Tom Hardy - Updated Jul 2024

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Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy is a popular English actor, screenwriter, and producer. Tom Hardy is also a former model and the celebrity husband of actress Charlotte Riley.

Early Life

Tom Hardy was born on 15 September 1977 and he is currently 46 years old. He is a native of Hammersmith, London, England, and his zodiac is Virgo. Likewise, his full name is Edward Thomas Hardy.

Talking about his family, his parents are Anne (née Barrett) and Edward “Chips” Hardy. His mother is an artist and painter whereas his father is a comedy writer.

Talking about his ethnicity, Hardy is of Irish descent on his mother’s side. Born in Hammersmith, this personality grew up in the East Sheen suburb of London.

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Caption: Tom Hardy and his father posing for a photo at the London premiere of ‘Taboo’ in 2016. Source: Mental Floss


Regarding his educational journey, Tom attended Tower House School, Reed’s School, and Duff Miller Sixth Form College. Later on, this personality attended Richmond Drama School and the Drama Centre London.

Relationship Status

Tom Hardy is married to Charlotte Riley in July 2014. His wife is also an actress and they worked together in Wuthering Heights. This celebrity couple started their romantic relationship in the year 2009, the same year Wuthering Heights was released.

Together, Riley and Hardy have two children born in October 2015 and December 2018 respectively. Hardy and Riley’s children’s names and genders have not been made public to date.

This lovely family of four had two rescue dogs namely Max and Woodstock. The actor also appeared with Woodstock in a PETA advert to promote pet adoption. Sadly, Woodstock passed away on 5 June 2017 as a result of an aggressive case of polymyositis.

Before this relationship, Tom was married to Sarah Ward from 1999 to 2004. Likewise, Hardy met assistant director Rachael Speed on the set of The Virgin Queen in the year 2005.

With Rachael, Hardy has a son named Louis Thomas Hardy. Louis was born in April 2008. Hardy and Speed separated in the year 2009.

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Caption: Tom Hardy posing for a photo with his wife Charlotte Riley at an event. Source: Luerzersarchive

Body Measurements

Tom Hardy stands tall at an approximate height of 1.78 meters or 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is around 75 kg or 165 lbs. Likewise, Hardy has a chest-waist-biceps size of 45-34-16 inches respectively. Further, this English actor has hazel eyes and brown hair.

Career and Professional Life

Tom is a popular actor, producer, and screenwriter, as well as a former model. After he studied acting at the Drama Centre London, Tom made his film debut in Black Hawk Down in the year 2001.

Since then, this actor has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two British Academy Film Awards, and two Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Similarly, he is the recipient of the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Likewise, this actor has worked on films like Star Trek: Nemesis in 2002, RocknRolla in 2008, Bronson in 2008, Warrior and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in 2011, Lawless and This Means War in 2012, Locke in 2013, The Drop in 2014, and The Revenant in 2015.

Also in 2015, Tom played the role of “Mad” Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road. The same year, he also portrayed the role of both Kray twins in Legend.

Tom has appeared in three Christopher Nolan films namely Inception in 2010 as Eames, The Dark Knight Rises in 2012 as Bane, and Dunkirk in 2017 as an RAF fighter pilot.

Further, this actor played the role of both Eddie Brock and Venom in the 2018 anti-hero film Venom as well as its 2021 sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage.

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Caption: Tom Hardy in a scene from Dunkirk. Source: Time and Tide Watches

TV Roles

Similarly, this actor’s TV roles include Band of Brothers in 2001, The Virgin Queen in 2005, Oliver Twist in 2007, Wuthering Heights in 2009, The Take in 2009, and Peaky Blinders from 2014 to 2022.

Furthermore, Tom created, co-produced, and took the lead in the 2017 eight-part historical fiction series Taboo. Fairly recently in 2020, this actor also contributed narration work to the Amazon docuseries All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur.

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Caption: Tom Hardy in a scene from Wuthering Heights. Source: IMDb

Acting on Stage

Additionally, this popular actor performed on both British and American stages. The English actor received a nomination for the Laurence Olivier Award for “Most Promising Newcomer” for his role as Skank in the production of In Arabia We’d All Be Kings in 2003.

Likewise, actor Tom also received the 2003 Evening Standard Theatre Award for “Outstanding Newcomer” for his performances in both In Arabia We’d All Be Kings and Blood.

In the latter, the actor played the role of Luca. Further, Tom also starred in the production of The Man of Mode in 2007 and The Long Red Road in 2010.

This actor is active in charity work and is also an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. Also, Tom was appointed a CBE (the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to drama.

Further, this actor has named Gary Oldman as his hero. Tom also added that he mirrored scenes from Oldman while at drama school. With his ‘hero’ Gary, Tom worked together on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

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Caption: Tom Hardy in a photo with his late pet dog Woody. Source: Instagram

Tom Hardy – Net Worth 2024

Moving on, actor Hardy has a net worth of around 45 million dollars. As an actor, his primary source of income is his acting projects.

Besides acting, Hardy also earns through his career as a producer, screenwriter, and modeling campaigns. Besides, his wife Charlotte is worth 8 million dollars.

Tom Hardy – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Tom joined Twitter in January 2018 and his username on this platform is @rtomhardy.

Likewise, his username on Instagram is @tomhard and has more than 8.7 million followers as of July 2022. Besides these, Hardy is not available on other platforms like TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, etc.