Thanks to his role as Thor in both the Avengers movies and stand-alone Thor films, Chris Hemsworth has become one of the most famous faces in the world. The Australian actor, who got his big break in 2004 when he was cast in long-running soap Home and Away, is now one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, certain to boost the box office of any film in which he appears.
What is Chris Hemsworth's net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chris Hemsworth's net worth is estimated at $US70 million ($AU92.9 million).
What is Chris Hemsworth's date of birth?
Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983.
Where is he from?
Born in Melbourne, he grew up partly in the city and partly in the Australian Outback, with his family, including actor brothers Luke and Liam, moving between Melbourne and Bulman in the Northern Territory.
Who is his wife, and where do they and their children live?
Hemsworth married Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in December 2010. The couple have three children, daughter India (born May 2012), and twin sons Tristan and Sasha (born March 2014), and reside in Byron Bay, New South Wales.
What are his career highlights?
Australian soap opera Home and Away provided him with his big break. He remained on the show for three years playing the role of Kim Hyde. After leaving Home and Away, Hemsworth moved to Hollywood, landing his first part as George Kirk in the reboot of Star Trek. Since then, he's played Thor in six Marvel Cinematic Universe films, and also appeared in horror film The Cabin in the Woods, played The Huntsman in Snow White and the Huntsman and sequel The Huntsman: Winter's War, and featured in Rush, Vacation, In the Heart of the Sea and the Ghostbusters remake.