Chris Hemsworth Wiki: Movie, Net Worth, Thor, Age & Everything To Know

Chris Hemsworth, the Australian hunk, is loved worldwide for his work in the Thor and Avengers movies. Learn about his net worth, hair, age, and more.

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Chris Hemsworth Wiki: Movie, Net Worth, Thor, Age & Everything To Know

This Australian Hunk is just too irresistible!

Chris Hemsworth is one of the four Chris' in the Hollywood industry that plays comic book characters. The actor has starred in movies such as Snow White and the Huntsman and the recent reboot of Ghostbusters starring Kate Mckinnon and others.

About Chris Hemsworth

Born on August 11, 1983, and currently aged 34 years and at 6.26 feet in height, Hemsworth shot to fame with his charm, masculinity, great hair and physique, and perfectly chiseled Australian face. Chris Hemsworth has acted in a lot of Hollywood Movies. Chris is especially known for his character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) where he plays the God of Thunder of Asgard: Thor, Son of Odin. The Thor movies have seen two installments and the final step before MCU Phase 3 kicks start is the movie titled Thor: Ragnarok. It was recently released across the globe. His other notable movies as Thor are The Avengers and The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Apart from the comic character, he has beautifully portrayed roles in other movies namely Snow White and the Huntsman, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Red Dawn, etc.

Chris Hemsworth's Early Life

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Chris Hemsworth was born to parents Craig Hemsworth, who was a social services counselor, and Leonie, who worked as an English Teacher. He has two siblings, older brother Luke and younger brother Liam. Chris Hemsworth studied at Heathmont College and then he shifted to Phillip Island. Chris’ ancestry is built on a massive cultural background: he has German, Irish, Scottish, and English blood. His maternal grandfather was a Dutch immigrant. It all started with Guinevere Jones, a fantasy television series in which Chris played the role of King Arthur for two episodes back in 2002. With a steady start from television series to appearances, Chris shot to fame on a silver screen with Star Trek and the rest is history. He is currently one of the richest celebrities with an exceptional net worth and numerous awards for his work in the film industry.

Debut Hollywood Movie

Although Chris Hemsworth is widely known for a number of things such as his hair, gorgeous face, his portrayal of the character Thor: The God of Thunder in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he started with Star Trek which was released back in 2009. Star Trek was Chris' debut Hollywood movie wherein he portrayed George Kirk, James T. Kirk’s Father in the opening scenes. Soon after, he appeared in other movies such as A Perfect Getaway (2009), Ca$h (2010), etc.

The Thor Movie Series

It's no secret that Hemsworth's most popular character is Thor, although he's been in a lot of Hollywood movies for sure. The Thor movie series has had two installments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) where Chris played the lead character of Thor Odinsson and the God of Thunder. The Thor movie series is considered as a crucial phase in the MCU since Marvel has been weaving together some of the biggest movie series of all time for the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War Part I & Part II, which are slated to release in 2018 and 2020, respectively. The third installment of the Thor franchise, Thor: Ragnarok recently released on the big screen after generating much buzz from critics and moviegoers. Thor: Ragnarok managed to score 95% on the Rotten Tomato Meter which makes it the highest rated superhero movie in the MCU. Big Spoilers Ahead! Thor: Ragnarok is the last movie in the second phase of MCU which marks the existence of the last Infinity Stone, although it remains hidden somewhere. The movie is also the inception of the third and fourth phase of the MCU which will bring all the Marvel characters together to fight the powerful supervillain Thanos.

Movies, Awards, & Nominations

Starting with his first Hollywood movie in 2009 with Star Trek, the 6 ft tall actor moved on to portray Thor in the movies Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013), The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Doctor Strange (2016 - uncredited) and finally Thor: Ragnarok (2017). Other movies include Vacation, Ghostbusters, Rush, 12 Strong, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, etc. Chris Hemsworth received several nominations this year where he won Kids’ Choice Awards’ Favorite Movie Actor for the movie Ghostbusters. Other memorable accolades Hemsworth has earned are People’s Choice Awards Favorite Action Movie Actor for Avengers: Age of Ultron and In the Heart of the Sea (2016), MTV Movie Awards Best Fight for The Avengers (2013), and many more.

Chris Hemsworth's Net Worth

The family who trains together, stays together!

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Recently, Celebrity Net Worth, which calculates the net worth of celebrities, has estimated the net worth of Chris Hemsworth at a hefty $60 to $70 Million. The Australian actor who created buzz with his portrayal of Thor and other famous characters has reached the ever-prospering list of A-list celebrities, aka the richest celebrities in the world. Thanks to his debut movie Star Trek (2009) and his wonderful performance as an actor in the Thor movie series, Chris Hemsworth stole the limelight from other actors. As of 2013 when Chris Hemsworth’s career was beginning to flourish, his net worth reached the height of $58 million. It is estimated that he earned approximately $30 million between June 2016 and June 2017 taking his total net worth up between $60m - $70 million.

How was Chris Hemsworth’s net worth built?

Chris Hemsworth stood at 15th position in the list of highest paid actors back in 2013. However, things have changed for Chris as it's reported that he has managed to upscale to an extraordinary $60m - $70 million net worth in 2017. Bankrate stated that Chris earned around $27 million between June 2014 and 2015 after making movies such as Huntsman, Rush, Ghostbusters, The Heart of the Sea, and so on. TheRichest listed his May 2017 net worth at $71 million based on available data. He acquired assets worth $7,200,000 back in 2014 after purchasing the Balinese House in Byron Bay, Australia which has been counted as part of his net worth.

Chris Hemsworth - The Man, The Hair, The Legend

The Australian actor went up the ladder when the news began spreading of him chopping off his hair for the upcoming installment of the Thor franchise. As seen in the trailers and now the full movie, Chris Hemsworth will be sporting a crew cut in the Thor: Ragnarok movie which was released on November 3, 2017. The King of Asgard was highly popular for his long, silky, and shiny hair. With the third installment of the Thor movies, fans expected the same. Soon after the release of the teasers and trailers, however, the rumors began to spread about why would Marvel chop Chris’ hair in the movie. Eric Pearson, screenwriter for Thor: Ragnarok, in an interview with CBR revealed the reason for the hair makeover. According to him, the long-haired wig that Chris used to wear during Thor movies tended to hamper his movements during the action scenes. It was decided during the shoot that Thor will have short hair, the hammer will go, and a few other changes that made the upcoming movie a standout from its two predecessors.

Hair, Net Worth & Everything That Makes Chris Hemsworth Irresistible

The Australian Actor

Hailing from Australia, the actor was born in Melbourne and raised in Bulman. He has spent a considerable time in both barren landscape as well as one of the modern megacities of the world.

His Age, Height, Net Worth

At the age of 34, he has managed to earn a net worth of between $60m - $70 million as per data available. He is known to have worked for various charitable causes. Chris Hemsworth’s height is at 1.91m or 6.26 ft which makes him taller than Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, and Chris Pine.

His Professional Paradigm

Chris Hemsworth started with small appearances in various TV series & movies in his native country Australia, such as Neighbors. He appeared in 171 episodes of Home and Away, another Australian soap opera. His portrayal of Thor was the first leading figure that Chris played in a blockbuster, after which he became one of the important parts of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the MCU he appeared in various movies as supporting and lead and he played the lead in three major movies.

The Hair & Face

It’s true

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Being an Australian, Chris Hemsworth is blessed with a magnificent appearance similar to that of Hugh Jackman, a fellow Australian. Chris’ hair became the talk of the town when the crew decided to chop his hair short for the latest Thor movie. The buzz for his buzzcut blazed through the internet when the first teaser for the movie was launched with. The new haircut surely made some fans furious, yet the move was welcomed by all.

Chris Hemsworth's Upcoming Movies

Horse soldiers crew . @mvegapena @geoffmstults @austin_hebert

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Thor: Ragnarok was released on November 3, 2017, and has earned over $115million in its opening weekend. Other movies where you will be seeing Chris Hemsworth are 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers, or simply Horse Soldiers, which will be released on January 19, 2018. Marvel’s most awaited movie, Avengers: Infinity War which will be a two-part movie (that's Phase 3 and Phase 4 for hardcore Marvel fans) will come out in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Chris Hemsworth will also be in an untitled Star Trek sequel for which the release date hasn’t been revealed yet.

Why is Chris the best Thor?

Chris Hemsworth is acclaimed for his masculine physique, husky voice, and great acting skills, yet, his portrayal of Thor has been widely acclaimed by comic fans and moviegoers. What do you think about Thor and what makes Chris Hemsworth the best Chris in Hollywood?

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