Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth
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Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: Christopher Hemsworth

Nickname/Stage Name: Chris Hemsworth

Birth Date: August 11, 1983

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Superhero

Occupation: Actor

Years Active: 2002 till Present

Net Worth: $130 million


Personal Life

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and is the second in a family with three sons. He started a relationship with Spanish model Elsa Pataky in 2010. They married in December of that same year.

The couple has three children; a daughter (born in May 2012) and twin sons (born in March 2014).


He attended high school at Heathmont College and studied American English at Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney.


Hemsworth started his Hollywood career by making appearances in different TV shows, starring in two episodes of the fantasy television series Guinevere Jones in 2002.

He played Kim Hyde in the Australian soap opera Home and Away and portrayed George Kirk in J. J. Abrams' Star Trek (2009).

The actor starred opposite Sean Bean in the 2010 movie Ca$h. It was his first film in the United States. He was cast as the eponymous god of thunder in the Marvel superhero film Thor (2011) in what became his breakthrough in the industry.

He reprised the role of Thor in several other MCU films, including its sequels. He shot the horror movie Cabin in the Woods (2012) and starred alongside Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

In 2013, Hemsworth played 1976 Formula 1 World Champion James Hunt in Ron Howard's sports drama Rush. It was a critical and commercial success.

He starred in Michael Mann's action thriller Black Hat in 2013. Poorly reviewed, the movie bombed at the box office. He reprised the role of Eric the Huntsman in The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016).

In 2019, Hemsworth played a starring role in a Men in Black spinoff titled Men in Black: International and filmed the Netflix movie Extraction the following year.


Teen Choice Award (2012)

People's Choice Award (2013, 2016, 2020)

MTV Movie Award (2013)

Kids' Choice Award (2017)


"I love the adventure that comes with this work; the travel and all that. But also, the craft, the storytelling. From a kid, I remember enjoying certain books and getting swept away in movies."

"Everything shifted for me after Rush. It wasn't as financially successful as other things I'd done but it gave me more movement, more options, more doors opening, more meetings. All of a sudden, it's 'Oh, wow! You're an actor!"

"I remember how differently people treated me when things went well. Some directors and producers who never gave a shit - at best, they would have given me a sideways glance - next time I saw them, they're my best friend. That's gross."


Put on 20 pounds of muscle for the role of Thor.

Born on a Thursday, the day of the week named after Thor, the Marvel comics character he plays.

The last four letters of his surname are the same letters that form the character of Thor.

Was chosen by People magazine as the Sexiest Man Alive in 2014.

His two brothers, Luke Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth are also popular actors in Hollywood.


A Perfect Getaway (2009)

Star Trek (2009)

Ca$h (2010)

Thor (2011)

The Avengers (2012)

Rush (2013)

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Men in Black: International (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Extraction (2020)

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