Chris Hemsworth is a famous Australian actor known for playing the role of the god of thunder in the 2011 movie “Thor” and in “The Avengers,” which was released in 2012. Chris is also known for portraying as Kim Hyde in an Australian television soap opera “Home and Away”. To his credit, there are a large number of movies, plays, nominations, and awards.
Childhood and Early Age
Chris Hemsworth was born to Mr. Craig, and Mrs. Leonie, on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, but for some family issues, he was raised in the Northern Territory. His father offers a social services counselor, and his mother teaches English. He has two more brothers: Luke and Liam, and both of them are actors as well.
Education, and Career Planning
He started his schooling at a very early age and attended the well-known co-educational government secondary college ‘HeathMont College’ in HeathMont, Victoria. After getting his graduation, he had to move south-southeast of Melbourne, Victoria, to an island called Phillip Island, with all of his family and after a few years, they returned back to the Northern Territory.
After college, he started playing bit roles in TV series including playing King Arthur in Canadian/Australian fantasy ‘Guinevere Jones’ (2002); as Jamie Kane in Australian series ‘Neighbours’ (2002). He has also appeared in ‘The New Vet’ in Australian-Canadian children’s series ‘The Saddle Club’ (2003) among others. In 2004, he auditioned for the part of Robbie Hunter, an Australian TV drama series ‘Home and Away’.
Chris got fame, identity, and worth, he cased later. He got a breakthrough by playing the superhero in the Sony Pictures movie Thor, in 2011. In the year 2013, he was again signed for the role of Thor in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, the sequel to 2011’s ‘Thor’. He gave voiceover as George Kirk in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, the sequel to 2009’s ‘Star Trek’; and portrayed the real-life character of James Hunt, the 1976 Formula 1 World Champion, in sports drama film ‘Rush’.
Some of Chris Hemsworth’s famous movies are;
- Star Trek (2009) (Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure)
- Thor (2011) (Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure)
- The Avengers (2012) (Sci-Fi, Action)
- Thor: The Dark World (2013) (Fantasy, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure)
- Rush (2013) (Drama, Sport, History, Biography)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) (Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action)
- Doctor Strange (2016) (Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) (Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy)
Awards, and Nominations
Chris has earned many nominations, awards, and credits in his acting career.
In 2011, Thor, the movie got him 3 award nominations as Teen Choice Awards, Rising Star Award, and Favorite Movie Superhero, and Choice Movie: Breakout Male. He got MTV movie awards for showing ‘The Best Fight’ in the movie ‘The Avengers’ and Kids’ Choice Awards as Favorite Male Buttkicker for the same movie.
In the year 2017, Chris earned People’s Choice Award for the ‘Favorite Action Movie Actor’ for showing his acting talent in the movie ‘Avengers; Age of Ultron’. He won the same award for the movie ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ in 2016. In 2018, Chris got People’s Choice Awards for ‘Favorite Comedic Movie Actor’ ‘Ghostbusters’.
His Marriage and Family
He married Spanish actress Elsa Pataky and they married over the Christmas holidays in 2010. The couple has been blessed with three children – a daughter, India Rose, who was born on May 11, 2012, and Sasha and Tristan. They are their twin sons who were born on March 18, 2014.
How much is Chris Hemsworth Net Worth?
Hemsworth is known as one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He had appeared in the list of Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Actors for the three years, 2014, 2015, and 2018. Moreover, he has also got a place as 31st in the magazine’s list of Highest-Paid Celebrities in 2018 and 24th in 2019. He earns more than $8 million per year and stands on a prominent place with an estimated net worth of $76.4 million.