One of the most iconic actors in Hollywood is definitely Chris Hemsworth. Everyone loves him, women especially. He is an Australian actor and he first became famous when he got to play Thor. Now everyone recognizes him as Thor. But besides that role, he had many more in various movies, both dramas, and comedies.
He is a very successful actor and he is very famous. If you want to know more about him, his career, and what’s his net worth, please continue reading this article.
Chris Hemsworth’s Early Life
Chris was born in Melbourne, Australia on August 11, as Christopher Hemsworth. He is one of three brothers. He went to Heathmont College, and he graduated from high school there.
He always loved to act and to surf, but later in his life, he decided to follow only one of his passions, acting.
After college, he started his acting career, and he got a few minor roles in TV shows. He had roles in Guinevere Jones, Neighbours and he was a regular until 2007 on the Australian soap opera Home and Away.
Chris Hemsworth’s Career
He did something that many actors do, he moved to the US to build his acting career. In 2009 he got a small role in the J. J. Abram’s remake of Star Trek. He played George Kirk, James T. Kirk’s father, and he appeared only in the opening scene of the movie. But it didn’t matter that the role was small, people noticed him, and that was the first step to become a huge star.
That same year, in 2009, he got another role in the thriller A Perfect Getaway, and the year after that he appeared in Ca$h. And the year after that, in 2011, he got his first big role, he got to play Thor. He played Thor in The Avengers in 2012, in Avengers: Age of Ultron, in another sequel of Thor, The Dark World and in Ragnarok. This role opened many doors for him, and he became very famous, mostly among women.
Besides these roles, he had a role in the horror movie The Cabin in the Woods, in Snow White and the Huntsman, in Red Dawn, Into the Heart of the Sea and in the comedy remake of Ghostbusters.
Also, he had a role in the war drama 12 Strong and in the final sequel of Avengers, the Infinity War.
He also has many endorsement deals with various brands. For example, he became the brand ambassador for TAG Heuer, he became the new face of Hugo Boss’s men fragrance Boss Bottled, and he did many TV commercials and print campaigns with them. This is something that brings him a lot of money, besides acting.
Chris Hemsworth’s Net Worth
Maybe he never dreamed of this success but he got it. Chris became very successful and famous with his role of Thor and he made a lot of money from it. He got almost $35 million from Thor: The Dark World and $5.4 million from the Avengers movie, the Age of Ultron.
But he also made a good amount of money from the movie Snow White and the Huntsman, around $5 million.
His net worth is estimated to be now around $60 million, which is a lot. And it will just go up in the following years because his career will be even bigger.
First, when he moved to Los Angeles, he bought a mansion in Malibu, for $4.8 million. But now he is living in his home country, where he is out of the spotlight and where he can spend time with his family, and enjoy his other passion surfing.
He bought a mansion in Byron Bay in Australia, which was $7.2 million, but before that he sold his mansion in Malibu for $7 million.
We can wait to see Chris in some new movie, and we believe that it will be amazing.
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