Christopher Hemsworth, popularly known as Chris Hemsworth, is an Australian actor who is best known for his role as Thor in eight films by Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with Thor in 2011. Chris Hemsworth’s net worth, as of 2022, was a staggering $130 million. Hemsworth has consistently been ranked among the highest-paid Hollywood celebrities.
|Net Worth||$130 million(approx)|
|Monthly Salary / Income||$20 million (approx.)|
|Source of Income||Acting|
|Full Name:||Christopher Hemsworth|
|Popular Name:||Chris Hemsworth|
|Birth Date:||August 11, 1983|
|Parents:||Craig Hemsworth and Leonie Hemsworth|
|Siblings:||Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth|
|Birth Place:||Melbourne, Australia|
|Ethnicity:||English, Scottish, German, Irish, and Dutch|
|Children:||India Rose Hemsworth, Sasha Hemsworth, and Tristan Hemsworth|
|Net Worth:||USD 130 million (as of 2022)|
|Source of Wealth:||Acting, Modeling, and Other Ventures|
|Height:||6′ 3″ (1.9 m)|
|Weight:||92 kg; In pounds: 203 lbs.|
Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Australia, to Craig Hemsworth and Leonie Hemsworth. Hemsworth’s mother was an English teacher and his father a social-services counselor; his two brothers, Luke Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth, also became actors. After attending Heathmont Secondary College, the aspiring star snagged minor roles in television shows Down Under. Hemsworth has one older brother, Luke, and one younger brother, Liam. Both his brothers are actors as well.
Chris Hemsworth married a fiancee Elsa Pataky on Christmas weekend in 2010 in Australia.
Two years later, the couple welcomed their baby girl, India, into the world. Hemsworth immediately vowed to teach his daughter to surf — just as soon as she could walk. In an interview with Yahoo, Hemsworth said, “Having a baby has made everything else less important, and it’s just wonderful.” The couple added to their growing family with the arrival of twin boys, Tristan and Sasha, in 2014.
Chris Hemsworth began his career by appearing in television series. In 2002, Hemsworth starred in two episodes of fantasy television series Guinevere Jones as King Arthur, as well as making an appearance in soap opera series Neighbours and one episode of Marshall Law. The following year, he appeared in an episode of The Saddle Club. In 2004, Hemsworth auditioned for the role of Robbie Hunter in the Australian soap opera Home and Away.
He did not receive the part but was subsequently recalled for the part of Kim Hyde. He moved to Sydney to join the cast, appearing in 171 episodes of the series. He left the cast of Home and Away on 3 July 2007. Hemsworth later revealed that though he became more visible after Home and Away, his work in a soap opera did not earn him respect from the film industry. Chris also participated as a contestant in the reality show Dancing with the Stars Australia, Partnered with Professional dancer Abbey Ross. He also worked in the Star Trek as George Kirk, James T. Kirk’s father. The movie was a worldwide hit and the net box office gross was $387.5 million.
In 2011, Hemsworth was cast as the Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston both auditioned for the role but ultimately Chris got the role while Tom played Loki. Thor’s worldwide grossing was $449.3 million, also making it the 15th highest-grossing film of that year. In 2012 Hemsworth reprises the role in The Avengers as one of the six superheroes.
The 2012 American superhero film ‘The Avengers’ saw him reprising the iconic character of Thor. The film not only came out as the highest-grosser of the year but also peaked as the third highest-grosser worldwide.‘The Avengers’ and 2012 hit American dark fantasy film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ where he played the character of Eric, the Huntsman, fetched him a ‘Teen Choice Awards in the category of ‘Choice Summer Movie Star: Male’. He reprised the role of Eric in ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ (2016). The year 2013 saw him reprising the role of Thor in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, the sequel to 2011’s ‘Thor’; giving voiceover as George Kirk in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness, the sequel to 2009’s ‘Star Trek’; and portraying the real-life character of James Hunt, the 1976 Formula 1 World Champion, in sports drama film ‘Rush’.In 2014, the ‘People’ magazine tagged him that year’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in a yearly feature. In 2015, he played a convicted computer hacker, Nicholas Hathaway, in action thriller mystery film ‘Blackhat’; tickled the funny bones as Stone Crandall in the comedy flick ‘Vacation’; and played Owen Chase in adventure drama ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ apart from playing Thor in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’.
He essayed the role of Kevin Beckman, the handsome but dumb secretary of Ghostbusters in the 3D supernatural comedy film ‘Ghostbusters’ that was released in July 2016. The film won him the ‘Favorite Movie Actor award at the ‘Kids’ Choice Awards on March 11, 2017. On November 4, 2016, the American superhero film ‘Doctor Strange’ emerged as a blockbuster garnering critical acclaim. The film saw Hemsworth reprising the character of Thor in its mid-credits scene. He gave a well-received performance as an underestimated Green Beret captain in the Afghanistan War story 12 Strong (2018), and he played a heroic mercenary in the action movie Extraction (2020).
Chris Hemsworth is an award-winning actor and has earned many awards and nominations. Among many, he has won ‘Kids’ Choice Awards for the category of Favorite Male ButtKicker in the ‘Avengers’.
Chris Hemsworth Movies:
1. The Avengers (2012)
2. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
(Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy)
3. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
(Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action)
4. Thor (2011)
(Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure)
5. Doctor Strange (2016)
(Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure)
6. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
(Fantasy, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure)
7. Rush (2013)
(Drama, Sport, History, Biography)
8. Star Trek (2009)
(Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure)
9. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
(Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi)
10. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
(Biography, Thriller, History, Action, Adventure, Drama)
|Favorite Food||Vegemite on Toast.|
|Favorite Actor||Tom Cruise|
|Favorite Actress||Lori Loughlin|
|Favorite Hobbies||Dancing & Acting|
|Favorite Cricketer||Ricky Ponting|
|Favorite Destination||Rome, New York, Paris & London|
|Favorite Film||Stranger Things|