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.

Birth Name

Christopher Hemsworth

Nickname

Chris

Profession

Actor

Nationality

Australian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Age

He’s currently 35 years old.

Residence

Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

Education

Chris attended Heathmont College in Victoria, Australia.

Family Details

  • Father – Craig Hemsworth (Social-services counselor)

  • Mother – Leonie (née van Os) (English Teacher)
  • Siblings – Luke Hemsworth (Older Brother) (Actor), Liam Hemsworth (Younger Brother) (Actor)

Marital Status

Married

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).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 3¼ inches
  • In centimeters – 191 cm
  • In meters – 1.91 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 91 kg
  • In Pounds – 201 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 48-16-33
  • Chest – 48 inches
  • Biceps – 16 inches
  • Waist – 33 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blond

Shoe Size

He wears a size 12 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

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).

Film Debut

Chris Hemsworth made his onscreen debut in J. J. Abrams’ film Star Trek, portraying the role of James T. Kirk’s father, George Kirk.

Television Debut

In 2002, Hemsworth was cast in two episodes of fantasy television series, Guinevere Jones as King Arthur. This role marked his debut in television.

Brand Endorsements

Foxtel (2012)

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
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.
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