Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe he portrays the role of Thor, beginning in Thor and also appearing in The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War. He will reprise his role in Avengers: Endgame, which is scheduled for release in April 2019.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
He’s currently 35 years old.
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Chris attended Heathmont College in Victoria, Australia.
- Father – Craig Hemsworth (Social-services counselor)
- Mother – Leonie (née van Os) (English Teacher)
- Siblings – Luke Hemsworth (Older Brother) (Actor), Liam Hemsworth (Younger Brother) (Actor)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chris has dated –
- Isabel Lucas (2005-2008) – Hemsworth dated Australian soap opera Home and Away actress and co-star, Isabel Lucas from 2005 until 2008.
- Elsa Pataky (2010-Present) – Chris then started dating Spanish actress, Elsa Pataky in July 2010. They first met via their mutual representatives. The duo married on December 26, 2010. Together, they have three children, a daughter, India Rose Hemsworth (b. May 8, 2012) and twin sons, Tristan Hemsworth and Sasha Hemsworth (b. March 18, 2014).
- In feet – 6 feet 3¼ inches
- In centimeters – 191 cm
- In meters – 1.91 m
- In Kilograms – 91 kg
- In Pounds – 201 lbs
- Measurements – 48-16-33
- Chest – 48 inches
- Biceps – 16 inches
- Waist – 33 inches
He wears a size 12 (US) shoe.
Hemsworth gained international fame and recognition for playing Thor in the Marvel Studios films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Chris Hemsworth made his onscreen debut in J. J. Abrams’ film Star Trek, portraying the role of James T. Kirk’s father, George Kirk.
In 2002, Hemsworth was cast in two episodes of fantasy television series, Guinevere Jones as King Arthur. This role marked his debut in television.
Awards & Nominations
|2011||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Breakout Male||Thor||Nominated|
|2012||British Academy Film Awards||Rising Star Award||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Superhero||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Hero||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy||The Avengers||Nominated|
|Choice Summer Movie Star: Male||The Avengers & Snow White and the Huntsman||Won|
|2013||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Superhero||The Avengers||Nominated|
|Favorite On-Screen Chemistry||Snow White and the Huntsman||Nominated|
|Favorite Action Movie Star||The Avengers & Snow White and the Huntsman||Won|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Male Buttkicker||The Avengers||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Fight||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Action||Red Dawn||Nominated|
|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy||Thor: The Dark World||Nominated|
|2015||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy||Nominated|
|Choice Movie Actor: Drama||Blackhat||Nominated|
|2016||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Action Movie Actor||Avengers: Age of Ultron & In the Heart of the Sea||Won|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actor||Avengers: Age of Ultron||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Kiss||Vacation||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Action||In the Heart of the Sea||Nominated|
|Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy||The Huntsman: Winter’s War||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liplock||Nominated|
|Choice Summer Movie Star: Male||Ghostbusters||Nominated|
|2017||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Comedic Movie Actor||Nominated|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actor||Won|
|Favorite Butt-Kicker||The Huntsman: Winter’s War||Nominated|
|2018||Critics’ Choice Awards||Best Actor in a Comedy||Thor: Ragnarok||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Fight||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||The Action Movie Star of 2018||Avengers: Infinity War||Nominated|
|The Male Movie Star of 2018||Nominated|
|The Drama Movie Star of 2018||12 Strong||Nominated|
Chris Hemsworth Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pizza
- Favorite Books – The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings
- Favorite Color – Black.
Chris Hemsworth Net worth
Hemsworth’s net worth is estimated at $90 million dollars as of 2019. He lives in Byron Bay with his family. He owns an Acura MDX.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Chris Hemsworth
- He learned acting and American English from “Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors”. He has undergone extensive training to gain American accent for Hollywood movies.
- Chris is best friends with Tom Hiddleston, Sam Perry and Chris Evans.
- In 2006, Hemsworth appeared as a contestant on the fifth season of Dancing with the Stars Australia, partnered with professional dancer Abbey Ross.
- He is a fan of the Australian football and backs Western Bulldogs.
- In 2011, Chris gave his voice to the video game “Thor: God of Thunder”.
- In 2011, Hemsworth was named as one of the Cosmopolitan’s Fun and Fearless men.
- In 2013, Chris was ranked at #7 in the Glamour’s list of “50 Sexiest Men”, behind his younger brother Liam Hemsworth.
- He will reprise the role of Thor in the Avengers: Infinity War’s sequel, planned for a May 3, 2019, release in the US.