Chris Hemsworth Net Worth

Christopher Hemsworth AM is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian television series Home and Away before beginning a film career in Hollywood.

What is Chris Hemsworth net worth?

Net Worth: $130 Million
Age: 37
Born: August 11, 1983
Country of Origin: Australia
Source of Wealth: Professional Actor
Last Updated: 2021

Introduction

As of 2021, Chris Hemsworth’s net worth is $130 Million.

Christopher “Chris” Hemsworth is an Australian actor from Melbourne. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series ‘Home and Away’

Hemsworth has also appeared in the science fiction action film Star Trek (2009), the thriller adventure A Perfect Getaway (2009), the horror-comedy ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ (2012), the dark-fantasy action film ‘Snow White’ and ‘The Huntsman’ (2012), the war film ‘Red Dawn’ (2012), and the biographical sports drama film ‘Rush’ (2013).

Childhood & Early Life

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Chris Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Australia to Craig Hemsworth and Leonie (née van Os) as their second child among three sons. He has English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry.
His father is a social-services counsellor while his mother is an English teacher. His parents raised him and his brothers in Melbourne and in the remote interior of Australia called Outback, in Northern Territory.
He studied at the well-known coeducational government secondary college ‘Heathmont College’ in Heathmont, Victoria. After a few years, his family relocated to south-southeast of Melbourne, Victoria, in an island called Phillip Island.

Career

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After college, he began doing bit roles in TV series including playing King Arthur in Canadian/Australian fantasy ‘Guinevere Jones’ (2002); as Jamie Kane in Australian series ‘Neighbours’ (2002); and as ‘The New Vet’ in Australian-Canadian children’s series ‘The Saddle Club’ (2003) among others.
He auditioned for the part of Robbie Hunter in the 2004 Australian TV drama series ‘Home and Away’ which finally went to actor Jason Smith. He was later called back to play the role of Kim Hyde which made him relocate to Sydney.
His first on-screen appearance as Hyde happened on February 17, 2004 and he ended up playing the part for 3 ½ years till July 3, 2007, featuring in 185 episodes before leaving the show to concentrate on his film career.
The role of Hyde gave him name, fame and recognition fetching him several award nominations. He won the ‘Most Popular New Male Talent’ award at the ‘Logie Awards’ in 2005.
He participated in the Australian light entertainment reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars Australia’ in its fifth season that premiered on September 26, 2006. His partner in the show was professional dancer Abbey Ross. He was eliminated being sixth on November 7, 2006.
Embarking into films, he essayed a bit role of George Kirk, in the 2009 released blockbuster American science fiction adventure ‘Star Trek’ directed by J. J. Abrams. It was followed by August 2009 thriller adventure ‘A Perfect Getaway’ where he played Kale.
His first starring role came with the American independent crime-thriller flick ‘Ca$h’ that released in March 2010. Thereafter, he went on to prove his versatility playing varied roles with great oomph and style.
His real breakthrough in films came with the 2011 American superhero film ‘Thor’ based on the Marvel Comics character bearing the same title. He along with Tom Hiddleston auditioned for the role which ultimately went into his kitty while Hiddleston played the character of Loki.
Hemsworth earned much international acclaim for essaying Thor for which he gained 20 pounds of muscle. The film emerged as the 15th highest-grossing flick of 2011 and earned him several nominations including the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ and ‘People’s Choice Awards’.
The 2012 American superhero film ‘The Avengers’ saw him reprising the iconic character of Thor. The film not only came out as the highest-grosser of the year but also peaked as the third highest-grosser worldwide.
‘The Avengers’ and the 2012 hit American dark fantasy film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ where he played the character of Eric, the Huntsman, fetched him a ‘Teen Choice Awards’ in the category of ‘Choice Summer Movie Star: Male’. He reprised the role of Eric in ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ (2016).
The year 2013 saw him reprising the role of Thor in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, sequel to 2011’s ‘Thor’; giving voiceover as George Kirk in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, sequel to 2009’s ‘Star Trek’; and portraying real-life character of James Hunt, the 1976 Formula 1 World Champion, in sports drama film ‘Rush’.
In 2014, the ‘People’ magazine tagged him that year’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in a yearly feature.
In 2015, he played a convicted computer hacker, Nicholas Hathaway, in action thriller mystery film ‘Blackhat’; tickled the funny bones as Stone Crandall in the comedy flick ‘Vacation’; and played Owen Chase in adventure drama ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ apart from playing Thor in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’.
He essayed the role of Kevin Beckman, the handsome but dumb secretary of Ghostbusters in the 3D supernatural comedy film ‘Ghostbusters’ that released in July 2016. The film won him ‘Favorite Movie Actor’ award at the ‘Kids’ Choice Awards’ on March 11, 2017.
On November 4, 2016, American superhero film ‘Doctor Strange’ emerged as a blockbuster garnering critical acclaim. The film saw Hemsworth reprising the character of Thor in its mid-credits scene.
Upcoming films of this ace actor include ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, planned for a November 3, 2017, release in the US; ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, planned for a May 4, 2018, release in the US; an untitled Avengers film to be released in North America on May 3, 2019; and a war drama film ‘Horse Soldiers’.

Favorite Quotes from Chris Hemsworth

“I’d like to think I’m a normal sort of guy, but go to my mum and she’ll probably say, ‘You know, Chris was always the daughter out of my three boys.’” – Chris Hemsworth 

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People who put themselves on the line and sacrifice their own safety for the greater good and for others, and anyone in any profession whose concern is the welfare for other people instead of the individual, are inspiring and important.” – Chris Hemsworth 

“I have seen ‘Thor’, yeah. It’s fantastic. Being that close to something, it’s often pretty hard to watch yourself, but the film in so many ways is so impressive that I was swept along with it like an audience member, and that’s a pretty good sign.” – Chris Hemsworth 

For whatever reason, we relate to anything godlike with an English accent. The English are very proud of that. And with anything Roman or gladiators, they have an English accent. For an audience, it is an easy trick to hook people in.” – Chris Hemsworth 

“You get the part, sign the contract and start to realize millions of people follow this guy and know more about your character than you do.” – Chris Hemsworth 

Lessons from Chris Hemsworth About Hard Work

Now that you know all about Chris Hemsworth’s net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the strongest lessons we can learn from him about hard work:

Hard Work

Success requires hard work. If you’re not working very hard, you’re probably not on the path to success; you may be on a treadmill. It takes hard work to succeed. It takes enough discipline to create the right habits, an attitude that doesn’t relent, and a work ethic that few are willing to bear.

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Take Responsibility

In the game of life, you have the ball. Don’t try to give the ball to fate, luck, or chance. Take the ball and play the game.

Act Like You Can’t Fail

Because your attitude will ultimately determine your altitude. If you see yourself as a success, you will eventually succeed. Act as the successful do, don’t be timid or shy; play like you’re going to win the game.

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