Tom Hiddleston is an English actor, film producer and musician. At the beginning of his career, he appeared in West End theatre productions of Cymbeline and Ivanov. He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play for his role in Cymbeline and was also nominated for the same award for his role as Cassio in Othello. In 2016, he starred in and was an executive producer of the AMC / BBC limited series The Night Manager for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Limited Series and won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, Miniseries or Television Film.

Birth Name

Thomas William Hiddleston

Nickname

Tom, Hiddles

Profession

Actor, Musician Producer

Nationality

British

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Tom Hiddleston was born on February 9, 1981, in Westminster, London, England, UK.

Age

He’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

White

Tom has Scottish ancestry on his father’s side, while he is of English, German and Welsh descent on his mother’s side.

Education

Tom attended a preparatory school, Dragon School in Oxford. At 13, he was accepted into Eton College in Eton in Windsor. Later, Tom studied at University of Cambridge‘s Pembroke College to earn double first in Classics. Finally, he studied acting and graduated in 2005 from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Family Details

  • Father – James Norman Hiddleston (Physical chemist)
  • Mother – Diana Patricia Seraves (Arts administrator / former stage manager)
  • Siblings – Sarah (Older Sister) (Indian Journalist), Emma Hiddleston (Younger Sister) (Actress)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tom Hiddleston dated –

  • Susannah Fielding (2009-2011) – Tom started dating English actress, Susannah Fielding in June 2009 after meeting her on the set of BBC’s Wallander. They dated for more than two years before finally calling it quits in November 2011.
  • Kat Dennings (2010) – The Thor co-stars were RUMORed to be dating together in 2010 when they were seen getting cozy during Comic-con in that year.
  • Jessica Chastain (2012-2013) – This time, Tom was RUMORed to be dating American actress, Jessica Chastain in November 2012. They split in January 2013. She is about 4 years his senior.
  • Lara Pulver (2013) – In 2013, when Tom was seen having dinner with actress Lara Pulver, they were RUMORed to be dating each other.
  • Elizabeth Olsen (2015) – In May 2015, Tom was RUMORed to have had a fling with American actress Elizabeth Olsen. They came close while filming the movie “I Saw the Light,” where they play husband-wife.

  • Taylor Swift (2016) – From June 2016 to September 2016, Tom dated American singer, Taylor Swift.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 1¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.8 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 79 kg
  • In Pounds – 174 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 43-13-33
  • Chest – 43 inches
  • Biceps – 13 inches
  • Waist – 33 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

He is normally blond, but he often tends to dye his hair dark brown.

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

His work as Loki in the in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films,  Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), can be considered one of the best work in his career. He earned a lot of accolades for his role in the films including Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer (2012) and MTV Movie Award for Best Fight and Best Villain in 2013.

Film Debut

Tom Hiddleston appeared in 2008 British drama film Unrelated for his role as Oakley.

Television Debut

In 2001, Tom played the role as Toby Sherrifmuir in the TV show Armadillo.

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in a Jaguar Super Bowl commercial. He was the ambassador for Luminous the BFI’s Fundraising Gala.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Work Result
2007 Ian Charleson Award The Changeling Nominated
2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play Cymbeline Won
2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play Othello Nominated
2008 Ian Charleson Award Third Prize Othello Won
2009 Theatregoers’ Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Play Othello/Ivanov Won
2009 Ian Charleson Award Ivanov Nominated
2010 Crime Thriller Award for Best Supporting Actor Wallander Nominated
2011 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Ensemble Cast Midnight in Paris Nominated
2011 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast Midnight in Paris Nominated
2011 Scream Award for Breakout Performance – Male Thor Nominated
2012 Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer Thor Won
2012 Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor Archipelago Nominated
2012 BAFTA Rising Star Award Thor Nominated
2012 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor Thor Nominated
2012 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain The Avengers Nominated
2012 Glamour Award for Man of the Year N/A Won
2013 Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Villain The Avengers Nominated
2013 MTV Movie Award for Best Fight The Avengers Won
2013 MTV Movie Award for Best Villain The Avengers Won
2014 Empire Award for Best Supporting Actor Thor: The Dark World Nominated
2014 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor Coriolanus Nominated
2014 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor Thor: The Dark World Nominated
2014 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor Coriolanus Won
2015 WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best Actor in a Play Coriolanus Nominated
2015 Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actor Unrelated Nominated
2015 British Independent Film Award for Best Actor High-Rise Nominated
2015 Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor High-Rise; Crimson Peak Nominated
2016 TV Choice Award for Best Actor The Night Manager Won
2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie The Night Manager Nominated
2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series The Night Manager Nominated
2016 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries The Night Manager Nominated
2016 Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film The Night Manager Nominated
2016 TVTimes Award for Favorite Actor The Night Manager Nominated
2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film The Night Manager Won
2017 National Television Award for Favorite Drama Performance The Night Manager Nominated
2017 Producers Guild of America David L. Wolper Award – Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television The Night Manager Nominated
2017 Empire Hero Award Won
2017 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Sci-Fi/Fantasy Kong: Skull Island Nominated
2018 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Scene Stealer Thor: Ragnarok Nominated

Tom Hiddleston Favorites

  • Favorite Superhero – Superman
  • Favorite Music Video – “Weapon of Choice” by Fatboy Slim
  • Favorite Film – Heat (1995)
  • Favorite Drink – Jameson on the Rocks
  • Favorite Band – Bon Iver
  • Favorite Books – “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy and “Any Human Heart” by William Boyd.
  • Favorite Shakespeare Play – Othello
  • Favorite Country – Italy
  • Favorite Tea – Earl Grey with a Splash of Milk

Tom Hiddleston Net worth

Tom Hiddleston has a net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2019. Hiddleston lives in the Belsize Park area of north-west London.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tom Hiddleston

  • He was born in Westminster and raised in Wimbledon in London.
  • His parents divorced when she was 12 years old. He was educated at boarding schools before attending the University of Cambridge.
  • When he was studying at the University of Cambridge, he appeared in the play titled “A Streetcar Named Desire”.
  • He is good friends with Chris Hemsworth.
  • He gave his voice to the character named Loki in the 2011 video game, Thor: God of Thunder.
  • Tom is known for his active participation in charity works and is involved in several UNICEF projects. He visited Guinea in 2013 in order to help the needy as well as raise awareness about problems like hunger and malnutrition.
  • He is also a UK ambassador of the humanitarian and developmental assistance fund group UNICEF.
  • In 2013, Empire magazine ranked Tom at #2 in their “The 100 Sexiest Movie Stars” list.
  • In 2016, he won the Best Actor Award at the National Film Awards UK for his role in High-Rise (2015).
  • He won the light-hearted UK award Rear of the Year in 2016.
  • He was featured on Debrett’s 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK.
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