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Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. Chris Hemsworth came to fame for his role as Thor in many Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies.

Early Life

Hemsworth was born Christopher Hemsworth on 11 August 1983 and he is currently 39 years old. His birthplace is in Melbourne, Victoria.

His mother Leonie was an English teacher, and his father Craig Hemsworth, was a social-services counselor. Similarly, he has two brothers and their names are Luke Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth. Regarding their profession, they both are actors too.

Moreover, he is of English, German, and Scottish ancestry. He spent most of his childhood in Melbourne and then in the Outback in Bulman, Northern Territory.

Before his family again moved to the Northern Territory, he attended high school at Heathmont College and then went to Phillip Island a few years later.

Personal Life

In early 2010, Hemsworth began dating Spanish actress and model Elsa Pataky. They both met and started getting to know each other through their mutual representatives. Finally, the couple tied the knot in December 2010.

The couple was blessed with a daughter in May 2012. Fortunately, they have twin sons born in March 2014.

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Caption: Chris Hemsworth with his wife and kids. Source: M2woman

Body Measurements

Talking about his physique, this actor has a very attractive masculine body. He is 6 feet and 3 inches tall and weighs around 91 kilograms. Though he changes his hair color constantly according to his role in movies, he has blonde hair naturally with blue-colored eyes.

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Caption: Chris Hemsworth posing for the photo. Source: MensXP

Moreover, this famous actor is very much conscious of his physical fitness. As mentioned, his body measurement is given as 48 inches chest size, 35 inches waist size, and 37 inches hip size. this handsome actor wears the shoe of size 9 (US).


Chris Hemsworth began his acting career in 2002. At that time, he played the role of King Arthur in two episodes of the fantasy television series Guinevere Jones.

Likewise, in 2004, he was known for playing Kim Hyde in the Australian television series Home and Away before starting a film career in Hollywood. Later, he left the cast of Home and Away on 3 July 2007.

When he arrived in the United States in 2010, he went on to play the role of Sam in Ca$h alongside English actor Sean Bean, which was the first film he shot there.

In 2011, this handsome actor was cast as the superhero ‘Thor’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies. The film received many positive reviews and the actor gained a lot of popularity all over the world.

In the year 2012, he played the role in the film The Avengers as one of the six superheroes.

They were Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark who played the role of Iron Man, Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner as Hulk, Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers as Captain America, Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanova as Black Widow, and Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton as Hawkeye.

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Caption: Chris Hemsworth in his Thor costume. Source:

More about the career

This amazing actor played various roles in other action films like Star Trek in 2009, Red Dawn and Snow White and the Huntsman in 2012, Blackhat Men in Black: International, Extraction, the comedy Ghostbusters, and the thriller A Perfect Getaway.

In addition, he gave a well-received performance as an underestimated Green Beret captain in the Afghanistan War story 12 Strong in 2018.

His most critically praised comedy horror films include The Cabin in the Woods and the biographical sports film Rush in which he portrayed James Hunt. He played a heroic mercenary in the action movie Extraction in 2020.

Recently, he appeared in the series What If…? (2021), which established him among the world’s most-paid actors. Moreover, he will be appearing in the film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ which is scheduled to be released in 2022.

Chris Hemsworth – Social Media

Hemsworth is actively available on social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a verified Instagram account ‘@chrishemsworth’ with  53.6 followers.

Also, he has gained altogether 7.5 million followers on Twitter with the username @chrishemsworth. Moreover, he has 23 million followers on his Facebook account.

Chris Hemsworth – Net worth 2023

From his successful acting career, Chris Hemsworth has become one of the world’s highest-paid actors. Therefore, he is enlisted in Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Actors list.

Additionally, Chris Hemsworth ranked 31st in the magazine’s list of Highest-Paid Celebrities in 2018  and 24th in 2019 with a total earning estimation of US$76.4 million. His total net worth amount is $130 million.