlfriend disagrees.