With his humble yet gradual success gained by swaying his mighty hammer on the hearts and mind of viewers he has been one of the most popular Australian actors in Hollywood. We are talking about ‘The Thor’ that is Chris Hemsworth.
Christopher Hemsworth was born on 11 August, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia as the middle child to mother Leonie who is an English teacher and Craig Hemsworth who is a social-services counsellor. He was raised in Melbourne and in Bulman in a middle class background. He attended Heathmont College before moving to Philips Island.
Chris Hemsworth has had an interesting journey in the entertainment world so far as he has been involved in the various medium in Australia as well as America. Chris first stepped into the E world by doing a few episodes in the TV series “Guienevere Jones” as King Arthur in 2002. Later, he was seen in many television series such as “Neighbors” (2002), “Marshall Law” (2002), “The Saddle Club” (2003), “Fergus McPhail” (2004). On top of that, he was much admired in “Home and Away” where he has associated for four seasons from 2004 to 2007. Also, he was on the 5th season of a dancing reality show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2006.
Chris debuted in the movie industry from an American sci-fi adventure movie “Star Trek” as George Kirk in 2009. The big franchise movie gave him the push that he needed to get noticed in Hollywood. Later, he was seen in a thriller movie “The Perfect Gateaway” (2009), a crime thriller film “Ca$h” (2010).
Hemsworth got his breakthrough role as Thor in a Marvels’ movie titled “Thor” in 2011. In the subsequent years, he reprised his beloved character Thor in movies such as “The Avengers” (2012), “Thor: The Dark World” (2013), “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015) and “Thor Ragnorok” (2017). All these films are under Marvels Cinematic Universe and the jolly as well as strong character of Chris as Thor was praised globally which led these movies to be one of the highest grossing movies of their respective years.
After his incredible success as Thor, Chris landed variety of roles in many movies such as in a fantasy film “Snow White and the Huntsman” (2012), an American war film “Red Dawn” (2012), reprised his role of George Krick in “Star Trek into Darkness” (2013), a biographical film “Rush” (2013), an action techno thriller “BlackHat” (2015), a comedy film “Vacation” (2015), an adventure-drama film “In the Heart of Sea”, a fantasy film “The Huntsman: Winter War” (2016) which is a sequel to Snow White and The Huntsman, a supernatural comedy film “Ghostbusters” (2017). Recently, he also starred in a cameo role in “Doctor Strange” (2016) along with an American war drama film “12 Strong” in 2018.
Furthermore, he has also done voice roles in some video games titled “Thor: God of Thunder” and “Ghostbusters” in the year 2011 and 2016 respectively.
This handsome hunk Chris Hemsworth has many big projects lined up for him. For instance, he is set to reprise his role as Thor alongside Chris Evans, Scarlett Johannson, Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr, Chadwick Boseman in the highly anticipated movie “Avengers Infinity War” which is going to release in April 2018. Moreover, he will also star in an American drama film “Bad Times at the El Royale” which will release in 2018. Chris will reprise his role of Thor in yet another anticipated untitled sequel of Avengers that is set to release in 2019.
Chris Hemsworth relocated his family to his native country to New South Wales, Australia from Los Angeles in 2015. His older brother Luke is a known face in Australian TV series “Neighbours” and his younger brother Liam is also a known personality in Hollywood. Chris married to a Spanish actress Elsa Patsky in 2010 whom he met through a mutual representative. The couple is blessed with three beautiful children, a daughter India Rose who was born in 2012 and two twin boys Sasha and Tristan who were born in 2014. He is a big fan of football and supports Western Bulldogs. Furthermore, Hemsworth is a dedicated supporter of “The Australian Childhood Foundation” which helps children facing abuse.
Being a phenomenal actor Chris Hemsworth has won many awards. He won Choice Summer Movie Star:Male Award and Favorite Action Movie Star Award from Teen Choice Award and People’s Choice Award respectively for his movie The Avengers and Snow White and The Huntsman in the year 2012 and 2013 respectively. Additionally, Chris achieved Best Fight Award from MTV Movie Award for The Avengers in 2013. He also won Favorite Action Movie Star Award from People’s Choice Award for his movie Avengers: Age of Ultron and In the Heart of the Sea in 2016. Chris even acclaimed Favorite Movie Actor from Kids’ Choice Awards for his role in the movie Ghostbusters in the year 2017.
With rising fame of Chris Hemsworth, the net-worth of Chris is also on the rise. Generally, he charges $8 million per movie. The net-worth of Chris is reported to be $71 million.
Chris Hemsworth is a perfect example of success and simplicity. He has performed variety of roles in variety of mediums and also is associated with number of charitable causes over the years which makes him not only an incredible actor but also a respectable person. We are more than certain that he will continue to entertain us more and more with his interesting future endeavors.